All posts tagged relationship stress

Sex is Good Stress

Sex Is Stressful, But Good For You Just look at sex. It turns out that sex often triggers a large stress response, leading to a spike in glucocorticoid levels. The good news, though, is that this stress is good for us. While chronic stress normally leads to a dramatic reduction in neurogenesis, or the birth of […]

Couples’ Driving Stress

Regulating Stress When Driving as a Couple Researchers tell us that people have different styles for regulating their experience and expression of emotion. Often partners are not only reacting to the road condition or the tension about the family visit, but the way in which each regulates stress. (Psych Central)