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Researcher details the psychological effects of child/adolescent marriage

Posted on Jun 4, 2020 by The Conversation

A survey conducted in 2018 indicates that just over 19% of girls are married before they turn 18 ...

This simple question could help your partner feel more secure in your relationship

Posted on Jun 1, 2020 by The Conversation

Insecure people may wonder whether their partner truly knows them, or worry that they cannot live up to ...

Older couples who have regular sex are happier and healthier – Research

Posted on May 22, 2020 by The Conversation

Research found that older adults enjoy life more when they are sexually active. And those who experience a ...

Stressed out? Smelling your partner’s clothing could calm your nerves!

Posted on May 20, 2020 by The Conversation

Over 80% of women and 50% of men reported they had intentionally smelled an absent partner’s clothing. Most ...

Lockdown singing: How music has helped us connect & heal during crisis

Posted on May 5, 2020 by The Conversation

At the start of the lockdown in Italy, videos went viral on social media of neighbours singing with ...

Why downgrading countries during a crisis is a ‘monumentally’ bad idea

Posted on May 5, 2020 by The Conversation

(By Misheck Mutize, University of Cape Town) A number of rating agencies have downgraded emerging market economies during ...

“Exercise dating?” – You can ‘sweat’ your way to a better relationship

Posted on May 3, 2020 by The Conversation

Compared to non-exercisers, married people who exercise reported more positive marital events and fewer negative ones.

How to listen to your loved ones with empathy even though you’re also highly stressed

Posted on May 3, 2020 by The Conversation

Many of us are not just dealing with our own feelings of anxiety, anger and sadness; we are ...

A 4-step maintenance plan to help keep your relationship going strong

Posted on Apr 29, 2020 by The Conversation

Switching to relationship autopilot feels justifiable when you’re short on time, low on energy and must focus on ...

Why it’s even MORE important to get the flu jab this year – Prof Venter

Posted on Apr 29, 2020 by The Conversation

For all the latest news about the coronavirus, click here. (By Professor Marietjie Venter, University of Pretoria) As ...

A wealth tax on SA’s richest 354,000 individuals could raise at least R143 billion

Posted on Apr 29, 2020 by The Conversation

A wealth tax on the richest 354,000 individuals could raise at least R143 billion. That equates to 29% ...

Stuck at home with your partner? Look to retirees for how to make it work

Posted on Apr 22, 2020 by The Conversation

Across the country an unprecedented number of couples are suddenly spending every waking and sleeping hour of the ...

Learners won’t get through ALL school content at home: Here are 3 things to prioritise

Posted on Apr 20, 2020 by The Conversation

(By Alison Willis, University of the Sunshine Coast) As children learn from home, parents are effectively running two ...

The lockdown could test your relationship – Here’s how to save it (and even improve it)

Posted on Apr 19, 2020 by The Conversation

If you’re both working from home, and with nowhere to go out to in the evenings, there’s a ...

Isolating together is challenging – Here’s how it can affect your health

Posted on Apr 15, 2020 by The Conversation

(By Hannah L. Schacter, Wayne State University) In the wake of COVID-19 social distancing and stay-at-home orders, young ...

9 Myths you need to stop believing about coronavirus

Posted on Apr 14, 2020 by The Conversation

The purpose of debunking these myths is to provide people with trusted information. And to provide people with ...

Why wear face masks in public? Here’s what the research shows

Posted on Apr 7, 2020 by The Conversation

U.S. health officials have changed their advice on face masks and now recommend that people wear cloth masks in ...

How Mandela stayed fit: from his ‘matchbox’ Soweto home to a prison cell

Posted on Apr 7, 2020 by The Conversation

The spread of the coronavirus has forced millions all over the world to retreat to base and abandon ...

Stop the spread of misinformation: 10 ways to identify fake news

Posted on Apr 1, 2020 by The Conversation

By sharing this article with you, it might help you to identify which news is fake - and ...

5 Novels from the Victorian era to give comfort in troubled times + Where you can read them for free

Posted on Mar 31, 2020 by The Conversation

When someone tells me they are planning to “curl up with a good book”, I am filled with ...

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