Zack Carter

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is an assistant professor of communication at Taylor University. His teaching and research efforts are conducted through the lens of social psychology. He focuses primarily on marriage fidelity, relationship development/management, the self, nonverbal communication, persuasion, social influence and social media. He lives in Indiana with his beautiful wife, Stacey.

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Are You Accidentally a Narcissist on Social Media?

It was shortly before church, Easter Sunday, 1993, and I was dressed to the nines.…

Learning to Practice Forgiveness Will Change Your Life

Three little words were drilled into my head as a boy: “I forgive you.” My…

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Finals Season

What? Were you hoping I’d finish that sentence with Christmas? Well, Christmas Day is indeed…

The Real Dangers of the Cohabitation Trend

“Snow skiing!” Though these were not my first spoken words, my memory and recall connect…

How Social Media Can Ruin Your Marriage

All I wanted for Christmas was a 1999 Haro Zippo. No, not a lighter. A BMX…

Texting Is Easier, but It Might Be Ruining Your Relationships

*sigh* “Why don’t they just pick up the phone and call?” It’s a common, exasperated…

Don’t Let Living in the Past Kill Your Future

“I knew it all along … I should have played football in high school.” This…

How ‘Facebook Infidelity’ Can Sabotage Your Marriage

“Mom! Dad! Zack hit me with a soda can!” (for the record, it was an empty…

What Your Clothes Say About You

Culture is progressive, it always has been. One facet of culture that is progressive is…

Is It OK for Married People to Text the Opposite Sex?

When I was young, I never liked when my mom and dad would close the…

Infidelity Doesn’t Just Happen. It Starts with These Subtle Warnings

It was a bright, sunny Sunday morning and church service had just let out. A…

How to Protect Your Marriage Against Internet Infidelity

I enjoy a good challenge when it comes to downhill snow-skiing. As young boys, my…