Psychology & Psychiatry

How phubbing can threaten your love life

(HealthDay)—As helpful as your smartphone is, it's easy to develop an unhealthy attachment to it, one that can even become an addiction. It also can isolate you from other people. For instance, looking at your phone in ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How much sex is right for you and your partner?

(HealthDay)—Are you having enough sex? It's a loaded question. "Enough," like "a lot," means different things to different people—it could mean every night, twice a week or twice a month.

Psychology & Psychiatry

How humour can change your relationship

A sense of humour is an attractive trait. There is abundant cross cultural evidence that shows that being funny makes you more desirable as a mate, especially if you are a man. But once the initial flirting is over, and you ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How viewing cute animals can help rekindle marital spark

One of the well-known challenges of marriage is keeping the passion alive after years of partnership, as passions tend to cool even in very happy relationships. In a new study, a team of psychological scientists led by James ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Have children? Here's how kids ruin your romantic relationship

Lots of women look forward to motherhood – getting to know a tiny baby, raising a growing child, developing a relationship with a maturing son or daughter. All over the world, people believe that parenting is the most rewarding ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

High standards produce mixed effects on marriages

There is a tension between what spouses demand from their marriages and what they are capable of attaining from those marriages, according to recent psychology research. The results are published in the April issue of Personality ...

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