Relationship anarchists argue that we should relate to one another as equals and accept that intimacy can take many forms.
Working on ‘match quality’ is an important part of relationships.
Some apps are already introducing safety features.
Big classic romcoms feature alongside some rather more unexpected entries in our special Valentine’s movie list.
Tech companies are offering AI companions as a convenient cure for the loneliness epidemic, but there have been other forms of faux relationships, and they tend to have more to do with ego than heart.
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.
Questions about how to ethically train different kinds of pets depend on the nature of those animals’ inner lives and their abilities to learn.
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.
As your bond deepens and matures, your language skills should similarly progress.
Being more mindful to our own needs as well as those of the people in our lives can help us be more compassionate and attentive.
Many Christmas-themed movies centre around single people searching for love. But many people are increasingly happy being single and in no rush to find a partner.
Our own family Christmas’s can be minefields but going to someone else’s can be equally challenging. Here are some tips on navigating someone else’s family holidays
Autistic people are not only more likely to feel lonely but are also more likely to experience it more acutely than non-autistic people according to new research.
Group chats can be places of joy, solidarity and refuge. But they can also be a huge time-suck, and create feelings of anxiety and worry.
Researchers are interested in whether who you’re communicating with and how you’re interacting affect how likely you are to lie.
Long-distance relationships are hard but there are ways to make your connection stronger.
The #DatingStoryTime hashtag has transformed into a virtual stage where users narrate their dating experiences, a colourful tapestry of narratives that mirrors the complexities of modern romance.
Genuine love holds immeasurable value, yet discovering it can pose challenges — and come with a significant price tag.
While a friends with benefits arrangement has its risks, research has shown it can empower young people to express their sexuality.