Talk like your sweetie? What that says about your relationship
The Today Show: It was around the time when Emily Taffel-Schaper accidentally called her mom “dude” when she realized: She was starting to talk exactly like her now-husband, Fritz Schaper. “Sometimes I even notice myself
Language Style Predicts Romantic Chemistry
Discovery News: Language style affects long-term relationship strength and the compatibility of existing and would-be couples, suggests a new study. Led by researchers at the University of Texas, Austin, the study — featured in the
The Language of Young Love: The Ways Couples Talk Can Predict Relationship Success
We know that people tend to be attracted to, date, and marry other people who resemble themselves in terms of personality, values, and physical appearance. However, these features only skim the surface of what makes
Heartbreak Puts the Brakes on Your Heart
Social rejection isn’t just emotionally upsetting; it also upsets your heart. A new study finds that being rejected by another person makes your heart rate drop for a moment. The study is published in Psychological
What’s Love Got to Do With It?
All we need is love. Can’t help fallin’ in love. Can you feel the love tonight? I will always love you. And so forth. Sure, it sells CDs (and books and flowers and movie tickets
Is Love a Numbers Game?
A number of recent studies have looked at what happens to humans when faced with extensive choice — too many kinds of chocolate or too many detergents to choose from at the grocery store. Under