Not that you need reminding, but nearly 15 years ago then-President Bill Clinton was immersed in a saucy sex scandal. The affair was the topic of many water cooler talks. People wondered how the American President, the leader of the free world, did not know whether he cheated or … [Read more...] about Cheating is in the Eye of the Beholder: What Counts and Who Cheats?
Have you ever found yourself walking in the same direction as a stranger (e.g., down the hall at work/school; through the shopping mall) and found yourself oddly attracted to that person? No? Yeah, me neither. But, and hear me out, even though we don’t consciously feel an immense … [Read more...] about Are You Gonna Go My Way?
Let’s face it: Many marriages end. Divorce occurs for a variety of reasons, but regardless of the cause, ex-partners often need to negotiate with one another during the divorce process. For example, if there are kids in the picture, how is custody resolved? How does the couple … [Read more...] about Cooperation During Divorce Negotiations: Guilt and Shame Matter
When my wife and I first started dating, she would joke that because I valued my best friend’s opinion so much, we would only be able to stay together if he approved of her…at least I think she was joking. Fortunately, he gave me his blessing, and now my wife … [Read more...] about Whose Opinion Matters More: Parents’ or Friends’?
image source: retrieverman.wordpress.comWe discussed previously how men view women who wear red (vs. other colors) as more physically attractive and sexually desirable. Researchers have recently discovered that this preference exists because men perceive red as indicating greater … [Read more...] about Why Are Men Attracted to the “Lady in Red”?