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Hitched's Blog – May 2014 Archive (4)

Study: Women in Relationships See Negatives, Not Positives In Attractive Men

Rest easy husbands, a new study in the International Association for Relationship Research’s journal Personal Relationships found that women in relationships were able to recall, and focused on, the negative qualities of attractive men they aren’t dating. The researchers conducted three experiments with undergraduate, heterosexual women, showing them pictures of "attractive"…

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Added by hitched on May 14, 2014 at 4:26pm — 1 Comment

Survey: Over 50% of Husbands Say they Shop for Groceries More than Wife

Oh how times have changed. In a survey of over 2,000 men between 18-49 years of age, 54% of husbands said they shop for groceries and household supplies more often than their spouses. This was part of Defy Media’s second annual Acumen Report: Brand New Man. According to this…

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Added by hitched on May 5, 2014 at 3:49pm — No Comments

Do Mammograms Do More Harm Than Good?

A half a million women in North America and Europe participated in randomized clinical trials where half had mammograms and the other half did not. In the end, there was virtually no difference in mortality rate of breast cancer or other types of cancers, but 10% of those who were screened were given false diagnosis. The chart below puts the numbers more clearly. In a Time magazine…

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Added by hitched on May 2, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Study: The Risk for Divorce is Higher When the Wife Gets Sick

Ugh. We can do better than this. Researchers at the University of Michigan looked through 20 years of data on 2,717 married couples and found that 31 percent of marriages involving at least one sick partner end in divorce; and worse, the risk of separation for older couples was higher when the wife, not the husband was ill. Not sure if this is cosmic justice, but men…

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Added by hitched on May 1, 2014 at 4:44pm — No Comments






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