Interesting news out of the Netherlands: A team of researchers tracked nearly 85,000 women through their pregnancies and beyond, and found that self-esteem in pregnant women and new mothers fluctuates: It dips during the 30th week of pregnancy, rises until the child is six months old, and then declines for at least the next two and a half years. The good news is that maternal self-esteem eventually did recover: When the researchers followed the women for subsequent pregnancies, they found that the women had returned to their previous level of self-esteem.
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We've all seen couples who flood our timelines with photos of themselves on vacation, out to dinner, walking around, at home, doing nothing....you get the drift. A few aren't an issue, but when it gets obsessive, there may be a psychological reason at play, and this Science of Us video explains why.