Today’s Solutions: July 22, 2024

Two families with kids sitting on front stoops.

Do babies use saliva to figure out relationship dynamics?

A curious research team from MIT recently dived into this intriguing question. If you think about it, we only share saliva with our nearest and dearest. From kissing, to sharing forks, or eating the same ice cream cones, it signifies a close bond. This could be between parents, siblings, extended Read More...

elderly couple (Asian man and Black man) engage in an intimate conversation

5 reasons that secrets sour relationships & how to break the secret-keeping cycle

According to a 2018 study, published in the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, people on average keep around 13 secrets at a time, five of which have never been revealed to anyone. It’s worth mentioning that individuals should maintain their right to privacy, even within Read More...

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5 Ways to stay connected with your partner during the busy holiday season

As the holiday season approaches, some of us are preparing to celebrate with friends and family in real life for the first time in a very long time. While exciting, the coming festivities may also mean that your list of obligations seems to go on and on, making it more likely for your own Read More...

How to avoid awkward intimate

How to avoid awkward intimate interactions, according to an expert

Have you ever wondered how films achieve an air of natural intimacy when producing scenes that involve nudity or simulated sex, especially while working with actors that may not know each other well or at all? Enter the intimacy coordinator, a hired professional that works with actors and directors Read More...

Prelude to courage

Prelude to courage

How anger can improve health, enhance intimacy, spur creativity and even inspire social change. Diana Rico | June 2011 issue It’s the 1980s, and I am sitting in the Beverly Hills living room of a major 1950s television star, alongside my romantic and sometimes writing partner. I have obtained a Read More...

The meanings of life

The meanings of life

Four noble truths of connectedness. David Servan-Schreiber | Jan/Feb 2008 issue When I was 15, a church sermon left its mark on me. The priest began with the question, “Where should we seek God?” Years later, I found my own answer. I believe what for centuries has been called “finding God” Read More...