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Mar 15, 2021 9:25 AM CDT
Couple's Breakup Solution: Handcuffs
These constantly bickering Ukrainians are definitely creative
- When Viktoria Pustovitova told Alexandr Kudlay she wanted to break up with him (again) after a relationship marred by constant fighting, Kudlay didn't write her a love poem, buy her flowers, or blast romantic ballads with a boom box outside her bedroom window. Instead, the 33-year-old Ukrainian had a...
PM Has Called Trump Unfit.
US Ambassador Isn't Worried
Jul 26, 2019 1:20 PM CDT
PM Has Called Trump Unfit. US Ambassador Isn't Worried
Woody Johnson says relationship between Boris Johnson, US president will be 'sensational'
- President Trump thinks the United Kingdom's new prime minister will be "great," and the US ambassador to the UK seems to share similar optimism not only for Johnson's ability to, like Trump, "get things done," but also on the two leaders' future dealings. "...
Love Seekers Lost $143M
to Scammers in 2018: FTC
Feb 13, 2019 9:15 AM CST
Love Seekers Lost $143M to Scammers in 2018: FTC
That's more than any other type of consumer fraud found by the agency last year
- If you wanted the Federal Trade Commission's take on Valentine's Day, here it is: Beware of getting scammed seeking love online. The warning comes via the agency's latest revelation, which cites more than 21,000 reports of people getting swindled by internet "paramours" in 2018, NPR...
There's an Upside for Women
Who Get Cheated On
Apr 30, 2016 10:55 AM CDT
There's an Upside for Women Who Get Cheated On
'Higher mating intelligence'
- Having a relationship end because of an unfaithful partner can be devastating. But a new study suggests that women who lose their significant other to another by way of infidelity "actually win in the long run" because the experience bestows "higher mating intelligence," according to a press...
The Undoing of
Affair With an
Apr 28, 2016 10:02 AM CDT
The Undoing of Priceline's CEO: Affair With an Employee
Darren Huston resigns, won't get severance
- The chief executive of Priceline has now become a member of what the
Wall Street Journal
calls a "not-very-exclusive club" of CEOs "toppled by relationships with employees." Darren Huston has resigned from the online travel company—which also includes Kayak, OpenTable, and Booking.com—effective immediately after...
Study: Who's More Likely
to Cheat in a Relationship
in case you missed it
Jun 6, 2015 7:29 AM CDT
Study: Who's More Likely to Cheat in a Relationship
Breadwinners are less likely to cheat than those who are economically dependent
- What's the likelihood your spouse will cheat on you? University of Connecticut professor Christin Munsch attempts to answer that question through an economic lens in a study published today in
American Sociological Review
. Munsch looks at how likely it is a breadwinner will cheat—as well as how likely...
Focus on Sex,
Jan 11, 2015 7:06 AM CST
Jealous Men Focus on Sex, Jealous Women on Feelings
Giant study looks at gender, sexuality differences on cheating
- Ask a heterosexual man and woman about their reactions to their partners cheating, and you'd likely get two very different answers. That's according to a huge study on jealousy among people of different sexes and sexualities. Researchers at Chapman University polled some 64,000 people on how they'...
Ladies, Men Really
Don't Feel Your Pain
Dec 18, 2014 8:05 AM CST
Ladies, Men Really Don't Feel Your Pain
Researchers find women, parents are much more empathetic
- Think your man doesn't feel your pain? It might not be in your head after all. Scientists in Australia say men simply aren't very empathetic when their partners are blue—and they have a national survey to prove it, reports the
. Researchers interviewed 20,000 Australians...
Iowa Women Marry
After 72 Years Together
Sep 9, 2014 7:07 AM CDT
Iowa Women Marry After 72 Years Together
Vivian Boyack, 91, and Alice 'Nonie' Dubes, 90, finally tie the knot
- After 72 years together, two Iowa women have finally said "I do." "This is a celebration of something that should have happened a very long time ago," said the reverend officiating the Saturday wedding of Vivian Boyack, 91, and Alice "Nonie" Dubes, 90. They met...
Oct 6, 2013 7:03 AM CDT
Treat Your Marriage Like Software Code
Says David Auerbach, a married software engineer
- No software code is free of bugs, and no marriage is free of hitches. Fortunately, in both cases, those issues can be addressed—using techniques that are surprisingly similar, writes David Auerbach at Slate . He should know: He's a software engineer, and so is his wife. A few of...
