If you ditch the Cinderella story and intentionally craft romantic relationships to suit you – evidence from business and philosophy says you might have a good chance of deep happiness.
A polyamorous philosopher draws from research evidence to argue that where love is concerned, we should break all the established rules.
As they shook off a particularly unpleasant colonial hangover, the justices of India's Supreme Court issued a remarkably emotional set of judgments.
Jules Salles-Wagner’s 1898 painting ‘Romeo and Juliet.’
We talk excitedly about meeting someone with whom we 'click' or 'really hit it off.' So why do so many of us hesitate to call it love?
The lies most people tell on dating apps do serve a purpose.
Researchers analyzed troves of messages sent between matches and found that the fibs people tell are usually rational ones that serve a purpose.
Followers of the Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh embrace during a meditation session at Rajneeshpuram.
AP Photo/Bill Miller
A scholar visited Rajneeshpuram and met the many highly accomplished men and women who became devotees of the controversial guru. What brought them to the spiritual community, and what made them stay?
Miniature of the duke of true love and his companions entertaining ladies.
The Book of the Queen, c. 1410–1414, France (Paris), Harley 4431, f. 145 (Creative Commons)
A scholar of medieval magic discusses the hope in magical techniques for finding love.
Seven rules for break up in the digital age.
A grand monument to love.
A loving relationship may be a unique mix of different 'flavours' of love.
Relationship science can weigh in on whether you’re with a winner.
If there were a Keltner List for relationships – as for induction to the Baseball Hall of Fame – what would be on it? A relationship scientist draws on psychology research to help you assess your love.
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Desire haunts every sun-drenched frame of the Oscar-nominated film starring Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer.
A dating site has been told to take down its ads, but science highlights some fascinating truths about internet love.
A new study analysing the outcomes of couple's therapy shows computers are getting ever closer to determining what we are really think and feel.
Little good comes when love turns to hate.
Could it be all just a terrible misunderstanding? Researchers are increasingly turning to love to understand hate.
Augustin Burdet (engraver) French active (19th century) Victor Marie Picot (after) Cupid and Psyche (c. 1817) engraving.
39.9 x 49.2 cm (image), 49.4 x 57.5 cm (sheet) National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1927 (3506-3)
In early modern times, wooing happened at balls and markets and in churches; while sex was obtained in bathhouses, inns, brothels and alleyways. Art tells the story.
Most of us tend to be attracted to people who are similar to ourselves. But there's an important exception to this rule.
The Love Witch
This is a thought-provoking, odd, shocking and beautiful movie about feminism, fantasy and film history.
There’s not just one way to feel or express love.
Valentine's Day is branded as being a celebration of romantic love. But there are many styles of love, from passionate Eros to caring Agape and many in between.
You can learn from the past.
It is possible to stop recreating destructive patterns.
Romantic love is seen as the answer to life’s problems, when it could often be the start of many headaches and heartaches. So, what is true love?
Does the secret to romantic sales success actually lie in an appeal to our cynicism?