Keeping the love alive in a long-distance relationship takes a lot of effort and creativity. Beyond video chats, there are many fun and exciting things couples can do to connect with each other from afar. Dr. Alicia Walker, assistant professor of sociology at Missouri State University and an intimate relationship expert, shares with Women’s Health why house hunting … [Read more...] about Date ideas to connect in a long-distance relationship
When we think of a healthy relationship, words like commitment, honesty, respect and trust come to mind. Keeping a romantic relationship strong takes a lot of time, effort and patience. It’s a good time to evaluate the state of our relationship with our partner to see what’s working well and what can be done to make it better. Dr. Alicia Walker is an assistant professor … [Read more...] about Nurturing your relationship
Research results in first book for faculty member. … [Read more...] about Looking into women’s infidelity
In the article, “The changing reasons why women cheat on their husbands” on CNN, the writer Kim Brooks highlights information from a new book titled, The Secret Life of the Cheating Wife: Power, Pragmatism, and Pleasure in Women’s Infidelity. The book, scheduled to be published in November, is authored by Dr. Alicia Walker, assistant professor of sociology at … [Read more...] about New book explores women and infidelity
In a 2016 study that compared what researchers called the “happiness gap” between parents and non-parents in 22 European and English-speaking countries, American parents were found to be most miserable. Furthermore, parents in countries such as Norway and Hungary were actually happier than childless couples. Dr. Alicia Walker, assistant professor of sociology at Missouri State … [Read more...] about Do kids affect happiness in a marriage?