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115: Great Expectations

When expectations in your relationship don’t meet reality, disappointment is bound to happen. Whether you find yourself struggling with too high or too low expectations, finding the balance is key to being happier and more satisfied in your relationship. Listen to today’s show with Dr. Sarah Vannier to learn how to manage expectations and avoid disappointment in your relationship.

 

Love at first sight, it's a big science thing

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Drew Haran Photgraphy

Research has shown humans have an intuitive ability to size up a partner in 100 milliseconds.

 

Here's How Being a Hopeless Romantic Affects Your Love Life

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If you live life like you're inside a rom com—eyes twinkly, mouth perpetually trilling about finding The One—odds are you've had at least one cynical friend tell you that you're just setting yourself up for disaster.

Why Couples Have Sex Even When One Partner Isn't in the Mood

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Goran Bogicevic/Shutterstock

Both men and women do it. But it depends on our reasons why.

 

Go ahead, believe in romance: It will make you a happier, more committed partner

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Credit: 20th Century Fox

Research says belief in enduring love, not a “tragic” view of relationships, makes you more willing to fight for it

 

Why Being A Hopeless Romantic Is Actually Good For Your Love Life

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Copyright © Fox Searchlight / Everett Collection

"They are seeing their partner through rose-colored glasses."

Expectations Can Hurt Your Relationship

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How important is it that your partner meet your romantic expectations?

 

CTV Atlantic: Is love a Science?

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Great Sexpectations: A peek into the psychology of romance

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Photo: Alex Proimos, used under Creative Commons license

This Valentine’s Day, you may be expecting flowers and dinner with your partner.

 

Porn study finds that ‘teens’ and ‘moms’ rule the online sex world

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