Relationships with Dr. Rebecca Jankovich

Thursday: 5:34am and 7:34am

Relationships with Dr. Rebecca Jankovich airs Thursdays during Morning Edition at 5:34am and 7:34.

Dr. Jankovich has been working as a psychologist since 1974. She works with a range of problems including relationships, depression, anxiety, sleep disorders, grief, trauma, and struggles with life transitions. Rebecca practices what she preaches to not burn out by leaving the office to ride equine races with her horses, and travel the world.

What to do when you and your partner each want something different, you each think you are right, and you can't come up with a solution that works for both of you.  

There's lots of reasons your spouse may drag their feet going to a family reunion.  Your solution to the problem must work for both partners.

A new study suggests kids are cracking under parental pressure to excel at school.

Apologies

Jul 8, 2016

Expecting an apology can turn into a power struggle that no one wins.

Men and women view the timing of bad news differently.  When should you tell your partner something you don't think they're going to like?

Napping

Jun 17, 2016

Sleep is not a luxury; it's a necessity.

Help your kids learn about themselves so they have the advantage of self awareness to help them choose a major and career.

Are you teaching your partner to avoid talking with you about difficult subjects because your reaction is so negative?

Defensiveness

May 25, 2016

Couples could enjoy each other so much more if they learned better skills for talking through conflicts.

Research has found that couples who stay together happily say more positive things to each other than negative.  

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