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Featured Blog Posts – July 2011 Archive (6)

Men Concerned About Sexual Performance More Likely to Cheat

A new study from the University of Guelph and researchers from Indiana University looked at how demographics, interpersonal factors and sexual personality affect infidelity. What they found was that men with sexual performance anxiety are more likely to cheat on their partners. Also, men who are risk-takers or easily sexually aroused are also more likely to wander. When it comes to women,…


Added by hitched on July 26, 2011 at 4:54pm — No Comments

C-Section Births At An All-Time High

A new study conducted in 19 states between 2002 and 2009 found that cesarean deliveries jumped from 27 percent of births in the United States to 34 percent. The report comes from HealthGrades, a source for physician information and hospital quality outcomes. In trying to understand why the rate of c-section births have…


Added by hitched on July 22, 2011 at 3:26pm — No Comments

When Wives Are Thinner Than Husbands Marriages are Happier

New research from the University of Tennessee looked surveyed 169 newlywed couples 35 years and younger for over four years. The researchers found that both husbands and wives were happier when the wife had a lower body-mass index (BMI) than the husband. BMI is a standard used to measure body…


Added by hitched on July 19, 2011 at 3:13pm — No Comments

Men Who Cuddle Are 3 Times More Likely to be Happy in Relationships

Is your husband a snuggle bug? If so, there's a better chance that he's a happy camper. Researchers at Indiana University surveyed over 1,000 couples living in Japan, Brazil, Spain, Germany and the United States and found that men who frequently kissed or cuddled with their partner were three times more likely to be happy in their… Continue

Added by hitched on July 14, 2011 at 11:19am — No Comments

Longest Research Trial Ever Says Mammograms Reduce Deaths

A Swedish trial that followed patients for nearly three decades (29 years) revealed that those who were screened had 30 percent fewer breast cancer deaths than those who were not screened. What the researchers also found was that the longer the screening process, the better the results. In fact, researchers say the majority of the… Continue

Added by hitched on July 8, 2011 at 10:55am — No Comments

Botox Patients Struggle to Read Emotions

In the 1980s, a study was done which concluded that long-married couples began to resemble each other over time, especially if they were happily married. So researchers at the University of Southern California and Duke wanted to see what the results would be if one had Botox, an injection that literally interferes with nerves and paralyzes muscles. The researchers found… Continue

Added by hitched on July 1, 2011 at 3:29pm — No Comments

Hitched Podcast

Episode 587: Loneliness Within Marriage

Even if you're in isolation with your spouse doesn't mean that you still can't be lonely. Dr. Karen Sherman joins to discuss how this is possible, what this means and how to address feeling lonely in marriage.

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