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Her Body Says ‘Yes’ And Her Head Says ‘No’

There are lots of rock songs about a woman getting sexually excited about a man while at the same time her head says, “No.” Is this a verifiable biological phenomenon or is it all just in a woman’s mind?  read more..

How Love Killed Romeo and Juliet

There is a lasting lesson about human behavior and the nature of love in the Shakespeare's story about Romeo and Juliet. Let's look at it and see why love can be so deadly, and then see how these lessons apply in today's Bold New World of Romance. As the story went, Juliet had been set up by her parents to marry Paris, a man related to prince of Verona. Juliet more..

Why are Money and Marriage so Closely Related?

            Believe it or not, we get married because of five diverse feelings: feeling in-love, feeling like friends, feeling sexual about each other, feeling like family, and feeling like we want to help each other. Each of these feelings triggers neurotransmitters and hormones in our bodies to create a "need" to be with our partner. If that is so—and it’s been scientifically proven—then why does money play such a big part in more..

Uncertainty and Ambivalence in Young Urban Mobile Single Adult Romantic Relationships

AFARRI Articles From the Archives of the Romantic Relationship Institute August 2011 Billy Lee Kidd, PhD ­­­­­


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Why You Can’t Change Him

Are you trying to get your man to change his behaviors? Let’s say, change those things that grate on your nerves, embarrass you, or just seem plain stupid? Lots of women are in your position. But psychologists warn that it’s very difficult for anyone to get their lover to change unless their lover really, really wants to change. That's why it's important to look at at the major more..

The Romantic Relationship “Should I Go or Should I Stay?” Check List

You might have asked yourself if there is a scientific way to figure out whether you should go or whether you should stay in your current romantic relationship. The answer is yes. The Romantic Relationship "Should I Go or Should I Stay?" Check List is based on new discoveries about how our biological systems create all the different feelings that hold our relationships together. To see the check list, or copy and use it, click more..