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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