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Facebook More Irresistible Than Sex?

Facebook More Irresistible Than Sex?

Facebook and email trump sex in terms of sheer irresponsibility, a German study says. For one week the phones, provided by the researchers, buzzed seven times daily, alerting study subjects to…

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…

Why You Feel Lost Post Break-Up

Why You Feel Lost Post Break-Up

When a romantic relationship ends, an individual’s self-concept is vulnerable to change, according to research in the February issue of Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. Self-concept is defined as a…

How to Respond to A Depressed Ex

How to Respond to A Depressed Ex

Dealing with someone suffering with depression can be difficult, especially when their depression is creating all sorts of problems in your relationship. Sometimes knowing how your response helps or worsens the…

Are You A Dramatic Dater Or Partner-Focused?

Are You A Dramatic Dater Or Partner-Focused?

A new study found four distinct patterns of commitment, which researchers say can reveal the fate of different relationships. While past relationship studies have focused on single facets at one…

Should You Text Your Ex Less Or More?

Should You Text Your Ex Less Or More?

In a study published in the Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy, researchers Lori Schade and Jonathan Sandberg of School of Family Life studied 276 adults to see what communicating…

Men Women Brains No Different Big Data Says

Men Women Brains No Different Big Data Says

A research study at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science has debunked the widely-held belief that the hippocampus, a crucial part of the brain that consolidates new memories and…