Love Intently is inspired and backed by research and forty years of relationship science. We're lucky to have Dr. Lisa Neff as our advisor ensuring our framework is research based.

The Big Five 

The Gottman Institute  

Emotional Capital During Early Years of Marriage

80 Year Study on Aging

Dainton, M., & Stafford, L. (1993). Routine maintenance behaviors: A comparison of relationship type, partner similarity and sex differencesJournal of Social and Personal Relationships, 10, 255-271.

Ogolsky, B. G. & Bowers, J. R. (2012). A meta-analytic review of relationship maintenance and its correlatesJournal of Social and Personal Relationships.

University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (2013, January 9). Expert suggests tried-and-true strategies to strengthen your relationship. ScienceDaily. Retrieved January 16, 2013, from­ /releases/2013/01/130109110059.htm