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Jon Hamm Continues To Be The Perfect Man

“Marriage doesn’t mean anything to me. It’s more for their families than for the two partners, so I’m not gravitating towards it. I’m very loyal, I’ve never strayed, and never…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 5, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Mind Of Man: Snow Sucks When You’re Single

As I write this, the floating concrete mall known as Manhattan is experiencing a “wintery mix,” which is what happens when Old Man Winter has food poisoning. Walking to work…

John DeVore | February 2, 2011 - 3:00 pm

8 Ways To Instantly Revive Your Romance

The minister who performed the ceremony for our wedding six years ago required all couples to take counseling sessions with her before their big day. So my guy and I…

Joanne Hinkel | January 28, 2011 - 8:23 pm

10 Things You Lose When You Commit

Commitment seems like a great idea. You make your relationship more official and share your life with someone who’s not going to leave by the time morning arrives. But with…

Ask Men | January 23, 2011 - 5:00 pm

Is Monogamy On Its Way Out For Young Couples?

I’ve questioned monogamy for quite a while now, but a new study shows that young people are seriously confused by it. Researchers studied more than 400 married and unmarried couples…

Ami Angelowicz | January 21, 2011 - 7:20 pm

What Makes A Woman Girlfriend Material, According To Men

When it comes to getting a man to settle down with you, we’ve all heard advice like “hold out on sex” or “be unavailable.” But if that worked, nuns, Olympic…

Simcha | December 30, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “I Don’t Want To End Up Alone”

I’m a 21-year-old girl who can’t seem to find happiness. Don’t get me wrong; I love hanging out with my friends and having an active social life, but I just…

Wendy Atterberry | November 24, 2010 - 3:30 pm

Girl Talk: The Two-Night Stand

I met Elliot* at a restaurant. I was sitting at a table having dinner with a friend when I saw him sipping a bourbon at the bar. My palms got…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 17, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Girl Talk: Go Ahead, Tell Me I’m In The Wrong Relationship

When I was 18 years old, I wanted to get my then-boyfriend’s initials tattooed across my hand. I needed the world to know that we were madly in love (which,…

Rebecca Brown | November 2, 2010 - 3:30 pm

Girl Talk: I’m In A Relationship — Do I Have To Stop Flirting?

I always thought “settling down” was a euphemism. It meant nesting and discovering the pleasures of Saturday nights on the couch, cuddling in sweatpants. And it does mean that a…

Caitlin Row | October 29, 2010 - 2:00 pm

The Official Map Of Non-Monogamy

Click here for the full image.This map of non-monogamy makes me understand why so many people subscribe to monogamy … it’s way less complicated. I am going to go study…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 21, 2010 - 6:15 pm

Is My Relationship Exclusive?

You know the saying, sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.

But when does a casual series of drinks and meeting up at parties become a deeper entanglement of…

Lemondrop | September 30, 2010 - 8:45 pm

Mind Of Man: How He Knows He’s In A Relationship

When a man gets into a relationship, he’s usually the last to know.

Women fall in love, men slip on it. Women gently twirl down the rabbit hole of…

John DeVore | September 15, 2010 - 3:30 pm

I Was Engaged To A Man With Commitment Phobia

When I met the cute blue-eyed surfer who lived in my apartment building—we’ll call him Max—we clicked immediately. I’m a workaholic by nature, but I set aside my writing while…

YourTango.com | August 21, 2010 - 12:00 pm

The Science Of The Booty Call

Evolutionary psychologist Peter K. Jonason thinks he has this whole friends with benefits thing figured out. Annoyed by seeing only the extremes of one-night stands and marriage being studied, Jonason…

Kelli Bender | August 9, 2010 - 3:50 pm

Girl Talk: I’m Commitment-Phobic

Most of the time, when you hear “commitment-phobic,” you think of a man. But that’s not always the case. I’m commitment-phobic, and I’m a woman. The thought of being in…

Anonymous | July 23, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Quotable: Cameron Diaz Likes Relationships In 5-Year Increments

“Who would want to be with the same person for 80 years? Why not break it up a little bit? I think people get freaked out about getting married and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 22, 2010 - 11:20 am

Girl Talk: How Much Space Is Too Much In A Relationship?

We’ve all dated a jerk at some point in our lives, and if you haven’t yet, you will. Like they say, you have to kiss a bunch of frogs to…

Carli Alexa Blau | June 4, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Girl Talk: I’m Not Sold On Monogamy

I was sitting around talking with some single ladies the other night. The topic du jour was the very popular “What are we looking for in a relationship?” I listened…

Ami Angelowicz | June 3, 2010 - 5:00 pm

Girl Talk: What The Hell Is Happening To 30-Something Guys?

If every time I met a cute, funny, smart, nice, emotionally stable, 30-something man with a girlfriend an angel exploded into a fireball and someone gave me a nickel, I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 11, 2010 - 3:00 pm