A reader asked the following question: I'm interested in why some people like dating multiple people at a time and others only focus on one. Is it just for attention? Low self esteem? Or maybe it's survival of the fittest- don't stop on one until you're officially locked … [Read more...] about Why Do Some People Date Multiple Partners at the Same Time?
A reader asked: “Do opposites really attract each other for a long, enduring marriage?” Dear Reader, The idea that “opposites attract” is what many (including Paula Abdul) would refer to as common sense. Yet, there is another common sense belief that “birds of a feather … [Read more...] about Do Opposites Attract?
Nicole asked, "If every other sought after characteristic is present, can a relationship thrive on a long-term basis if there is no sexual chemistry?" Dear Nicole; The makers of Viagra® would have you think such an idea is sheer lunacy! Ultimately, it depends on what you … [Read more...] about Ask Dr. Loving: Does Sexual Chemistry Matter?
"SS" forwarded us just about the craziest email we've ever seen. After going out with this guy once, SS received the email in question as they were corresponding to set up a second date and asking about each other's typical day. We can't post the actual message (for privacy … [Read more...] about Dating: How to Make a Bad Impression over Email
Amy asked “do you pursue love or does it pursue you? Do you think that people are in one of these two categories or is it ever changing in our lives?” Dear Amy, Great question; this is essentially getting at what researchers call “implicit theories of relationships.”1 … [Read more...] about “Do You Pursue Love or Does It Pursue You?”