Geekosystem.com…We love you, but you should probably stick to what you do best (sharing random, marginally humorous things you find on the internet) and leave relationship science to the experts. A few days ago Geekosystem ran a story titled, Television Is Destroying Our … [Read more...] about Geekosystem Failure: Does TV Cause Marital Strife?
Rape, an all-too-common occurrence in the USA,1 was recently thrust back into the political spotlight, following the unfortunate comments of Rep. Todd Akin (R-Missouri). Akin, like many Americans (particularly those who identify as Republicans), is an avid Pro-Lifer. On Sunday, … [Read more...] about Of Elephants and Onions: Rape, Pregnancy, and Labeling
There seems to be a widely shared belief that anyone involved in an "open" relationship is infected with all sorts of STDs. (Want to get tested? Click here for HIV RNA testing) The assumption seems to be that if you aren't monogamous, you're a promiscuous disease spreader, right? … [Read more...] about Are “Open” Relationships The Hotbed For STDs That Everyone Assumes?
Bisexuality is the tendency to be sexually attracted to both men and women. This may sound like a superpower to some – double the romantic options means double the romantic odds, right? But in reality, bisexuality can be a bit of an awkward identity to have. Bisexual people … [Read more...] about Bisexuality Myths Debunked by Science
Recently, people in the mainstream media have been talking about how cohabitation (living with a partner out of wedlock) impacts marriage, beginning with a New York Times article, continuing on Slate.com (here and here) and The Daily Beast. The question at hand … [Read more...] about Fact Checking Cohabitation and Marriage