In The News: Couple & Family Therapy Program
Resiliency is getting a lot of attention these days. There is high demand for the ability to keep going when things get tough and you need to adapt to what life, or a pandemic, tosses your way.
If the past six months have thrown your sexual relationships into stark relief, you’re not alone. A study of nearly 900 British adults by Anglia Ruskin University and Ulster University in May found that only 39.9 per cent had taken part in any form of sexual activity in the previous seven days.
Blueheart, a London, UK-based sex therapy app provider, raised £1m in seed funding.
Sex therapy startup Blueheart's in-app sessions are designed by Dr. Katherine Hertlein.
Impaired intimacy, satisfaction, and infidelity in a romantic relationship can fuel Interpersonal Electronic Surveillance (IES). IES may become the preferred method for resolving relationship issues, rather than direct communication, further reducing trust and intimacy, according to the peer-reviewed journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking.
Online surveillance in relationships is a common phenomenon. Lead author Katherine Hertlein, PhD, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, identified the individual, relationship, and technological factors for predicting IES in romantic relationships.
It’s been a long three months since the start of the pandemic, and we are by no means out of the woods. Social isolation, economic insecurity and health concerns make for a perfect storm of stressors that many of us are experiencing right now. If you’ve been living with a spouse or a partner during lockdown, you will most likely be the first to notice any changes in behavior.
The majority of the world has been in Covid-19 lockdown for a quarter of the entire year. Although things are beginning to ease up, there are still restrictions in place and a lot of us are still more or less cooped up with our significant others. For most of us, there was probably a time not that long ago when we would have said, “I would love nothing more than to be forced to stay inside with just each other for company” But now, more than 90 days into that reality, many of us are singing a very different tune. And relationship issues are coming to light.
During lockdown, minor relationship issues mutated into larger problems. Here are some of the main ones couples encountered.
For those of you fortunate enough to have been able to work from home these past few months, do you remember that initial burst of freedom?
A coronavirus pandemic could result in an increase in the number of divorces amid an increase in fertility, predicts Katherine Hertlein, professor at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas.
Life and how we interact with each other has changed a lot lately.