Wednesday October 22nd 2014

‘Relationships Research’ Archives

Just Friends Or One-Way Romantic Attraction?

Just Friends Or One-Way Romantic Attraction?

When one friend admits they are "into" the other, but the other is not "into" them like that, things can get really weird. But they don't have to, says Heidi Reeder, associate professor of communication at Boise State University. Reeder's research team did a study on why some friendships end and others don't after one friend tells the other [...]

Why Men Get Jealous Over Sex & Women Over Emotions

Why Men Get Jealous Over Sex & Women Over Emotions

While it has been noted that women cannot digest emotional infidelity and men fail to accept sexual infidelity, new research has suggested that this difference in jealousy goes beyond gender differences.  The researchers said that such differences have more to do with how two people are attached in a relationship. Research has documented that [...]

How To Get Your Man To Behave Selflessly!

How To Get Your Man To Behave Selflessly!

Apparently there is a sure-fire way to get your man to behave selflessly. Invite over your attractive friends and few other males... Men put on their best behaviour when attractive ladies are close by. When the scenario is reversed however, the behaviour of women remains the same. These findings were published February 2, 2012, in the [...]

How Often Do Women Think About Sex?

How Often Do Women Think About Sex?

And all this time you thought there is something wrong with you. It turns out the "experts" don't even have this sex thing all figured out. A new study says our comfort with sexuality is the best predictor of how frequetnly we think about sex. "If you had to know one thing about a person to best predict how often they would be thinking [...]

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 [...]

Your Narcissistic Ex Cares After All, New Study Says

Your Narcissistic Ex Cares After All, New Study Says

It has been well documented that narcissists lack empathy and don't care about the pain and suffering of others. Lo and behold! New research suggest that narcissists do have the capacity to empathize with other people's pain and suffering. But read this... "given the right conditions" "If we encourage narcissists to consider the situation [...]

Rebound Sex Or Revenge Sex?

Rebound Sex Or Revenge Sex?

While having sex to cope with a break-up, get over an ex, or get back at an ex is popular advice given to dumpees, researchers at the University of Missouri point out that it's not always beneficial. Using a longitudinal study, researchers over the course of eight months interviewed 170 college students who had gone through a recent breakup. [...]

Why He/She Is Avoiding Talking To You

Why He/She Is Avoiding Talking To You

A partner who desires more change is much more likely to pressure the other for a change, while the partner who desires less change is more likely to avoid discussion of the problem or passively withdraw from the interaction. This is according to a recent study by Sarah Holley, SF State assistant professor of psychology who directs the [...]

The Top Three Most Common Sexual Regrets

The Top Three Most Common Sexual Regrets

According to a new study, men are more likely to regret not taking action on a potential liaison, and women are more remorseful for engaging in one-time liaisons. "Prior sex researchers have focused primarily on the emotion of sexual attraction in sexual decisions," Buss says. "These studies point to the importance of a neglected mating emotion [...]

Facebook Unfriending Has Real Life Consequences

Facebook Unfriending Has Real Life Consequences

Unfriending someone on Facebook may be as easy as clicking a button, but a new study from the University of Colorado Denver shows the repercussions often reach far beyond cyberspace. "People think social networks are just for fun," said study author Christopher Sibona, a doctoral student in the Computer Science and Information Systems program [...]

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