Relationships and Sexuality News

Workplace Double Standard on Social Media

July 1st, 2014
A new study finds that while managers have a negative view of employee use of social media for private purposes during work, top executives frequently surf the web during work hours. Experts say that every day, more than one billion people worldwide use ...

Teen Sexting Associated with Sexual Behavior

July 1st, 2014
A new study illuminates the relationship between "sexting" and sexual behavior in early adolescence. University of Southern California researchers believe the findings can inform the ongoing national conversation about whether sexually explicit text messaging is a risk behavior or just a technologically-enabled extension ...

Unhappy Marriage Tied to Higher Risk for Heart Disease

June 27th, 2014
Emerging research suggests a conflictual marriage is associated with greater risk of cardiovascular illness. “Growing evidence suggests that the quality and patterns of one’s social relationships may be linked with a variety of health outcomes, including heart disease,” said Dr. Thomas Kamarck, professor ...

Digital Outreach May Slow Incidence of HIV

June 25th, 2014
Traditionally, communication of HIV prevention strategies has been delivered to young men in a face-to-face format. New research suggests digital outreach efforts delivered via text messages, interactive games, chat rooms, and social networks may be a more effective way to reach at-risk younger ...

Health Challenges Make Bisexual Men More Prone to Sexual Disease

June 24th, 2014
A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests bisexual men have many unmet public health needs, which leave them vulnerable to sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and other health problems. The study, as published in the American Journal of ...

Parental Bonding Help Kids with Social Interactions

June 20th, 2014
Strong bonds to a parent can help a child as young as three years old develop relationships among playmates as the child is usually more positive and adaptable and a more responsive partner. Moreover, University of Illinois (UI) researchers believe the parental relationship ...

Trophy Wife: Fact or Fiction?

June 18th, 2014
The term "trophy wife" pertains to a stereotype that attractive women marry rich men, with little regard for physical appearance, and that men look for pretty wives but don't care about their education or earnings. It is a stereotype often applied to spouses ...

Being ‘Cool’ in Early Adolescence Can Lead to Adult Problems

June 16th, 2014
Many adolescents do everything they can to be similar to friends who are seen as cool. But new research suggests teens who tried to act cool in early adolescence were more likely than their peers who didn't act cool to experience a ...

Individual Moral Code Breaks Down in Group Setting

June 13th, 2014
Individual Moral Code Breaks Down in Group SettingIndividuals who belong to a group are more likely to compromise their moral standards and engage in behavior they would not typically do on their own, according to ...

Kids of Bipolar Parents May Display Risky Sexual Behavior

June 11th, 2014
Kids of Bipolar Parents May Display Risky Sexual BehaviorBipolar disorder (BD) is a serious psychological disorder known for its dramatic mood shifts that range from the lows of depression to the highs of mania. The ...