Just Thinking Differently About Sexual Compatibility May Help a Dry Spell, Study Hints

Psychologists have investigated two contrasting beliefs about the nature of sexual satisfaction, to find out which is more likely to help couples better navigate sexual compatibility.   Desire for sex with a new love interest typically starts strong and then wanes over time. Priorities rearrange, small incompatibilities become big ones, and the energy that comes … Read more

Why Do Couples Use Baby Talk with One Another?

The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. Imagine you’re strolling through a park and you overhear a middle-aged couple cooing over each other, doting over their “wittle sugar pwum” and “baby doll.” “Ewwww,” you might reflexively think. Baby talk is cute when grown-ups dote on … Read more