How Does Your Relationship Status Benefit You?

The grass seems greener on the other side, but your status has its perks too! You're in good company and Relevate has your back. 

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Single and (Not?) Lonely: How Socially Connected are Married vs. Single People

Being single is not actually a lonely status like the stereotype suggests. In fact, single people often have more contact with family and friends compared to those in relationships! Read on as Dr. Benjamin Le at Science of Relationships busts this myth. 

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Topics:
  • Social Pressure & Support
    Understanding and managing the influence of friends and family on romantic relationships and vice-versa
    Maintaining Self in Relationships
    Balancing personal and relationship identity development
    Marriage
    The civil, religious, and relational aspects of marriage and how to make it successful
    Mental Health & Personal Development
    Understanding and maximizing what each person brings to their romantic relationships and how relationships impact our mental health
  • Helping Teens Cope with a Friend's Suicide to Prevent Their Own

    New research on the risks for teens who know their friend attempted suicide.

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    Topics:
  • Mental Health & Personal Development
    Understanding and maximizing what each person brings to their romantic relationships and how relationships impact our mental health
    Stress, Resilience, & Coping
    How to manage stress coming from outside or inside a romantic relationship
  • Empowerment of Women: Guest Speaker Michelle Washburn-Busk at the Women of Light Conference

    In a culture that often accepts the myth of gender equality, what are the obvious and subtle ways that women are disempowered? What are the costs of these forms of sexism? Join Michelle Washburn-Busk as she answers these questions and provides the four ingredients to gender equality that promote female empowerment.

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    Topics:
  • Mental Health & Personal Development
    Understanding and maximizing what each person brings to their romantic relationships and how relationships impact our mental health
    Values
    Recognizing and understanding how partners’ values (e.g., adventure, commitment, humor, etc.) influence expectations and behaviors in romantic relationships
  • Family Relationships Impact Teen Depression

    Family relationships impact depression symptoms experienced by teenagers and young adults- learn how influences differ for boys and girls!

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    Topics:
  • Mental Health & Personal Development
    Understanding and maximizing what each person brings to their romantic relationships and how relationships impact our mental health
    Parenting/Transition to Parenthood
    Recognizing the interaction between parenting and romantic relationship quality and how to sustain your relationship throughout the life stage of parenthood