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Estudo sugere que homens e mulheres podem ver a traição de forma muito diferente

(0) Comments | Posted January 29, 2015 | 6:00 PM

A ideia que homens são de Marte e mulheres de Vênus pode parecer fora de moda ou até mesmo sexista, mas um estudo recente sugere que pode existir certa verdade nela - pelo menos quando se trata de como os homens e as mulheres tendem a ver a traição.


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O que dizer quando sua amiga diz para você: 'Eu estou muito gorda'

(0) Comments | Posted January 28, 2015 | 6:43 PM

Quando uma amiga se queixa sobre seu peso, o que você diz? Você segue a rota de apoio incentivando-a a começar uma dieta? Ou você segue a regra tácita da amizade feminina e diz que ela está ótima assim como ela é?

Uma nova pesquisa sugere que...

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Straight Women May Only Strive For Thinness If They Think Men Prefer It, Suggests Depressing Study

(24) Comments | Posted January 26, 2015 | 11:30 AM

As women, the process of trying to attain body confidence can feel like running on a treadmill: For some of us, despite how many miles we clock, we never actually get anywhere. Now, researchers believe they've put a finger on a specific source of insecurity for heterosexual women -- namely,...

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Men And Women Prefer Egalitarian Relationships -- If Workplace Policies Support Them

(7) Comments | Posted January 23, 2015 | 3:37 PM

In his State of the Union address on Tuesday, President Obama came out in full support of paid family leave, an option that's currently unavailable for most families in the U.S.

"It's time we stop treating childcare as a side issue, or a women's issue, and treat it...

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Chart Of Parental Leave Around The World Shows Depressing Truth About The U.S.

(27) Comments | Posted January 14, 2015 | 8:41 AM

Working parents in the U.S. are faced with a difficult reality from the moment their babies are born: There's no mandated paid parental leave.

As of now, mothers can take 12 weeks of unpaid maternity leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act -- but that doesn't...

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Study Suggests Men And Women May View Cheating Very Differently

(19) Comments | Posted January 13, 2015 | 6:11 PM

The idea that men are from Mars and women are from Venus may feel outdated or even downright sexist, but a recent study suggests that there may be some truth to that notion -- at least when it comes to the way men and women tend...

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Dwelling On Your Breakup Is Actually A Good Thing, According To New Study

(2) Comments | Posted January 12, 2015 | 1:51 PM

Time is said to heal all wounds, but a new study suggests that the passing of days alone won't restore your broken heart after a breakup: You need to talk about it -- a lot.

It may seem counterintuitive, but parsing out the details of the split and...

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What You Should Really Say When Your Friend Declares, 'I'm So Fat'

(11) Comments | Posted January 12, 2015 | 11:42 AM

When a friend complains about her weight, what do you say? Do you go the supportive route and encourage her to start dieting? Or do you follow the unspoken rule of female friendship and tell her that she looks great just as she is?

New research suggests...

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New Study Says You Should Marry Your Best Friend

(9) Comments | Posted January 9, 2015 | 1:30 PM

The race to the altar has become more of a marathon than a sprint. And though younger generations might be slower to get there, marriage still offers a big draw: According to a new study, married people are happier than their single counterparts.

The research,...

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The Most Popular New Year's Resolutions Parents Have For Their Kids

(0) Comments | Posted January 5, 2015 | 4:29 PM

'Tis the season for New Year's resolutions -- and a new poll suggests that parents have high expectations for their kids.

According to a YouGov survey of 1,176 parents with children ages 6 to 17 years old, 19 percent of parents will be encouraging their kids to...

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Os problemas mais comuns que as pessoas têm na cama, de acordo com especialistas do sexo

(0) Comments | Posted December 28, 2014 | 3:30 PM

Se você já se sentiu envergonhado por se intrometer e perguntar sobre a vida sexual de alguém, você pode encontrar algum alívio no fato da frequentemente esquecida réplica "a curiosidade matou o gato" é "mas a satisfação trouxe-o de volta." É a gratificação que tem motivado as pessoas, de...

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Study Pinpoints One Big Factor In A Child's Early Life That Can Have A Lasting Impact

(57) Comments | Posted December 24, 2014 | 10:44 AM

With all the child development research out there, figuring out which methods to follow can be crippling. Should you embody helicopter parenting? Ban TV? Enforce regular bedtimes?

But a new study suggests that parents may want to focus on one major...

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'Traditional' Families Are No Longer The Norm, According To Pew Report

(9) Comments | Posted December 24, 2014 | 10:11 AM

When picturing the typical American family, you can forget about a "Leave It To Beaver"-type image. Currently, 54 percent of kids in this country don't live in a home with two heterosexual parents in their first marriage, according to a recent Pew Research Center report.

"It's important to...

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How Your Mind Tricks You Into Feeling 'Fat' During Your Period

(0) Comments | Posted December 24, 2014 | 8:44 AM

It can seem inevitable. You hit the dreaded PMS week each month and you're tired, you're in pain and you feel as if you're heavier than usual for no apparent reason. Is there any crueler gender-specific biological punishment?

But before you fall into another unproductive bout of...

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A College Education Might Be The Thing Standing Between You And Marriage

(6) Comments | Posted December 22, 2014 | 1:30 PM

Blame the drop in marriage rates on declining American values, and you may be ignoring what often provides the push for couples to walk down the aisle: education.

That's what Andrew Cherlin, a Johns Hopkins sociologist, argues in his new book Labor's Love Lost. Cherlin told The Huffington...

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Dads-To-Be May Experience Hormone Changes Before Their Babies Are Born, Study Shows

(1) Comments | Posted December 22, 2014 | 10:49 AM

Yes, women are the ones who actually experience the physical act of being pregnant and the hormone changes that come with it. But a new study suggests that expecting fathers go through their own share of hormonal shifts as the due date approaches.

The study, published in...

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Schmutzige SMS: Wo Flirten aufhört und Fremdgehen anfängt

(2) Comments | Posted December 19, 2014 | 2:50 PM

Art by Damon Scheleur.

Melissa* und ihr Mann haben sich kennen gelernt, als sie beide 19 waren. Mit 28 haben sie geheiratet. Ihre Ehe hat Höhen und Tiefen gesehen: Die beiden sind mehrfach zur Eheberatung gegangen, und Melissa...

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How Parents Could Be Sending The Wrong Message With Elf On The Shelf

(4) Comments | Posted December 17, 2014 | 11:05 AM

The Elf on the Shelf sees you when you're sleeping; he knows when you're awake. And he'll tell Santa if you've been good so that you can be rewarded with gifts on Christmas morning -- because whether we like it or not, material rewards are pretty effective motivators....

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For Victims Of Sexual Assault, There's Little Incentive To Come Forward -- Besides 'Justice'

(14) Comments | Posted December 15, 2014 | 3:47 PM

Given the emotional turmoil and shame attached to rape, it's hard enough for women to come forward once they've been sexually assaulted. Add in the all-too-common charge that these women are misrepresenting their experiences in the hopes of making money -- not to mention the ways in which...

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Your Kids May Not Be Able To Say If They're Having Trouble -- But They Can Draw It

(11) Comments | Posted December 15, 2014 | 2:09 PM

Parents already know that their kids' artwork is an endless source of amusement (see here, here and here), but there could be more to those mini masterpieces, according to new research.

A study published in the Attachment and Human Development journal found...

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