Research: Mental performance of men drops when with blondes
When men meet blondes they do have a "blonde moment". Scientists have found - by analysing men`s ability to complete tests after exposure to different women - that their mental performance drops, because they believe they are dealing with someone less intelligent. Men`s scores decreased after they were shown pictures of blondes. Those who performed poorly had been unconsciously driven by stereotypes to "think blonde". "This proves that people confronted with stereotypes generally behave in line with them. ...blondes have the potential to make people act in a dumber way, because they mimic the unconscious stereotype of the dumb blonde," said Thierry Meyer.
Men bad at being 'just good friends', 75% of men in love with a girl pal
Men struggle to maintain platonic relationships with their female friends with 75% of them admiting to being in love with a girl pal, according to a study. In response to the question "Could you ever have a platonic relationship with a friend of the opposite sex?" 75% of male respondents said they had fallen in love with at least one of their female friends. In comparison only 6% of women claimed to have had similar feelings for a male friend - However, 59% of females have jumped into bed with a male mate.
Tango and Maxim head-to-head to debate gender myths, cheating
Are men born to cheat? Tango: We`re not about to play innocent when it comes to infidelity, but we`re also not going to stand in the way of science. All the research points in the same direction: men are marginally more likely to succumb to temptation than women. Maybe this is because men seem to get away with cheating, and women seem to be publicly humiliated for it. Maxim says: A double standard exists between physical and emotional cheating, of which women are more often guilty. But men do physically cheat more. If a guy feels the need for emotional reassurance from a female friend, he's likely not looking for anything more than friendship.
10 Relationship Myths and the Truth About Soul Mates
Even when you find your soul mate, maintaining a relationship takes patience and commitment. Myth No. 1 -- Every person has one true love or "soul mate." To achieve harmony in a relationship, experts suggest that couples communicate with each other and learn problem-solving skills. Myth No. 2 -- Your ideal mate is someone with a personality similar to yours. While it's helpful to have a lot in common with your significant other, maintaining one's individuality is important. Myth No. 3 -- Love conquers all. The concept that love conquers all sounds good in love songs, but you need more than love to sustain a long-term relationship or marriage.
True or False - Men think about sex every seven seconds
Males are driven to reproduce, evolutionarily speaking, but there is no scientific way of measuring to what extent that desire consumes their everyday lives. Thankfully, for world productivity as a whole, seven seconds seems a gross overstatement, as best researchers can tell.
The people who are running from bed to bed creating disasters for everyone don't seem to know what they are doing. They just don't get it. But why should they? There is a mythology about infidelity that shows up in the popular press and even in the mental health literature that is guaranteed to mislead people. Myth 1: Everybody is unfaithful, it is normal, expectable behavior. We don't know how many people are unfaithful. If people will lie to their own husband or wife, they surely aren't going to be honest with poll takers. And most people are faithful most of the time.
Romance ќ The 10 Biggest Misconceptions
1. Romance and Sex are the Same Thing: This could not be any further from the truth. Although romance can lead to sex, a person being romantic just for sex will be completely transparent and possibly backfire. 4. Romance requires a great deal of time and effort: While some aspects of romance can require lots of time, romance is also about the little things that make a big difference in a relationship. A simple thing like turning down the lights exudes Romance and takes very little time and effort.
7 Myths About Creating A Better Relationship
7 Myths About Creating A Better Relationship by Cecil McIntosh. In my private practice for over 14 years no matter what my clients have come to see me about, there has always been an issue about a better relationship. Here are 7 of the most common misconceptions my clients have related to me about having a better relationship. These misconceptions are followed by my perspective on each one of them.