May 2023 Links
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Sexually inexperienced couples have the highest levels of relationship satisfaction. This shouldn’t be surprising. The summary also offers some hope at the end. You are not defined by your past, as long as you are willing to adopt the proper beliefs and behaviors.
Similar to other studies, we found that sexual experience prior to marriage is correlated with lower stability in marriage and a greater likelihood of divorce. Specifically, we found that inexperienced men and women who have only had sex with their spouse have a nearly 45% chance of reporting a very high level of relationship stability in their marriage, whereas only 25% of married individuals with 5 to 9 lifetime sex partners, and only 14% of married individuals with 10 or more lifetime sex partners report a similarly high level of relationship stability.
AI translations still have a long way to go. And in some cases, AI is costing lives.
Machine translations of Pashto and Dari, in particular, are riddled with errors that have introduced confusion into already complex immigration processes, and led to the rejected asylum claim of at least one Afghan refugee.