Can You Fall In Love With a Total Stranger?

Have you heard about the 36 increasingly intimate questions that are intended to help you fall in love? In January, Mandy Catron published her experience with the 36 questions in the New York Times, discussing whether or not there was a “road map to falling in love.” The questions were originally created in 1997 to see if it…

Everything’s Negotiable: Here’s How to Create a Relationship Contract

Guest post by Celeste Hirschman and Danielle Harel No two relationships are exactly alike, yet we often make assumptions about how relationships are supposed to be. There is a lot of societal pressure, for example, to have a relationship where your agreements are assumed instead of overtly communicated and where you are expected to follow…

Why Everyone Wins When Women Ask Out Men

The other day Keeley and I were having a conversation about how effective it is when women ask men out on a date. Why do so many men seem to shy away or not return phone calls or texts when women ask them out? When we thought back on our own personal situations and other…

What Sweaty T-Shirts Can Tell Us About Love

When it comes to mate selection, how much do we know about why we are attracted to certain people over others? Evolutionary psychologists are just starting to investigate this question. One of the most interesting experiments so far, known as the “sweaty t-shirt experiment,” lends some insight; we unconsciously find people who are genetically different…