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The potentially lasting implications of day-to-day couple conflict on physical and mental well-being are revealed in a study published today in the journal Personal Relationships.
People who feel secure in in their relationship with their partner have a more satisfactory sex life and are more able to be sensitive in the affection they give.
MERRILLVILLE, Ind., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Horrifying news stories of foster care abuse and system-wide failures prompted psychologist Dr. Kalyani Gopal to turn 25 years of work into words.
Toddlers who do not have a secure emotional relationship with their parents, and particularly their mothers, could be at increased risk for obesity by age 4 Â½, according to new research.
The way you react to your two-year-old's temper tantrums or clinginess may lead to anxiety, withdrawal and behavior problems down the road, and the effect is more pronounced if the child is a boy who often displays such negative emotions as anger and social fearfulness.
People who are hypersexual or otherwise addicted to sexual activity are more likely to have anxiety or insecurities about intimate relationships, researchers from Massey University in New Zealand have discovered.
Researchers have found that the naturally-occurring hormone and neurotransmitter oxytocin intensifies men's memories of their mother's affections during childhood.
Sons who have fond childhood memories of their fathers are more likely to be emotionally stable in the face of day-to-day stresses.
It comes as no surprise that many children suffer when a parent is behind bars.
People who feel insecure about their attachments to others might be at higher risk for cardiovascular problems than those who feel secure in their relationships.
- A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).