Relationships with Dr. Rebecca Jankovich


Dr. Jankovich's Relationship Minute airs Thursdays during Fresh Air, between 2:37 and 2:47 p.m.

Dr. Jankovich has been working as a psychologist since 1974. She works with a range of problems including relationships, depression, anxiety, sleep disorders, grief, trauma, and struggles with life transitions. Rebecca practices what she preaches to not burn out by leaving the office to ride equine races with her horses, and travel the world.

Most people have thought about an advanced directive for when they are near-death but what about a directive for what you want to happen if you get dementia?

The impact of an affair is devastating.

It's best to leave sensitive topics for when you both are sober.

Communications research has a few tricks for the best way to negotiate with your partner.


Feb 23, 2018

No one responds well to unsolicited criitcism.

What to do if you have a disappointed sweetheart.


Feb 6, 2018

We've all been touched by dementia.  Here's some ways to protect yourself.  

Never assume your mate knows what's troubling you about your relationship.

Just because they grew up together doesn't mean your adult children will like each other.