Wendy L. Patrick



Apr 17, 2019
Perfectionists become more neurotic in the sense that they are more likely to experience negative emotions such as anxiety, guilt, and envy. They also appear to lose traits of conscientiousness such as reliability, organization skills, and efficiency.


Apr 10, 2019
A potential suitor who pursues getting-to-know-you through proximity might not be obvious about his or her intentions due to insecurity or social awkwardness.


Apr 4, 2019
When it comes to post-breakup behavior, does it matter who breaks up with who? Post-breakup pursuers likely underestimate the manner in which their behavior impacts targets, and even severe and threatening pursuit behavior is often reinforced, particularly for male pursuers.


Apr 2, 2019
Understanding the range of possible explanations for visual behavior is important, but should be interpreted in context. Culture, social conditioning, insecurity, and other factors may be at play. Hence the necessity of getting to know the person behind the gaze.


Mar 29, 2019
In today´s busy world, many partners find themselves burnt out with so many other responsibilities, both personal and professional, they sometimes neglect their partners in the interest of saving time.


Mar 27, 2019
Time is a precious resource. Do not use it to prolong grieving, but to promote growth. You've heard that "the present is a gift." Use today to celebrate the present and focus on tomorrow, allowing failed relationships to disappear in the rearview mirror.


Mar 26, 2019
Every relationship is different, as is the emotional makeup of the parties involved. Although we cannot attribute the findings of scientific studies to every situation, there is some research worth considering.


Mar 21, 2019
Partners focused on each other are headed in the same direction, sometimes moving even faster, but definitely headed toward the same destination. Other-focused selflessness is attractive, and beneficial to any relationship, particularly one focused on the long-term.

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