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In Cupid's Poisoned Arrow, I mentioned that pair bonders (like us humans) appear to be more vulnerable to drugs and alcohol abuse (not to mention internet porn over use) because of the unique sensitivity of pair bonders' reward circuitry.
Here's a link: https://mega.nz/#!4QZlkCKC And here's the key: !X25sDz7z6V6146XbER8aSKYyj6m1PEJprcr6sw9vnb0 Sorry for the weird link. Didn't get to read it yet, but how's this for mainstream, eh? Edit: Oh, and this might not be exactly legal, please take the post down if there's a problem. It's legal in my country if you just link to stuff you found, and I didn't upload this myself.
Edit edit: I have read it now. Nothing we haven't seen before, but it's Time Magazine man! Time Magazine!
From the other room, she mumbles....my Izzy is more a mumbler these days.
Me: You think you'll wear the antique dress?
She: I think I'll wear my (shoe) inserts
Always confirm your beliefs!
My favorite joke from a birthday card Izzy's brother gave me, best when performed live with 2 elder friends. Three guys walking on a beach:
First guy: It's windy today
Second: No, I think it's Thursday
Third: Me too, let's get a beer!
This study is actually very weak, and is not well designed as far as the interests of this forum go. It mixes intercourse and masturbation (in its definition of "sex") for starters. And subjects only had to have had sex once in the last 12 months to be included. And it did nothing to rule out the obvious question of which way causation runs. That is, one would expect younger healthier folks to have more sex...because they are healthier and more vigorous. So the headlines about this rather weak finding of an association are irresponsibly exaggerated. ("Fight dementia?" Really??
Article about how online "lovers" extort the lonely. Moral: Always meet your online sweetheart in person ASAP.
Scientists puzzle over why men and women react differently to pressure
Nearly half of women have experienced "post-sex blues", QUT research has found. Postcoital dysphoria (PCD), characterised by tearfulness, a sense of melancholy or depression, anxiety, agitation or aggression following sexual intercourse, had been experienced by 46 per cent of surveyed women at some point in their lives.