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  1. Do Spouses Grow Alike as Time Passes?

    Aug. 27, 2010 -- It just seems so, but it isn't: Husbands and wives don't become more alike over time. That's according to a study published in the August issue of the Personality and Individual Differences. Rather than becoming more alike over time, people simply tend to pick mates based on shared

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  2. Women Are Attracted to Men in Red

    Aug. 5, 2010 -- OK, guys, here’s a tip about romance: Wear red. It might help you catch the eye of women. A new multicultural study finds that women are attracted to the color red when looking at men -- and they aren’t even aware of this arousing effect. Researchers at the University of Rochester fi

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  3. Losing Love Has Similarities to Addiction

    July 9, 2010 -- Been jilted by your lover? Are you broken-hearted from being dumped? Researchers who've looked at the brains of the lovelorn say rejection by a romantic partner lights up areas of the brain that are associated with addiction, reward, craving, and depression. Romantic love may be link

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  4. Couples Fight Due to Perceived Threat, Neglect

    June 25, 2010 -- All couples in committed relationships have disagreements and arguments, and most fights are driven by two fundamental concerns, new research finds. One concern is perceived threat, which involves the idea that your partner is being hostile, overly controlling, critical, or is too q

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  5. Voice Is Key in Sexual Attraction

    May 26, 2010 -- How can you tell if someone is attracted to you? A new study suggests lowering your voice can communicate sexual desire. While a great deal of sexual attraction may revolve around the visual, evidence suggests sounds are just as important. Voices can communicate a great deal of socia

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  6. A Little Gratitude Keeps Relationships Strong

    May 24, 2010 -- A new study suggests small thoughtful gestures and a little everyday gratitude toward one's partner can yield a great deal of happiness and help strengthen relationships. However, the researchers caution not to confuse gratitude with indebtedness, which, they said, does help maintain

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  7. Most Young Adults: Oral Sex Is Not Sex

    April 8, 2010 -- What is sex? Think you have that answer down pat? Well, if you have a teen or college-aged child, you might want to ask them what they think. Most young adults agree penile-vaginal intercourse is sex, but less than one in five think that oral-genital contact counts as “having sex,”

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  8. Good Health Boosts Sexual Life Expectancy

    March 9, 2010 -- Good health may not only help you live longer, but it could also help you enjoy a longer, more satisfying sex life. A new study shows people who are in good health are nearly twice as likely to be interested in sex in middle and older age and also more likely to report having a busy

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  9. Which Marriages Last 10 Years?

    March 2, 2010 -- Will your marriage survive at least 10 years? The odds are worse if you're young or have no kids during the marriage, the CDC reports. The findings come from a new CDC report on U.S. marriage and cohabitation. The data were collected in 2002 in one-on-one interviews with a nationall

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  10. Single Men Have Higher Risk of Stroke

    Feb. 24, 2010 (San Antonio) -- Get married! Be happy! Single and unhappily married men are at increased risk of dying from stroke, suggests a study of more than 10,000 men. After taking into account other stroke risk factors, men who were single in the 1960s were 64% more likely to suffer a fatal st

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