Christian Jarrett You probably won’t be reaching for your violin too quickly but a series of new studies provide compelling evidence that beauty is a kind of “relationship liability”.
While more physically attractive people have a clear advantage when it comes to finding partners, the results suggest that their relationships are more likely to breakdown, at least in part because they take greater interest in alternative partners, especially when dissatisfied in their current relationship.
Not according to a study of more than 1 million interactions on a dating website published this week in the .
Any discussion of dating begins with an exploration of the reasons why people date.
Some date casually as a social activity and as a way to meet new people.
Synonymous with older women who date younger men, the term 'cougar' isn't necessarily a compliment -- or an accurate way to describe women whose partners just happen to be younger.
The way people tell stories about their relationships says a lot about them and their relationships.
For example, the pronouns that people use when telling their stories can reveal their relationship’s stability: People who are more committed tend to talk about “us,” whereas people who are less committed tend to talk about “me” (see here for more).