From the moment you're born, you learn non-verbal interaction skills in order to get your needs met. Now you have language. But even with words, there remain desires and needs that we feel but can’t articulate, even to ourselves.
A study published in the June issue of The Archives of Sexual Behavior shows that while most people pick one label to describe their sexual preference, they may still behave in ways contrary to this identity -- and gay men, lesbian women, straight men and straight women differ in their opinions of how these "non-identity sexual experiences" would affect their lives and self-perception.
A study scheduled for publication in a future issue of the Journal of Contemporary Family Therapy shows that women but not men are likely to experience and express more anger in relationships than they do generally in their lives.
A fascinating article scheduled for publication in the journal Psychological Science shows that both men and women get self-esteem from relationships – but that the source of self-esteem from relationships is different based on gender. The self-esteem that men get from a relationship comes largely from the social standing of being partnered. The self-esteem women get from a relationship is largely from the companionship and connection they feel with their partner.
Study confirms that many of your current problems aren't the result of your current circumstances and instead require looking deeper into the transformative experiences of your childhood for anything that might resemble a long term fix.