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Men with school-age daughters less likely to be sexist | sex and relationships

Men with school-age daughters less likely to be sexist | sex and relationships

Having a daughter makes men less likely to hold traditional attitudes towards gender roles, a trend that became particularly pronounced when daughters reached school-age, a study has found. Researchers from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) analysed the effects of becoming the parent of a daughter on ...

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Children stop believing in Santa Claus by age of eight: Survey | sex and relationships

Children stop believing in Santa Claus by age of eight: Survey | sex and relationships

Children around the world stop believing in Santa Claus around the age of 8, according to an international survey which also showed that about 34 per cent of adults wished that they still believed in Father Christmas. The study also shows the threat of being on Santa’s naughty list does ...

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Study shows how couples handle laughter and banter | sex and relationships

Study shows how couples handle laughter and banter | sex and relationships

Laughter plays an important role in romantic relationships, whether it’s shared together or directed at the significant other. If partners handle laughter or being laughed at in a similar way, they tend to be quite content with their relationship. People who are afraid of being laughed at are often less ...

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You’re turning into your parents | sex and relationships

You’re turning into your parents | sex and relationships

With so many family gatherings this time of year, many of us notice that our siblings are turning into our parents, and some of our partners’ and friends’ kids are turning into their parents. That’s no illusion. As scientists have learned from “nature versus nurture” studies on twins and adoptees, ...

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This is why it is difficult to decide whether you should leave a relationship | sex and relationships

Knowing whether to stay in or leave a romantic relationship is often an agonising and worrying experience and that uncertainty can have negative consequences for health and well-being. A new study offers insights into what people are deliberating about and what makes the decision so difficult. This study could help ...

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These are the specific reasons couples give for wanting to break-up or stay in a relationship | sex and relationships

These are the specific reasons couples give for wanting to break-up or stay in a relationship | sex and relationships

Knowing whether to stay in or leave a romantic relationship is often an agonizing and worrying experience and that uncertainty can have negative consequences for health and well-being. A new study offers insights into what people are deliberating about and what makes the decision so difficult. This study could help ...

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It’s not a secret crush if he stares at you all the time, and you know about it | sex and relationships

It’s not a secret crush if he stares at you all the time, and you know about it | sex and relationships

Are you having relationship troubles? Is the long distance bothering you or do you have trust issues? Are you looking for someone to talk your heart out about these problems? Worry not. So, TV anchor, theatre personality, comedian, political satirist, columnist and author, Cyrus Broacha is here to help you: ...

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Who is a demisexual? 5 signs you may identify as one | sex and relationships

Who is a demisexual? 5 signs you may identify as one | sex and relationships

If you’re here, you’re clearly wondering if demisexuality really exists. You might have known sexual and asexual since those biology classes in school but what is demisexual? Let’s find out. Demisexuality is within the asexuality spectrum and is used to describe a person who does not experience sexual attraction unless ...

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Masculine faces perceived as more competent than feminine: Study | sex and relationships

Masculine faces perceived as more competent than feminine: Study | sex and relationships

Faces that are seen as competent or talented are perceived as more masculine than feminine, say researchers while noting that this can pose a threat to social justice. In the study, the team from the Princeton University in the US were interested in identifying the “visual ingredients” that influence how ...

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Being shy can put you at ‘hangxiety’ risk | sex and relationships

Being shy can put you at ‘hangxiety’ risk | sex and relationships

If you are a very shy kind of person, you are more likely to suffer from ‘hangxiety’ – anxiety during a hangover – as compared to your extrovert friends, a new study suggests. The study showed that, among the participants, drinking about six units of alcohol slightly decreased anxiety in ...

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