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Great sex is highly correlated with understanding your partner, which is integral to a happy married life.
And in order to have a long-lasting and blissful married life, you have to take steps to ensure your sex life doesn’t lose its charm.
To begin with, you have to feel good about sex as the brain is the largest sex organ. Anger that is held in does not create good sex or help you to feel sexy, the Huffington Post reported.
According to YourTango.com, most of us have flaws, cellulite, acne, or wrinkles, but you have to embrace yourself in order to feel beautiful, and emanate the same.
The more you think about sex, the more you will want it, so read romance novels, listen to music, and watch movies to enjoy hot sex with your partner.
Couples must also indulge in foreplay to keep it exciting between the sheets.
Married sex has the capacity to be the best sex, but only if the couple values its importance.
Workplace love likelier to lead to marriage
A new study has found that relationships that begin in the workplace are more likely to lead to marriage than those which start somewhere else.
Researchers, who conducted the study on 2,000 Britons, said because we spend so much time at work it’s inevitable to form close friendships with office mates that may go on to become a relationship further on, the Daily Express reported.
They said that being in a relationship where you work in the same place as your partner also means you have something in common before you even get to know each other.
The study commissioned for the DVD release of the eighth series of TV comedy ‘How I Met Your Mother’ found that 14 per cent of couples who met through work ended up getting married, followed by 11 per cent who were introduced by friends.
On the other hand it was revealed that a relationship started at nightclub or pub is most likely to result in nothing more than a one-night stand.
Not-so-obvious things women find sexy in men revealed
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Big biceps and enormous bank accounts attract women but there are other surprising things that ladies look for in a man.
A new research has shown that a man’s natural body odour can turn a woman on in a matter of seconds, News.com.au reported.
Also, how a man behaves with other people and his ability to share his secrets can help a women judge how attracted she is to the guy.
Additionally, women prefer a man, who feels comfortable enough to show his feminine side and can dance.
'Emotional infidelity worse than sexual affairs'
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Relationships experts have said that emotional infidelity often is worse than a sexual affair.
Relationship expert Lisa Shield defined emotional infidelity as when a partner went outside the primary relationship to satiate their emotional needs met.
She said that when her husband was into his first marriage, his wife stayed up late into the night talking to her best friend’s boyfriend on the phone.
Shield asserted that that her husband used to wake up and hear his first wife laughing and talking about things that she had never shared with him.
The expert said that her husband longed to share this kind of connection with his first wife but it just wasn’t there.
Shield said that her husband told her that he was more hurt by his former wife’s emotional infidelity than if she’d had sex with another man, the Huffington Post reported.
She said that physical affairs are bad but as damaging as sexual infidelity can be, emotional fidelity is hard thing to build -- and when betrayed takes a bigger toll on a relationship.
Third year of marriage is 'happiest' while fifth is 'hardest'
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A new study has revealed that the fifth year of marriage is really the toughest, while the third year is the happiest.
The research by a British law firm found that most of the respondents described their first year as a ‘whirlwind of wedded bliss’, while the third year of marriage was said to be the happiest of all as couples, News.com.au reported.
The study of 2,000 married people found that couples reported the fifth year as the most difficult to get through, due to factors such as tiredness and exhaustion because of soaring workloads.
Respondents voted the seventh year to be “the wall” which, if scaled successfully can pave the way for a long, lasting and happy relationship.
It was found that one out of 10 admitted “they didn’t realise how hard” marriage would be, while others confessed to suffering an emotional “comedown” after the high of their wedding day.
The study also suggested that 50 per cent of those surveyed asserted that their wedding day was the happiest of their life, while a third admitted the love in their marriage has reduced since the big day.
Divorce makes life hell for men: study
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Divorced men have higher rates of mortality, substance abuse, depression, and lack of social support, a new study has revealed.
Authors Daniel S. Felix, PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, W. David Robinson, PhD, Utah State University, Logan, and Kimberly J. Jarzynka, MD, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha demonstrate an urgent need to recognise and treat men’s divorce-related health problems in a provocative case study and review of the literature entitled ‘The Influence of Divorce on Men’s Health.’
Divorce has been associated with a variety of psychological and behavioural disorders.
For the specific case of the divorced 45-year-old man described in this case study and review, the authors recommend how to evaluate his complaints and plan a course of treatment based on current clinical guidelines.
Ridwan Shabsigh, MD, President of the International Society of Men’s Health (ISMH), said that popular perception, and many cultures as well as the media present men as tough, resilient, and less vulnerable to psychological trauma than women.
He said that the fact is that men get affected substantially by psychological trauma and negative life events like divorce, bankruptcy, war, and bereavement.
The study has been published in the Journal of Men’s Health.