The Psychology of Relationships

Background Information

More books and videos about relationships and related topics can be found using the Library's catalog.

Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered: How Couples Really Work Online only
The Brain and Love: Secrets of Your Mind [Streaming Video] Online only
Do Gentlemen Really Prefer Blondes? The Science Behind Sex, Love, and Attraction HQ 23. P 55 2008
Hooking Up: Sex, Dating, and Relationships on Campus HQ 35.2 B 65 2008
Intercultural Couples: Crossing Boundaries, Negotiating Differences Online only
Intimacies: Love and Sex Across Cultures GN 484.3 I 68 2008
Love 2.0: How Our Supreme Emotion Affects Everything We Feel, Think, Do, and Become BF 575. L 8 F 72 2013
Love, Lust, and Marriage: Why We Stay and Why We Stray [Streaming Video] Online only
Marriage and Cohabitation HQ 536.T 455 2007
Mating Game: A Primer on Love, Sex, and Marriage HQ 801. R 334 2008
Mating Intelligence Unleashed: The Role of the Mind in Sex, Dating, and Love HQ 801.G 388 2013
Premarital Sex in America: How Young Americans Meet, Mate, and Think About Marrying HQ 27. R 44 2011
Psychology of Love REF BF 575. L 8 P 783 2012

Journal Articles

Academic Search Premier
This multidisciplinary database is a great place to begin a search on any psychological or sociological topic, from mental illness to developmental psychology to group dynamics.
JSTOR is a journal archive that contains older psychology journal articles as far back as the late nineteenth century (1800s). It can even locate articles written by Freud, Jung, Piaget, Skinner, and more.
Created by the American Psychological Association, this database contains scholarly (peer-reviewed) articles from top psychology journals.
PsycINFO is another great psychology database. It can be used to locate even more scholarly (peer-reviewed) articles on any topic in psychology.
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection
This psychology database focuses more on the behavioral, emotional, and developmental aspects of psychology.

Web Resources

Attraction and Relationships
Created by a professor of psychology at North Central University, this guide offers dozens of links to online resources exploring the psychology of romantic relationships.
Relationship Center
A team of psychologists and faculty at the University of Denver are constantly publishing new research on various aspects of attraction, relationships, courtship, and much more.