Commitment

relationships

I Asked a Therapist Why I Prefer Long-Distance Relationships

Am I just an independent spirit, or do I have some deep, subconscious anxiety around intimacy?
Suzannah Weiss
1.17.19
relationships

The Psychology of Commitment Phobia

Here’s what it means if the idea of being in a relationship freaks you out.
Nick Keppler
11.9.18
hard data

This Is the Most Common Reason People Have Sex

And it doesn't change as we age.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
4.3.18
Sex

Sexting Could Be a Sign of Relationship Commitment

Anxiety and concern about what your partner thinks of you may increase the likelihood of sexting them.
Rob Weisskirch
3.22.18
Dating

The Secret to Having a Successful Friends-with-Benefits Relationship

A new study on casual sexual relationships examines the factors that can make for a positive or negative experience.
Kimberly Lawson
8.1.17
relationships

What I Learned From Revisiting My Three Worst Breakups

Trying to get it right—for once in his life—one man reckons with the ghosts of relationships past.
Neville Flance
4.12.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

​We Can’t Commit to One Person Because There’s Always Someone Better, Says Science

Confirming what we already know: social media is a plague on relationships.
Jake Kivanc
5.19.16
Texas A&M

Texas A&M Coach Cries About Player Decommitting, Causing Another Player to Decommit

College football is so damned weird and creepy.
Sean Newell
5.5.16
The Holy Cow Issue

How to Make Polyamory Work

For the first installment of The Talk, a new column that interrogates the current state of sex and relationships, we explore how and why people with different relationship structures make them work.
Ana Cecilia Alvarez
4.27.16
Stuff

The Secret to True Love According to Three Old Grandmas

"I absolutely think you can find 'the love of your life,'" says 71-year-old Honey. "But yes, love is just as scary when you're old as it is when you're young."
Sophie Saint Thomas
2.14.16
NFL

From NFL to Hollywood, Thomas Jones Fights for Every Inch

Thomas Jones had a hugely successful, hugely productive 12-year career in the NFL. He's starting from the bottom as an actor, and staying on the grind, as usual.
Tim Casey
12.1.15