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Increased Online Social Connections Linked To Increased Social Isolation

More people are now quite aware of online social media. Making social connections online has become more convenient and allows people to build up social networks at the comfort of their own homes. Many see it as a way for people to meet others via an online venue. But what may be a means for […]

Tell-tale Signs Of A Toxic Friend

Tell-tale Signs Of A Toxic Friend

Many people cherish their friendships and want it to last. But there are times when friendships are not exactly what they seem. One can’t always be sure if a friendship is true or if it leads to a dangerous path that can cause damaged relationships. There are such friends that you may consider as toxic. […]

Friends You Don't Need

Friends You Don't Need

Friends come and go. You make friends not only for company but also for many other reasons. Some of them are not usually for good ones. In the process, you might see yourself accumulating many types of friends. Here are some of the types that you can live without.Constantly Needy FriendsYou may have your share of friends who never fail to ask for your help on just about anything. Of course, some friends would ask for help now and then. But there are just friend who keep doing it more often that …

Recession and Marital Problems

Recession and Marital Problems

The economic recession can bring stress to anyone’s life. It is a serious issue that can really affect many aspects of life. For one thing, even your marriage may sometimes fall victim to the effects of recession. Marriage ProblemsIt is true that an economic downturn can really affect the marriage especially for those who were more accustomed to the affluence they enjoy prior to the recession. Sometimes the stress and the problems can just be too much to bear for couples that it can eventually p…

Men and Women Are More Alike Than Different

Men and Women Are More Alike Than Different

Psychologists are finding more and more evidence supporting the theory that men and women are not so different in how they think and how well they think.Meta-analyses on sex differencesJanet Shibley Hyde of the University of Wisconsin rolled up over 10 years of meta-analytical studies on this subject. She found that men and women “are more alike than they are different.” So much for battle of the sexes. Hyde’s compilation focused on the sexes’ differences in cognitive skills as well as on their …

What Does a Sex Therapist Do?

What Does a Sex Therapist Do?

Sex is great, but you and your partner sometimes encounter some problems in bed. You could be having difficulty reaching orgasm or your partner might have problem getting and sustaining an erection. Your sexual activity might even be affecting your work or social and personal relationships.Some sex problems eventually go away or can be treated by your doctor. Another option to solve your problem is sex therapy. Basically, sex therapists are healthcare professionals or trained counsellors who kno…

Stories to Strengthen Relationships and Exercise Your Brain

Stories to Strengthen Relationships and Exercise Your Brain

Storytelling is good way to give your brain some exercise. In fact, storytelling is used to treat Alzheimer’s disease. More than giving your brain a workout, storytelling can also strengthen relationships. It makes people in your life look forward to speaking with you, even if only over the phone.Here’s how you can give your brain a good workout, improve relationships, and get your brain to be healthy:Get excitedTo tell a good story, you will need energy and enthusiasm. The more enthusiastic you…

Controlling Blood Pressure for a Better Sex Life

Controlling Blood Pressure for a Better Sex Life

We all know that we get health benefits from eating the right food and regular exercise. What’s little known is that eating the healthy stuff and exercising have direct effects on our sex lifestyleHigh blood pressure and sexAccording to the American Heart Association, there are around 73 million people aged 20 and older in the United States who suffer from hypertension or high blood pressure. Research has shown that hypertension is directly related to our sexual functioning. In fact, it is the l…

Surprising Health Benefits of Sex

Surprising Health Benefits of Sex

Sex has many health benefits. It is a no brainer that sex is a kind of workout that helps burn calories and improve our cardiovascular health. It is also given that having sex relieves stress and helps us sleep better. Another known benefit of sex is that it boosts self-esteem. After all, we engage in sex to feel good about ourselves. But there are other health benefits of sex that might surprise you. Sex boosts immunityGood sex can be equated to good physical health. Researchers found that enga…

How to Define Domestic Violence

How to Define Domestic Violence

It has been a subject of many news reports and talk shows: husbands accused of physically hitting their wives.  However, these wives would rather stay into the relationship either hoping to save their marriage or for the sake of their children.  These victims of domestic violence do not deserve to stay in such an abusive environment, and they have a choice to free themselves from the shackles of violence.This article aims to empower its readers in knowing about domestic violence.What is domestic…