Bestie + Lover = Relationship Nirvana?
Looking for a lifelong Valentine? Psychologists suggest taking a closer look at your best friend. The things we want in a good friend are many of the same things we expect from a romantic partner.
Data from swiping apps like Tinder are giving researchers a window into how dating and relationships could be changing.
Today’s trendiest booze makers and bars insist on going rather further than the simple imbibing of alcohol.
The end of an era?
Ever wondered what it would be like to date in a completely gender-equal world? The answer may surprise you.
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No amount of whittling down dating criteria to glasses, beards, or tattoos will allow you to bypass the simple fact that finding someone takes work.
Being generous may be more important than you think.
'Treat 'em mean, keep 'em keen' will not make you popular, according to new research.
Time to keep calm.
The key to finding the right partner is all in your head.
Tattoo do you do? Inkings can be perceived as a sign of health.
Channel 4's new programme took dating shows in a 'bold' new direction. But what can nakedness reveal about a potential partner?
The new normal?
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A human development researcher decided to find out if people who are anxious about dating or about what their partner thinks of them are more likely to sext.
A woman waits backstage during the recording of the dating show ‘Meet you on Saturday.’
In only 30 years, a generations-old system of arranged marriages has been completely upended.
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Not everyone can weave a gripping tale. But for one gender, it matters more than the other.
Forget waiting by the phone for someone who never calls, science suggests niceness is hot.
'Treat ‘em mean, keep ‘em keen' is bad advice, tailored for men who'd rather hate women than face their own shortcomings.
How do you sell something that people want, but aren't prepared to admit to? No, the online dating industry doesn't know either.
When it comes to forming relationships it turns out opposites certainly don't attract, that love is blind and we tend to love our neighbours.
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A new film claims to empower women's singledom – but it's just another old-fashioned rehash.
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Why it's harder to find love with a learning difficulty.
Remove your rose-colored glasses and take a cold, hard look at your potential Valentine.
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Is your relationship thriving or merely surviving? Scientists who study these matters of the heart have some insights into figuring out whether you're with your best possible partner.
Professor Lee Berger from the University of the Witwatersrand holding the skull of Homo Naledi.
The big question being asked is: where does Homo naledi fit in the evolutionary tree? Assessing the similarity or dissimilarity between fossil skulls has provided a possible clue to the answer.
I’m not feeling a strong commitment to wed.
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It's less important how you feel about your relationship today than how you feel about it over time. Which of four commitment categories do you fit into?
Despite criticism from the Chinese government, which claims it espouses “the wrong values”, the popularity of dating show If You Are The One continues unabated.
The Chinese dating show If You Are the One has a domestic audience of 50 million, and a cult following in Australia. It seems harsher than shows such as The Bachelor – but is it really all that different?