DTR: Define The Relationship

Tamara El-Rahi | 12 May 2015
How a lack of “labels” isn’t doing relationships any good.

Going on a date for extra credit

Nicole M. King | 30 July 2014
American professor encourages students to move away from the hook-up culture.

Millennial dating tips

Tamara El-Rahi | 09 May 2014
Five pointers for smarter dating.

The vanishing art of asking a girl out

Tamara El-Rahi | 18 November 2013
Are guys letting the fear of rejection or laziness stop them from asking a girl on a date?

Sex on the first date is a bad idea

Nicole M. King | 05 September 2013
The earlier the sex, the lower the relationship satisfaction.

Korea’s government-funded dating

Tamara El-Rahi | 07 August 2013
Why is South Korea's government hosting parties for singles?

Early sex leads to poorer relationship quality

Nicole M. King | 27 June 2013
The popular media depicts couples entering into sexual relationships very early on in the dating process, but is such behavior really typical? And how does it affect relationship quality?

To avoid binge drinking, know your friend’s friends

Carolyn Moynihan | 30 September 2011
Binge drinking is a growing problem among adolescents and a new study highlights the way such behaviour may spread.

Should teens be taught how to break up nicely?

Mariette Ulrich | 12 August 2011
I’m inclined to think they should first be taught basic table manners, and how to say “Please” and “Thank You” with consistency, but that would make me seem hopelessly old-fashioned.

Most kids are dating way too early

Carolyn Moynihan | 26 May 2010
That’s the opinion of family psychologist Ray Guarendi, and judging from the schoolkids I see smooching on the street and at the mall he is right.

Love and Fidelity movement spreads in US colleges

Carolyn Moynihan | 21 April 2010
CNN has run a story on the movement among college students to shun the hook-up culture prevalent on campuses and encourage dating and abstinence.

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