relationships

We Might Ditch Our Friends For Relationships, But Not Our Parents
December 11, 2014

Guess "Gilmore Girls" was onto something.

Science Does Not Support the 'Rule of Seven' for Relationships
Chris Martin and Jennifer Lawrence are fine
August 31, 2014

Chris Martin and Jennifer Lawrence are A-OK. 

Short Men Make Better Boyfriends and Husbands
They're less likely to divorce and they do an extra hour of housework each week
August 27, 2014

Thousands upon thousands of men rejoice, feel redeemed. 

You're More Polyamorous Than You Think
August 01, 2014

Monogamy is rare, no matter what we might tell ourselves. We need a new currency of commitment.

Friends Don't Let Friends Walk Through Revolving Doors Alone
What it says about your friendship when you find yourself squished into a revolving-door with a companion.
May 30, 2014

You know that awkward moment when you can't decide if you should squeeze together or go it alone? 

Why Do Adult Romantic Partners Call Each Other "Baby?"
The evolutionary logic—and other meanings—of a pet name
May 25, 2014

The evolutionary logic—and other meanings—of a pet name

It's Time to Ditch Monogamy
Swans and beavers mate for life. Humans not so much.
April 25, 2014

The current model of lifelong, cohabiting monogamous partnership has never been such an outdated ideal.

Shirley Temple Only Dated Her Husband for 12 Days
Research shows the longer you date, the happier your marriage. Unless you're Shirley Temple.
February 12, 2014

Shirley Temple dated her husband for two weeks and stayed with him for 55 years—but for most people, the longer you spend courting your spouse, the happier your marriage.

This New York Times Sex Story Has One of the Best 'To Be Sure' Paragraphs Ever
February 06, 2014

"Granted, some might view this study with skepticism..."

Adelle Waldman: What Ross Douthat Doesn't Know About Sex and the Single Girl
December 16, 2013

"I don’t think there’s any correlation at all between being critical of Nate and Nate’s behavior, and being likely to vote Republican."