Skills for Healthy Romantic Relationships

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28th August 2018 / 6 comments


In general, many people know what a healthy romantic relationship should look like, but so many simply don’t know how to get one.

In this video, filmed at TEDxSBU, Dr Joanne Davila talks about creating the things which can ultimately lead you to a healthy relationship. Using evidence-based skills, Joanne aims to reduce the things which can lead to an unhealthy relationship.

About Dr Joanne Davila

Dr Joanne Davila is a Professor of Psychology and the Director of Clinical Training in the Department of Psychology at Stony Brook University. She received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from UCLA.

Dr Davila’s expertise is in the area of romantic relationships and mental health in adolescents and adults, and she has published widely in this area. Her current research focuses on romantic competence among youth and emerging adults, the development of relationship education programs, the interpersonal causes and consequences of depression and anxiety, and well-being and relationship functioning among lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals.

View the original video on YouTube here

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6 comments on "Skills for Healthy Romantic Relationships"

  1. sadiya5672 says:


  2. helen1884 says:

    An interesting article with some pointers to help with gaining more positive relationships.

  3. jessica1357 says:


  4. roseanne7425 says:

    Will me and my husband Colin get back together soon.?? Will he contact me sometime.?

  5. rajasree2227 says:

    Certainly interesting answers learnt something new and most intriguing.

  6. rajasree2227 says:

    Reread article again. Very good tips.