Mind Over Matter: Exploring the relationship between mindfulness and body Image in first-time parents

Two people standing. One is pregnant and the other has their arms around the pregnant individual.

By Sophia Marchetti & Inês Tavares This blog is a summary of our published article: Tavares, I. M., Rosen, N. O., Heiman, J. R., & Nobre, P. J. (2023). Longitudinal associations between mindfulness and changes to body image in first-time parent couples. Body Image, 44, 187-196. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2023.01.002 Both positive body image and mindfulness contribute to better sexual […]

Let’s talk during sex, baby: Gender/sex differences in sexual communication

Couple embracing in bed.

By Kathleen Nesbitt-Daly This blog is a summary of our published article: Merwin, K. E., Bergeron, S., Jodouin, J. F., Mackinnon, S. P., & Rosen, N. O. (2022). Few differences in sexual talk by gender/sex and dyad type: A retrospective and daily diary study with couples. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 51(8), 3715-3733. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10508-022-02363-y Communicating during sex is an important part […]