Research shows that many young Australians are not aware of appropriate boundaries in relationships. It's important that children are informed by research rather than rhetoric.
Most studies on straight girls kissing focus on dorm rooms and dance floors. But one sociologist looks at the development of 'sexual friendships' among women previously ignored like single moms.
The key to finding the right partner is all in your head.
Researchers have studied the part of the brain associated with disgust to reveal people's true attitudes.
Relationship education programs are meant to strengthen low-income couples, with the idea children would benefit. But focusing on communication skills overlooks what really matters to these Americans.
It makes no sense to continue relationship counselling in a therapist's office – it is far better to do it in the more natural environment of the home.
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.
When reality fails to match fantasy, relationships can suffer.
Social media can make us mistrustful and paranoid.
"Love drugs" have their risks, but are also potentially liberating, so people must be free to make their own choices about what works best for them.
We know a lot about why people choose different brands of dishwashing detergent. But when it comes to the processes behind choosing a romantic partner, science knows surprisingly little.
The messages that adolescents receive from sexuality education classes are frequently negative. It's time for the curriculum to become more empowering for learners and teachers.
Not everyone can weave a gripping tale. But for one gender, it matters more than the other.
How do you sell something that people want, but aren't prepared to admit to? No, the online dating industry doesn't know either.
Fall in love, have a baby, watch your happiness and satisfaction plummet. Psychology researchers know the transition to parenthood can be rough on relationships.
New research shows young men are more likely to make friends but women tend to have the strongest friendships.
It's old-fashioned, out of date and varies massively from school to school.
A new film claims to empower women's singledom – but it's just another old-fashioned rehash.
With a Senate inquiry into "revenge porn" due to report, the focus must be on changing the law to better protect victims.
When it comes to cheating, humans are not alone in the animal world.