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Essential Male Psychology to Help You Find Happiness

Not all of us will be fortunate enough to be celebrating this Valentine’s Day with the love our life. To help you find happieness for next Valentine’s Day our very own Board Certified Couple Therapy Professional Psychologist, Dr. Joel Block, explains an essential aspect of male psychology.

Will I find happiness?

You’ve been hurt, dumped and duped and you’ve bounced back. You’re still in the game. Then you meet him. He’s a keeper, at least that’s your dream.

Ah, yes, close your eyes and let the fantasy play out on the movie screen in your head. Soft Sunday mornings with fresh squeezed orange juice. Romantic walks among colorful foliage in the fall, blossoms in the spring. Intimate dinners and nights lying in each other’s arms.

There will be no need to speak; you’ll know each other’s thoughts and be comforted by them. He’ll be your strength, your joy and your safety net. You’ll be his lover, his best friend, and his anchor in life. You’ll even get each other’s jokes.
Sigh. Sounds great, doesn’t it?

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Instant Chemistry’s Psychological Compatibility Test

Curious about our psychological compatibility test? Here I explain the history of the test and how it was put together.

Choosing What to Measure

You are looking for a solid relationship and you are considering using a compatible match application. Understandably, you have some questions. The first question is, how does a psychologist choose what factors to assess to make informed predictions? In the development of tests, professional judgment guides the decision regarding which forms of evidence are most necessary and feasible. The basis for the decision is the intended use of the test.

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Confessions of a Believer in Relationship Compatibility

Putting the Love Puzzle Together

Maybe it was around the time my mother’s third marriage ended that I became interested in the nature of love relationships, what made them prosper and what made them sink like the Titanic, taking down all but a very few survivors. At the time, in an immigrant section of Brooklyn, no one got divorced; the word had barely made it into the everyday lexicon.

Years later, with relationship issues practically making the headlines daily, figuring out what makes them work and what contributes to their demise is still a big assignment. It is no surprise that a few decades later, as a psychologist specializing in relationship compatibility, I still have questions and I continue to be intrigued by the intricacies and complexities of this thing called love.

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Discover Relationship Compatibility through Your Genes

It is well known that genes are an important part of who we are, but did you know that genes also play an important role in our relationships?

We know that genes influence our behaviour and in fact, a whole area of science is dedicated to understanding this – behavioural genetics. But perhaps less well known, is that genes also affect how we look for a relationship and how compatible we are with that person.
 

The Sweaty T-Shirt Study

About 20 years ago, a ground-breaking research study was conducted out of Bern University, Switzerland by Professor Claus Wedekind.  Today it is fondly referred to as the “sweaty T-shirt study”.

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New York City Couple Results in Less than 10% of Population

In one of the biggest cities of the world, New York City is known to be an extremely difficult dating scene when it comes to filtering through the crowd that is most compatible with you.

Taso and Maria Pardalis, a couple in New York City with two lovely children, decided to take our compatibility test after a bit of skepticism. Maria is a believer in the saying that “things are meant to be,” and never considered using science to determine the compatibility of her marriage.

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Psychology Test Meets Modern Day Matchmaking

You’ve met someone and there’s an initial attraction. Your date is not a loser, not a bad person, not a psycho, or a user. Whew, all the run-don’t-walk-away signs are absent.

You’ve taken endless compatibility and psychology tests but the dejavu is ringing true again.  You’ve practically worn down the path of great beginnings. It starts off well and then there are those private thoughts that start creeping in: Really? I don’t like that at all! That makes me uncomfortable. I’m not sure that would work for me. It’s not the fit I thought it was…

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