Dr. Wendy Walsh

Dr. Wendy Walsh
Known as America's Relationship Expert, Dr. Wendy Walsh is an award-winning television journalist, radio host & podcaster, and the author of three books on relationships and thousands of print and digital articles. More than 1.5 million people follow her sage advice on social media. She holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and teaches in the Psychology Department at California State University Channel Islands and has been the host of "The Dr. Wendy Walsh Show" on iHeart Radio's KFI AM 640 since 2015. Walsh is also a former Emmy-nominated co-host of "The Doctors," as well as former host of the nationally syndicated show "EXTRA." She was named a Time Magazine Person of the Year in 2017 after speaking out about harassment at a major news network.

Latest Posts

409 posts written/edited to date
Can Non-Monogamy Ever Work?
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Can Non-Monogamy Ever Work?

By: Dr. Wendy Walsh • 5/14/24

Consensual non-monogamy is a hot topic in relationship news. The subject is so juicy lately, it’s been appearing on...(read more)

How to Walk (Not Fall!) in Love in 8 Steps
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How to Date Intentionally in 8 Steps

By: Dr. Wendy Walsh • 4/6/24

You lock eyes. You feel a tingle in your stomach. Your heart rate increases. A smile spontaneously creeps around the...(read more)

How to Spot a Narcissist Before You Fall in Love
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How to Spot a Narcissist Before You Fall in Love

By: Dr. Wendy Walsh • 2/22/24

It seems that we have reached a point in history where the internet is obsessed with the idea of narcissists. Single...(read more)

What is a Toxic Relationship?
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What is a Toxic Relationship?

By: Dr. Wendy Walsh • 1/20/14

Probably the hardest decision someone can make is whether to end a relationship. Could this bumpy patch be a signal that...(read more)

What is a Secure Attachment Style?
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What is a Secure Attachment Style?

By: Dr. Wendy Walsh • 1/12/14

With so much talk about attachment style and our relationships, it seems easy to spot someone with anxious or...(read more)

3 Rules That Turn Dating Into Courtship
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3 Rules That Turn Dating Into Courtship

By: Dr. Wendy Walsh • 1/4/14

These are hard times for love. Dating seems to have become a stand-alone activity instead of a courtship ritual designed...(read more)

When Should I Introduce My Kids to My New Boyfriend?
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When Should I Introduce My Kids to My New Boyfriend?

By: Dr. Wendy Walsh • 12/29/13

Introducing children to a new partner poses lots of risks and consequences for single mothers....(read more)

How to Overcome a Fear of Intimacy
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How to Overcome a Fear of Intimacy

By: Dr. Wendy Walsh • 12/21/13

Being emotionally intimate with someone new can be scary, especially if you have a history of broken hearts and...(read more)

The Neurobiology of Love and Attachment
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The Neurobiology of Love and Attachment

By: Dr. Wendy Walsh • 12/15/13

Humans have been wired to bond biologically and through evolution. Some of us bond monogamously, while others bond to...(read more)

Men Who Stroke Your Ego, Not Your Heart
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Men Who Stroke Your Ego, Not Your Heart

By: Dr. Wendy Walsh • 12/7/13

We are in a tenuous time with relationships. Loose attachments with low criteria and no commitment are making women feel...(read more)

How to Read Mixed Messages
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How to Read Mixed Messages

By: Dr. Wendy Walsh • 12/1/13

Probably the most common question I get here at DatingAdvice.com has to do with confusing signals sent from a romantic...(read more)

If You Don’t Go On Real Dates, How Do You Know He Likes You?
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If You Don’t Go On Real Dates, How Do You Know He Likes You?

By: Dr. Wendy Walsh • 11/23/13

Old courting rituals made it quite easy to tell if a guy was interested. He sacrificed a fair amount of time, energy and...(read more)

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How to Know You Can Trust Him

By: Dr. Wendy Walsh • 11/17/13

In this crazy all-about-me world, it can be very difficult to find someone whom you can trust to protect you...(read more)

What Every Woman Should Do Before She Gets Married
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What Every Woman Should Do Before She Gets Married

By: Dr. Wendy Walsh • 11/9/13

Engaged couples spend months and even years planning a beautiful fairytale wedding....(read more)

What is Rational Love?
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What is Rational Love?

By: Dr. Wendy Walsh • 11/1/13

It’s hard to imagine, but centuries ago there was no such thing as romantic love, at least not in marriage....(read more)

4 Ways to Get a Guy to Open Up
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4 Ways to Get a Guy to Open Up

By: Dr. Wendy Walsh • 10/26/13

Got a silent or emotionally avoidant partner? Perhaps one of the most frustrating relationship challenges for women is...(read more)

10 Ways to Tell Your Gender Style
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10 Ways to Tell Your Gender Style

By: Dr. Wendy Walsh • 10/20/13

Some men like to cook. Some women like to do home repairs. Some men think their career should come before their spouse's...(read more)

Why Digital Relationships Become Addictive
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Why Digital Relationships Become Addictive

By: Dr. Wendy Walsh • 10/12/13

Today, singles are connecting everywhere online, including dating sites, Facebook, Twitter and chat rooms....(read more)

3 Easy Steps to Getting Back On the Dating Market
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How to Get Back on the Dating Market

By: Dr. Wendy Walsh • 10/6/13

Getting back on the dating scene after you’ve been avoiding it can be tough, especially since the dating scene seems...(read more)

What Your Facebook Status Says About You
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What Your Facebook Status Says About You

By: Dr. Wendy Walsh • 9/26/13

When Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg added the relationship status to the personal profiles, he probably didn't...(read more)