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2014-04-22 23:16:18

Dr. Joanne Wendt has helped many couples build and maintain healthy, lasting relationships during her twenty-seven years of practice as a licensed clinical psychologist. Dr. Wendt has discovered that time together, as well as personal time and personal decision making are keys to maintaining a successful relationship and is releasing a few essential tips for couples. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Single men and women often focus on how to find the right partner, but once a...

2014-04-19 23:02:30

Queendom.com and PsychTests.com's latest study uncovers an attachment style that can be even more damaging than the dependent and co-dependent ones. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 Whether a couple consists of one dependent partner, or a dependent and co-dependent partner, the result is generally the same: dysfunction. Not the run-of-the-mill minor dysfunction that so many people identify with — we are talking about a destructive, emotionally draining yet addictive...

2014-04-18 10:01:48

Easter is a time when many people in the world think about their relationships with God. New research explores a little-understood role of God in people's lives: helping them cope with the threat of romantic rejection. In this way, God stands in for other relationships in our lives when times are tough. Most psychological research to date has looked at people's relationship with God as similar to a parent-child bond, says Kristin Laurin of the Stanford Graduate School of Business. "We...

2014-04-10 13:43:08

There is no point faking it in bed because chances are your sexual partner will be able to tell. A study by researchers at the University of Waterloo found that men and women are equally perceptive of their partners' levels of sexual satisfaction. The study by Erin Fallis, PhD candidate, and co-authors Professor Uzma S. Rehman and Professor Christine Purdon in the Department of Psychology at Waterloo, identified sexual communication and ability to recognize emotions as important factors...

2014-03-28 09:14:45

In a study of 14,000 U.S. children, 40 percent lack strong emotional bonds — what psychologists call "secure attachment" — with their parents that are crucial to success later in life, according to a new report. The researchers found that these children are more likely to face educational and behavioral problems. In a report published by Sutton Trust, a London-based institute that has published more than 140 research papers on education and social mobility, researchers from Princeton...

2014-03-27 23:22:09

New policy brief from The Fenway Institute analyzes state efforts to gather sexual orientation data on Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Surveys, including Southern and Plains/Mountain states. Fenway recommends all 50 states ask these questions every year. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 The Fenway Institute today issued “a call to action” to state health departments, urging them to ask questions about sexual orientation on their Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System...

2014-03-27 04:20:38

68 percent of respondents say they would be open to marrying a guy met on the Jack'd app LONDON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack'd, the fastest growing gay app in the world among young adult gay men, today released the findings of a community survey conducted amongst its users in the United Kingdom. With same sex marriage to be legalized on March 29(th) in England and Wales, Jack'd surveyed its community--80 percent of which are 18-30 years old--on their impressions of marriage and love...

2014-03-20 12:28:33

Couple's Guide Provides Blueprint for Renewing Relationships NEW YORK, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Springtime is a love fest for some, but for others, it underscores lost romance and broken promises. Easter and Passover, our Spring holidays, resonate with themes of rejoicing but also point up the pain and suffering within the human experience. "The best gift couples can give each other is the promise of renewal," says author and couples therapist, Marty Babits, LCSW, BCD. "Couples who need...

2014-03-15 23:03:53

The Long Distance Relationships website has launched to become a one-stop resource for couples living apart and professionals providing them with support. (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 A new site for those embarking on a long distance relationship has been launched. The aim of the Long Distance Relationship website is to become an indispensable resource for those carrying out their relationship while separated geographically. As well as providing help for those in a relationship of this type,...

2014-02-11 23:25:03

With online dating on the rise, datingafter40.org - a new mature dating site for single men and women over 40 years old to find their match launches. (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 With the Internet more prominent than ever, many are finding a sense of community through community forums, hobby websites, Internet meet-up events, and online dating. There have been many online dating sites created for those with similar interests or lifestyles such as religion, game enthusiasts, movie lovers,...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'