Several studies found that using the excuse ‘I don’t have time’ when declining an invitation harmed the relationship with the person who extended it.
We fall for people based on appearance, kindness and wealth. It’s not as simple as removing one part of the equation.
Australia likes to talk about itself as an egalitarian society but class, of course, exists. And it can have an impact on our romantic relationships, bringing both rewards and conflict.
Parents with a newborn were doing significantly better on most parental and relational outcomes during lockdown.
Both men and women play a role in perpetuating attitudes toward sex that are hypocritical and logically inconsistent.
Each year, more and more people are looking to dating apps to find a partner. And a trove of data from these users is finally revealing what men and women really want.
Predictions of a new 'roaring twenties' featuring hedonism and indulgence ignores how dating has changed during lockdown.
Our preoccupation with the personal relationships of big donors is overshadowing charitable efforts.
Dating apps were created to help people connect online, then meet in person… How have they responded to the pandemic? And what role do they play in helping people adjust to this new dating reality?
In the absence of guidelines or training regarding sexual expression in long-term care homes, most staff are ‘just winging it’ on potentially sensitive issues.
It is important to remember in this time of crisis that the need for social connection is vital.
Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and the film Rear Window are great examples of how parents and teachers can use movies and books to start discussions with young people about consent.
An architect and a therapist share tips for improving your home without sacrificing your relationship.
Red squirrels are solitary by nature, but research has found that they benefit from familiarity with other squirrels.
A sexual education program in Mexico City provides a blueprint for Australia. It shows how to engage students in conversations about lived experiences, among other effective methods.
Not everyone wants romantic partnership and many singles find more happiness and autonomy in their solo life.
People have plenty of individual reasons to stick with or end a romantic relationship. But researchers have identified some common themes that influence this big decision.
For single people, finding at least one partner has been hard enough. But for those used to juggling multiple relationships, the pandemic has forced them to rethink dating altogether.
People create beliefs about their romantic partner that affect how they respond to them and interpret their behaviour. These beliefs can act as rose-tinted glasses, or as a darker lens.
Psycholinguistic researchers analyzed more than 1 million Reddit posts a year before and a year after users posted about their breakup.