More Than Just Friends?

Can friends be lovers, or more? Here's what science has to say about you and your "friend" staying just friends. Cover Image: Jasminko Ibrakovic/Shutterstock

No Romance, No Marriage, Just a Baby, Please

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

Why It's OK to Be the One Who Loves More

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
... and 5 ways to keep yourself from holding back.

7 Tips for When Friendship Suddenly Becomes Something More

By Andrea Bonior Ph.D.
Is it a mistake or the start of something big?

Can Men and Women Be "Just Friends"?

By Jeremy Nicholson M.S.W., Ph.D.
Problems and solutions for potentially sexual or romantic friendships

This Proves That Men Are Visual Creatures

By Donna Barstow
Is this why men don't like to ask questions?

Going In Alone or Friends With Benefits?

By Seth Slater M.F.A.
Why we need the company of others

Can Boys and Girls Be Friends?

By Eileen Kennedy-Moore Ph.D.
Are boy-girl friendships doomed to dissolve?

Is This a Portrait of a Narcissist?

By Donna Barstow
Setting boundaries could help.

The SCOTUS Ruling on Marriage Equality is Good for Everyone

By Mark O'Connell L.C.S.W.- R.
Sometimes our institutions need to deviate from tradition in order to thrive


By Frances Cohen Praver Ph.D.
Fear Kills Love

Friendship as a Moving Target

By Mark B. Borg, Jr, Ph.D., Grant H. Brenner, MD, & Daniel Berry, RN, MHA
Using multiple, diffuse social groups as hideouts from closeness and intimacy

An Open Letter to Teens and Parents About Sex

By Michael Mascolo Ph.D.
Just what is sexual desire a desire for?