We are unsurprisingly attracted to the familiar.
Research shows that religious people who actively participate in religious gatherings tend to have a more positive experience of Christmas, with expectations largely fulfilled.
The latest novel by twice Miles Franklin winner Alex Miller traces one woman’s journey from self-absorption and isolation, to generosity and friendship.
Jessie Cole’s memoir traces a love affair: a long-distance relationship with an unnamed, older lover. It’s set against layers of thinking about love, desire, bodies and ecological disaster.
A sexologist and expert on organisational psychology explains how to navigate a workplace romance.
Canada’s immigration system should accept our chosen families and unconventional forms of love, such as friends with deep bonds.
Does true love require self-sacrifice, as depicted in Thor: Love and Thunder? Plato’s Symposium, the most famous ancient dialogue on love, offers many perspectives.
From sharing books to keeping a lock of your intended’s hair, why not try finding love the Georgian way?
It’s not logical to believe your relationship is “meant to be.” But believing in destined love may have evolved as a way to keep couples together long enough to reproduce and raise children.
To stick or twist? Love Island is a perfect illustration of the investment model of relationships.
New research suggests that for millennials and Generation Z, a lack of rules around love and dating brings both loss and liberation.
You’ve probably heard about those ‘36 questions to find love’. Where did they actually come from and do they work?
Julian Barnes’ Elizabeth Finch is an unrequited love story and a philosophical novel that asks how we understand ourselves and others.
Euphoria tackles the status quo head on with an esthetic that transgresses the codes of television, while criticizing several taboos and social issues.
It’s a love song cliché and a Hollywood staple, but your heart really might race or skip a beat when you feel love and attraction.
Kamadeva, also known as Madana, is the Hindu god of love, desire and infatuation.
A scholar of early Greek classics explains what the myth of the weapon-carrying god of love, Cupid, a child of the gods of love and war, conveys about the pleasures and dangers of desire.
Research on colour associations has found that people across cultures link red to love and passion.
It almost sounds like a paradox, but pairing with the right person can help you grow as an individual as you blend your interests with theirs and learn from their strengths.
‘Tis the season for summer lovin’. But make sure you’re clear about your expectations.