Problems dating a psychologist
Believe it or not, marriages that start out with less ‘Hollywood romance’ usually have more promising futures.” Sure, you’re not screaming in a fit of rage – but if one partner refuses to talk at all during conflict, that’s not a good sign.
A 2010 study, published in the, found that husbands’ “withdrawal” behaviours predicted higher divorce rates.
Whatever it is, you’re hoping that if you ignore it, it’ll go away.
Yet as the authors write in an article for The Conversation: “Surprisingly, the number of back burners people reported did not predict how committed they were to their partners.” Opposites may attract initially – but over time, too much difference can start to wear on a romantic bond.
Couples therapist Rachel Sussman previously told Business Insider that she sees many such cases in her New York City practice.
Having to be practically dragged apart in the months following your wedding could spell trouble down the road.
Psychologist Ted Huston followed 168 couples for 13 years – from their wedding day onward.