12 Signs that Your Partner is Lying in Text Messaging!

Introduction With the advent of digital and mobile phone technologies, text messaging, or texting has become a prevalent mode of communication and conversation today. Consequently, it is also a frequent source of deception or lies in communication. Many current studies suggest that people tend to lie more in text messages than in face-to-face or personal …

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Is Taking a Selfie a Selfish Act?*

Introduction In the Philippines, House Bill 4807 or the Anti-Selfie Bill was once debated in Philippine Congress or legislature: whether or not it is proper to penalize people who take selfies without the consent of the people concerned. Thus, one wonders: Is taking a selfie that dangerous and self-centered that needs legislation and punishment? One can often …

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Why Men Suffer More Badly than Women after Breakups!

Many assume that women would suffer more trauma than men after an ending of a serious relationship. This conclusion may be true in the economic realm, especially if the female partners or wives are dependent on their boyfriends and husbands for support. But in the emotional or psychological realm, the case may be different. Women …

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Why People Commit Suicide?: 3 Creepy Notes on Extreme Loneliness

In the 50’s and 60’s, a Catholic who committed suicide is not allowed to be blessed inside the Church before burial. It was believed during this period that suicide is a great sin and a violation of God’s  greatest commandment to love one’s self before loving others: “Love your neighbor as you love yourself.” But …

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“What is an Unhealthy Romantic Love?”

A true romantic love is said to be sincere and based on mutual self-giving. People must avoid a one-sided affair where one partner in a romantic relationship is just using the other to satisfy his or her own needs. Sadly, there are people who allow this type of love and allow their partners to manipulate …

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Top Misconceptions About Love

1. Love is Natural. Love is not natural and biological but socially-learned in society. In the sociology of emotions, sociologists believe that people’s emotions are determined by society and culture. Thus, people’s deep feelings and emotions of love are primarily a product of cultural and social conditioning. In the same manner, people’s romantic feelings and …

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Women Take Note: 5 Top Attitudes that Turn Off Guys

Many women may not be aware that there are things that turn off men. Of course, this can be cultural. It depends on the type of social expectations and gender roles between sexes in a particular culture. But those who reside in urban centers with middle-class orientation, the following attitudes and behaviors can generally turn …

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Looks, Romance, and True Love

Looks and Personal Character in Romantic Love       It’s not true that one’s character is shown on one’s face. If it’s angelic and beautiful, then he or she is probably Mr. or Ms. Right or one’s long-lost soul mate or destined partner in life!       Social science research has shown that there is …

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The Sociology of an Unrequited Love

            An unrequited love is a type of romantic love that is common among young lovers who misread verbal and nonverbal cues of their beloved and who have yet to learn about their own romantic needs and wants. "Unrequited love is the result of one person deeply wanting an intimate relationship …

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Women Take Note: 5 Top Attitudes that Turn off Guys

Many women may not be aware that there are things that turn off men. Of course, this can be cultural. It depends on the type of social expectations and gender roles between sexes in a particular culture. But those who reside in urban centers with middle-class orientation, the following attitudes and behaviors can generally turn …

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