Love and Relationships

Love and relationships are a major part of the human experience, but they mystify many of us. Learn what scientific research has to say about love, and get advice on creating and maintaining relationships.


Between gift giving, family dinners and party etiquette rules, the holidays can be rough when you're dating. Learn how to handle the hassles and enjoy the holidays with your beau.

Office romances can be tricky and risky, but studies show that 4 out of 10 people met their spouse in the workplace. When is it okay to mix business with pleasure?

What is speed dating? In this article we will address the most common speed dating questions and provide you with speed dating answers from our experts.

It helps to consider all three stages of love when determining if you have the real thing. Learn about the different stages of love to help you decide whether he or she is 'the one.'

So how can you tell if it's love or lust? Anthropology professor Helen Fisher provides the developmental perspective.

If you are an older woman trying to finally win at love, it can be tough. Once you get past the initial hurdle of meeting someone and then getting to know him, the hard part comes -- getting the timing right.

Falling in love is a magical experience that happens between two people. So why do people fall in love? Explore the dynamics of falling in love.

Separate fact from fiction as we debunk 10 common divorce myths.

Dorian Solot is executive director of The Alternatives to Marriage Project, a non-profit organization that advocates for fair treatment of unmarried people. Here, she speaks about the growing appeal of the unmarried movement among Americans.

There is no couple that doesn't have to work hard at improving their relationship. Learn how to keep marital bliss from waxing and waning as the years go by.

Caring for children can be both physically and emotionally draining, and that can have a negative effect on the love and romance in your marriage. Learn how to keep the fire going after you've had kids.

You may have tried everything you can imagine, but it doesn't look like things will work out with your spouse. The question is: Should you stay together for the kids' sake? Many experts believe you should.

What is rosacea and how does it effect skin? Learn more about this common skin ailment and how it can be managed in this article.

If you've met someone new and think you may want to see them again, it's a great idea to ask for a phone number. Get tips on how to ask for a number without seeming rude or forward.

Are personal ads completely accurate? Can they be useful? Good questions. Read all about writing the perfect personal ads.

If your relationship gives you more misery than pleasure and more pain than fun, it may be time to break things off and move on. What's the best way to go about breaking up without bloodshed or nastiness?

Dating can be scary and fun and challenging, but you want it to be that way for all the right reasons. Learn how to take reasonable precautions about your own safety when you get ready to date.

You may have experienced one or two dating disasters. How can you bounce back if one of these catastrophes hits?

Rather than allowing myths about marriage to undermine your relationship, you should find those truths that help keep relationships strong. Separate fact from fiction as we deflate myths about marriage.

Marital problems become magnified when the partners take their personal stresses out on each other. Learn how to manage your stress and save your marriage.

Every couple argues, and it's healthy to feel free to share your opinion with your spouse. The key is to make sure that you fight fairly.

There's no doubt that communication is essential to maintaining a strong, healthy marriage, but remember that you don't have to talk to be communicating. In fact, as the old adage says, actions sometimes speak louder than words.

What is the connection between marriage and sex, and how does one affect the other? Learn about maintaining sexual health during marriage.

Do you suspect that your spouse could be cheating? Learn about the tell-tale signs of infidelity.

A personal ad or internet profile can be a terrific tool to endear the right person to you. Learn how to write or find the perfect personal ad.