Tanya Basu

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How To Free Yourselves From The Roommate Phase

It happens. But while sweatpants and comfort rock, stagnancy doesn't.


How Two Alpha Personalities Can Argue Without Losing Their Heads

When a marriage is made up of two dominant personalities, even the smallest issue can evolve into a 12-round slugfest. Here's how to minimize the conflict.


Feel Like a Third (or Fourth) Wheel at Home? There’s a Reason for That.

"Maternal Gatekeeping" is real. That doesn't mean it's anyone's fault.


You’re Going to Fight in Your Marriage. Here’s How to Make it Productive.

Productive for both your marriage and your children's social development.


Why Do We Get Mad About What Spouses Do to Us in Dreams?

Well, it's complicated. But if dream-you is being a jerk, it may hint at something larger going on.


How to Rebuild a Relationship After One Partner Cheats

Kristina Coop Gordon, head of the Gordon Couples Research Lab at the University of Tennessee Knoxville, explains her three-step process for repairing a relationship scarred by infidelity.


Hormones Make the First Year of Fatherhood So Damn Hard

Biological processes play a big role.