A website dedicated to travel and travel insurance has ranked, via survey, Paris as the number one place that couples go on vacation and argue. We're surprised that it's not Detroit or Los Angeles but maybe the French are quarrelsome.
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Paul McCartney and Heather Mills are due in court every day this week to hash out their divorce. This is reportedly the last chance for them to try this in private before it goes to a public court. This has been a strange case with celeb sightings, offers, counter-offers, outbursts, and accusations. It will end up being the most expensive divorce in British history.
In a bid to attract and retain high-quality professors, Texas A&M has started hiring couples. In the academic world it is often difficult for couples to find a job at the same university and have to settle for something less than ideal. But A&M has decided to bolster its ranks by actively seeking out couples looking for tenure or tenure-track positions. Sounds good.
According to the NY Post's Page Six, Scarlett Johansson was recently spotted browsing for wedding gowns. Rumor has had her and boyf Ryan Reynolds ready to get hitched for a while. Maybe it's their time, or maybe women like looking at wedding dresses.
A study published in the journal Communication Reports shows that people adept at 'self-monitoring' are often bad at relationships. Essentially, these social chameleons have a hard time expressing themselves and tend more toward people pleasing. The opposite is true of those with low self-monitoring. They shoot from the hip.
A survey in Britain showed that nearly half of men would trade 6 months of sex for a 50-inch plasma TV. Surprisingly, over a third of women would do the same. You'll be surprised how little else, however, that they would trade for the television.
A recent sweep up of 80 mobsters has created a unique business opportunity, online dating. A number of women could be without husbands for a while. They may need to be able to find a good fella. And who doesn't love niche dating?
A recent study links trauma (specifically family death) in the first trimester as a contributor to schizophrenia. Great, one more thing totally out of their hands that pregnant women have to worry about. Thanks for nothing, science.
The CEO of Match.com sees the current state of online dating as only the beginning. Right now only about 3 million of 92 million Americans currently pay for online dating and that is the highest penetration on Earth.
A study in Australia recently confirmed what most of us already knew: pregnant women forget stuff. Generally speaking, the fall off is small. But it is most significant in new or difficult tasks. Good to know. But didn't we already know this?