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The 12 Ties that Bind Long-Term Relationships

Monday, July 9, 2012
Category: Love


he surprising findings of this study, reported in the prestigious journal Social Psychological and Personality Science, showed not only that many people were still in love even after 10 years of marriage, but also which factors predicted the strength of their passion.

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Refunds for Wedding Gifts After the Couple Splits Up

Saturday, July 7, 2012
Category: Love


When you buy a wedding gift, you register on the Web site and upload an image of your receipt (you can also mail in the hard copy). You pay a fee of 8 percent of the purchase price. (For a $100 gift, that’s $8.

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Psyched Out

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Sunday, July 1, 2012
Category: Love


Perhaps most damaging of all is our myth of the soul mate. We have certain expectations — nothing short of total emotional support from our spouses. We also require rocking sex, a perfect other half of the parenting team, and our go-to playmate.

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Love at first smell?

Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Category: Love


Many partygoers chuckled at the idea of finding a match in a smelly T-shirt. But that’s not to say there isn’t some science supporting the idea. Research studies using similar T-shirt experiments have shown that people prefer different human scents.

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How To Handle An Imbalance Of Power In A Relationship

Friday, June 22, 2012
Category: Love


The important questions become: How does the partner in the more powerful position avoid abusing the other partner? How often is power a one-way street, anyway?

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