Viewfinder: A Valentine's Day Sale in the Ivory Coast
A boy poses with a pillow shaped like lips on sale for Valentine's Day in Yopougon, Ivory Coast, on February 13th, 2018.
We Need a Hashtag That Celebrates What Actually Goes on in LGBT Clubs
#LoveIsLove has united members and supporters of the LGBT community after Orlando. But what happens when the plurality of the rainbow gets collapsed into a single image of two men kissing?
The Chemical Feedback Loop That Makes You Love Your Dog
It makes your canine love you too.
Why Your Friends Won’t Dump Their Awful Significant Others
Forget how friends, family, and others feel. People even tend to view their partners more favorably than their partners view themselves.
Grief: Reframing the Way We Think About Love and Loss
It’s not exactly true that everyone grieves in their own way. It’s a universal experience, which is good, because that can help us to better understand the mourning among us.
Happier Wives Spend Time Synced in Sleep With Husbands
Coordinated snooze time is the signal of a stable marriage, a new study suggests.
The Feminization of Love and Masculinization of Sex
Do men pretend like they're not into Valentine's Day—or any other love-related things—because of the way society pressures them to avoid "girly" things in our culture?
Valentine’s Day in India: Youth Rebellion Against Traditional Society
In India, where many kids are hungry to share their love with one another, February 14 is an opportunity to openly oppose their conservative parents' values.
Is It Possible to Degrade and Exploit Your At-Home Sexbot?
As artificial intelligence advances and our toys become more and more like us, we must consider the ethics of extracting pleasure from the machines.
Who's Happier on Valentine's Day? The Single or the Hitched?
How we feel about romance has everything to do with the relationship we’re currently in (or not in).