Tuesday November 25th 2014

‘Relationships Research’ Archives

What Sexually Satisfies Men and Women?

What Sexually Satisfies Men and Women?

Sex worldwide could be better. Apparently, we have lost our sense of adventure, our libidos and our interest. 60% of us say that sex is fun, enjoyable and a vital part of life. However, only of 44% of people are fully satisfied with their sex lives. We've established that we become less satisfied with our sex lives as we get older, more for [...]

The Emotional Impact Of Being Unfriended On Facebook

The Emotional Impact Of Being Unfriended On Facebook

A study looking at the emotional impact of being unfriended on Facebook found a range of emotions connected to unfriending, from being bothered to being amused. "The strongest predictor is how close you were at the peak of your friendship when the unfriending happened," said Christopher Sibona, a doctoral student in the Computer Science and [...]

Public Displays of Affection: Lust or Love?

Public Displays of Affection: Lust or Love?

Bad news for anyone who regularly uses the phrase 'Get a room!' Public Displays of Affection (PDAs) look set to soar in 2010 -- and it's not just moonstruck teens who are indulging in bouts of public passion. Headed up by Barack and Michelle Obama, it's been an epic year for syrupy displays by celebrity couples. The world's most powerful [...]

Women Want Sex Men Want Cuddling

Women Want Sex Men Want Cuddling

Just when we thought we had the sexual preferences of male and female all figured out and tacked away in little neat stereotypes, someone comes up and messes it all up. It begs the question, "what do we really know?" Read the latest study from the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University, published in the Archives of Sexual Behavior (July 2011) [...]

Is There An Empathy Problem In Your Relationship?

Is There An Empathy Problem In Your Relationship?

One of the things I've said over and over again is, ladies don't just complain and nag your man about the things he's not doing right, ignoring the things he's doing right, however small. And guys, don't assume you know your woman and dismiss her complaints as a sign that she doesn't know what she wants. She knows what she wants and that's for you [...]

Why Women Call And Text Men They’re Interested In

Why Women Call And Text Men They’re Interested In

There was a time when men were expected to make the first moves in courtship, but research suggests it is now women who take the lead, relentlessly pursuing lovers with phone calls and texts. A study of mobile phone traffic indicates that women are more intent than men on having a romantic relationship. "It's the first really strong evidence [...]

Curvy Women Like A Drug To Men’s Brains

Curvy Women Like A Drug To Men’s Brains

Men like curvaceous women. No news there, right? But there's a little more to it. Daily Mail reported a study that reveals that women with curvy hips and smaller waists are to men as beer is to an alcoholic. Ayo-ho ho-hooo! Lead researcher Dr Steven Platek of Georgia Gwinnett College showed "before" and "after" pictures of nude women who [...]

A Kiss Can Help You Find the Right Partner, Study Says

A Kiss Can Help You Find the Right Partner, Study Says

In my article Casanova or Caveman - What His Kissing Style Says, I listed 8 things you can tell about a man just by how he kisses. The list was based on some chats I have had with friends and from personal experience. As it so happens, I wasn't alone interested in kissing as an indicator of  potential partners selection. A  study by Oxford [...]

Cheater Alert: That Friend Isn’t Just A Friend

Cheater Alert: That Friend Isn’t Just A Friend

Oct. 2, 2013 — New research by Albright College associate professor of psychology Susan Hughes, Ph.D., has found that men and women alter their voices when speaking to lovers versus friends and that such variations can potentially be used to detect infidelity. "It's not just that we change the sound of our voice, but that others can easily [...]

Is Your Relationship What You Think It Is?

Is Your Relationship What You Think It Is?

"People like to feel that they're making progress as a couple. If they're not -- if, in fact, the relationship is in trouble -- they may have distorted recollections that help them feel like they're moving forward because they need a psychological justification to stay in the relationship." This is according to a new study by the University of [...]

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