By Terri Orbuch, PhD
It’s been said that money and sex are the leading relationship killers. True? Perhaps.
But, like death by a thousand paper cuts, little things kill relationships, too.
For nearly three decades, I’ve had a front-row seat to thousands of relationships. My ongoing research—a long-term study funded by the National Institutes of Health since 1986—gives me the opportunity to study, closely and over time, critical patterns in marriage and divorce, romance and relationships. Today, here’s what I know for sure:
Small stuff is a big deal.