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?
To better understand life after breakup, researchers surveyed 5,705 people in nearly 100 countries about their breakups and experience of grief afterwards. The most common reason for breaking up was “lack of communication.” Women were more likely to initiate a … [Read more...] about Life after Breakup: An International Survey
image source: nypost.com/2014/04/30/5-tips-for-female-breadwinners/ A study of 2,757 participants from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth examined how spouses’ relative earnings (i.e., who makes more money) influences likelihood of cheating. Results indicate … [Read more...] about Is It Better to be the Breadwinner? Implications for Infidelity
How do brides’ physiques measure up to their fiancés? To answer this question, over 600 brides-to-be recorded their and their fiancés’ weight, height, and weight change over the 6 months leading up to their wedding. Partners’ weights and heights … [Read more...] about Brides’ and Fiancés’ Weight Leading Up to the Wedding