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  1. Who Marries and When

    June 30, 2009 -- Only 17% of American women haven’t married by age 35, compared to 25% of men, new research indicates. But many people marry a lot younger, the study indicates. There’s a 50% probability that women will marry for the first time by age 25, researchers say; the probability of marriage

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  2. New Spin on Why Women Are Pickier in Love

    June 5, 2009 -- Women tend to be more selective than men when choosing romantic partners. Though scientists have long chalked up women’s pickiness to evolution, new research says the explanation may be simpler. Men typically approach women first, and the act of approaching increases desire. The rese

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  3. Boredom Can Doom a Marriage

    April 16, 2009 -- Tension and conflict aren't the only things that affect marital satisfaction in the long term. Simple boredom can also be a relationship killer. A new study shows that couples who report boredom at year seven of marriage are less likely to be satisfied with their marriages at year

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  4. Kids Can Make a Beautiful Marriage Ugly

    April 14, 2009 -- The birth of children has an immediate negative impact on even blissfully happy couples, raising stress and reducing satisfaction levels of husbands and wives, new research says. Reasons for the negative toll kids take on marriage vary between men and women, but researchers say sat

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  5. Top 5 Reasons for Skipping Sex

    Feb. 10, 2009 -- Being tired or needing sleep are the top reasons for skipping sex, a new poll shows. The national poll, conducted by phone in January by the Consumer Reports National Research Center, included 1,000 adults 18-75. Women made up 52% of the group. Most participants, 57%, were married o

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  6. Sleep Is Sweet for Happily Married Women

    Jan. 28, 2009 -- Having a happy marriage doesn't just make it easier to get through the day. It might also help women sleep better at night. That's according to a new study that shows happily married women sleep more soundly than women who report less happy marriages. Wendy Troxel, PhD, from the dep

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  7. Red Really Is the Color of Romance

    Oct. 28, 2008 -- A new study shows the color red may make women more attractive to men. Researchers at the University of Rochester, led by Andrew J. Elliot, PhD, carried out five experiments to see if what they call the "red-sex link" was for real. The participants were undergraduate students whose

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  8. Sex and Aging: Women in for a Surprise?

    Sept. 25, 2008 -- Both men and women over 50 say they expect the desire for and ability to have sex to diminish with age. Women, however, are more likely to have physical symptoms and more likely to be surprised by them, according to a new study. An online survey of 705 adults -- about half men and

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  9. Magazine: Atlanta Best City for Singles

    Sept. 9, 2008 -- If you're single, you might feel right at home in Atlanta, which Forbes lists as this year's best U.S. city for singles. It's the first time that Atlanta has topped the list. Forbes cites seven factors -- "coolness, cost of living alone, culture, job growth, online dating, nightlife

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  10. 'Bonding' Gene Found in Men

    Sept. 2, 2008 -- Researchers have identified a "bonding" gene involved in the relationship behavior of men and their partners. Researchers, led by Hasse Walum of the Karolinkska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, looked at pairs of Swedish twins. Five hundred fifty-two twins and their partners of at le

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