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.
Is Sapiosexuality a Real Thing?
Not Getting Online Dates? Your Bar Is Probably Too High
New App Exposes the Pluses and Minuses of Sex Contracts
The Myth of Closure: Why Experts Say It Doesn't Exist
To Make Up After a Row, Men Want Sex, Women Want Quality Time
Domestic Violence: It's More Common Than You Think
Breakup Boot Camp: Help for Surviving a Broken Heart
Friendships Can Actually Improve Your Health. But Why's It So Hard to Make Them?
Does cheating run in the family?
Why Do We Fall in Love?
Love at First Sight? A Study Says It's Probably Just Lust
This Is Why Humans Don't Have a Mating Season
Why So Many Married Couples Look Alike
The Two Months That See the Most Divorce Filings
Is there such a thing as the seven-year itch?
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By Josh Clark
"You gotta make the money first. Then when you make the money, you get the power. Then when you get the power, then you get the women," says gangster Tony Montana in the 1983 film "Scarface." The line may be iconic, but it's also woefully wrong -- you don't need tons of cash to woo a woman.
At some point in your life, you may have met someone who became your most intimate friend or romantic partner almost instantly. But not every relationship starts off on such connected territory, and the ones that do don't always stay that way. How can you make your relationship more intimate?
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By Tom Scheve
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