Seriously, you'd rather sit at your desk doing paperwork than lay back and relax in bed? You'll be amazed at what one British survey uncovered about what ladies prefer over sex.
There are literally hundreds, if not hundreds of thousands of ways we can behave that could be considered loving. Yet, it is from where the gesture comes from that distinguishes the loving act from the empty gesture. If your goal is to display your love or affection genuinely, here are my five suggestions.
All you have to do is pick up any magazine in line at the grocery store to know that people are especially eager to connect with the perfect partner—and hold onto him or her for good. This is nothing new; mankind has searched for aphrodisiacs for centuries. The ancient Romans slurped down oysters, the Chinese swore by shark fin soup, and the Arabs were keen on camel’s hump. But for modern romantics, science has some encouraging news: Our body equips us with some natural and powerful aphrodisiacs, along with the tools to make romance last.
We knew times were changing, but we didn't know just how much. On Thursday, Pew Research Center released a report about the developing social trends for American marriages and families. There were a ton of interesting statistics, and we were a little shocked by some of the numbers and opinions. It was a bit of an information overload, but we broke down the charts, analyzed the graphs and found a few items that were particularly noteworthy. The shifts in family dynamic and strong opinions made for some unexpected figures.
A researcher at Clark University is out to prove that thoroughly examining relationships is the best way to strengthen them. He has a $5 million grant and a few years to do so. Is he on the right track?