About Bill Cloke

Dr. Bill Cloke has worked with individuals and couples’ for 30 years. He received a master’s degree in education from the University of Southern California and holds a Ph.D. in psychology from California Graduate Institute. A frequent talk-radio and tv psychologist, he is also a contributor to PsychologyToday.com, Care2.com and other popular websites and has lectured at UCLA. Bill Cloke lives with his wife in Los Angeles. Bill's book Happy Together has won the Nautilus and Benjamin Franklin Silver Awards for 2012. To learn more about Bill Cloke, and for more resources on creating healthy, happy relationships, visit his website.

How Conflict Can Create Love

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All couples experience conflict, says Dr. Bill Cloke, and it can either break connection or be the basis for deeper intimacy.

Why Alcohol Attracts Teenagers – The Science Parents Need to Understand

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Dr. Bill Cloke explains the science behind teens making bad decisions, and how that can be dangerous.

Man In The Mirror: How Empathy Creates Insight

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Dr. Bill Cloke examines why some men fail to use empathy, and how to help solve the problem and open up understanding.

You Say Potato and I Say Potahto — How Can We See the Same Thing So Differently?

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Sometimes you need an opposite reality to counter your own.

Love at First Sight

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Love can blast off at first. Dr. Bill Cloke tells us how to hold on.

6 Ways to Administer Relationship First Aid

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You’re in the middle of a major fight that seems to never really go away. Can you save your relationship? Dr. Bill Cloke delivers some essential advice to help get you back on track… STAT!

Male Menopause or Mid-Life Crisis?

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Dr. Bill Cloke asks us what we’re thinking about when it comes to aging and love – and subsequently, how those thoughts affect the rest of society.

Guys, We Get Mood Swings, Too… And Here’s How to Decode Them

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Dr. Bill Cloke explains that moods are more than just random afflictions, but a lens through which we see the world – and there are effective ways to manage them.

10 Things This Therapist Wants You To Know Before You Get Married

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Dr. Bill Cloke has worked with many couples in his long career, and there are few things he thinks you should know about your partner before you tie the knot.

Does Anger Belong In Loving Relationships?

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Dr. Bill Cloke meets a lot of angry couples in his therapy practice, but he’s developed an effective system for resolving conflict without screaming and yelling.

Fighting a Lot? These Tools Can Help

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Even the best relationships have conflict. But the trick to long-lasting and stable love is knowing how to battle it out in a healthy way.

10 ‘Ifs’ for a Happy, Loving Relationship

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Therapist Dr. Bill Cloke has helped a lot of couples through their worst times, and offers some simple advice for how to build a loving relationship.

How Not to Cheat

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Marriage is simply hard work. But the good news is that attitude is everything.

Bad Medicine: Teens and Alcohol

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Teens and young adults are more likely to drink without regard for the consequences, making “self-medication” with drugs and alcohol even more dangerous.

Why Do Men Cheat?

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Biology explains why men stray, but reason and affection hold the keys to happy, monogamous marriages between women and men.

When Trust Is Lost Can You Find It Again?

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Some damage cannot be undone. Bill Cloke on what it takes to regain intimacy.