Condescending Couples Think Their Lifestyle Is Better Than Being Single

By | Tue, 01/07/2014 - 17:42

A recent study found that some couples tend to idealize their own lifestyle over singles' and believe that others will benefit from the way they live, which is called "normative idealization."

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Why Couples Who Confess To Watching Porn Have Better Relationships

By | Tue, 01/07/2014 - 12:59

Couples who are honest about watching porn have higher levels of relationship satisfaction and lower levels of distress.


'Benevolent Sexism' Yields Less Satisfaction In Marriage

By | Mon, 01/06/2014 - 18:19

Researchers discovered that women who put their faith in benevolent sexism — an implicit promise that a woman will be cherished and protected if she accepts a man's more general authority — had more extreme dips in relationship satisfaction whenever conflict arose.

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Why Straight Women And Gay Men Perceive Each Other As Trustworthy For Dating Advice

By | Fri, 01/03/2014 - 17:39

Straight women and gay men view each other as trustworthy when it comes to dating advice because their relationships is characterized by a lack of ulterior motives in sexual behavior.


Why Couples Engage In Unwanted Sexting

By | Thu, 01/02/2014 - 18:40

Half of men and women in committed relationships "requisext" because of a longing for intimacy and abandonment anxiety.

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Dieting May Predict Relationship Issues In Women

By | Fri, 12/06/2013 - 14:09

Women who diet and have poor body image are more susceptible to relationship issues.

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Marital Satisfaction Goes Up When The Better Half Stays Poised

By | Sat, 11/09/2013 - 15:58

Researchers found that marriages with wives who stay calm during heated discussion experienced more satisfaction, while the ability of husbands to control emotions had little effect.


Facebook Knows How Long Your Relationship Is Going To Last

By | Fri, 11/01/2013 - 12:46

Facebook knows if your relationship is going to last or hit the skids soon.

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Losing Weight May Be Bad For Relationships

By | Fri, 11/01/2013 - 11:22

Losing weight can be bad for relationships, leading to less sex and more insecurities.

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Texting Can Disconnect Couples

By | Thu, 10/31/2013 - 11:57

Texting can replace serious, meaningful conversations, disconnecting couples in committed relationships.

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The Reason You Have Sex Could Impact The Health Of Your Relationship

By | Wed, 10/23/2013 - 16:08

The real reason that couples have sex could affect the health of their relationship.

Romantic Kiss Helps Assess, And Retain, Mates

What's In A Kiss? A Test To Choose And Retain Good Partners

By | Sun, 10/13/2013 - 22:24

Although physiological arousal occurs during kissing, primary drivers for the behavior may be the exercising of discretion in mating choices.

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Can Working Out Cure The Breakup Blues?

By | Tue, 09/10/2013 - 16:51

Jo Piazza says that getting over a breakup is similar to overcoming addiction and that exercise is the best solution.


Research Shows 1 In 7 Adults Are Not With Their True Love

By | Fri, 08/30/2013 - 13:24

Seventy-three percent of adults in long-term relationships stay with their partner because their ‘true love’ got away.

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How To Predict A Cheating Partner

By | Tue, 08/20/2013 - 16:16

Cheating in unmarried couples is found to be tied to dissatisfaction with their relationship, not their partner.