Changes in sexual politics have left men mystified about how to behave when shopping for lingerie.1 One of the saddest sights in nature is that of the human male, forlornly trailing his girlfriend around a shopping mall. The shuffling gait, the slumped shoulders, and that … [Read more...] about Lingerie Shopping with Men
Okay, so you've figured out that you're going to give your partner a thoughtful, romantic gift during an intimate dinner (vs. as part of a flash mob), but now you have to figure out just what you should get your partner. Fortunately, you're in luck, because we asked men and women … [Read more...] about Survey Says: What Do Women Want for Valentine’s Day?
Think about the last time you were on Facebook. You probably noticed “that couple” – the person who always posts pictures of himself with his girlfriend, or the one who claims that she has “the best boyfriend ever” in her status updates. And then there are the people who you know … [Read more...] about “Can You Tell That I’m in a Relationship”? Relationship Visibility on Facebook
My husband and I got hitched this past June, which I can honestly say was one of the happiest and most transcendent experiences of my life. However, we both agree that whereas the wedding was awesome, the wedding planning process was decidedly not awesome. Navigating the wedding … [Read more...] about Diamonds Aren’t Forever: Expensive Rings and Weddings May Lead to Relationship Problems
Quick—think of someone you know who’s in a relationship (or has been in the past). This person can be a friend, a family member, your own past or current relationship partner, or even yourself. Which one of these statements best describes something that the person you thought of … [Read more...] about For Better or for Worse: Attachment and Relationships Over the Long Haul