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.


Despite the heartache that often accompanies love, we can't help wanting it and rejoicing when it works. Are we hard-wired to fall in love or are just responding to societal pressure? And why are some people more successful at love than others?

LegalFling is hoping to lessen the "he said, she said" thing with an app that can generate a supposedly legally binding sex contract before both partners get together. But will it really prevent problems?

Love or Lust? Many people believe in love at first sight, but little research has been on this. A new study set out to find whether love at first sight really exists.

Cuffing season is millennial-speak for the time of year when you want to pair up with a special someone. Is there just something about having a date for the big holidays or is there some science behind it too?

A new study finds that men and women have different ideas about the best way to reconcile after an argument.

American parents aren't showing children how to succeed in romantic relationships, so structural misogyny and harassment are taking the wheel, a new report suggests.

Apart from putting more fun in our lives, studies have shown that friendships can help us live longer. Here's why.

It's not your imagination that a lot of married couples look like each other. A new study explains why.

Year after year, there are two months where people file for divorce the most. But why? A new study has an interesting explanation.

Have you ever wondered what the health benefits of kissing are? Read on to learn how a healthy dose of kissing can improve your life.

Show your loved one that you care this Valentine's Day and share an ecard for your loved one that says you care!

Are you usually a Valentine's Day naysayer? Read on to learn about why you should give this day of love a second chance!

According to the Domestic Violence Hotline, domestic violence is a pattern of behavior in any relationship. Learn more about domestic violence in this article.

How strong is your marriage? Test the strength of your marriage by taking this 22-question relationship quiz developed by Dr. Gottman.

Love and relationships expert Ty Tashiro advises you to consider these important facts before taking the plunge.

If you're being abused, surely you know it, right? In truth, that's a commonly held misconception. If the examples in this article seem familiar, it's time to take action.

Whether you're single or currently dating, you might have a relationship on your mind. Some guys like the comfortable feeling of being committed, while others are after the deep connections that come with long-term dating. Here's how to get what you want.

Relationships can be both rewarding and exhausting, and maintaining intimacy takes work. If you're not careful, day-to-day chores and responsibilities can crowd out quality time with your partner. Here, five tips to rejuvenate your bond.

Almost every woman's magazine on the grocery store shelf has an article to help women learn the finer points of flirting. But where do men pick up their flirting mojo? Those resources aren't so common, but we can help.

How do you keep the romance in your relationship alive? Good communication will strengthen any relationship, so speak up and make your feelings known -- these five tips will help you stay connected.

For guys who aren't too outspoken and get a little nervous around girls, the dating scene can cause nothing but anxiety. But a few tips can boost your confidence and make finding a connection easier.

Most people who are in committed relationships are interested in keeping love alive for the duration, and if everyone could afford regular romantic getaways, it might be easier. But what about those of us who can't? How do we hold on to that spark?

Everyone knows relationships are not easy. They take time and commitment to make them succeed. Flip through these relationship tips pictures and learn a few pointers.

The numbers don't lie: People like Valentine's Day. More than 190 million cards are sent each year, and one-third of U.S. consumers order flowers for a beloved. But why limit it to just one day? With a little bit of effort, you can have a romantic night any time of the year.

Who says a night at home can't be romantic? Not only is it convenient, but it can be affordable, low-pressure and easy to plan. We've got five tips to make your at-home date night a hit.