Individuals with disabilities frequently confront stereotypes that limit their opportunities to form intimate relationships and have sex.
The colour of nature and fertility, green is deeply connected to love in traditions throughout the world.
Working on ‘match quality’ is an important part of relationships.
Some apps are already introducing safety features.
Love conquers all… apart from obsession, heart break or those seriously disappointed with Paris
Novelist Mary Shelley kept the heart of her deceased husband, the poet Percy Shelley, in her desk drawer.
Big classic romcoms feature alongside some rather more unexpected entries in our special Valentine’s movie list.
Jewellery and fashion accessories have been popular tokens of love for centuries.
Words have power, and what vocabulary you have at your disposal to describe your relationships with other people can shape what directions those relationships can take.
Conventional stereotypes about romance portray it as a passionate, irrational game. Ancient philosophers, on the other hand, viewed love as something dangerous − but also enlightening.
These moving poems are a reminder that on Valentine’s Day, it’s OK to celebrate a broader definition of love.
Encouraging men to take the risk of expressing tender feelings for others is part of relying on love as a tool of anti-racist and decolonial education.
Young people in China are no longer settling into marriages arranged by their parents. But they are still looking for blessings from Chinese gods to find everlasting love.
Use of dating apps is on the rise and they can provide a wealth of choice. Research also shows that they can leave some users feeling overwhelmed and exhausted.
Genuine love holds immeasurable value, yet discovering it can pose challenges — and come with a significant price tag.
Alva Gotby’s book encourages women to refuse the labour of care – and even suggests abolishing the nuclear family.
There is a great deal of nuance around how young women negotiate their intimate relationships with men.
Three debut Australian novels explore diverse territory: the recognisable real world of parental estrangement, and a dystopian near-future where it never stops raining.
A scholar of young adult fiction presents a fresh list of LGBTQ ‘must-reads’ for the summer of 2023.
Wanning Sun spent nearly a decade talking to migrant workers at the Apple factory in China’s Shenzhen about their intimate lives – and how their relationships are affected by inequality.