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People often wonder what attracts the opposite sex. According to scientists, the answer is art. The study, Status and Mating Success Amongst Visual Artists, illustrates that point by showing that successful artists have more mates.
“There is some evidence from mate preference studies that creativity is desired in a potential mate,” say the authors of the study. The authors, three scientists from the UK, tried to prove this hypothesis by collecting information from 236 visual artists.Full Story
Have you lost interest in sex? Do you wonder why you no longer have sexual fantasies? Are you anxious about losing interest in sex? These are the symptoms of hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD), according to the American Psychiatric Association. HSDD, or low sex drive, is fairly common. In fact, scientists interviewed 2207 American women in a study and learned that many of them had this problem. 26.7% of the premenopausal women had low sexual desire. 52.4% of the naturally menopausal women from the surveyed group had the same issue.Full Story
Do you find it hard to unwind when you get home from work? Are you too anxious to get intimate with your wife? If you’re like many American men, you’re stressed out.
Last week, USA Today reported that Americans are now taking antidepressants to deal with everyday stress.1 There’s a problem with that. According to Johns Hopkins Medicine, antidepressants can cause erectile dysfunction (ED).2 And ED can prevent a man from getting or keeping an erection.Full Story
While it may be somewhat common for a woman’s libido to be lacking from time to time due to hormonal changes in the body, they may not know what to think when their partner says their “not in the mood”. For some men their libido remains strong well into their 70’s and 80’s. But when certain life situations arise, such as problems at work, stressful home life, preoccupation with finances or even a medical condition all bets are off.Full Story
We’ve all heard of it, Dopamine, but do we actually know what it is and what it can do for us? Dopamine is a neurotransmitter, a chemical messenger if you will, that affects our brain’s processes and controls emotional responses and our ability to feel pleasure or pain. Basically, dopamine is the feeling we get if we eat a piece of cake rather than broccoli. Broccoli, as we all know is much healthier than an indulgent piece of cake, however, our brain correlates cake with a reward and that in turn pulls our “I feel good” trigger.Full Story
While all relationships require effort to overcome challenges, sometimes barriers to effective communication are beyond a willing partner’s control. In cases of relationships with a person with ADD/ADHD, both parties need to exercise even more patience, tolerance and effort to maintain a healthy bond.Full Story
While there are many factors important to the success or failure of a relationship, the ability to communicate with each other is one that stands out head and shoulders above the rest. And it’s commonly known that sex is one of the top topics couples argue about. Despite the difficulties that they experience, couples who can communicate clearly with each other have a much better chance of overcoming problems and staying together.Full Story