The authors of the popular self-help book The Rules claim they can help women capture a perfect man and lure him into marriage. All you have to do is follow a list of relatively simple rules, which essentially equate to playing hard to get. For example, according to The Rules, … [Read more...] about Wanna Snag a Man? Don’t Follow “The Rules”
Have you ever wondered why, after a heated argument with your boyfriend or girlfriend, he or she suddenly looks so...yummy? It’s actually pretty common for romantic conflict to increase feelings of sexual desire, and researchers know why. When you get in a fight with your … [Read more...] about Make-Up Sex: It’s for Real
Sometimes we take a break from talking about research and just enjoy each other's company. From icanhascheezburger.com … [Read more...] about Significant Otters
You might call it your dream date, your prototype, or, if you’re the pragmatic sort, you may call it your list of must-haves. Regardless of the framing, if you’re single-and-looking then you probably have an idea of the sort of romantic partner you’re after. And although some of … [Read more...] about Partner Ideals: Do They Matter?
"To continue down the long, well-lit path, turn to page 63. To take a shortcut through the dark alleyway, turn to page 107." Those of us who were kids in the 1980s and 1990s have fond memories of these interactive, second-person narratives, in which you, the reader, get to … [Read more...] about Choose Your Own (Romantic) Adventure: A New Way to Study Relationship Choices