Your partner might think they're providing valuable encouragement, but a new study shows how it can backfire.
Is this a new and better way for modern couples to live? Here's what the research says.
Many Americans have a distrust of atheists. A group of researchers found that some of the distrust relates to beliefs about atheists' family values.
App users recognise dating apps have some risks but they've developed a range of strategies to help them feel safer and to better negotiate consent and safe sex.
Attitudes toward single women have repeatedly shifted – and part of that attitude shift is reflected in the names given to unwed women.
Research shows that asking an insecure partner about their day can increase their relationship satisfaction.
Interruptions are inevitable – but how they happen matters.
A feminist scholar wrote about her online dating experiences. She wasn't expecting the avalanche of negative anti-feminist comments.
Studies suggest that marriage improves your health. But bisexuals don't seem to reap those benefits.
People with sexual fetishes aren't dangerous; nor are their desires a sign of mental illness. Fetishism can be part of a healthy relationship – so it's time to lose the stigma.
Surprisingly, Australian-born women are significantly more likely to live in an inter-ethnic relationship than their male counterparts.
If you're overlooking potential romantic partners because they're not who you envisioned as 'the one', it might be time to reassess your approach.
Zero-hours contracts exploit workers and need to be banned.
Parenting: attachment is not, and has never been, the only way.
Dorothy Cotton never publicly spoke about her intimate relationship with King. But no woman – not even King's wife – was closer to the civil rights icon during the last years of his life.
New research finds that people tend to prefer a specific personality type across partners - and its usually one that resembles their own.
Clingy behaviour can be narcissistic, too.
The show's memorable bromances remind viewers that building lasting friendships is just as important as finding love.
The US divorce rate has fallen steadily over the last 30 or 40 years. It's likely because young adults are taking more time to decide to marry.
Simply put, being in a relationship can be complex - but if there's one secret to a happy one, it's communication.