Marriage Won't Make You Happier: Study
Jan 19, 2012 2:30 PM CST
Marriage Won't Make You Happier: Study
At least, not compared to just living with your partner
- If you're living with your significant other, don't worry too much about tying the knot, because it won't make you any happier, according to a new study. The study followed 2,737 single men and women for six years, watching as 896 of them either got married...
Hurts Wedded Bliss
Jun 14, 2011 3:51 PM CDT
Wives' Insomnia Hurts Wedded Bliss
Same isn't true for husbands' lack of sleep: Study
- If your wife has a poor night’s sleep, it can be bad news for the marriage—but if it’s your husband who can’t drift off, that’s no problem, a study finds. After a woman’s night of tossing and turning, the likelihood of an argument the...
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Feb 19, 2011 8:49 AM CST
Abusive Boyfriends Sabotage Birth Control
Report suggests it's disturbingly common
- A new report sheds light on a form of domestic abuse that hasn't received much attention: men pressuring their partners to get pregnant against their will, sometimes by sabotaging birth control or forcing unprotected sex. In a survey of callers to the National Domestic Violence Hotline, one in four women...
Ball Hits Girl,
Guy Gets Dumped
Aug 12, 2010 9:32 AM CDT
Guy Ducks, Ball Hits Girl, Guy Gets Dumped
'Bo the Bailer' learns a tough lesson
- Today's "How to Treat a Lady Lesson:" If you let your girlfriend get smacked by a baseball on videotape that gets viewed more than 350,000 times, you will get dumped. When a foul ball was hit into the stands during the fourth inning of Monday night's Houston...
In a Relationship,
'We' Means 'You'
fun with pronouns
Jan 7, 2010 1:04 PM CST
In a Relationship, 'We' Means 'You'
Too many couples take the semantic easy way out
- One member of a couple will often suggest that “we” do something, but that’s not what she—oh, yes, it's usually she—is really saying, and it’s not helpful, Beth Teitell writes. ‘‘We’ has turned into an order. It’s morphed from the first person...
Loneliness Is Communicable
Dec 1, 2009 12:13 PM CST
Loneliness Is Communicable
Feel bad, friends feel bad—but only for 3 degrees of separation
- Lonelyhearts of the world unite—your malaise may not be the fault of your particular situation, but rather that of contagious ill-feeling. A new study finds that loneliness is infectious—lonely neighbors that interact regularly with those next-door pass on increased loneliness. So “you can use your friends to...
A Teen Boy's Guide
to Love, Via
JUST DON'T BITE HER
Nov 26, 2009 11:24 AM CST
A Teen Boy's Guide to Love, Via
Say weird stuff, have seizures when you kiss, appear dead, etc.
- When it came to being cool and hitting it off with girls, Mick LaSalle had it hard as a teen—he had to figure out what width belt to wear and such without the benefit of
as a primer. Herewith, some "empirical data" helpful to 15-year-old boys he...
Have More Sex
Oct 21, 2009 1:42 PM CDT
Couples Who Share Chores Have More Sex
Housework amps up your spouse, but why?
- More housework equals more sex, a new study shows, though watchers are split on why that is. Two answers quickly spring up: For one, active folks tend to pour their energy into
pursuits. “This group of go-getters seem to make sex a priority,” a researchers tells the...
Men More Likely to Abandon
Oct 15, 2009 12:11 PM CDT
Men More Likely to Abandon Sick Partners
Seven times as many women stay when serious illness strikes
- Relationships fail seven times more often when illness strikes the female partner than when it strikes the man. Researchers don't know why, but theories abound: “There is an immediate shift in a relationship when an illness is diagnosed,” a counselor tells the
of London. Gender roles change...
Look Up Exes on Facebook
at Your Own Peril
Oct 6, 2009 10:17 AM CDT
Look Up Exes on Facebook at Your Own Peril
He's probably gay, she probably hates you, and it could ruin your relationship
- Back in the halcyon pre-Facebook days, Elizabeth Bernstein writes, you didn't just pick up the phone and ring up an old flame. “If you went looking for a former partner, you knew you were looking for trouble.” So why it should be any different on Facebook? A survey...
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