Monday July 28th 2014

‘Relationships Research’ Archives

Is Over Sacrificing Ruining Your Relationship?

Is Over Sacrificing Ruining Your Relationship?

Helping your partner when you don't feel like it can be damaging your relationship, according to social scientists from the University of Arizona. Men and women offering to take on a chore normally done by the other may make them seem like the perfect partner. Yet when these sacrifices are done by a partner who is feeling stressed or in a bad [...]

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 [...]

What Liberals and Conservatives Look for in a Date?

What Liberals and Conservatives Look for in a Date?

Liberals and conservatives are looking for the same thing when they join online dating websites, according to new research co-authored by University of Miami political scientist Casey Klofstad. The study, published in Political Behavior, shows that both liberals and conservatives are looking for a partner who is like themselves. The study, [...]

Interested Or Deceptively Flirting?

Interested Or Deceptively Flirting?

When it comes to assessing the romantic playing field -- who might be interested in whom -- men and women were shown to be equally good at gauging men's interest during an Indiana University study involving speed dating -- and equally bad at judging women's interest. Researchers expected women to have a leg up in judging romantic interest, [...]

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 [...]

Is She Or He Lying To You?

Is She Or He Lying To You?

Trusting others may not make you necessarily a fool, instead it can be a sign that you're smart says a study in the current Social Psychological and Personality Science (published by SAGE).. Several days before 2nd year MBA students watched the tapes of interviewees they believed were telling the truth, they filled out a questionnaire that [...]

Is It Your Fault If Your Partner Is Abusive?

Is It Your Fault If Your Partner Is Abusive?

It's your fault for dating or marrying "down", if you accept that having a higher income or education than your partner increases the chance of psychological violence and abuse. According to a recent study on violence and relationships pu, "Whenever power is unevenly allocated in a relationship the chance of physical and psychological abuse [...]

Sex And Housework Related To Marital Satisfaction

Sex And Housework Related To Marital Satisfaction

Married men and women who divide household chores in traditional ways report having more sex than couples who share so-called men's and women's work, according to a new study co-authored by sociologists at the University of Washington. The new study, published in the February 2013 issue of the journal American Sociological Review, shows that [...]

Facebook More Irresistible Than Sex?

Facebook More Irresistible Than Sex?

Facebook and email trump sex in terms of sheer irresistibility, a German study says. For one week the phones, provided by the researchers, buzzed seven times daily, alerting study subjects to take a quick survey on the type, strength and timing of their desires, as well as their ability to resist them. The study found that while the desire [...]

Why Women Call And Text Men

Why Women Call And Text Men

There was once 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 [...]

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