Understanding our biology can help us stay connected to our partners. Most of our shows focus on the psychology of connection and problem solving in relationships. However, understanding our evolutionary traits of connection and biological developments can have equal value to improving relationships. Listen to Dr. Fisher’s biological approach to improving relationships to learn new and valuable tools. Enjoy this extremely helpful show!
In this episode with Dr. Helen Fisher, we discuss relationship advice topics that include:
- Why we fall in love with one person versus another
- Understanding that childhood experiences create who we are but not completely
- What to do if you and your partner hit an impasse that does not involve talking about it
- Understanding who your partner really is
- The major factors shown in individuals who are in love in a long term relationship
- The importance of recognizing your negativity bias
- And much more!
Helen E. Fisher, PhD biological anthropologist, is a Senior Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute, Indiana University. She has written six books on the evolution, biology, and psychology of human sexuality, monogamy, adultery and divorce, gender differences in the brain, the neural chemistry of romantic love and attachment, human biologically-based personality styles, why we fall in love with one person rather than another, hooking up, friends with benefits, living together and other current trends, and the future of relationships — what she calls: slow love.
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