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2013-07-15 10:47:06

A study suggests that whether parents are gay, lesbian or straight, how well they work together as a couple is linked to fewer behavior problems in their adopted children and is more important than their sexual orientation A new study by psychology researchers suggests that whether parents are gay, lesbian or straight, how well they work together as a couple and support each other in parenting is linked to fewer behavior problems among their adopted children and is more important than...

Jealous Partners Become More Like Their Rival To Gain Attention
2013-07-11 07:08:52

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Seeing your partner flirt with someone might cause you to feel hurt, angry and jealous. You might not expect, however, that you would start thinking of yourself like your rival. A new study led by Villanova University suggests just that: jealousy can prompt people to change how they view themselves relative to competitors for their partner's attention. Prior studies showed people will often change their self-view to be more similar...

2013-07-01 11:53:58

Divorce has a bigger impact on child-parent relationships if it occurs in the first few years of the child's life, according to new research. Those who experience parental divorce early in their childhood tend to have more insecure relationships with their parents as adults than those who experience divorce later, researchers say. "By studying variation in parental divorce, we are hoping to learn more about how early experiences predict the quality of people's close relationships later in...

2013-06-26 16:38:12

While men tend to match their partners' emotions during mutual cooperation, woman may have the opposite response, according to new research Cooperation is essential in any successful romantic relationship, but how men and women experience cooperation emotionally may be quite different, according to new research conducted at the University of Arizona. Ashley Randall, a post-doctoral research associate in the UA's John & Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences and the UA's...

2013-06-13 12:33:32

10-month-old infants show sympathy for victims of aggression Infants as young as ten months old express sympathy for others in distress in non-verbal ways, according to research published June 12 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Yasuhiro Kanakogi and colleagues from Kyoto University and Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan. Infants at this age are known to assign goals and intentions to geometric figures; hence the researchers used a series of animated sequences to test...

2013-06-11 11:31:43

Preschool children who have been neglected or emotionally abused exhibit a range of emotional and behavioral difficulties and adverse mother-child interactions that indicate these children require prompt evaluation and interventions, according to a systematic review by Aideen Mary Naughton, M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O., D.C.H., F.R.C.P.C.H., of Public Health Wales, Pontypool, England, and colleagues. A total of 42 studies of children age 0 to 6 years with confirmed neglect or emotional abuse who...

Study: Sexually Promiscuous Women Don’t Make For Friends, Mates
2013-06-04 07:23:58

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study from Cornell University developmental psychologists reveals that college-aged women judge promiscuous female peers more negatively than more chaste women. The promiscuous women -- defined as having had 20 or more sexual partners by their early 20s -- are viewed as unsuitable for friendship. The research team notes that even when the women reported liberal attitudes about casual sex or a high number of lifetime...

2013-05-30 23:00:23

New book brings excitement back into seniors bedrooms. SAN ANGELO, Texas (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 "Upon reaching 70, I suddenly realized that I knew very little about women and sexuality,” says Herb Hirata. He vowed to change that and set out on a journey of sexual awakening. In his new book “65+ --Gateway to Sexual Adventure: For Women and Men” (published by Trafford Publishing), he gathers what he learned into a compact and comprehensive guide to encourage seniors to explore...

2013-05-28 21:36:34

Young people are demanding information and education about their bodies, sex, their sexuality and sexual health, as well as access to services that will support them to stay safe and healthy. Papers published in the latest themed issue of Reproductive Health Matters (RHM) demonstrate that information and services in fact remain unavailable to many young people, and many may grow up without fully understanding things that they are currently experiencing such as menstruation, let alone...

2013-05-09 23:40:16

There is a way to get the relationships you most desire, with friends, family, coworkers, and your partner. (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 “Are you tired of feeling that relationships are a struggle, and they shouldn´t be so much work? Are you wondering how to mend a broken relationship or keep your relationships as fresh and new as when you first started?” asks Jennifer Diepstraten, co-founder of FamilyCo. “Then you need to know that great relationships, and even...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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