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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Johnson, Matt, 1978- author.
Great myths of intimate relationships
Hoboken : Wiley, 2016
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||9781118521267 1118521269 9781118521311 1118521315 9781118817469 111881746X|
|Description:||1 online resource.|
|Contents:||Acknowledgments ix Introduction 1 1 Sex 4 #1 Men have a stronger libido than women 5 #2 Hooking up in college is bad for women 12 #3 All marriages have been consummated 20 #4 All marriages are sexually active 24 2 Attraction and Courtship 30 #5 Being smooth is the best way to pick someone up 31 #6 Opposites attract 42 #7 People know what they want in a partner 47 3 Online Dating 52 #8 Having access to innumerable online profiles of potential partners increases the likelihood of finding Mr. or Ms. Right 53 #9 Meeting potential partners electronically prior to meeting them in person decreases the chances of a successful relationship 59 #10 Couples who are matched by online dating services are more likely to have satisfying relationships 66 4 Same ]Sex Relationships 71 #11 The gender to which people are attracted is stable (or: the gender to which people are attracted is fluid) 73 #12 There are no differences between same ]sex relationships and heterosexual relationships 80 #13 Children raised by other ]sex couples are better off than children raised by same ]sex couples 85 5 Predicting Success and Failure in Relationships 92 #14 Living together before marriage is a good way to determine whether you re with the right person 94 #15 Premarital counseling or relationship education programs prevent discord and divorce 100 #16 Good communication is the key to a happy relationship 109 #17 The key to a good relationship is knowing how to solve your problems 114 #18 Having children brings couples closer 121 #19 Stress is bad for relationships 128 #20 Supporting your partner will improve your relationship 133 6 Differences, Discord, and Dissolution 142 #21 Men are from Mars, women are from Venus 143 #22 Only men perpetrate violence in intimate relationships 150 #23 Marital therapy doesn t work 156 #24 The first cut is the deepest 161 #25 Things will improve once you re divorced 167 Coda 174 References 175 Author Index 229 Subject Index 244|
|Series Title:||Great myths of psychology.|
|Responsibility:||Matthew D. Johnson.|