Polyamorous families experience marginalization during pregnancy and birth, but with open, nonjudgmental attitudes from health care providers and changes to hospital policies, this can be reduced, found new research in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
A study published in the journal Violence Against Women by a domestic violence expert at The University of Texas at Arlington focuses on an overlooked form of psychological abuse -- educational sabotage. Educational sabotage is a form of coercive control that directly affects a survivor's efforts to obtain educational credentials, said Rachel Voth Schrag, assistant professor in the School of Social Work. Tactics include disruption of financial aid or academic efforts, physical violence and inducing guilt related to academic efforts.
Dads are often happier, less stressed and less tired than moms when taking care of kids, and researchers say these differences may come down to how and when childcare activities are split between parents.
One of the top qualities that we look for in a long-term partner is kindness, according to new research by Swansea University.
New study suggests diversity messaging is not filtering down to frontline staff.
In marriage, conflict is inevitable. Even the happiest couples argue. And research shows they tend to argue about the same topics as unhappy couples: children, money, in-laws, intimacy. So, what distinguishes happy couples? According to a study published this August in Family Process, it is the way happy couples argue that may make a difference.
One explanation for declines in marriage is a shortage of economically-attractive men for unmarried women to marry. Indeed, a new study published in the Journal of Marriage and Family reveals a significant scarcity of such potential male spouses.
Same-sex male couples are losing out on paid parental leave when compared to both same-sex female and different-sex couples, according to new research.
Dementia and marital status could be linked, according to a new Michigan State University study that found married people are less likely to experience dementia as they age.
New romances eventually follow patterns similar to old ones, according to U of A relationship researcher who led eight-year study.