There was big news last week when 51-year-old actor Doug Hutchison, a former star of television’s Lost, married 16-year-old Courtney Alexis Stodden, an aspiring country music artist. In case math isn’t your strong suit, that’s a 35 year age difference. And yes, you did read that … [Read more...] about The 51-Year-Old Who Married The 16-Year-Old: Can Relationships With Large Age-Gaps Work?
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Editor's note: There's been so much talk about the "Weiner affair" lately, and we've had several request to cover it on the site, so we're running two articles on it today. The recent scandal involving Congressman Anthony Weiner of New York (the guy who "accidentally" sent … [Read more...] about Reflections On Weinergate: What Do We Know About Cheating?
The term “friends with benefits” (FWB) has become part of our vernacular in recent years and public interest in the topic appears to be surging. For example, this year alone brings two major motion pictures devoted exclusively to the subject, No Strings Attached (starring Ashton … [Read more...] about Friends with Benefits: Are They as Complicated in Real Life as They are in the Movies?
In a recent Q&A, we addressed whether the type and amount of relationship conflict differs for gay and heterosexual couples. Aside from level of conflict, though, how do same- and opposite-sex couples stack up? Contrary to popular belief, relationship health and quality is … [Read more...] about How are Gay and Heterosexual Relationships Different?