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  1. Masculine Faces Keep Women Sexually Attracted

    Oct. 14, 2010 -- A man with a masculine face is much more likely than a guy with less masculine features to keep his partner's sexual attraction during her fertile period, known to be the time when a woman's eye can wander, according to a new study. For guys not born with George Clooney's face, ther

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  2. Argument Style Can Hurt a Marriage

    Sept. 30, 2010 -- Spouses who tune out during an argument can hurt their marriage and increase the risk for divorce, a study shows. University of Michigan researchers found that a particularly risky pattern for marriages is when one spouse deals with conflict constructively and the other withdraws f

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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