Opinion: Seven essential steps for thriving in our new world of social distance

Opinion: Seven essential steps for thriving in our new world of social distance: Jamie Metzl writes that while most of us have already taken big steps away from physical proximity as the core of our human intimacy, the social distancing required during the coronavirus outbreak will force us to take a quantum leap toward the …

Important questions to ask your partner before getting serious

Important questions to ask your partner before getting serious: Before getting too serious with your partner, there are some questions to ask. Before getting too serious, there are certain facts you should definitely know about them, such as how much debt they have and how they feel about divorce. We checked out a Reddit thread …

A psychological technique my mom taught me changed my marriage

A psychological technique my mom taught me changed my marriage: When Griggs was growing up, her mother, a clinical psychologist, would use a conflict-resolution technique called mirroring to make her children feel heard. Mirroring is the act of mimicking those around us, establishing a rapport between the people communicating. When Griggs and her husband found…

‘Realistic relationship goals’: Experts explain what it takes for love to last

‘Realistic relationship goals’: Experts explain what it takes for love to lastThe hashtag #realisticrelationshipgoals went viral this week as people shared advice on how to make a romantic relationship work. Inspired by these tweets, Inverse interviewed two relationship experts about relationship goals: Celeste Viciere and Suzie Pileggie Pawelski.