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Although polyamorous families provide great support for themselves internally, they report experiencing marginalization within the health-care system and fear of judgment by health-care providers. Shutterstock

More romantic partners means more support, say polyamorous couples

Having multiple romantic partners also offers greater financial and logistical support when raising children, according to research with polyamorous families.
The way we attach to others romantically is intrinsically linked to how we attached to our parents as infants. from www.shutterstock.com

What is ‘attachment’ and how does it affect our relationships?

You've probably heard of 'attachment styles' when it comes to relationships. They begin to develop as part of your early experiences with parents, and affect your relationships throughout life.
If you ditch the Cinderella story and intentionally craft romantic relationships to suit you – evidence from business and philosophy says you might have a good chance of deep happiness. (Shutterstock)

How to ‘love-craft’ your relationships for health and happiness

A polyamorous philosopher draws from research evidence to argue that where love is concerned, we should break all the established rules.
Boosting someone else may deliver a mood boost to you too. Mohamed Nohassi/Unsplash

Teens who feel down may benefit from picking others up

Psychology researchers found that daily acts of kindness were linked to increases in positive mood – especially for teens who felt depressed.
It’s likeness that makes the heart grow fonder. Zediajaab

No, opposites do not attract

It's a classic adage for those seeking love. The problem is that psychology research shows it's just not true.
Is a too-strict definition of monogamy undermining your relationship? Research shows that while most people expect exclusivity in a relationship, infidelity is still the leading cause of divorce. (Shutterstock)

Why you might want to rethink monogamy

Seeking monogamy without jealousy? Try ditching the fear of your partner's intimate connections with others and write your own relationship rules, suggests a relationship researcher.

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