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Modern Relationships

Confirmation Emails, Or It Didn't Happen

Alex Lawrence | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Alex Lawrence

I often make plans with friends for a night in the future, and then as the day approaches, if there's been radio silence on the event, you start to wonder, is it still a date? Or you make what you thought were very "soft" plans with someone, only to be thrown off when they text "Where you are? We're here." You think, "But... I never got a confirmation! I didn't know it was actually happening."

Meet the 'No, Thanks' Generation

Jen Glantz | Posted 06.22.2014 | Women
Jen Glantz

We believe we can do everything ourselves because we have Google. Because if we desire human interaction, we have our online dating inbox. And when we don't, when we'd rather not make small talk with a guy at a bar, we just say no, thanks and binge on "House of Cards."

The Problem With Low Selfie Esteem

Jeremy McCarthy | Posted 03.17.2014 | Technology
Jeremy McCarthy

Photo credit: Jeremy McCarthy Have you ever had a friend age 10 years before your very eyes? Have you ever seen someone put on about 50 poun...

Why Devices Aren't Ruining Experiences and Relationships

Simone Collins | Posted 11.04.2013 | Technology
Simone Collins

People have always augmented their real-world experiences with "devices," be they cards, newspapers, books, cameras, or tour guides. There is no reason to become alarmed about this activity now.

21st-Century Relationships

Michael M. Osit, Ed.D. | Posted 08.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael M. Osit, Ed.D.

Of course, nothing replaces the closeness, feeling of personal warmth, the human touch, and overall experience that a face-to-face relationship brings. It is when the in-person experience is not available that usurping the power of technology can be the next best thing.

Why We're Entering A New Age Of Single Womanhood

Marie Claire | Posted 05.30.2012 | Women

Call it the attack of the 50-foot single woman. Recent months have seen an army of unmarried women taking over magazine racks (cover stories in The...

Lying Aside, I'm a Good Catch: When Marriage Becomes A Ponzi Scheme

Akoshia Yoba | Posted 04.03.2012 | Home
Akoshia Yoba

It's time to hold the institution of marriage up for closer inspection; to analyze why it fails as often as it succeeds and why there seems to be an epidemic of extramarital affairs as a solution to dealing with our complex human needs and emotions.

In Praise Of The On-Off Relationship

ForbesWoman | Posted 09.06.2011 | Women

Justin Timberlake and his girlfriend of four years, the beautiful actress Jessica Biel, were reportedly seen noshing on pork tacos in Toronto over the...

What It Means To Live In A Post-Romantic Age

Pamela Haag | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pamela Haag

The romantic fashion of the 1900s can't last forever. Already, the traditional marriage imperatives have crumbled on us... Now, maybe the wobbly romantic foundations of marriage are getting revised, too.