10 Articles by Sue Johnson, M.A., EdD

Sue Johnson, M.A., EdD

How To Know When You're Ready To Find Your Soul Mate

Relationship expert Sue Johnson explains the way our desires evolve, and how to recognize when you're truly ready to find a life partner.

Dr. Sue Johnson
May 13 2016

The Essential Ingredient Your Relationship May Be Missing

Going silent is a defense mechanism often used when relationships go off track. But, in fact, this shutdown—this silence—usually makes things worse.

Sue Johnson, M.A., EdD
April 10 2016

How To Keep Your Relationship Together (Even When It's Falling Apart)

Maybe what we call "true love" isn’t for the fairy tales and romance novels or just for the silver screen anymore. We have, at last, a practical map...

Sue Johnson, M.A., EdD
March 31 2016

The Only Way To Revive Passion In Your Relationship

No, this article isn't going to drone on about the usual passion props. After 30 years of researching what works in helping couples revive their...

Sue Johnson, M.A., EdD
February 15 2015

The #1 Way To Build A Stronger Connection With Your Partner

This is the time of year when we make promises to ourselves. Promises about how we'll make this new year different than the last one. We vow to go to...

Sue Johnson, M.A., EdD
December 29 2014

The Case For Monogamy

Monogamy is getting a bad rap these days. We're told that we should all grow up and accept that it's impossible and that we're just naturally...

The Real Secret To Having A Great Valentine's Day (It's Not Chocolate!)

On average, we each spend upwards of $100 on Valentine’s Day, our mid-winter orgy of sentimentality. And science shows our hearts are on target. St....

Sue Johnson, M.A., EdD
February 12 2014

5 Ways To Ruin A Perfectly Good Relationship

Before we gained love sense, it was hard to offer an incisive explanation for how love fails. Theories that concentrate on bad behavior and lack of...

Sue Johnson, M.A., EdD
January 24 2014

14 Ways To Create The Best Relationship Of Your Life

After 30 years of working with couples and researching how people repaired their relationships, I suddenly realized that we had really reached a...

Sue Johnson, M.A., EdD
January 2 2014