We've said it before, but it bears repeating: WE LOVE DATA. And we really like data when it's visually captivating. Here's an interesting graphic representing tidbits about marriage in the United States over the last five decades. One of the more alarming trends is the … [Read more...] about Visualizing the State of Marriage
We here at SofR are fond of science. Two reasons we started this site are because we: (a) wanted to get the science of relationships 'out there,' and (b) find that science is undervalued if not outright ignored. A recent article by Chris Mooney addresses the latter. It’s worth … [Read more...] about Tunnel Vision
Employees who observed more workplace romance also perceived greater workplace sexualization such as flirting and innuendo. 42% had observed a workplace romance at some point at their current job. Romances occurred more frequently when there was high sexualization and male-female … [Read more...] about The Office Romance: Falling in Love at Work
Are friends helpful when meeting potential partners? Or do they compete with you for mates? It turns out that males receive help from friends (of both sexes, but especially male friends who are not single themselves) in attracting desirable mates, while women receive help from … [Read more...] about Will You Be My Wingman (or Wingwoman)?
A new study revealed that 1 in every 5.5 people think of a missed or lost romance when asked about regret. Regrets about romance were listed most frequently – more than family issues, career decisions, and educational opportunities, with women more likely to have romance regrets … [Read more...] about Regretting Lost Loves and Missed Opportunities