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Relationships

  1. it's complicated
    It’s Complicated: The Time I Scheduled a Heartbreak 3 Months in AdvanceI knew he was moving. We stayed together anyway.
  2. ask polly
    Ask Polly: ‘My Parents Don’t Love Me!’You don’t deserve to get hurt, over and over again.
  3. it's complicated
    I Live Like I’m a Plus-One to My Own LifeThe silent-meditation retreat that gave my marriage a makeover.
  4. it's complicated
    Giving Up Alcohol Made Me Date Like a Teenager AgainMy newfound sobriety came with a return to the awkward flirting, wholesome booze-free activities, and intense emotions of adolescence.
  5. it's complicated
    Maybe Don’t Sleep With Your Employee’s Brother at Her WeddingThe story of an awkward work relationship, a set of killer abs, and a lesson I learned the hard way.
  6. relationships
    Sofia Richie, 20, Says She and Scott Disick, 35, Are ‘Very Lovey Dovey’They are also “best friends.”
  7. sex diaries
    The Freshly Single Man Refusing to Answer Texts From His ExThis week’s sex diary.
  8. it's complicated
    A Fight About Tea Almost Destroyed My RelationshipDating across cultures can turn small instances of ignorance into something more.
  9. ask polly
    ‘How Can I Believe in Anything, After So Many Shitty Things Have Happened?’When the stakes are high, trying to navigate your current, disappointing reality is the most terrifying thing of all.
  10. it's complicated
    Testing High Standards After a Lifetime of SettlingMoving to a new city with a bigger dating pool taught me that it’s deceptively easy to overcorrect into being too picky.
  11. sex diaries
    The Woman Worried She’s Falling Out of LoveThis week’s sex diary.
  12. it's complicated
    How Soon After Widowhood Can You Feel Good Again?Relearning sex, and love, in the aftermath of my husband’s death.
  13. science of us
    What Does It Mean to Quantify Desirability?Unpacking that new study on looking for love with people out of your league.
  14. summer of scam
    ‘Serial Dine-and-Dasher’ Arrested for Awful Dating EtiquetteAn L.A. man has been arrested for routinely leaving his dates to foot the bill for lavish dinners.
  15. it's complicated
    Confessions of a Tinder TouristCall it the “sociological Tinder date” — even without any romantic spark, I love going out with matches just to learn about their lives.
  16. science of us
    The Gloomy Psychology of ‘Relationship Cycling’A new study contains a sad little fact about on-again off-again relationships.
  17. sex diaries
    The Receptionist Considering Raising Kids With Both Her BoyfriendsThis week’s sex diary.
  18. it's complicated
    The Unexpected Loneliness of Bringing My Fiancé Back to My HometownHe was emblematic of the new life I’d built since I left — and of how I no longer fit in the rural community where I’d grown up.
  19. it's complicated
    After a Breakup, I Bought Closure on eBayIt started when I found the listing for the tie I’d given him for Christmas.
  20. summer of scam
    Instagram Model Tinder-Scams Dozens of Men Into Competing for a DateThe model, Natasha Aponte, told each man that they were meeting for a drink. When the men arrived, they discovered the truth.
  21. sex diaries
    The Nanny Considering a Sex CleanseThis week’s sex diary.
  22. it's complicated
    When the Relationship Can’t Possibly Live Up to the Meet-CuteI met a guy in the most romantic way possible while on vacation, then worried that actually dating would ruin a great story.
  23. it's complicated
    That Time I Accidentally Emailed an Old Love-Letter Draft to My ExWhile going through my unsent messages with my new boyfriend.
  24. science of us
    What to Do When You Can’t Stand Your Friend’s Significant OtherAdvice for when someone you love now comes as a package deal with someone you really, really don’t.
  25. sex diaries
    The Pansexual Woman Meeting a Married Couple at a HotelThis week’s sex diary.
  26. celebrity breakups
    A Detailed Timeline of Iggy Azalea & DeAndre Hopkins’s ‘One-Day Relationship’Let us walk you through the ups and downs of this complicated affair.
  27. money troubles
    8 Women on the Biggest Money Fight in Their RelationshipArguments about how to spend and how to save — but also about power, priorities, and different visions of a shared future.
  28. it's complicated
    Being Orbited by Exes Is My Favorite ThingWhen I catch one looking at my Instagram Story, it allows me to imagine, for a moment, that my life is as fun as the social-media show I’ve curated.
  29. it's complicated
    It’s Fine to Keep Your Sexual History a Secret From Your PartnerMy husband has no idea how many people I’ve slept with, and I plan to make sure it stays that way.
  30. sex diaries
    The Las Vegas Accountant Wondering If Her Date Is MarriedThis week’s sex diary.
  31. romance
    Kelsey Grammer Tattooed His Wife’s Name on His Crotch So He Won’t Cheat“Kayte.”
  32. it's complicated
    Learning About Love From My Parents’ InfidelityHow my dad’s affair shaped the way I grew up to think about what matters in relationships.
  33. relationships
    31 Signs You Have a PartnerOur guide to the controversial relationship designation.
  34. ask polly
    Ask Polly: ‘Should I Divorce My Extremely Frustrating Husband?’You both seem to like having someone to blame when things go wrong.
  35. sex diaries
    The Publicist Who Loses His Underwear on Fire IslandThis week’s sex diary.
  36. science of us
    A Sexuality Researcher Explains a Big Unanswered Question in Sex StudiesAnd why scientists still don’t have a way to measure a key component of our sex lives.
  37. ask polly
    My Husband Dumped Me and Took My Business and I Don’t Know How to Move OnThe way you’re thinking about your pain and loss is making it harder for you to live.
  38. it's complicated
    You Don’t Have to Move in TogetherOn taking a pause between relationship milestones.
  39. first person
    The Kinds of Monsters I Used to DateIt’s hardest to contend with men whose main focus is to not seem like a monster.
  40. sex diaries
    The Lawyer Flying to London to See a Tinder DateThis week’s sex diary.
  41. your mileage may vary
    The Relationship Advice That’s Extra Helpful When You’re Super-StressedIt’s what I use to stop myself from starting silly fights.
  42. matchmaking
    My Life As a 21-Year-Old Professional MatchmakerHannah Orenstein, author of the new novel Playing With Matches, on what it was like to work for a New York dating service.
  43. it's complicated
    The Restrictive Diet That Changed My MarriageFood was the foundation of my relationship with my husband. After a health scare, we had to redefine what brought us closer.
  44. it's complicated
    The Struggle of Setting Digital Boundaries in an Open RelationshipIt didn’t bother me that my boyfriend was spending the night with someone else – until I saw it unfold online.
  45. sex diaries
    The Yogi Ending an Affair and Exploring Threesome AppsThis week’s sex diary.
  46. dating
    5 People on Coming Out As Poly to Their Families“My grandmother said ‘Well, that doesn’t sound too bad, I wouldn’t mind your grandfather having someone else to drag up to the cabin on the weekend!’”
  47. true stories
    3 Juicy High-School and College Reunion StoriesThree women on what happened when they attended their reunions.
  48. it's complicated
    Why Won’t Any of My Friends Set Me Up?This is a hill I will die on: The setup is the absolute best way to meet someone, and it’s a tragedy that dating apps are slowly killing it off.
  49. it's complicated
    What to Know Before Getting Back Together With an ExIt had been six years since Austin and I broke up, but we weren’t sure whether the time apart would help or hurt this time around.
  50. sex diaries
    The Designer Hooking Up in the Steam RoomThis week’s sex diary.
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