Simply put, being in a relationship can be complex - but if there's one secret to a happy one, it's communication.
Married at First Sight is meant to be about finding love. But relationship science suggests the experiment is actually a perfect storm of factors that predict relationship breakdown.
The concept of common law marriage is actually quite recent. While legally erroneous, a widespread belief in this myth has served a social purpose.
If you're having issues with your partner, one of you might need a nice dose of humility.
Even when everything's going great in your relationship, you likely harbor some ambivalence toward your partner deep down. Psychology research suggests it's not just OK, but normal.
On social media, people increasingly feel the need to document every event and incident in their lives in public. What does that mean for romantic love?
A cold, logical list of attributes sought in a partner is cast aside by the hot emotions that come up in real life. A psychology researcher explains how this 'hot-cold empathy gap' works in dating.
It might be human nature to undervalue what's chugging along doing fine while imagining there's a mythical 'best' partner out there somewhere. A psychology researcher has advice.
Will your marriage be better if you and your partner are genetically compatible? Is there any evidence that certain genes make someone a better or worse partner? And if so, which genes should we test?
Developments in technologies like robotics and virtual reality are opening new possibilities for sexual experiences.
Trying to optimize the search for love can be naive. Using statistics and measurements isn't necessarily the best way to find a human partner.
Online lies can often be easy to detect, by searching for images and phone numbers and exploring social media profiles. Some people lie anyway – and countless others take the bait.
The problems from a disappointing gift don't end once you've awkwardly thanked the giver and tossed the wrapping paper.
Forgiveness isn't about minimising or forgetting the pain we feel. It's about letting go of our feelings of resentment and revenge.
Singles can face mistaken stereotypes and value judgments that they are less happy, or lonelier. For many, being single is simply a relationship preference or even an orientation.
Children need be able to identify potentially harmful sexual behaviours, including sexting, from a young age.
Undergraduate students need a learning community that meets throughout their degrees for workshops and community-building. Such a post-secondary ‘homeroom’ could multiply positive connections.
To improve Indigenous health in Canada we need more Indigenous health professionals and more culturally competent health-care providers. We also need to listen properly to Indigenous stories.
A new study suggests that Americans face an 'economic bar' to marriage. Before they walk down the aisle, many couples want to have a house, a bank account and a job that offers health insurance.
The 'like' button does far more than just express how much a person likes a particular picture or post. It could be used to make social comparisons.