Mate copying is the name given to the phenomenon whereby an individual is preferred as a future romantic partner simply because they have relationship experience.
Could it be all just a terrible misunderstanding? Researchers are increasingly turning to love to understand hate.
A new study found a woman's partner can help decrease PMS symptoms, rather than exacerbating them.
Every romantic relationship has a power dynamic. While men are just as likely as women to say they wield less power, the costs of feeling subordinate were far from equal.
Infertility is tied to the instability of romantic relationships in Ghana.
Have you ever checked your phone thinking you had felt it vibrate or heard it ring, only to see that no one tried to reach you? One researcher decided to study this phenomenon.
Most revenge isn't violent or dramatic, but instead involves petty acts against coworkers or lovers. And some types work better than others.
Detaching from the physical world may make for deeper bonds.
Some have said that technology could lead to 'a new ice age' of social isolation. Not so fast, says the author of a new book about shyness.
Men, if you want a great relationship this Valentine's Day, turn on the vacuum.
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.
It is possible to stop recreating destructive patterns.
Looking for a lifelong Valentine? Psychologists suggest taking a closer look at your best friend. The things we want in a good friend are many of the same things we expect from a romantic partner.
Data from swiping apps like Tinder are giving researchers a window into how dating and relationships could be changing.
For over two decades, psychologists and communication scholars have been seriously studying the degree a person is able to correctly understand another’s unsaid thoughts or feelings.
Some people are good at understanding the emotions of others but not at feeling them or commenting on them. So can we teach people the parts they lack?
It is time to understand what parental alienating behaviors are so that we don't allow them to be used to hurt others anymore.
Phone snubbing, or 'phubbing,' has become a real relationship downer.
No amount of whittling down dating criteria to glasses, beards, or tattoos will allow you to bypass the simple fact that finding someone takes work.
Research has found people with relationship experience, all else being equal, tend to be more romantically desirable than people without relationship experience.