The Economics of Sex

9 Essential Habits of Sexual Assertiveness

By Meg Selig
Expert advice that can keep you safer and make you happier.

Monogamous/Closed Relationships

By Isadora Alman MFT, CST
Can a monogamist be happy in an open relationship?

Risky business? Why women earn less than men

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
What keeps women from getting what they want in the workplace

Biological Markets: Why Money Only Sometimes Buys Love

By Douglas T. Kenrick Ph.D.
Why Wealth’s Worth Fluctuates on The Mating Market

The Undivorced: Propelled by Economics, Freedom and Love

By Rita Watson MPH
Despite odd living arrangements, parties involved often express love.

Are Women Shallow?

By Vinita Mehta Ph.D., Ed.M.
A woman's desire for a wealthy man may have an evolutionary basis.

“I’m Leaving You Because Of My Performance Anxiety”

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
Preferring porn and small women may often be because men feel inadequate

Are Men Shallow?

By Vinita Mehta Ph.D., Ed.M.
A wealthy man's high dating standards may have an evolutionary basis.

Why Do Men Cheat?

By Steve Stewart-Williams
Are all men cheating bastards?


By Katherine Ramsland Ph.D.
There was a time when macabre art trends coincided with extreme serial murder.

On Sex and Terrorism

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
What motivates Islamic jihadists to initiate violence, brutality and wars?

No Romance, No Marriage, Just a Baby, Please

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
Friends with the ultimate benefit--a child.

Are Monogamous Relationships Really Better?

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Science scrutinizes monogamy

How Not to Apply Game Theory to Marriage

By Mark D. White Ph.D.
Why marriage is not competition...

The Game Theory of Female Competition

By Mark D. White Ph.D.
Is competition for mates self-defeating?

Is it time to institutionalize polyamorous relationships?

By Laurie Essig Ph.D.
Not all families come in twos. Is it time to change laws to protect them too?

Well Hung

By Billi Gordon Ph.D.
Erotic asphyxiation: sexual heroin

Understanding And Healing Fear Of Intimacy

By Ken Page L.C.S.W.
A three-step antidote to keeping love at arm's length.

A Consideration of Polyamorous Relationships as Social Evolution

By Michael J Formica MS, MA, EdM
Is The Lifestyle a social fad or a social trend?

Are American Women Allowed to Have Sex Because They Want It?

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.
To acknowledge that women desire sex is beyond the pale in America

Sex and the Stigma of Money

By Ruth C. White Ph.D.
The buying and selling of sex

How to Have Better and More Sex (Maybe)

By Lee Jussim Ph.D.
Two things you never knew about how to have lots of good sex.

God, and the Objectification and Sexualization of Women

By Michael J Formica MS, MA, EdM
God, and the Objectification and Sexualization of Women

Pornography, Emotional Availability and Female Objectification

By Michael J Formica MS, MA, EdM
Understanding the social dynamics of pornography addiction

Why Get Married? These Answers May Surprise You

By Vinita Mehta Ph.D., Ed.M.
Monogamous marriage has benefits that extend far beyond personal fulfillment.

Dating: Why it Really Is a Numbers Game

By Vinita Mehta Ph.D., Ed.M.
An overabundance of men in a population has financial consequences

How Money Issues Predict Divorce (& How to Prevent Them)

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
How financial incompatibility leads to divorce (and how to prevent it)