In decades past, “dating” was the primary way people developed relationships – people would get a feel for each other and, if things felt right, they would eventually engage in physical intimacy. Recent research, however, suggests the sequencing of sex in a new relationship has … [Read more...] about “Netflix and Chill?”: Are Friends With Benefits Relationships the New Norm?
It doesn’t take a social scientist to tell you that relationships are complicated. But it may not hurt to ask one why relationships are complicated. Take breakups, for example. People often question their breakups only in hindsight, looking back to wonder exactly what went wrong. … [Read more...] about “Clear for Takeoff”: Turbulence in Romantic Relationships