Dating

hard data
hard data

Married Women Orgasm Less Often Than Their Husbands Think They Do

A new study of 1,700 married couples reveals that if we want to close the orgasm gap, we first need to close the orgasm perception gap.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
8.8.18
Sex
Sex

Having Sex Makes You Think Life Is More Meaningful

“Meaning in life often arises when an individual feels their basic need for belonging is met with someone.”
Christian Jarrett
7.24.18
relationships
relationships

You Probably Look More Attractive in a Group Than on Your Own

It's been called the "cheerleader effect."
Evita March
7.23.18
relationships
relationships

This Is Why People Cheat

Here’s where to start if you’re dealing with infidelity.
Gery Karantzas
7.18.18
Sex
Sex

What Your Personality Says About Your Sex Life

Extroverts tend to have more sex than everyone else.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
7.6.18
relationships
relationships

Researchers Asked Cis People If They Would Date Trans People

The results of the first-ever study on this subject are bleak.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
6.27.18
Sex
Sex

Trying Not to Think About Sex Just Makes You Think About Sex More

Teaching people their sexual thoughts are “dirty” or “impure” has problematic consequences.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
6.14.18
Sleep
Sleep

How to Introduce Your CPAP Machine Into a Relationship

Between 5 and 20 percent of the population has some degree of sleep apnea.
S.E. Smith
6.11.18
Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders

How to Be a Good Partner to Someone With an Eating Disorder

It can be hard to strike a balance between being helpful and being the food police.
Melissa Meinzer
6.5.18
Sex
Sex

Women With a Stronger Sense of Smell Have More Orgasms

A sensitivity to odors can also predict how both men and women alike experience sex.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
6.1.18
Sex
Sex

Psychopaths May Have an Evolutionary Advantage

As uncomfortable as the thought may be, traits that assist in reproduction tend to get passed on.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
5.18.18
relationships
relationships

Why Breakups Motivate People to Get in Shape

Wanting a revenge body may say a lot about your personality.
Christine Ro
5.8.18