BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
The need for lesbian love stories that aren’t doomed is just as great now as it has ever been.
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.
Flying the nest is not always the best option – but it does have its benefits.
When it comes to cheating, humans are not alone in the animal world.
A man you can trust?
Perhaps surprisingly, men spend more money after being romantically rejected while women do the opposite.
Lovebirds in the 14th-century Codex Manesse (Cod. Pal. germ. 848, f. 249v).
How about some fowl play this Medieval Valentine’s day?
Five years ago, we would actually be having a conversation.
This Valentine's day, try something different. It's your best bet for reigniting the passion in your relationship.
Is a relationship that’s quick to form quick to fall apart?
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When it comes to dating, take Nietzsche's advice and have the big picture – finding a lifelong friend – in mind.
Remove your rose-colored glasses and take a cold, hard look at your potential Valentine.
Brittanie Loren Pendleton
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.
Researchers are divided about the nature of love, and whether it is universal or changeable.
Researchers have tried for many years to understand the nature of romantic love. But it remains a mystery.
Can a robot really feel and express emotions such as love?
As Valentine's Day approaches, imagine if your date was not human, but a machine. Could there ever be a romantic bond between a human and a robot?
For some, it’s not so easy to forgive and forget…
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New research highlights how the pain of a breakup can linger for years.
Love is for everyone.
How Paul Dirac, a brilliant but lonely man, found something new and wonderful that had been missing his entire life: love.
Films like Ex Machina explore the bounds of emotional interaction between human and machine.
There are possible emotional and social pitfalls to love and sex with robots, but does that mean we should ban them entirely?
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?
Tinder introduces the new ‘Super Like’ – should you ‘swipe up’?
Eileen Chu and Stefano Verrelli
In the online dating world it was once enough just to "Like" a person to indicate your interest. So what does it mean to "Super Like" a potential love interest?
He is in a wheelchair, she has multiple sclerosis, but their neighbours know Grzegorz and Magda as a loving couple.
Flickr/Dominik Golenia/In sickness and in health
Our notions of what makes a person a desirable 'love interest' are often superficial and involve an element of deception. For someone with a severe disability, finding love is even more complicated
What we may imagine isn’t necessarily the truth.
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What we see in online dating is not always what we get.
Like alcohol, oxytocin can make certain people aggressive.
A study has shown that alcohol and oxytocin, often dubbed "the love hormone" are more similar than we thought.
Music unifies the world into a whole.
According to recent research, music is an evolutionary adaptation that helps us navigate a world rife with contradictions.
Those of a nervous disposition might be better off buying chocolates.
When it comes to making careful plans to impress that significant other, certain things can seem like musts. Classy restaurant – check. Romantic atmosphere – check. Best suit or little black dress – check…