It’s a common trope to hear that men are unfeeling pigs. It’s why, when a couple watches The Notebook, the end leaves the girlfriend in tears and the boyfriend half-asleep. But a new study has debunked that idea, finding that men are not incapable of empathy, but that men and women feel empathy over different things.
Are you on either Team Jacob or Team Edward, and have the T-shirt to prove it? Have you read the entire 50 Shades of Grey trilogy and are unafraid to take out the books on public transit? Are you a sucker for romantic television shows and movies? New research shows that people who are more heavily invested in fictional romances are less likely to be committed to their own relationship. Interestingly though, despite the lack of commitment, people are also just as likely to be satisfied in love as their peers are.
The time-honored tradition of forgive and forget may not be the best way to a happy marriage, psychologists revealed.
Instead, they claim that expressing your anger and having a heated but honest conversation could be more effective clearing the air and guaranteeing a long and healthy relationship.
A California woman who landed in the Guinness Book of World Records last September as the world’s heaviest living woman weighing 643 pounds, said that she lost 100 pounds thanks to marathon sex sessions with her ex-husband.
Those who think they’ve perfected the art of fake laughter are in for a surprise: You’re not fooling anyone.
Researchers found that people are actually “extremely good” at detecting even the most realistic sounding of phony giggles.
Even in the face of today’s tough economy and high unemployment rate, a new study revealed that it is still no excuse: in dating, unemployment is a deal breaker, particularly for straight women.
Of course it’s not uncommon for people looking for a relationship to keep a mental checklist of qualities required of their potential lovers, but a recent survey revealed that a whopping 75 percent of straight women had problems with dating an unemployed man.
Couples sleeping on the same bed may live longer and be in better health that people who sleep by themselves, experts say.
Just a light touch from a stranger can stimulate a surge in a woman’s body temperature, especially if the person making contact is a man, psychologists found.
Confident and cocky alpha males may think they could win the heart of any woman, but a new evolutionary study on the development of the modern family suggests quite the opposite.
While many couples trying to conceive are often told that timing is everything, new findings confirm that pressure on men from having to “perform” on cue when their partner is ovulating and at her most fertile state can result in impotence and even adultery.