In the past decade, the popularity of vampire-themed books and movies for young adults has risen … [Read more...] about A Cold Embrace: “Twilight” and Relationship Violence
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Legislators in Mexico proposed a new way to lower divorce rates: temporary marriage licenses. The … [Read more...] about “I Do…for Now”: Introducing Temporary Marriage Licenses
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In my previous articles about cross-sex friendships, I’ve written about their complexity, which … [Read more...] about Sexual Strategies in Cross-Sex Friendships
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Until recently, my wife never understood my fascination with fantasy football. Specifically, she … [Read more...] about Fantasy Football: A Form of Friendship Maintenance
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In Season 4 (Italy) of the Jersey Shore, Snooki finally finds love with her boyfriend Jionni from … [Read more...] about Jersey Shore: Who is the Most Accurate Judge of Snooki and Jionni’s Relationship?
With Season 4 of Jersey Shore set to premiere, we thought our readers should prepare for the show by … [Read more...] about Relationships on the Jersey Shore – Are You Ready for Season 4?
On the surface, Friday Night Lights is ostensibly about the culture of high school football in … [Read more...] about Friday Night Lights: 3 Reasons Why the Taylors Had The Best Relationship on TV
“Here for the right reasons” “Last chance at love” “Sent home broken-hearted” If you … [Read more...] about Is Watching The Bachelorette Bad for Your Relationship?
Like in any boarding school teeming with youngsters, Hogwarts is overflowing with raging hormones. … [Read more...] about Attachment Styles at Hogwarts: Love in Harry Potter’s World
Rarely do I see an ad for a reality TV dating show and think to myself, “Hey, that reminds me of a … [Read more...] about Was “Love in the Wild” Created By a Reader of Science of Relationships?
Editor's note: There's been so much talk about the "Weiner affair" lately, and we've had several … [Read more...] about Gender, Politics, and the Science of Infidelity: Don’t Be a Weiner
Narcissists embody all the wrong types of “self-love”: they are self-centered, self-entitled, and, … [Read more...] about Narcissism: Three (More) Reasons Why Charlie Sheen Isn’t “Winning” At Relationships
Last week, as the supposed Rapture was looming, how were things going in your relationship? Did the … [Read more...] about It’s the End of the World as We Know It and I Feel Committed to You
The movie Bridesmaids opened this weekend and its raucous hilarity departs from the standard … [Read more...] about Bridesmaids and the Changing Role of the Bachelorette Party
Decades ago psychologists discovered that simply being close in physical proximity to another person … [Read more...] about How I Met Your Mother: Mere Exposure and the “Mermaid Theory”