If both people like and trust each other enough to kiss, the good shared feelings they get makes them more likely to stay together.
People have plenty of individual reasons to stick with or end a romantic relationship. But researchers have identified some common themes that influence this big decision.
Psychology studies suggest a variety of ways you can strengthen your bond and increase your satisfaction with your partner.
Positive experiences in romantic relationships can improve communication skills and conflict management skills.
A study found the emotional dynamic between young heterosexual partners can have a measurable physiological effect on men, but not on women.
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.
Social psychologists investigated why Facebook users post profile pics of themselves with a romantic partner and how those online displays are interpreted by others.
Research suggests three factors equally contribute to whether people stay committed.
Having multiple romantic partners also offers greater financial and logistical support when raising children, according to research with polyamorous families.
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.
You can't be gaslighted if you don't get confused and you won't get confused if you are not misled in the first place.
Canadians are almost three times more likely to desire an open relationship than to be in one, according to new research.
Even when everything's going great in your relationship, you likely harbor some ambivalence toward your partner deep down. Psychology research suggests it's not just OK, but normal.
It might be human nature to undervalue what's chugging along doing fine while imagining there's a mythical 'best' partner out there somewhere. A psychology researcher has advice.
Online lies can often be easy to detect, by searching for images and phone numbers and exploring social media profiles. Some people lie anyway – and countless others take the bait.
A polyamorous philosopher draws from research evidence to argue that where love is concerned, we should break all the established rules.
Psychology researchers found that daily acts of kindness were linked to increases in positive mood – especially for teens who felt depressed.
Seven rules for break up in the digital age.
It's a classic adage for those seeking love. The problem is that psychology research shows it's just not true.