Why do we kiss?

I love kissing…I bet you like kissing, too. But what is a kiss? To me, I remember going on one of my first dates after I’d left school and this guy asked me for a drink. So I met him down the pub and we sort of held hands for a bit and then we … [Read the full story]

How to tell if your relationship is a disaster

US psychologist John Gottman is a world respected relationships expert who’s spent 20 years studying what makes a marriage last. He’s pin-pointed four warning signs that signal a serious relationship is headed for disaster. Read carefully…you have been warned… 1. Criticism: Complaining about your partner’s behaviour is usual and pretty unavoidable. It’s when, “Honestly, you … [Read the full story]

Mental illness in women

Regardless of age, gender or race, mental disorders can affect anyone. There are millions who suffer from mental illness, but women are more likely to suffer from some particular mental illnesses. And figures in Australia show that women suffered double the amount of men from menatl illness last year. Biological factors do play a part … [Read the full story]

Women in their forties are getting more sexually adventurous

Do you know what women desire? A recent survey went out and asked 1,400 women in their 20s, 30s, and 40s about their deepest dating and sex secrets. Ask a group of ladies what they look for in a man, and buzzwords fly. Confidence. Independence. Humor. Kindness. Looks. It’s as if we women are all … [Read the full story]

In my house, should I let my daughter have sex with her boyfriend?

My 19-year-old daughter has been with her boyfriend for almost a year and they are both supposed to be staying with us for a long weekend in February. My daughter has said she would like them both to be put in the spare room with its double bed. I hope it doesn’t sound ridiculously old … [Read the full story]

The wonderful world of sex

Here are some sexy things scientists discovered last year. 1. Why beer goggles work: Faces that are symmetrical are thought to be the most attractive and alcohol interferes with our ability to detect lopsidedness. 2. Wear red if you want to pull a girl: Research shows women find men wearing red to be more sexually … [Read the full story]

Children equals no romance, a new survey reveals

Looking forward to the pitter-patter of tiny feet? Kiss goodbye to romance. A survey of 3,000 parents, found new parents go out together 15 times over the first five years because they feel guilty for wanting time away from their child. by Susan Floyd

Gargling lemonade COULD help you quit smoking

For those smokers desperate to give up the habit, scientists have an unusual solution…gargling with a glass of lemonade. They found that the interaction of sugar (known as glucose) on the tongue boosts attention as well as energy and can improve self control. This could help keep smokers away from the cigarettes at least in … [Read the full story]

Give me a good reason to have sex

Can you think of a good reason to have sex? Students at the University of Texas came up with 237 reasons when asked by researchers. The most popular was, “Because I was attracted to the person.” Less appealing was, “I wanted to get back at an ex.” by Susan Floyd

Guilty! Lawyers have the dirtiest desks

Lawyers and accountants are among the most unhygienic office workers, a survey has found. Just over half of office workers were not aware that bacteria could be lurking on their keyboards. Dirty office desks are harbouring germs which can quickly spread among staff as firms are braced for an outbreak of sickness absence through colds … [Read the full story]

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