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2011-09-14 12:05:09

The levels of violence girls and boys from disadvantaged backgrounds experience in their partner relationships is revealed in new University of Bristol research published today. It is the first time there has been an in-depth look at violence in the intimate relationships of disadvantaged teenagers who are not in mainstream education. Some of those who took part had been permanently excluded from school, were young offenders or teenage mothers. The researchers interviewed 82 boys and...

2011-08-30 11:22:41

Children with difficult temperaments are often the most affected by the quality of their relationships with their caregivers. New research suggests that highly irritable children who have secure attachments to their mothers are more likely to get along well with others than those who aren't securely attached. These findings, from researchers at the University of Maryland, are published in the journal Child Development. Researchers followed 84 infants from birth to age 2. About a third...

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2011-08-23 13:53:55

  New study suggests that sexist women with a preference for casual sex are more likely to respond to men's aggressive strategies Men with a preference for 'one-night stands' and negative sexist attitudes towards women are more likely to use aggressive courtship strategies. They compete with other men who are also interested in the woman, tease the woman, and isolate her away from her friends. In response, women with a preference for 'no strings attached' sex and negative...

2011-08-15 12:09:50

For proof that rejection, exclusion, and acceptance are central to our lives, look no farther than the living room, says Nathan Dewall, a psychologist at the University of Kentucky. "If you turn on the television set, and watch any reality TV program, most of them are about rejection and acceptance," he says. The reason, DeWall says, is that acceptance"”in romantic relationships, from friends, even from strangers"”is absolutely fundamental to humans. In a new paper published in...

2011-08-15 00:00:03

BestDailyDates.com brings about the biggest change in online dating. Members can post specific date ideas: what, where, when, who pays, and accept the ones they like, offered by the people they like, and go on dates in no time. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 14, 2011 BestDailyDates.com (http://www.bestdailydates.com) announces the launch of the new online dating site. The service is offering a whole new dating experience taking the best out of the online and offline world. BestDailyDates...

2011-08-03 08:05:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stop Abusive and Violent Environments, a victim-advocacy organization, is charging bias in the screening guidelines recently issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The guidelines will require health plans recognized under President Obama's Affordable Care Act to conduct domestic violence screening and counseling for women...but not for men. The HHS rule was issued exactly three weeks after Catherine Becker of...

2011-07-26 21:06:57

Most people worry from time to time. A new research study, led by a Case Western Reserve University faculty member in psychology, also shows that worrying can be so intrusive and obsessive that it interferes in the person's life and endangers the health of social relationships. These people suffer from what's called generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), says Case Western Reserve psychologist Amy Przeworski. Individuals with GAD frequently put social relationships with family, friends, or...

2011-07-25 23:48:19

Trend may help explain decline in marriage rate, particularly among young adults Changes in relationship formation and dissolution in the past 50 years have revealed new patterns in romantic relations among young adults. The U.S. Census indicates that young people are choosing to marry later and cohabitating more often than past generations. Now, a University of Missouri researcher has found that people in their 20s are redefining dating by engaging in "stayover relationships," spending three...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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