Online dating is a common activity for many single (and married) Americans. Still, just how old is that photo in the profile you're eyeing? Is it accurate? Research summarized here answers those questions.
Relationships take an incredible amount of work. The introduction of a child, though, changes the nature of one's relationship and results in competing demands. The study reported here examined differences in relational maintenance between parents and non-parents. Click to see what really explains differences in relational maintenance...
Living together before marriage is not uncommon, but living together before engagement may spark feelings of uncertainty. New research studied non-engaged couples living together and what topics/situations spark uncertainty.
The Dark Triad describes a personality structure consisting of subclinical narcissism, subclinical psychopathy, and Machiavellianism. Such a personality profile can influence romantic partner communication in numerous ways; this article highlights a few of those ways.
At times we encounter a man or woman who is much better looking than his or her romantic partner. Does this difference in attractiveness influence their communication? Research suggests it does. Read on to learn more.
Competition is in an inevitable part of mate selection and retention. Recent work identified four strategies that individuals utilize when engaged in intrasexual mate competition to obtain and/or retain a mate.
As Valentine's Day approaches, people might be tempted to engage in drinking and texting former lovers. Sometimes combining the two can be trouble. Why do we engage in cell phone communication while intoxicated? Research identifies five reasons, reviewed here.