Marriage isssss supposed to be a happy occasion, but on occasion it may also undermine mental health. To determine marriage’s effect on depressive symptoms, researchers assessed 152 women during their engagement and then again 6 months post-wedding. Overall, rough 1 in 10 women … [Read more...] about Marriage Is Depressing, Especially For Some Women
Photo Credit: ellebangs There is a common belief that hair parted on the right side makes a person appear more feminine and warmer, while parts on the left give the impression of greater masculinity and competence. Researchers tested this assumption across three studies with a … [Read more...] about How Should You Part Your Hair to Look Better?
By Gary W. Lewandowski Jr. Ph.D. - Monmouth University Decisions are a part of life. At various times you may need to choose the best vacation spot, job candidate, babysitter, or place to live. Your most important decision may be figuring out your best romantic partner. … [Read more...] about 15 Questions to Determine if Your Relationship is Hall of Fame Material or a Strikeout
Television often gets a bad rap. If your mom was anything like mine, she often warned that if you sat too long in front of the TV it would “rot your brain.” TV’s potential for brain degradation aside, because watching TV is enjoyable, it feels natural to assume there is a catch. … [Read more...] about Better Than You Think: The Impact of TV on Your Relationship
There is a well-worn saying, often mistakenly attributed to Albert Einstein, suggesting “women marry men hoping they will change. Men marry women hoping they will not.”1 This statement may or may not be true, but highlights an interesting (and understudied) relationship dynamic: … [Read more...] about The Relationship is a Changin’: The Benefits Achieved When Partners Change Together