The one-size-fits-all model of relationship recognition – exemplified by marriage – is no longer appropriate.
Report finds evidence of a “parenthood penalty”, which prevents parents from fulfilling their economic potential.
If you’re a woman who enjoys paid work or relaxing activities, having kids will cramp your style. Being married with kids also isn’t looking like a great idea according to the numbers.
Study suggests that pair bond formation involves areas of the brain involved in social memory and reward, while maintenance of the bond appears to be based on negative reinforcement, that is, avoiding the pain of separation. The locations of these areas differ between rodent and primate brains, but the underlying neurochemistry seems to involve the same hormones.
In the 21st century, in a world in which women as well as men have choices and independence and long lives, it will be increasingly difficult for one individual to answer the emotional, spiritual and physical needs of another, across many decades.
Study supports evolutionarily derived theories that hold that there are differences in what triggers jealousy among men and women, and in how they subsequently direct such feelings towards the cheating partner or the potential rival.
A man dating an older woman is not only going against societal expectations, but also, supposedly, against biology. So assumptions are made.
People with more diversified relationship portfolios tend to be more satisfied with their lives. In contrast, the insularity of couples who move in together or get married can leave them vulnerable to poorer mental health.
Consumer surveillance technology, which shares some of the same capabilities and sometimes even the same code as spy software used by governments, has established itself with the everyday consumer. And it would appear no small number of people are willing to use this technology on their partners, spouses, or children.
An outspoken 5-foot-4 inch former high school French literature and Latin teacher, Brigitte comes from a bourgeois family, named Trogneux, renowned for its chocolate factory in the Northern French town of Amiens. She was a drama coach at the private Jesuit school in the town in 1992 when she met 15-year-old Macron. He acted in her theatre pieces, with their association slowly developing into a romance that pushed her to divorce her husband and the father of her three children.
Imagine a society without fathers; without marriage (or divorce); one in which nuclear families don’t exist.
The gender gap in adultery is closing.
Finding a dichotomy between the two male types in Romantic novels two centuries old informs both evolutionary science and literary studies.
Women are more likely than men to be aggressive and controlling towards their partner, according to a study. The research found that women showed controlling behaviour along with serious levels of threats, intimidation and physical violence when in a relationship more often than men.
Testosterone levels influence whether men become engaged in a committed, monogamous relationship or not. Previous research has shown links between relationship status and testosterone in men, specifically that monogamously – or monoamorously – partnered men have lower testosterone than single men.
A new phenomenon called ‘Living Apart Together’ (LAT)—an intimate relationship without a shared residence—is gaining popularity as an alternative form of commitment.
If a partner's past transgression feels like it happened yesterday, even if it didn't, you are more likely to remember it during new, unrelated arguments.
If people can get away with cheating, they are not likely to leave their partner. If they discover infidelity in their partner, however, they exercise far less tolerance. People seem to prefer to play the cheater over the cheated on.
How well you think your partner understands and cares for you is linked to how well you sleep.
Most single men value female smarts—but only up to a point. If a woman they met seems smarter or more ambitious than they believe themselves to be, they dial down their romantic interest.