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Science says couples in lasting relationships typically wait this long to start having sex

Valentine’s Day is nearing, signaling an looming romantic milestone for any new couple. For us, it made us want to get to the bottom of a tricky relationship question. When is the optimal time to start being sexually intimate in a relationship? The answer, like many relationships, is complicated, spanning anywhere from a few dates […]

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Relationship Update | Mother’s personality traits can determine your love life status

The relationship skills and personality traits that you inherit from your mother are likely to determine the number of romantic partners you will have, say researchers. A new study has shown that people whose mothers had more partners, married or cohabiting, often follow the same path. “Our results suggest that mothers may pass on their […]

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Why sexist men are aggressive in romantic relationships?

Heterosexual sexist men who think their female partners or wives want to control them are more likely to underestimate their power in romantic relationships and act aggressively, researchers said. The study examined what is known as hostile sexism, or the belief that women want to control men, in romantic relationships because the power dynamic is different […]

LISTENING TO ‘HIGHLY AROUSING
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LISTENING TO ‘HIGHLY AROUSING’ SONGS MAKES YOU LOOK HOTTER, FINDS SCIENCE

Women find men more sexually attractive after listening to ‘highly arousing’ music, new research suggests. Romantic attraction is a complicated thing but when it comes to pursuing a potential date forget the love notes, fancy dinners and rose petals because it’s actually music that has the power to influence their judgement. Whether it’s the steamy […]

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CONTRACEPTIVE MANUFACTURER FINDS KEY REASON MANY MEN DISLIKE CONDOMS: SIZE MATTERS

Condoms get a bad rap for being a bad wrap. Men often complain of discomfort, diminished sensation and poor fit. A recent federal study found only a third of American men use them. Now, changes by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and industry-standards groups have opened the door to the condom equivalent of bespoke suits. […]

LUBRICATING CONDOMS
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SCIENTISTS DEVELOP NEW SELF-LUBRICATING CONDOMS THAT COULD ENCOURAGE SAFE SEX

Scientists have developed new self-lubricating condoms that they believe could encourage more people to practise safe sex. The condoms, which have been developed by researchers at Boston University, have been designed with a special, durable coating that becomes slippery when it comes into contact with natural bodily fluids. The team believes people who are sexually active may feel more inclined […]