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Falling In Love Is An Action

January 15, 2015
Falling In Love Is An Action

The phrase “falling in love” suggests that arriving at this excrutiatingly pleasurable state is akin to slipping on a banana peel. The stars align, right place, right time, and boom! Perhaps it’s because when we fall hard for someone we relinquish control. But it is not kismet.  It may be that we can fall in love […]

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Happy Holidays, Hussies!

December 24, 2014
Happy Holidays, Hussies!

Wishing all my readers a lovely holiday season and blessed New Year! xoxo Susan

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Casual Sex Is a Prevalent Long-Term Mating Strategy

December 15, 2014
Casual Sex Is a Prevalent Long-Term Mating Strategy

A recent article in Scientific American features the recent work of The Kinsey Institute’s Justin García, an evolutionary biologist and protege of Helen Fisher. Various surprising findings are discussed that rock the evo bio foundation of understanding casual sex as a mating strategy. Study I “Hook-up behavior: A biopsychosocial perspective:”, 2008, n = 507 1. 72% of […]

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How to Avoid Being a Sexual Conquest

November 25, 2014
How to Avoid Being a Sexual Conquest

My Thanksgiving houseguests arrive tonight, but I wanted to eke out one post this week. I wish you a wonderful Happy Thanksgiving with family and friends. I am thankful to each one of you for reading, commenting, and making HUS a supportive and informative community! Also, I want to share a link I think you’ll find illuminating. […]

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The Toll of Bad Dating Experiences

November 20, 2014
The Toll of Bad Dating Experiences

“You are the sum total of everything you’ve ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot – it’s all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that I try to make sure that my experiences are positive.” Maya Angelou As an avid reader, when I finish a book I often judge it on one […]

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