Month: May 2020

Can’t Find Love? This Might Be Why.

Has your love life been a bumpy road filled with detours, roadblocks, and dead ends? If you never have a deep relationship that lasts, you may think everyone else is to blame. The right person just hasn't come along yet....

/ May 28, 2020

How be an Attractive Man in Your 20s

I am closing on my late twenties in a couple years and I took some time off to reflect on what I did right, and what I did wrong in my dating life in my twenties. One of the best...

/ May 26, 2020

The Neuroscience of Moving On

Dr. Fisher and numerous anthropologists, psychologists, and neurologists alike all agree that love “on the brain,” exists. MRI scans support that the same areas of the brain that light up when experiencing highs from drugs, light up when you’re in...

/ May 21, 2020

Porn use is up, thanks to the pandemic

Across the globe, the coronavirus pandemic is affecting almost all aspects of daily life. Travel is down; jobless claims are up; and small businesses are struggling. But not all businesses are experiencing a downturn. The world’s largest pornography website, Pornhub,...

Isolating together is challenging – and relationship stresses can affect biological functioning

In the wake of COVID-19 social distancing and stay-at-home orders, young couples may find themselves spending more time with each other than ever before. As a developmental psychologist who conducts research on adolescent and young adult relationships, I’m interested in...

How to listen to your loved ones with empathy when you yourself are feeling the strain of social distancing

COVID-19 has revealed a great many things about our world, including the vulnerabilities inherent in our economic, health care and educational institutions. The pandemic and the resulting orders to shelter in place have also uncovered vulnerabilities in our relationships with...

Ladies, You Have to Treat Men Right, Too!

Recently, a woman I had dated a few times and with whom I had a nightly phone call where we talked about a wide variety of subjects from politics to movies, called in tears because she had finally received the...

/ May 6, 2020

Can your soulmate be your Muse?

When was the last time you rolled into a date with a suitcase full of notes? Do you usually walk into a date with a 12 font, Arial, Single Spaced Page of all the things that make you tick. The...

/ May 3, 2020