Benjamin R. Karney

Benjamin R. Karney, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology at UCLA and is internationally acclaimed for his research and teaching on couples and relationships. He lives in Southern California. Visit

Books by this Author


How to lose weight with your partner from Love Me Slender

Love Me Slender authors Thomas N. Bradbury and Benjamin R. Karney share tips on how to work with your partner to lose weight and stay healthy.

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Benjamin R. Karney
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. My kids know this well: "We do hard things." (Cooler when you say it in Latin: Faciemus ligatorum.)

Q. Where did you go to high school and/or college?

A. I went to Harvard, and did not appreciate it as much as I should have at the time.

Q. What is your favorite movie?

A. Groundhog Day

Q. What is your favorite television show?

A. Batman the Animated Series.

Q. What is your birthdate?

A. 6/4



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