Posts Tagged "Dating Advice"

There are 6 types of Love (but 5 won’t last)

According to Sternbergs Triangular Theory, there are 6 distinct types of love (plus friendship). Each type of love is characterized by a combination of 3 variables – Intimacy, Passion and Commitment. The infographic below gives you a rough idea of how it all

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The most attractive type of smile

A study by Gladstone in 2002 found that, ‘A smile seems to have a favorable influence upon others and makes one more likable and more approachable.’ This may not be news to most people, as we have all experienced how it

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The 6 Things That Make You Compatible – Happy Relationships

In Part 1 and Part 2 of this series on choice, we looked at the decision making process. We learned that having a specific, but not exhaustive, criteria is your best bet at finding a satisfying relationship. So, what are

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Happy Relationships – Part 2 – Maximising vs Satisficing

If you haven’t read Part 1 of this mini series, check it out first. It’ll give you a background on some of the ideas presented in this article…Have you ever thought about which traits are most important in a potential partner?

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Happy Relationships – Part 1 – Buyers Remorse

A happy relationship is all about choice, but not in the way that you’re probably thinking. You’re probably thinking that having more choice will lead to a better result, which will make you happier. Thus, more choice = more happiness.

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The 3 reasons he wants to keep it ‘casual’… and why it probably won’t work out

A fear of commitment once meant a fear of getting married – nowadays it means a fear of all commitment. Once upon a time people would meet, grab a drink, go out to dinner, exchange a kiss on the doorstep,

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Why break-ups make your brain go crazy…and what to do about it

When we are faced with what seems like a life changing event, such as a break-up, we get stressed and anxious about the future. How stressed and anxious we get is determined by how dire our future has all of

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