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Remember that old trope about women faking a headache as an excuse to get out of sex? Looks like the opposite holds true. A new study from the University of Munster in Germany found that sex might actually help migraine sufferers.
Recently we’ve been hearing a lot about how people who are married are better off health-wise, whether that means better survival of a heart attack or better mental health. But a new study has found that those benefits don’t extend to everybody.
Muslims are more likely to wait to have sex until marriage than followers of any other religion, including those who practice Christianity and Judaism, found a new study published in Religion and Sexual Behaviors. The least likely to say they waited? Buddhists.
Aw, and we had such high hopes for this Hollywood couple! Funnyman Jason Segel and Oscar-nominated actress Michelle Williams are no longer dating, according to People. The pair had been together for about a year.
A new book on hookup culture posits that women deal with societal pressure about sex and love by “splitting” different parts of their lives in order to match their ideas about how career, love, and sex intersect, reports Tracy Clark-Flory at Salon.
Rachelle Friedman Chapman‘s story is both a terrifying and inspiring one: At her bachelorette party in 2010, she was pushed into a swimming pool by her friend and wound up paralyzed from the chest down. She and her fiancé got married regardless a year later — and she recently participated in a Reddit Ask Me Anything Q&A to talk about her life…including how the pair has sex.
If U.K. author Jessica Blair is your favorite romance novelist, surprise: She is actually a he — 89-year-old World War II veteran Bill Spence. Blair was a pseudonym given to him by his publishers.