Join us as Dr. Pepper Schwartz shares her expertise on creating a fulfilling and successful relationship.
About Dr. Pepper Schwartz
Dr. Pepper Schwartz is a sex and relationship expert and has written 16 books on the dating habits and sensuality of couples and singles. She earned a BA and MA from Washington University in St. Louis and an MA and PhD in Sociology from Yale University.
Her mission is to improve the lives of aging boomers by enhancing their relationships and offering counsel on everything from sex and health issues to communication and dating in midlife and beyond.
Hold hands. Just holding hands brings you together and makes you feel better about the relationship.
The Normal Bar: The Surprising Secrets of Happy Couples and What They Reveal About Creating a New Normal in Your Relationship by Dr. Pepper Schwartz
Tips for Engaged Couples or Newlyweds
Don’t sweat the small stuff. Don’t get into the ‘I have to have this type of flower or that kind of couch.’ Those are the things people often get in the worst fights about. Don’t make your life difficult on stuff that really doesn’t matter.
If You Could Give Only One Piece of Advice…
Commit yourself to showing as much love as often as you can. It can’t protect you from everything, but when people feel truly loved from someone they respect, it makes it likely the relationship will go the distance.