The first survey of its kind in 15 years also indicated that the number of couples in which one partner makes decisions about giving for the whole household is rising.
Not everyone wants romantic partnership and many singles find more happiness and autonomy in their solo life.
While some women may be actively involved in choosing their marital name, taking the man's name remains the norm.
Uncertainty and hardship will make many relationships more vulnerable.
Cooped up with a partner and nowhere to go to break it up? Coronavirus social distancing... or another day in retirement? Research on older couples holds tips for everyone else on how to deal.
After the intensity of early courtship, even a healthy, happy relationship can feel lackluster. Psychology researchers have ideas for what can help you perk up your relationship rather than give up.
China's Qixi Festival is a celebration of love based on the legend of a mortal who married a goddess, causing his furious mother-in-law to create a Milky Way to divide these two twinkling stars.
In addition to its health and fitness benefits, exercise can also give your relationship a boost – especially if you exercise together.
Social psychologists investigated why Facebook users post profile pics of themselves with a romantic partner and how those online displays are interpreted by others.
China has 24 million more men than women of marriageable age, putting some bachelors in a tough spot. Some are now looking abroad for wives – and many have their hearts set on Vietnam.
Is this a new and better way for modern couples to live? Here's what the research says.
Traditional expectations can be a problem in relationships.
The concept of common law marriage is actually quite recent. While legally erroneous, a widespread belief in this myth has served a social purpose.
Singles can face mistaken stereotypes and value judgments that they are less happy, or lonelier. For many, being single is simply a relationship preference or even an orientation.
The two cultural norms, which may on the surface seem completely different, are starting to converge.
It's a classic adage for those seeking love. The problem is that psychology research shows it's just not true.
Sadly, people sometimes deliberately give bad presents.
Families are suffering emotionally and financially because of the minimum income threshold in the UK’s family migration rules.
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.
Research has found people with relationship experience, all else being equal, tend to be more romantically desirable than people without relationship experience.