Chicks Dig Altruists

November 18, 2016
Chicks Dig Altruists

New research featured at Scientific American finds that altruists – guys who do good deeds for others – get laid more. This is somewhat surprising because until recently, research on altruism has focused on cooperation as a means of group and kin survival, not a sexually selected trait. In fact, in contemporary culture the opposite […]

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Is Your Partner Still Hung Up On an Ex?

November 15, 2016
Is Your Partner Still Hung Up On an Ex?

If you’re dating someone who recently went through a breakup, you have probably wondered whether they are truly over their ex. It’s not unusual for a person to go for the rebound after a breakup. When we feel heartbroken, we welcome any development that promises to help assuage the pain. Rebound relationships offer several kinds of […]

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Sex is Not a Skill Set

November 10, 2016
Sex is Not a Skill Set

In The One Real Way to Get Better at Sex, the principal investigator at the Sexual Psychophysiology and Affective Neuroscience Lab at UCLA says there is no such thing as someone who is “good at sex.” Sex is not a skill set you can pack up and travel with, moving from partner to partner. According […]

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Are You Dating a Man or a Man-Child?

November 3, 2016
Are You Dating a Man or a Man-Child?

Good relationships require maturity. That’s why we don’t marry until our hormones have stopped raging and our character, goals, and development are well underway. We want to marry a man, not a man-child. We generally use age as a way of quickly judging maturity, but it can be a poor predictor. Some eighteen year-olds are […]

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Emotionally Intelligent Husbands Accept Influence of Wives

October 31, 2016
Emotionally Intelligent Husbands Accept Influence of Wives

Many of us are familiar with marriage expert Professor John Gottman‘s claim that he can predict whether a couple will divorce just moments after meeting them – with 94% accuracy. The tell is whether the couple displays contempt for one another. That statistic came out of a six-year longitudinal study of 130 newlywed couples. The research […]

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