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Just like taking a placebo medicine has at times proven to be effective for pain treatment, placebo pretending to be okay can also be helpful after a break-up according to researchers from the University of Colorado. The dating site eHarmony found that listing reading as a hobby on your dating profile is a winning move that makes you more appealing to the opposite sex.
Data revealed that men who list it as an interest receive 19 per cent more messages, and women three per cent more. New research found that when people, who were novices when it came to massages, gave their partners one it improved their physical and emotional wellbeing.
The satisfaction levels were the same whether the partner was giving or receiving the massage with 91 per cent of the couples studied saying they would recommend mutual massages to their friends. Finding a partner who has similar attitudes to you, when it comes to money, could be more likely to guarantee you a successful, harmonious relationship. The main strain on UK relationships is money worries, according to new research, and the key to avoiding money ruining a relationship is to align how you deal with your finances.
Concerns about finances make up 26 per cent of relationship difficulties, according to new research from relationship charities Relate, Relationships Scotland and Marriage Care who surveyed over 5, people in the UK. Research by UCL suggests why serial cheaters repeatedly lie to their partners and commit adultery.
A new study has revealed that Sunday at 9am is the most popular time of the week for Brits to get busy in the bedroom. Our weekends tend to be a lot sexier than our weekdays, with three of the top five most common times for sex falling on a Saturday, at The country reported a higher number of deaths than births for the first time last year, prompting the government to take action. How often do you and your partner actually spot when one of you is hiding your emotions? New research suggests that people miss cues that their partner may be suppressing negative feelings because we see our other-halves in a more positive light.
Con artists are increasingly creating fake online profiles and tricking people on dating sites into handing over often large sums of money. A new study has found that women are 92 per cent more likely than men to judge a potential partner negatively for having an older phone model. Pregnant woman measures the blood pressure with automatic sphygmomanometer.
The average porn user may have more egalitarian views towards women than non-users, a contentious new study has suggested. Men who suffer from erectile dysfunction ED are 70 per cent more likely to die early, a new study has found. US scientists believe that the disorder may be linked to poor cardiovascular health, and suggested that men with ED should be screened for health issues that could cut their lives short.
Men who pay for sex share similar traits to rapists and sex offenders, according to new research. A study from University of California, Los Angeles UCLA , claims that men who have sex with female sex workers feel less empathy for them than men who do not buy sex. Losing a loved one really can break your heart, research suggests, although not for ever. People who lose a partner are at an increased risk of developing an irregular heartbeat for the next 12 months, scientists found. The risk seems to be greatest among the under 60s and when the loss of the partner was least expected. A number of sexual fetishes considered anomalous in psychiatry are actually common in the general population, a study has found.
Researchers asked 1, Quebec residents, representative of the general population, about their experiences of sexual behaviour considered abnormal by the DSM The study, published in The Journal of Sex Research, found that of the eight types of anomalous behaviour listed in the DSM-5, four were found to be neither rare or unusual among the experiences and desires reported by men and women.
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