Category Archives: Relationship

What Science Tells Us About Long & Happy Marriages

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Dr John Gottman and his wife Julie Swartz Gottman are psychologists who have spent the last 40 years refining a science-based method to build happy marriages which includes the best-selling Seven Principles For Making Marriages Work program. Over that time the Dr John has observed more than 3,000 couples, uncovering patterns in the way they communicate and relate that accurately […]

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7 Surprising Things Science Tells Us About the Happiest Marriages

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When science starts looking at love and marriage, some of the results seem intuitive – like the idea that couples who manage to be positive about one another are happier than those who are negative?  Duh.  Just common sense. But then there are the counter intuitive surprises like the finding that wives who are optimistic about their marriage at the […]

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Is Lust Worth Breaking A Marriage Up Over?

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Is it worth breaking up a marriage because one partner has been unfaithful?  That’s the question facing many couples when they’ve done a lot of marriage miles, the grass looks greener somewhere else, and they’re feeling either beguiled by an attractive alternative or abandoned by the current spouse. It’s a topic that surfaces daily in the gossip columns. Are Ben […]

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Six Ways You Can Enjoy Better Sex Immediately

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How do you ensure you have a great sex life? What great sex tips can lift your sexual performance and help you reconnect with new intimacy? Dr Ruth Westheimer (America’s favourite TV sex doctor) is in no doubt what comes first if you want to have a great sex life. In Dr Ruth’s Top 10 Secrets for Great Sex the […]

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What Jane Fonda Can Teach Us About Sex At Any Age

  Can you believe this woman is 77 years old?  Jane Fonda blew everyone else out of the water at the Grammy Awards earlier this year in a green Balmain jumpsuit. She’ll be 78 in December but she keeps proving that she’s the sexiest 70-something dame around – and she’s been talking up her sex life with her music-producer partner […]

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7 Habits of High EQ People

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Think of your favourite high achiever. . Someone like former NZ Prime Minister Helen Clark, now No 3 in the UN and sizing up the opportunity to be the first female UN Secretary General? Or Apple retail CEO Angela Ahrendts, the only senior female executive on the Apple team, who earned $70 million last year (more than anyone else including her […]

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Men Turn To Mush Around A Beautiful Woman

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Science has confirmed once again what many women know instinctively – men lose all capacity for rational thought around a beautiful woman. A new Chinese study which asked men to play a computerised money game with women who other men had previously rated as “attractive-face” or unattractive-face” showed the women who scored on the “attractive” side of the equation consistently […]

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Seven Reasons To Sleep Naked

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  One of Marilyn Monroe’s most famous remarks – her confession when asked what she wore to bed that it was “Chanel No 5” was reprised by the fashion house into an ad campaign more than 50 years after her death. Her characteristically a breathless admission in 1960 that “she didn’t want to say ‘nude’ – but that’s the truth”  was captured […]

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Seven Ways to Beat Bedroom Boredom

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If you’ve been married so long your sex life is on auto pilot – or worse still practically non-existent – don’t give up just yet. Making it easy to say “yes” to sex is not as hard as you think it might be, if you’ve got wise advice from someone like leading sex expert Dr Rosie King. In her book […]

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Tomatoes – and Sex – Lower Prostate Cancer Risk

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If you are worried about developing prostate cancer, science is pointing the way to lower your risk of malignancy. And it may be no more complicated than eating lots of tomatoes and having a very active sex life. Two recently published studies indicate prostate cancer risk is lowered by 18 per cent in men who eat over 10 portions of […]

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