Marisa T Cohen

Marisa T. Cohen, PhD, is a psychology professor, relationship researcher and relationship coach. Learn more about Marisa at www.marisatcohen.com.

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The Art Of The Check-In

Many relationship therapists encourage the couples they work with to have weekly check-ins with one another. These check-ins are a time in which partners can discuss anything on their minds, connect with one another and...

Creating College Friendships In The Time Of COVID-19

As many colleges reverse course merely days before they were set to begin in-person instruction, and as some abandon their plans after already having opened, many students are left scrambling and making last-minute arrangements during...

Practical Tips for Overcoming Dating Anxiety

These simple exercises can calm your sympathetic nervous system and help you transition from a hyper-alert and anxious state to a calmer and more focused one.  

Love Lessons: A Choice In Online Dating

Keeping the issues related to choice in mind may help us in making strategic decisions when it comes to clicking through profiles. 

Connecting While Maintaining Distance

I started a gratitude journal at the end of February. Around that time, I began to realize that I was focusing too much on the future, while foregoing joy in the present. I was always...

The Ultimate Betrayal: How I Was Ghosted by A Dating Site

In our last email exchange, he got back to me the following day. That’s the same as the exchange from two sets of messages ago. That’s our pattern. I email, 24 hours passes and he...

Effective Communication: How To Get Your Point Across During An Argument

Conflict is a normal part of relationships. At some point, even individuals in the healthiest relationships are bound to clash. While the natural instinct may be to protect yourself by lashing out, especially if you...

Growth Mindset And Relationships: The Power To Improve

The idea of the growth mindset was originally studied in relation to education. Research has demonstrated that students who held a growth mindset, or the belief that their brains could grow, were able to learn...

Morning Routines: Hitting Pause To Connect With Your Partner

Our morning rituals are often sacred. Whether it’s getting up and enjoying a cup of coffee while sitting quietly in the kitchen, or dancing around in the shower belting out a favorite pop tune, the...

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