Throughout time, the female body has been revered as an absolute representation of beauty. From Nefertiti’s beautifully sculpted, brilliantly painted, symmetrical face, to the alluring renditions of Venus’ voluptuous full-figure, to photographs of Marilyn Monroe’s iconic wind … [Read more...] about Do I Look Fat In These Jeans? Whose Opinion Matters Most: His, Hers or Yours?
In a previous article, I wrote about how both men and women prefer those who display neotenous (i.e., baby-like) features over adult features and rate those who exhibit them as more attractive.1 So what happens when toymakers manipulate these baby-like features to give off a … [Read more...] about From Bratz to Natural Beauties
Although many people do not realize it, the pornography industry is enormous. Widely hidden from view, it generates an estimated $13 billion dollars a year from within the United States alone, which is more annual revenue than Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, Apple, Amazon, eBay and … [Read more...] about The Pornography Effect on Men and Their Romantic Relationships
As we’ve reviewed previously, it’s hard for parents to fight the natural expectations kids develop regarding their right to privacy; as kids grow older and become more independent they naturally desire more privacy which causes them to disclose less and less to their parents. As … [Read more...] about Knowledge About Your Adolescent’s Life: Will it Necessarily Decline Over Time? (Hint: Probably)
As a 40-something, married father of two, I’ve experienced a lot of transitions in my life, including some particularly big ones over the past decade or so. I started a new job, got married, had a kid, bought a house, and had another kid. Importantly, I’m not unique in this … [Read more...] about Catching Fertility