WHY DO WE FALL IN LOVE?

Love, as the song says, is a many-splendored thing. So, when we find it, we’re keen to enjoy the spoils. But what is it about humans that makes us long for love in the first place? It turns out the most inherent reason is also probably the least romantic. “Generally speaking, human ‘pair bonding’ is […]

SEX MAY BE GOOD FOR OLDER WOMEN AND BAD FOR OLDER MEN

Older adults who thought one of the keys to staying young was a healthy sex life, may only be half right. A new study out of Michigan State University shows that frequent and pleasurable sex may be killing older men, while it puts a spring in the step of older women, possibly adding to their […]

HERE’S WHY HUMANS DO NOT HAVE A MATING SEASON

  Most animals have a mating season, and it’s usually a time when food, sunlight and fertility are plentiful. But what about humans? We don’t hibernate — Netflix and chill doesn’t count — and those with access to modern economies don’t have to wait for seasonal resources to put food on the table. “Humans don’t […]

WHAT HAPPENS IF A WOMAN TAKES VIAGRA?

This question sounds like the opening for yet another joke about one of the most well-known and joked-about drugs in the history of pharmaceuticals. Viagra, which is the trade name for the drug sildenafil, is prescribed for men who can’t get or maintain an erection when sexually stimulated. Before looking at what would happen if […]

HOW GETTING MARRIED CHANGES YOUR PERSONALITY

Hitch yourself to another human being for long enough, and eventually you’ll notice yourself starting to change in subtle and not-so-subtle ways. Maybe you’ll take on some of their weird habits, or find yourself watching the same TV shows or buying the same brand of toilet paper they like. Maybe you’ll attach new meaning to […]

EATING MORE FISH INCREASES SEX AND PREGNANCY FOR HUMANS

Fish. They swim around without emotion and, let’s be honest, don’t pay taxes. But according to a highly cited study in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, they might be good for something after all: helping us humans get biz-zay and procreate. I’ll give you a second to take that in. According to the […]

WORDS TO REMOVE FROM YOUR MARRIAGE VOCABULARY

We’ve all probably said things we don’t mean and later regret. Hey, we’re humans—it’s part of our imperfect nature. While our significant others tend to be the closest people in our lives, with whom we share everything with, he or she is still someone who deserves to be spoken to with the utmost respect. For […]

THE GREATEST LOVE STORIES IN HISTORY

Most of the ideas about love and relationships were heavily influenced by mass media. It is all good until your own love life starts to blossom and you realize that all of the books, movies, TV shows, and songs are made-up fantasies, and real-life romance are nothing like it. A closer look at the greatest […]