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Do You really Know What You Want In A Partner?
2011-11-14 10:37:25

Study says romantic preferences fall by wayside once you meet a potential dating partner So you're flocking to online dating sites with a wish list of ideal traits that you desire in a mate. Not so fast! Once you actually meet a potential dating partner, those ideals are likely to fall by the wayside, according to new research from Northwestern University and Texas A&M University. People liked potential partners that matched their ideals more than those that mismatched their...

2011-02-15 19:39:56

You might think that a loving partner helps keep you on track"”say, when you want to stick to your jogging or concentrate on your studies. But a new study in Psychological Science, a publication of the Association of Psychological Science, reports the opposite: Thinking about the support a significant other offers in pursuing goals can undermine the motivation to work toward those goals"”and can increase procrastination before getting down to work. The study's authors,...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.