We often hear tales of women forsaking the nice, kind, dependable man for the brooding, confident bad boy, but do women really prefer bad boys? New research from the University of British Columbia suggests that perhaps they do, at least in terms of sexual … [Read more...] about Do Nice Guys Really Finish Last?
Romantic partners often experience jealousy (see our previous post on jealousy and Facebook), but interestingly, who makes us jealous may lie in how long our fingers are! Evolutionary psychologists have found that men prefer partners who are physically attractive (which is a … [Read more...] about How Jealous Are You? Check Your Fingers!
Men are more interested and likely to engage in casual sex than women, right? From film, to music, to magazines-- it’s one of those things everyone (seemingly) “knows” about the respective sexes that is pervasive in popular culture. Visit your local bookstore’s self-help section … [Read more...] about When Are Women Into Casual Sex?
A recent post discussed the role of similarity in romantic relationships; do “opposites attract” or do “birds of a feather flock together?” Fortunately, the science of relationships has been able to help flush out what could be regarded as conflicting advice about what to look … [Read more...] about Similarity Versus Complementarity Among Lesbian Couples
With the proliferation of smart phones, “sexting” is on the increase. Even Brett Farve (allegedly) and the (former) mayor of Detroit have gotten caught up in the craze! But who is likely to sext with their partners? A new research paper examines sexting and its association with … [Read more...] about “Sexting,” Anxious Attachment, and Relationship Expectations