Sometimes it’s obvious that our partner is interested in having sex—they might give us that … [Read more...] about Do You Know When Your Partner is in the Mood for Sex?
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In a recent New York Times article, psychology professor Sonja Lyubomirsky challenged ideals about … [Read more...] about Hot and Heavy or Slow and Steady: Changing Our Perspective on Love
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