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How to save politically ‘mixed marriages’ in Trump era - The Christian Science Monitor Daily for July 8, 2019
"There was one person I interviewed who really embodied this, a young woman, and her father was a dear friend of mine. He died a very terrible death. He had five brothers and sisters, all of whom were progressives and she totally identified with these people. He had one brother who had moved to the South, converted to evangelical Christianity, and was in the military. Guess who was the only person who showed up to help her? And he left his wife and his five children far away and came. Not one of the progressives – she knew them well – lifted a finger. And this was not lost on her. "
CSMonitor  politics  love  stories  people  relationships 
12 weeks ago by pierredv
Do you overfunction or underfunction in a relationship? | Life and style | The Guardian
"in your relationships with other people, you’re almost certainly an overfunctioner or an underfunctioner. Faced with a challenge, you either switch into fixing mode, taking control, attacking the to-do list, and offering supposedly helpful advice; or you pull back, pleading for assistance, hoping others will take responsibility, and zone out."
relationships  Grauniad  psychology 
november 2015 by pierredv
To Fall in Love With Anyone, Do This - NYTimes.com
"More than 20 years ago, the psychologist Arthur Aron succeeded in making two strangers fall in love in his laboratory. Last summer, I applied his technique in my own life, which is how I found myself standing on a bridge at midnight, staring into a man’s eyes for exactly four minutes."
nytimes  psychology  love  relationships 
january 2015 by pierredv
Falling in Love (How To) | Linda Stone
"Now, as much as possible, when I make a choice to be in conversation with someone, I assign myself the task of noticing what I like about that person."
compassion  relationships  metta 
february 2014 by pierredv
Fake Facebook girlfriends: what's not to like? | Technology | The Guardian
"A fake Facebook girlfriend will flirt harmlessly online and make other women jealous… so what's the catch?
services  facebook  Grauniad  relationships 
april 2013 by pierredv
Caring for Your Introvert - The Atlantic (March 2003)
"If you answered yes to these questions, chances are that you have an introvert on your hands—and that you aren't caring for him properly."
psychology  personality  humor  relationships  *** 
june 2009 by pierredv
Bad guys really do get the most girls - sex - 18 June 2008 - New Scientist
"bad boys get the most girls. The finding may help explain why a nasty suite of antisocial personality traits known as the "dark triad" persists in the human population, despite their potentially grave cultural costs."
culture  evolution  psychology  relationships  science  NewScientist 
august 2008 by pierredv
Are you dating a player? - MSN Dating & Personals
Five signs of a philanderer, and five signs of a regular guy
relationships  psychology 
march 2008 by pierredv

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