Men who flaunt their luxury possessions are not the ‘marrying kind’

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These men are driven by their desire to have uncommitted romantic flings.

Men who drive expensive cars or who flaunt their flashy possessions are driven by their desire to have uncommitted romantic flings according to researchers from Rice University, the University of Texas-San Antonio and the University of Minnesota.  Although it may catch a woman’s attention she won’t be marrying him any time soon.

 

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Couples Who Don’t Have Sex Before Marriage Have Happier and More Stable Relationships

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More than 2,000 married couples were questioned as part of a study by the Brigham Young University’s School of Family Life in Utah

Couples who do not have sex before marriage have happier more stable relationships and a more rewarding sex life, according to a new study.  Psychologists found that couples who waited until after their wedding night rated the stability of their relationships 22 per cent higher than those whose physical relationships developed earlier.

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How Nagging Partners Increase the Risk of Suffering Angina

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Falling out with your other half significantly increases the risk of angina.

It is a warning to bear in mind if the Christmas dinner causes family tensions to boil over.  For research has shown that ­nagging from a partner significantly increases the risk of suffering angina.

 

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Language May Help Create, Not Just Convey, Thoughts and Feelings

Learning another language can change your perspective on Life!

The language we speak may influence not only our thoughts, but our implicit preferences as well. That’s the finding of a study by psychologists at Harvard University, who found that bilingual individuals’ opinions of different ethnic groups were affected by the language in which they took a test examining their biases and predilections.

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Sex Ban on the International Space Station

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Sexual intercourse not allowed on the International Space Station.

Commanders do not allow sexual intercourse on the International Space Station, it has been disclosed.  “We are a group of professionals,” said Alan Poindexter, a NASA commander, during a visit to Tokyo, when asked about the consequences if astronauts boldly went where no others have been.

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Young Adults Couples Delaying Marriage For a Decade

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Britain’s Prince William and Kate Middleton are in their ninth year of courtship.

Supposedly, young adults don’t have much of an attention span — except when it comes to love.  That’s when it seems this generation of young people is giving new meaning to the words “long-term relationship.” Many are “a couple” for years, and some approach a decade of dating. They’re just shy of the altar for so long that parents and grandparents are a bit bewildered.

 

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Well Adjusted Teens Do Better on Social Media Sites

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Teens who spend a lot of time on social networking sites may be more well adjusted according to a study. 

With his gaze fixed on a tiny screen, hearing plugged by earbuds and fingers flying, the average teenager may look like a disaster in the making: socially stunted, terminally distracted and looking for trouble. But look beyond the dizzying array of beeping, buzzing devices and the incessant multitasking, say psychologists, and today’s digital kids may not be such a disaster after all.

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Nicholas Christakis Talks About The Hidden Influence of Social Networks

We’re all embedded in vast social networks of friends, family, co-workers and more. Nicholas Christakis tracks how a wide variety of traits — from happiness to obesity — can spread from person to person, showing how your location in the network might impact your life in ways you don’t even know.

 

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