How a Picture With Friends Can Get You a Date!

Does who you surround yourself with matter when looking for a date? Can being near friends (or lovers) make you more attractive to potential partners? Find out here…

Does Similarity Lead to Attraction and Compatibility?

Do birds of a feather flock together, or does familiarity really breed contempt? Are we attracted to those who are similar to us? Find out what research has to say…

Expansive Body Language and Quick Romantic Attraction

What types of body language get you noticed quickly and create attraction, especially in today’s world of speed dating and swipe-to-match dating apps?

Women's 11 Prime Flirting Techniques

How do women behave to get noticed by men? What body language do women use to show a man they are interested and get him to approach? Find out what the research has to say…
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Mimicry and Attraction in Romantic Relationships

Can simply copying the words and behaviors of a date or mate make them like you more? Find out what research has to say about how mimicry can help your love life…

There Are 25 Relationship Stories. Which Is Yours?

Each of us has our own story about what we expect in a loving relationship. Partnering with a mate who follows a similar story can be the key to compatibility and satisfaction...

How to Build a Rewarding Romantic Relationship

How can you make your love life more affectionate and satisfying? Research says that a bit of positive reinforcement and reward can help. Find out how.

10 Qualities of Great Romantic Partners (and 10 Turnoffs)

Finding the right partner can be challenging. Picking one who will not annoy you or turn you off in the long run can be even harder. Fortunately, research can help...

Making Sense of Love and Romantic Relationships

It can be difficult to make sense of our thoughts and feelings in intimate relationships—not to mention the behavior of partners too. Fortunately, research has the answers...

8 Ways to Launch a New Romantic Relationship

How do you find a boyfriend or girlfriend? Which approaches are successful and when?

4 Relationship Tips for the Holidays

Spending time with romantic partners, family, and friends can be challenging during the holidays. A few social skills and tips, however, can make it more enjoyable for everyone.

Voting for Love: Politics and Romantic Attraction

Who your date or mate votes for could make (or break) your romantic relationship with them. Find out what the research has to say...

How to Bounce Back From Unrequited Love

Why do we love people who do not love us back? What can we do about unreciprocated feelings? Research has the answers.

Persuading Others With Loving Thoughts

Can a love song increase your chances of getting a date? Can sharing loving memories with your partner make them more agreeable? Find out what the research has to say...

Do Women Prefer Men With Beards?

Does a beard help a guy get noticed? Is a little stubble really sexy? Should he skip a shave or two? Research has the answers.

How (and Why) to Play Hard to Get

Can playing hard to get make you more attractive? Read what the research has to say.

3 Vital Elements of Attraction

Different traits and features are attractive for different types of relationships. Find out how you are attractive—and to whom.

4 Tips for Attracting Someone New (and Still Being Yourself)

Should you behave in the most persuasive and attractive way, or be more authentic? Is there a way to balance the two?

Why Is It So Hard to Tell If Someone Likes You?

Are you ever confused about someone's romantic feelings? Maybe you overlook good partners, or falsely perceive interest? Research can tell you why...and what to do about it!

Is Your Relationship Fair?

Does fairness matter in loving relationships? Should you care whether you are getting too little or too much? See what research says—and balance the scales in your love life too!

6 Ways of Using Facebook to Get and Keep a Date

Can social media help you get a lover and maintain a relationship? According to the research, social networking sites can offer unique advantages for finding love. Learn more here.

3 Essential Lessons of Love and Attraction

This time of year, we all try to learn from the past and create a better future. I learned some things about love that might help you have better future relationships too.

What Is It That We Really Want From Our Partners?

There are categories we all consider when choosing a romantic partner. Knowing them can help you make better choices about who you pick for a mate—and help you be more desirable.

5 Steps to Stop a Partner's Annoying Habit

Sometimes it is the little, annoying behaviors of a partner that make a relationship difficult. This is particularly true when they build up over time and work on your nerves. Find out what research has to say about such behaviors...and how you can encourage a partner to fix them too!

4 Ways to Break Up with Someone Compassionately

While it is always difficult to end an intimate relationship, research indicates that some ways of breaking up are better than others. In fact, it is possible to learn how to break up with someone compassionately and effectively. This approach helps minimize the pain and confusion for both partners, while sometimes even preserving a friendship.

4 Ways to Use Your Words to Build Romance

It is often hard to know how to talk to a potential romantic partner, date, or sexy stranger. What can you say to help build an emotional connection and get them to pick you? According to speed dating research, there are a few tips that can make even four minutes of conversation enough time to get someone to bond, connect, and click. Read on to find out how...

The Surprising Way Social Media Boosts Romantic Commitment

According to research, making things "Facebook Official" with your boyfriend, girlfriend, or lover could help create a lasting love. Find out how to post, share, update, and like your way to long-term relationship happiness.

Can Subliminal Messages Create Feelings of Love and Lust?

Can a sexy picture in the background or a well-chosen romantic word, trigger automatic feelings of love and desire? Could the right situation or association make you seem more attractive, sexy, or alluring to a potential lover? See what the research has to say here...

3 Reasons Why We Don't Commit to Relationships

Why do so many partners seem to prefer casual dating and friends-with-benefits, rather than deeper commitments and marriage? What can you do if you feel stuck in a relationship that is going nowhere? Learn about the research on commitment in romantic relationships—and find out what you can do to get him (or her) to commit!

Should Men or Women Play Hard to Get?

When you meet a sexy stranger, should you act interested or play it cool? The answer depends on whether you are a man or a woman. Read on to learn the science...and the answer.

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