News outlets are ablaze with the story of David Letterman’s recent tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey. The interview (scheduled to air January 7th) centers on the Late-Night host’s recent scandal – the public admission of several affairs with various female staff members, including assistant Stephanie Birkitt. The affairs resulted in a blackmail plot by a

In a marriage, hiding the truth is never a good idea… and when it comes to money, technology is only making it more difficult to cover your tracks. The Wall Street Journal recently published an article on the perils of hiding financial information from your spouse, consulting with divorce lawyers, accountants, and forensic experts about

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia in the U.K., researchers observed that fruit flies mate for significantly longer and reproduce more offspring when they’ve been exposed to rival male fruit flies prior to mating.  In other words, when these male flies sniff even the faintest hint of competition and suspect their

We’ve all seen the unfortunate news of Kristen Stewart’s affair with her director and the pain that she and Rob Pattinson are both under. This pain is amplified by all of the public attention. Affairs, whether physical or not, take a heavy psychological toll. Both members of a couple can suffer great emotional pain in

Does your spouse feel more like a roommate than a lover? Do you find yourself in the same room but feeling lonely and disconnected? Do you miss the one you first fell in love with and long to reconnect? You’ve likely heard us talk about this many times, but we’ll say it again because it’s

In a recent survey, more than 60% of you told us that you wanted to know how to keep the romance alive and ways to fall back in love.  Here are five tips to help you feel a loving connection to your spouse.  They are guaranteed to keep your relationship strong — and on the

Here's the next video in our blog series “Dr. Dana Answers Your Questions.” Today’s question is from Laurence: “How can I save my marriage when my partner is in the throes of midlife crisis and wants to throw everything away?” Please comment below the video to ask your own questions or just to let us

Here’s the movie (or romance novel) version of what happy couples do: they always laugh at each other’s jokes, they cook dinner together, they fly off to romantic getaways at a moment’s notice and they have lots and lots of great sex (by the way, they never change diapers or do laundry). The real-life version looks

Here's the next video in our blog series “Dr. Dana Answers Your Questions.” Today’s question is from Christie: “My husband drinks and keeps promising to stop and he does but can not stay sober. He knows he does bad things but denies what was done. I love him to death. I need help.” Please comment below the video

In a recent monthly call, Dr. Dana tackled the tough subject of getting over past hurt – putting those memories of painful incidents behind you and moving forward. Holding onto to painful grudges can lead to long-term trouble in a relationship. Even if the problem has been addressed, apologies made, many people have a hard