10 Things You Need to Know Before You Contemplate Marriage

Nov 12, 2014 | No Comments

  1. Younger men are less interested in getting married, but after the age of 26, men develop a stronger desire for marriage than women (South, 1993). 2. That’s probably because men benefit more from marriage than women do, particularly as they […]

Ten Things You Need to Know Before You Dismiss Casual Sex

Nov 12, 2014 | No Comments

Here’s 10 things 18-year-old Phin Lyman of Wellington College, Berkshire should have known before he ‘outed’ himself as a virgin in order to make a stand against the ‘casual’ way his generation treats sex. 1. In psychology studies, men invariably report a […]

Ten Things You Need to Know Before You Create a Step Family

Nov 12, 2014 | No Comments

The Office of National Statistics has revealed that the number of stepfamilies in the UK dropped from 631,000 in 2001 to 544,000 in 2011, a slump of 14% in just a decade. The drop has been interpreted as a reflection of the […]

10 Things You Need to Know Before You Have an Emotional Affair

Nov 12, 2014 | No Comments

  1. Emotional affairs occur when you form a deep emotional attachment with someone outside of your primary relationship. They often begin gradually and rather innocently (Glass, 2003; Humphrey, 1983; Wiggins & Lederer, 1984). 2. Emotional affairs do not necessarily include sex […]

Ten Things You Need to Know Before You See a Couple Counsellor

Nov 12, 2014 | No Comments

1. Make sure your therapist is properly qualified to work with couples. Without adequate training a therapist can’t handle the conflicts that inevitably arise during sessions. 2. There are currently no laws to state who can practice as a counsellor or psychotherapist […]

10 Things You Need to Know Before You Have a Penis Enlargement

Nov 12, 2014 | No Comments

1. A study by urologists Kevan R. Wylie of Royal Hallemshire Hospital and Ian Eardley of St. James Hospital, Leeds, England found that although 85% of women are happy with the size of their partner’s penis, 45% of men want a bigger […]

Ten Things You Need to Know Before You Have a Mammogram

Nov 12, 2014 | No Comments

1. A woman born today has about a 1 in 8 chance of being diagnosed with breast cancer at some time during her life. On the other hand, there is an 87.6% chance that she will never have breast cancer. 2. Breast […]

Ten Things You Need to Know Before You Take the Contraceptive Pill

Nov 12, 2014 | No Comments

1. If taken correctly, the contraceptive pill is 99% effective at preventing pregnancy. It also protects against ovarian and endometrial cancer, anemia and acne. 2. However, unpleasant side effects are common. The pill can cause irregular bleeding, nausea, breast tenderness, weight gain, […]

10 Things You Need to Know Before You Lose Touch With Each Other

Jun 19, 2014 | No Comments

In 1967 the humanistic psychologist Dr. Sidney Jourard made an informal study of touch. He travelled to several countries observing how many times people touched one another in informal settings. The cultural differences were striking. In Puerto Rico he counted 180 touches […]

Ten Things You Need To Know Before You Ignore an Unreliable Erection

Jun 19, 2014 | No Comments

1. Research conducted at the Australian National University shows that erectile dysfunction (ED) is associated with a higher risk of heart disease and early death in men both with, and without, a history of cardiovascular disease. 2. The most common underlying health […]