Posts by Emily Maywood, MS

Ms. Maywood combines her clinical research and coordination experience into her role with the research team at eHarmony Labs. She assists with coordination and execution of international and marriage studies. Prior to joining eHarmony, Ms. Maywood partnered with the Department of Labor, the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Salvation Army in order to implement and coordinate social living programs for homeless veterans who had chronic mental illnesses. She provided neurofeedback therapy as part of a pilot study aimed to treat post traumatic stress disorder in veterans. She has also facilitated numerous support groups for sexually battered women and adolescent survivors of incest as a part of volunteer work with the YWCA. Ms. Maywood received her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis on psychiatric rehabilitation from California Lutheran University and a Bachelor of Science in psychology and sociology from Western Michigan University.

dealing with inlaws during the holidays
November 21, 2012

The Trouble with In-laws…(Holiday Edition!)

There is no escaping the fact that this is the time of year when many are subjected to the scrutiny of others on how we host, cook, plan, decorate, etc. The biggest offender of this scrutiny is quite possibly our in-laws. According to a study in her book, What Do You Want From Me?, psychologist […]

online dating
August 14, 2012

And the most popular time of year for online dating is…

The holiday season is almost upon us – does this time of year make you itch to find someone to spend it with?

July 20, 2012

Confrontation 101

Imagine this scenario: You’re in a bar with your significant other, and someone comes along and spills a drink on you. Do you: a) hope your partner will beat this person to a bloody pulp for their rudeness (aggressive), b) not say anything (passive) or c) a reaction that falls somewhere between A and B […]

disappointed couple
June 19, 2012

Getting What You Thought You Wanted

Have you ever found yourself suddenly not wanting something once you finally got it?

bad apple
May 22, 2012

Why Women Choose Bad Boys

Have you ever thought someone was perfect for you one day and then completely bad for you the next? Believe it or not, it could be your own body that’s causing the confusion. Read on to find out how ovulation impacts a woman’s perception of men.

April 24, 2012

What Barbra Streisand can teach us about choosing profile pictures

Trying to pick a great profile picture? Here’s one easy tip to ensure you are showing your best side.

sad movie
March 27, 2012

Want a second date? Make ‘em cry.

Most of the time, we associate crying with sad things – loss, pain, etc. But is there a reason why crying can make a person feel good? New research has found that watching sad movies can make people happier. Read on to find out why you should ditch the rom-com and see a tearjerker on a date.

March 1, 2012

Do you sext?

Sexting – if you haven’t done it, you probably know someone who has. Read on to learn about what characteristics can predict whether or not people will sext.

man sleeping woman mad
January 31, 2012

Are you a sleeper or a cuddler?

It has long been portrayed that after sex, men want to go right to sleep or women are desperate to cuddle. How much truth is there to this stereotype, and what does it say about you?

January 3, 2012

Keeping your New Year’s resolution…

Did you make a New Year’s resolution this year? Odds are you won’t keep it. Continue reading to learn about strategies the successful resolvers use – and how you can apply them to 2012!