Loneliness is a complex problem of epidemic proportions, affecting millions from all walks of life.
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Marisa T. Cohen Ph.D.
Research has shown that there are various gender differences associated with a first date, many of which are still prevalent today.
There are many common misconceptions about romantic relationships. This article presents and dispels some pervasive, yet inaccurate beliefs.
While choice may seem beneficial, too much choice can lead to undesirable outcomes. Too much choice leads us to focus on superficial characteristics when selecting a partner.
Research shows that while deception commonly occurs in online dating, the magnitude of the lies is small.
Wolfinger’s Goldilocks Theory demonstrates that the likelihood of divorce is the lowest between the ages of 28 and 32. With this in mind, how long should we wait to wed?
Research has shown strong evidence for assortative mating, which involves the non-random coupling of individuals who are similar to one another.
Attachment styles can affect our partner selection, the way in which we relate to our significant other, and the behaviors we display during the course of our relationship.
Research shows that birds of a feather flock together, however similarities can dampen arousal over time. This is illustrated by Jerry Seinfeld and Jeannie Steinman’s relationship.
Hooking up is an intentionally vague term that is often used to describe a sexual encounter without commitment. It has its own script, which is different from the traditional date.
Research has shown that those who have been cheated on are more likely to view a variety of behaviors as cheating, perhaps because they fear the past will repeat itself.
The winter is often known as “cuffing season.” A study examined whether or not this pop psychology term describes a real phenomenon.
Cuffing season is a pop psychology term used to describe a period of time in which it is too cold to go outdoors. Instead, people focus on holding down a relationship to get them t
Can color make us more likely to solicit intimate information?
Marisa T. Cohen, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Psychology at St. Francis College and the co-founder of the Self-Awareness and Bonding Lab (SABL), which studies relationship science.