Romance

The History of "Sweetie" and 8 Other Old-Fashioned Terms of Endearment
August 20, 2014

Some of the weirdest, most fascinating terms of endearment from history. ("My dear little bag-pudding!")

Internet Dating a la Russe
This man wants a teen bride to share his gold and fur with
September 25, 2013

This man is looking for a wife.

Bipartisan Online Dating? No Thanks.
September 03, 2013

Last week, the Pacific Standard made the intriguing claim that online dating is worsening America's political polarization. Scanning the headline, it seemed possible.

Cupid's Cursor
We're still trying to convince ourselves that online dating is OK
February 14, 2013

Does online dating make romance more democratic—or does it just invite us to discriminate more precisely?