Feelings & Emotions in Relationships
- Q Why are emotions highly predictable?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineIn general, emotions are hard-wired so they are very predictable despite their reputation as being irrational. Emotions have actions associated closely with them. In fact, they exist to cause action, but thinking is not about taking action unless it... Full Answer
- Q Is there any scientific truth to the adage that "opposites attract?"
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineDid you think the concept of "opposites attract" is just way to explain how Type As ended up with Type Bs? In one study, women were given smelly T-shirts of men (nice experiment, eh?) and told to pick the ones they found most attractive. You know what... Full Answer
- Q What do I need to do to make a long committed relationship work?
Dr. Erik Fisher, PsychologyIn order for any intimate long-term relationship to survive, both people have to feel all three components (eros, philos, and agape) as the relationship develops and grows. Too many times, people in our culture believe that feeling that eros... Full Answer