Benjamin R. Karney

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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

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Books by this Author

Love Me Slender


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

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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. 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

Q. What was/is your favorite job?

A. Being a professor is the best job in the world (if you have tenure).