We all know how affairs start…

You’re likely feeling lonely, unappreciated, stuck in a rut, or otherwise disconnected from your spouse. You may be going through the motions of your daily life dissatisfied, hoping for something better but not sure how to get it…

As we all know, relationships are complicated things. There are so many ins and outs of our unique personalities that come into play, some of which only start to come to light after things gets serious. One of the most difficult personality “quirks” (and accompanying behaviors) to deal with is jealousy. If you’ve struggled with

In one of our monthly calls, we tackled the tough subject of getting over the pain – putting those hurtful memories of affairs and altercations behind you. 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 time

When couples argue, it is all to common for things to get blown out of proportion – for hurtful remarks to be made, old grudges brought up… Why is it so easy to get off topic, to argue about anything and everything other than the issue at hand? It has to do, in part, with

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

A recent study by UCLA psychologists has confirmed a principle we believe in (with a few tweaks and suggestions, of course!): for relationships to work for the long term, both members of a couple must be willing to compromise and make sacrifices. It sounds like a no brainer, but you’d be amazed by the numbers

Men and women have different ways of expressing themselves, as we all know. When your wife is giving you a hard time, chances are she isn’t trying to pick a fight, but has some issues with the way you are treating her (or not treating her). For a lot of men, though, it’s tough to

Here's the next video in our blog series “Dr. Dana Answers Your Questions.” Today’s question is from Lisa: “My husband chats online with a lady who is searching for a new man and she is married. I am fearful that she will seduce him, or has already, and I don't know what to do. I

Are you interested in appearing on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) to tell the story of your relationship and serve as a source of encouragement to others? If so, please review the information on this page and complete the form below. As you may have heard, the OWN Network contacted Dr. Dana to help find

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