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.

December 21, 2011

Advice From a Hairdresser

You can learn a lot about yourself from the relationship you have with your hairdresser.

December 6, 2011

Should you stay together for the holidays?

With all of the stress and business of the holiday season, the last thing people want to worry about is the status of their relationship – no matter how doomed it may seem to be. Therefore, some people make a clean break and spend the holidays alone, while others wait it out and put off “the talk” until after the holidays. Which method is best?

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November 4, 2011

How many relationships should you have before settling down with ‘the one’?

Has anyone identified the number of relationships you should have before you decide to settle down? According to Peter Todd, he has. And the answer might surprise you.

October 7, 2011

“I love you this many dollars worth.”

“Presents are the best way to show someone how much you care. It is like this tangible thing that you can point to and say, ‘Hey man, I love you this many dollars-worth.’” – Michael Scott
How true is this quote? Is it really the thought that counts, or deep down are you placing a dollar amount on your relationship?

September 8, 2011

Good relationships – the secret to a long and healthy life

By now you have probably heard or read somewhere that being married is actually good for your health; but how true is this statement?

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August 11, 2011

7 DOs and DON’Ts for Equality in the Bedroom

In the second of the female sexuality series, I ask, what part does equality play when it comes to a satisfying sex life? Read on to find out about the importance of equality with your partner and 7 Do’s and Dont’s to making the bedroom more harmonious.

June 17, 2011

Where does your empathy come from?

Do you ever get to the point where you feel as though you and your partner have absolutely nothing in common? Read further to find out the one common thread that lies in almost all of us.


How to Look on the Bright Side

Are you as sick of celebrity infidelity news items as I am? Read on to learn how we can take a stand and celebrate the good people around us instead of concentrating on the duds.


I am a Success Story (and you can be too!)

Read on to discover how losing focus can help you to find what you’re looking for.

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March 25, 2011

Where do the happiest couples live?

Ever think about picking up and taking off to a distant land with your partner? We can point you in the right direction. Read on to find out where the happiest couples reside.