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Mating

Penis size does matter to women, say researchers

Penis size does matter to women, say researchers

The eternal question of whether penis size matters to women has been studied by a team of international scientists who reported that, yes, ladies do find larger men more attractive.

Sunday, 14 April, 2013, 2:16am 1 comment

Animals try to mate with those of other species - but why?

Illustration: Henry Wong

One day during field observations last year at Marion Island, a remote nature preserve in the southern Indian Ocean, something bizarre caught Tristan Scott's eye: on a rocky beach, a sleek young male Antarctic fur seal was trying to mate with a king penguin.

2 Dec 2012 - 3:21am

More city women tie knot with mainland men

More Hong Kong women are tying the knot with mainland men but the trend is the reverse for Hong Kong men and mainland women, according to the latest government statistics. And those who are worried about the state of marriage can breathe a sigh of relief. The total number of marriages last year hit an historical high.

30 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Young Chinese push back sexual boundaries

'Scored yet?' That was the first question posed by several young Chinese crowded around a bar table in the Tibetan capital of Lhasa. Between sips of yak butter tea, they traded jokes and swapped tales about their latest sexual encounters. Hailing from different parts of the mainland, the group of holidaymakers had come looking for spiritual enlightenment or romantic encounters, or both.

17 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Leaving it all behind

THE FIRST TIME was difficult. I put it off, avoided the issue, dreaded the day, felt physically sick when it arrived, got weepy when the crunch moment came, and then spent the next 24 hours worrying if I'd done the wrong thing. The second time was easier. The third time easier still.

22 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Babies - timing is vital

Choosing not to have children is the trend among young couples of this generation. Their parents, however, want them to have babies.

The parents try hard to persuade the couples to have children, but it is no use as they hold tightly to their own views.

Parents are equally adamant and this conflict can create friction in the whole family.

16 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

Don't tie knot too young

Most lovers think marriage is the beginning of happiness. However, many married couples would say it is the beginning of troubles.

Marriage is no joke. It is a life-long commitment. When couples marry too young, they often cannot handle the pressure.

Many start bickering and become unhappy.

29 Jul 1997 - 12:00am

Children your choice

Hong Kong, although a modern city, is still full of traditional thinking.

Some people still feel having children is a must for married couples. I feel that whether you have children or not is your own decision.

25 Feb 1997 - 12:00am

Sexual differences

HONG KONG people are still an extremely conservative group when it comes to sex. Not surprisingly, more than 80 per cent of women, and 70 per cent of their husbands, claim to be opposed to sex outside marriage - according to the most detailed survey on family values in recent years, published today.

4 Sep 1994 - 12:00am

Unofficial approach to togetherness

TWO of Singapore's official matchmaking agencies say more members are marrying, but their partners are mainly people they have met elsewhere.

The agencies were set up with government backing nine years ago to promote marriage among people with the same standards of education.

31 Jan 1994 - 12:00am

Compelling vision of Africa's changing society

MATING, by Norman Rush (Vintage, $72).

NORMAN Rush's first volume of short stories, Whites, arrived to critical acclaim five years ago, examining the almost extinct ''tribes'' of white Africa. Mating, his first novel, continues the African setting.

5 Sep 1993 - 12:00am