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.
It's tempting to look back nostagically when thinking about the idea of the "family", but the evidence shows that it's strong, functional and flourishing.
What does a modern Australian family look like and how does it compare with 10, 20 or even 30 years ago?
If you can now have a same-sex marriage, why not polygamous one?
Fall in love, have a baby, watch your happiness and satisfaction plummet. Psychology researchers know the transition to parenthood can be rough on relationships.
The 'apostolic exhortation' calls for greater understanding of divorced couples, but falls short of allowing them a full life within the church.
A new journal article has proposed that women changing their surname acts as a signal of fidelity to their husbands.
While some progress has been made in reducing instances of forced marriage in Australia, more needs to be done.
When it comes to dating, take Nietzsche's advice and have the big picture – finding a lifelong friend – in mind.
When a pregnant celebrity announces "no hot nannies," what does it say about parenting, gender roles and our culture?
Should opposite-sex couples be allowed to enter civil partnerships? Many same-sex couples already in one think so.
The requirement for marriage banns was introduced 800 years ago (almost to the day). Now there's talk of scrapping them.
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?
Prenuptial agreements often leave one spouse vulnerable in the case of divorce.
Men might not wear purity rings, but some are pledging abstinence, too.
African women have had to explain themselves to a world that does not seem to understand them.
Every generation in the last 150 years has seen in Australia a contest over marriage which reflects shifting positions on its defining features, and its associated rights and obligations.
At the heart of the debate around the language of marriage is a conflict about whether a marriage between same-sex partners is the same or different to a marriage between opposite sex partners.
Ashley Madison uses an age-old marketing technique of tapping into people's desires.
Divorce rates are on the decline in Australia, people are marrying and having children later in life, and more of us live alone. Our experts respond to the new report on Australia's welfare.