relationships

Sub Saharan Sexual Satisfaction Shocker

Sub-Saharan Africans satisfied with their sex lives; 18 percent rate them a perfect 10 ...

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Like Pornography? Love Divorce? It’s Your lucky Day!

Beginning pornography use associated with increase in probability of divorce ...

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Friends or Family: One of them Lengthens Your Life. Which?

Do relationships with family members, or friends, decrease likelihood of death?...

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So Mucho. Breadwinning and Gender – It’s Not What You’d Think

Being the primary breadwinner is bad for men's psychological well-being and health ...

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Drinking for Two. Does Marriage Increase or Decrease Alcohol Consumption?

Does marriage affect drinking? A new study provides insights ...

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Backslap or Backstab – How Conflict Varies by Gender

Study shows men follow up conflict with friendly gestures more than women...

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State-Scrounging and the Single Mother

Work, motherhood, singledom - the no-win blame game that winds the taxpayer right up...

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Uncoupled Forever. The Science of Single Life

Single people have richer social lives, more psychological growth than married people...

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Should You Trust Your Gut Instinct? What Do Psychologists Say?

Systematic reasoning appears to beat intuition for recognizing emotions in others, study says...

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Revenge: Best Served Cold, or Not At All?

Revenge is (bitter)sweet, study confirms ...

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For Teenage Boys: The Proven Way to Double Your Female Friends

Teenage boys who show empathy attract 1.8 more girlfriends than boys who don't....

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In With a Bad Crowd? Long Term Effects of Your Child’s Social Network

A 28-year study reveals that the social relationships nurtured in childhood may have physiological consequences...

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Be Nice to Ex-Employees, You’ll meet them again on your long trek back to the middle….

Bosses should maintain goodwill when saying goodbye to ex-employees ...

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Are You Gettin’ It? The Effects of Frequent Sex (with your partner) on Relationships

Does frequent sex lead to better relationships? Depends on how you ask ...

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No Nookie for the Picky: How Sexual Perfectionism Puts Women Off

When women feel their partner demands perfection, sex life suffers ...

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How Much for a Booty Call?! The Danger of Sentimental Purchases

Beware the dewy-eyed late-night online shopping session. Love trumps budget in sentimental buys....

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Gasping for It! How Marijuana Affects the Sexual Morals of Students (!)

People may judge risks, such as whether they will regret having sex or whether they should use a condom, differently when they are drunk or high...

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How to Attract the Opposite Sex, a Scientific Approach

Chapman University publishes research on attractiveness and mating ...

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With Women, Seduction Starts at the Stomach

Eating may prime or sensitize young women to rewards beyond food. It also supports a shared neurocircuitry for food and sex....

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Love Hurts, Especially for Women

Women experience more emotional pain following a breakup, but they also more fully recover....

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Money, Masculinity, and Marital Infidelity

The affairs of economically dependent men simply don't garner media attention, so we hear about this kind of infidelity far less often...

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Posting Selfies is The Path to Misery

People who score higher on self-objectification post more selfies, which leads to more feedback from friends online, which encourages them to post even more photos...

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Dumped? Wallow in Self-Pity. It Works!

In breakups, self-concept repair actually causes improvements in well-being....

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Hetero or Homo – Equal Break-up Rate

Same-sex couples have a similar break-up rate as heterosexual couples....

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Marriage? Trust Your Gut (Not Tinder)

"If they can sense that their gut is telling them that there is a problem, then they might benefit from exploring that, maybe even with a professional marriage counselor."...

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When Arguing : Wives Matter More

When it comes to keeping the peace, it's more important for wives – than for husbands – to calm down after a heated argument...

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Divorce and the Damage Done

Divorce early in childhood affects parental relationships in adulthood...

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Disgusting! Sexual Arousal Makes Us Less Squeamish

Well, we've all done things in the heat of passion that, in other circumstances, would seem a touch yucky (now give that hairbrush a good wash, madam). Actually, in the cold light of morning, the...

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Stressed Men Prefer Heavier Women

People idealize mature morphological traits like heavier body size when they experience an environmental threat such as stress....

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Playmates: How playfulness attracts partners

playfulness may serve an evolutionary role in human mating preferences by signaling positive qualities to potential long-term mates. Just as birds display bright plumage or coloration, men may...

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