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Why people cheat in relationships — and how to keep it from happening to you

Today, geneticists estimate that 16 million men in Asia (that's 1 out of every 200) are direct descendants of Khan.<p>Now, I'm not saying Khan cheated on his wife or anything. After all, I wasn't there.<p>But Khan <i>is</i> on the historical record claiming that his absolute favorite thing in the world, aside …

Genghis Khan

The Most Powerful Law of Attraction

<i>"An elusive, enigmatic aura will make people want to know more, drawing them into your circle...The moment people feel they know what to expect from</i> …

Psychology

Sliding vs. Deciding

When it comes to commitment, timing may not be everything but it's a lot of the things. This insight from a sports commentator of Super Bowl XII is …

Jane Austen

The Puzzle of Pretty Boys

Male appearance hasn't gotten much play in the canon of Western civ. A handsome face could probably boost cologne sales at the local department …

How Do You Know If You're in Love?

How do you know if you’re love?<p>The answer can change so much about your life, from how you interact with a current (or potential) partner to how you …

Breaking Up Doesn't Have to Break You

There’s no question that the ending of a close relationship can be wrenching. Whether through breakup, divorce, or the death of your partner, you …

Aging Gracefully

High school reunions are existentially loaded. They feel a bit like the moment depicted in too many films when, in old age or just before death, we …

Rhode Island

Online Dating Etiquette: Five Tips No One Will Tell You

5 Valuable Dating Lessons From the Animal Kingdom

We often seek human-driven guidance when it comes to dating, but since relationships can be a jungle, maybe there's something to be learned from …

Relationships

5 Steps to Take Before Starting a New Relationship

Forget “The Rules." Stop believing “He’s just not into you." In fact, skip all the self-help confusion that instructs you on how to morph yourself …

With Facial Recognition Partnership, Match.com Users Can Find Dates Based on Exes

You might say you're looking for a potential mate that looks like George Clooney or Scarlett Johansson, but chances are you do have a "type" and it …

Why Clingy Partners Cling

There’s nothing like the joy of a new relationship, when the road ahead seems sunny and bright.<p>Your world becomes centered around this object of your …

Tinder Is About to Become More Like Snapchat

The popular dating and hookup app Tinder is reportedly adding a new feature that will make it a lot more like Snapchat.<p>Tinder, which lets you talk to …

Field Guide: Sarcastic Masters

If there's such a thing as a congenital smart aleck, Rachel Mosteller is it. The 27-year-old Houston journalist has been ready with a well-timed barb …

Psychology

11 Reasons Unhappy Couples Don't Break Up

Have you ever observed a hostile couple and thought, <i>Why do they stay together?</i><p>When I was a rookie therapist over a decade ago and encountering such …

Never Be Manipulated Again

<i>From dictionary.com:</i> <b>ma·nip·u·la·tive</b> [muh-nip-yuh-ley-tiv, -yuh-luh-tiv] adjective<p>influencing or attempting to influence the behavior or emotions of …

Psychology

The best way to win an argument

<b>How do you change someone’s mind if you think you are right and they are wrong? Psychology reveals the last thing to do is the tactic we usually</b> …

What's in a Kiss?

Kisses are nearly universal, whether given as a greeting, a sign of affection, or a tentative indicator of the first stirrings of attraction.<p>In many …

The Halo Effect

Idea<p>Oct 14th 2009<br>From Economist.com<p>If we see a person first in a good light, it is difficult subsequently to darken that light<p>The existence of the …

How to Recognize a Narcissist or a Psychopath on Your First Date, before It is Too Late Kindle Edition

This step-by-step guide with real-life examples answers the question: is there anything you can do to avoid abusers and narcissists to start with? …

Who Falls for Dishonest People? Not Who You'd Expect

Let’s face it: Some people are far more decent than others.<p>Researchers have studied this tendency and labeled it Honesty-Humility (1), a personality …

Do morals shift when we use a foreign language? - Futurity

People make different moral decisions when they use a foreign tongue, rather than their native language, scientists have discovered.

Language Learning

Can a Rebound Relationship Be the Real Deal?

Break-ups can be heart-wrenching experiences, marked by distress, unhappiness, even a loss of sense of self (Lewandowski, Aron, Bassis & Kunak, 2006).<p>…

Empiricism

Why Imperfect Sex Can Be Plenty Good Enough

Source: Shared by Krappweis via Freeimages<p>Too many unmarried people share the fantasy that when they find the right person and commit, sex will …

Relationships

Kitestring

Going out?<p>Whether you’re meeting up with a stranger or just taking a midnight stroll, give Kitestring a heads up.<p>Check in via SMS<p>Kitestring checks up …