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Dual Wage-Earners Can Still Have Romantic Relationship

Dual Wage-Earners Can Still Have Romantic Relationship

New U.K. research dispels the long-held belief that long work hours make it harder to maintain a romantic relationship. Investigators discovered dual-career couples can maintain a romantic relationship if each partner is aware that their long work hours will inevitably cause sacrifices and if they make the most of their time after work. In a […]

Cellphones Can Damage Romantic Relationships

Cellphones Can Damage Romantic Relationships

A provocative new study suggests our trusted partner and confidant — the cell phone — can harm interpersonal relationships and lead to higher levels of depression. Baylor University researchers James A. Roberts, Ph.D., and Meredith David, Ph.D., conducted two separate surveys, accounting for a total of 453 adults in the U.S., with the intention of learning the […]

Romantic Opportunities May Impact Women’s Sexual Identity

Romantic Opportunities May Impact Women’s Sexual Identity

New research finds that romantic opportunities seem to influence women’s sexual identities — but not men’s. “This indicates that women’s sexuality may be more flexible and adaptive than men’s,” said study author Dr. Elizabeth Aura McClintock, an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Notre Dame. The study was presented at the 110th Annual Meeting […]

Women More Responsive to Romantic Cues on Full Stomach

Women More Responsive to Romantic Cues on Full Stomach

Women’s brains respond more to romantic cues on a full stomach than an empty one, according to a new study that explored brain circuitry in hungry vs satiated women. This included both historical dieters and those who had never dieted. “We found that young women both with and without a history of dieting had greater […]

Humans Seem Hard-Wired for Multiple Romantic Relationships

A new research review article suggests the human brain has been designed to rebound from past romantic relationships. That is, our psyche can handle falling in and out of love, over and over again. “Our review of the literature suggests we have a mechanism in our brains designed by natural selection to pull us through […]

Romantic Relationship Can Stabilize Neurotic Person

Romantic Relationship Can Stabilize Neurotic Person

A loving, romantic relationship can have a positive, stabilizing effect on a neurotic personality, according to a new study, published in the online edition of the Journal of Personality. “Neurotic people are rather anxious, insecure, and easily annoyed. They have a tendency towards depression, often show low self-esteem and tend to be generally dissatisfied with […]

Twitter May Be Harmful to Your Romantic Health

Twitter May Be Harmful to Your Romantic Health

New research shows that Twitter use can damage users’ romantic relationships. Russell Clayton, a doctoral student at the University of Missouri School, found that active Twitter users are far more likely to experience Twitter–related conflict with their romantic partners. His study is published in the journal Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. Clayton’s results showed that […]

Teens’ Bonds With Parents Can Impact Romantic Relationships

Teens’ Bonds With Parents Can Impact Romantic Relationships

In new research, the University of Alberta’s  Dr. Matt Johnson found that the relationship between parents and teens — however stormy or peaceful — may influence whether those children are successful in romance, even up to 15 years later. In the study, Johnson explores the complexities of the romantic ties that bind. “Being aware of […]

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