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Is This Love?

By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
The science of romance isn’t “romantic,” but focuses instead on practical issues. Research confirms that believing in soul mates—or destiny, “the idea that there is exactly one person you were absolutely put on this earth to find—can and probably will backfire.”
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Relationships & Dating

The Benefits of Long-Term Marriage

By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
While most would agree that sexuality is a key aspect of marital happiness, including sexual attraction, satisfaction, compatibility, and fidelity, a great many couples go through changes in one or more of these areas during the course of a long marriage.
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Marriage & Life Partners · Relationships & Dating

My Not-So-Funny Valentine

By Stacia Friedman
By Stacia Friedman

Without washing the tears off my face, I rushed back down to the street and jumped in a cab. I needn’t have bothered with the erotic lingerie. It came off too quickly for him to notice. Xavier and I drank Champagne and ate moo shu pork naked in bed. I looked at the clock. It was 2 a.m. Thank God. Valentine’s Day was over.

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