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Happy Couples Snuggle

Researchers from the University of Hertfordshire surveyed 1,000 people and found that 94% of couples who touch while sleeping said they were happy, while only 68% of couples who didn’t touch while asleep expressed equal satisfaction within their relationship. If couples don't touch, they should at least try to keep things close. According to the finding published in …


Added by hitched on April 21, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Not Sweet: Low Blood Sugar May Damage Marriage

New research out of The Ohio State University studied 107 married couples, using voodoo dolls to track how angry spouses felt toward each other for three weeks. Every night before bed and every morning the couples would have their blood glucose measured (i.e., blood sugar level). Those who poked the voodoo doll most to express their anger toward their spouse were those with the lowest glucose…


Added by hitched on April 17, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

A Scientific Study Confirms Husbands & Wives Have Selective Hearing

A new study from Queen’s University in Ontario, published in the journal Psychological Science, found that husbands and wives are able to hear the voice of their spouse better than the voice of someone unfamiliar--they're also better at tuning their spouse's voice out. A…


Added by hitched on October 14, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Illinois Couple Retell the Story of Winning Mega Millions Jackpot

The $656 million Mega Millions prize is the largest in history, and Illinois couple Merle and Patricia Butler won a third of the pot ($158 million), splitting with other unknown winners located in Kansas and Maryland. Here is a video of Merle retelling the story of finding out they won and what they did immediately after—his wife giggled for about four hours. What would you do?

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Added by hitched on April 23, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Researcher Believes Up to 15% of Women Have Experienced Orgasm During Exercise

Debby Herbenick, co-director of the Center for Sexual Health Promotion at Indiana University estimates that as many as 15% of women have the ability to experience orgasm during exercise, according to a statement made to Time magazine. She is the lead author of on online survey that gathered data on women ages 18 to 63 over five weeks. The information…


Added by hitched on March 22, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

A Blood Test to Predict Love

The research has been piling up that when you're in love, the chemicals in your body change. A new study published in Psychoneuroendocrinology found that higher levels of oxytocin, a chemical given many names including the "love hormone," were found in more emotionally responsive couples and could even predict which couples would stay together longer. One caveat to…


Added by hitched on February 27, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Babies Benefit from Fish Oil

During pregnancy, we already know that a mother's diet can have an impact on their pregnancy. According to a Time magazine briefing, the babies of pregnant women who consumed fish oil during pregnancy were healthier than those who did not. For the study, researchers randomly gave 1,000…


Added by hitched on August 17, 2011 at 9:04am — No Comments

The Secret to a Happy Marriage May Be Knowing the Mundane

Harvard-trained psychologist Dr. Robert Epstein and student Rachel Smith just released the results of their new study that says practical skills and knowledge are more important to the overall satisfaction of a marriage than communication. For clarity, practical skills include things like…

Added by hitched on May 17, 2011 at 10:49am — No Comments

Is Marriage Obsolete? Let's Not Get Ahead of Ourselves.

Is Marriage Obsolete

With Time Magazine's most recent issue, Who Needs Marriage?, there has been a lot of talk in the media about if marriage is becoming obsolete. I offer my two cents below.

Michele Weiner Davis is the creator of the Divorce Busting Centers, learn more… Continue

Added by Michele Weiner-Davis on November 22, 2010 at 12:13pm — No Comments

Smartphones, Marriage Killers or Saviors

There are two news items out, one touting the positives and the other the negatives of our new always-connected smartphone culture. The first is a story from NPR where a couple finds that their iPhones have created a barrier between. In one instance, the husband… Continue

Added by hitched on November 3, 2010 at 12:15pm — No Comments

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Episode 494: Should You Worry About Your Love of Video Games?

Video games can be addictive according to a new report from the World Health Organization. So what does that mean and how is that different than other passionate, fun hobbies? Dr. Karen Sherman explains.

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