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First genetic proof that women were Viking warriors

New DNA evidence uncovered by researchers at Uppsala University and Stockholm University shows that there were in fact female Viking warriors. The …

9 signs you're with an emotionally intelligent person

If your significant other has most of these qualities, you've found a keeper<p>Everyone would love to think the person they're attracted to is …

Without Emotional Intelligence, Mindfulness Doesn’t Work

Mindfulness has become the corporate fad <i>du jour</i>, a practice widely touted as a fast-track to better leadership. But we suspect that not all the benefits laid at its feet actually belong there. Our research and analysis has revealed a complicated relationship between mindfulness and executive …

A professor who studied relationships for 50 years says this is how you make love last

A professor has analysed more than 1,100 studies on relationships to compile a list of strategies to making love last.<p>Brian Ogolsky, professor in human development and family studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, looked at every piece of academic research published on the topic of …

University of Illinois

How a Breakup Distorts Your Sense of Self

<b>In honor of Valentine’s Day, Science of Us is spending this week talking about love — specifically, what happens when it goes wrong. If you ever</b> …

Relationships

How to Love Each Sign: V-Day Lovescopes

Love is not a mistake. Love is not an accident. Love is not a way out.<p>Love is our way in.<p>Love is a risk. Love is a loss. Love is a revolution.<p>Love …

Relationships

Beyond Sex Ed: How To Talk To Teens About Love

Love — or infatuation, at least — is part of school, whether we want it to be or not. It's often school that gives us our first crush, our first dance-induced cold sweat, and that first bitter taste of heartbreak.<p>And so, on this Valentine's Day we ask: Should educators and parents be talking about …

Relationships

Want to raise empowered women? Start in middle school.

By Phyllis Fagell<p>When my girlfriends and I share stories about our first jobs, we shake our heads at our meekness. Susan recalls her boss at a company in Paris. “She would fly off the handle at the smallest things, screaming, ‘Vous êtes nul!’ — ‘You are nothing!’ ” Susan would retreat to the …

Parenting

6 Ways To Get Your Sh*t Together Based On Your Personality Type

<i>Manifest the year of your dreams by going inward. Renew You 2017 is a month of mindfulness during which we’ll share content that guides you to create</i> …

Productivity

Feel a little 'off'? What you should know about silent heart attacks

<i>In 2011, Elizabeth Banks made an</i> <i>over-the-top video</i> <i>to shock women into heeding the particular signs of the female heart attack. Now, alarming new research says dangerous episodes with hardly any symptoms are more common than even Hollywood could have imagined. Ladies, meet the truly silent heart</i> …

How to Make the Best Chocolate Chip Cookies You've Ever Eaten (in 5 Easy Steps)

The truth about sex and pizza also applies to chocolate chip cookies: There are many, many ways to make them (over 50 recipes on this site alone), …

Asheville, NC Tops This Year's List Of The Coziest Cities In America

If feeling cozy is important to you, it may be time to consider a move down south.<p>For the third year in a row, Honeywell Heaters has released their list of the Top Ten Coziest Cities In America, and we're definitely ready to pack our bags.<p>(Yes, spring is predicted to come early, but who can resist …

Don't End Your Marriage Until You've Asked These 7 Questions

It's time for a little self-reflection.<p>Few people decide to divorce without spending months -- sometimes even years -- soul searching and deliberating that decision.<p>Below, experts share seven things you absolutely must consider before calling it quits.<p><b>1. Have we tried marriage counseling?</b><p>You owe it …

Marriage Counseling

What If Your Anxiety or Depression Is Actually "DDD"?

An increasingly common psychological disorder called depersonalization may be going undiagnosed.<p><b>This article originally appeared in the April 2007 issue of ELLE.</b><p>There are many analogies Sandy Gale uses to describe her affliction: It's as if she is separated from others by an invisible barrier, as …

Maybe This Is The Reason Neanderthals Went Extinct

Scientists say it could have been a matter of culture.<p>Why did the Neanderthals suddenly go extinct 40,000 years ago?<p>We may never know for certain the answer to that provocative question. But a remarkable new study published this month suggests that our prehistoric rivals were done in not by …

Anthropology

Study reveals how to have great sex in a long-term relationship

Foreplay and telling your partner you love them are key factors in maintaining a satisfying sex life in a long-term relationship, a new study has …

The 1 Question That Can Save Your Relationship

It’s one of the most uncomfortable places to be – deep in a fight with the person you love most. You’d do anything to come to an understanding. You’d …

Parenting After Separation or Divorce

The lives of millions of families are impacted by divorce or separation every year. The overriding concern for most parents is how to protect their children. Studies show that children do best when they continue to have an ongoing stable relationship with both parents. This means when parenting is …

10 Parenting Habits to Develop Before Your Child Becomes a Teen

I started parenting habits prior to the "dreaded teen years" that I hope will carry my influence further and create a positive relationship with my …

Narcissists in Long Term Relationships: A Case Study, Part 1

I recently received an email from a reader in Texas. I thought it might be helpful to share her experience with others, to see just how gradual and …

Why Special Ops Are Doing Yoga—and Why You Should, Too

These warriors swear by it. See what it can do for you<p>I started doing yoga in 2011, when I was shutting down Iraq as part of Operation New Dawn.<p>Eight other Special Forces guys and I were the last American soldiers north of Baghdad, and our job was to represent U.S. support for a sovereign Iraqi …

19 gestures that make a woman feel absolutely adored

After the initial giddiness of falling in love dies down, it can be hard to find the little things that give your relationship sparkle. The thrill …

Relationships

The 5 Quickest Ways to Kill Your Relationship

The majority of us have experienced the moment when we realize a relationship is in rapid decline. Although such a slide often ends in a breakup, it …

Loneliness

How to know if his kisses really mean 'I love you'

Hate to break it to you, ladies, but just because someone uses the words, "I love you," doesn't mean he actually means them. If this article comes as …

Relationships

It is now easier than ever to have an affair - and get caught, relationship expert says

Online dating has made infidelity effortless, but surveillance apps are also simple to download, explains the chief executive of Relate<p>It is now easier than ever to have an affair – and get caught, according to the head of the UK’s oldest and biggest relationship guidance service.<p>Advances in …

9 Small Ways I Keep My Wife Happy, Every Day

Relationships take work. Hard work. In order to grow in your marriage, you need to embody the change that you want to see. You need to be the …

4 Reasons Why Women Cheat

Sex and relationship experts weigh in on why women cheat in relationships.

Relationships

Netflix Is Crucial to Your Relationships, According to Netflix

the persistence of netflix & chill<p>The concept of "Netflix and chill" is one that has proved to have unexpected staying power. The phrase first started easing its way onto the internet in late 2014, according to Know Your Meme, and today, you can even rent out a Netflix-themed Airbnb in New York …