Tag: relationships

Before Sunset Movie Discussion

June 25, 2015
Before Sunset Movie Discussion

At last, it’s time for the HUS discussion of Before Sunset! This sequel to Before Sunrise is my favorite of the trilogy. (Actually, Linklater has made three movies about Jesse and Celine so far, and I love them all. I hope he’s not done.) Like its predecessor, Before Sunset received excellent critical reviews and was also well received by […]

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Relationships Require Labels

May 4, 2015
Relationships Require Labels

This year’s winner of NYX’s Modern Love College Essay contest shares her heartbreaking account of a non-relationship with “that guy,” the one who remains for us in some netherworld between friend and boyfriend, often for years.” In No Labels, No Drama, Right? Jordana Narin, describes her history with Jeremy, whom she met at summer camp when she was […]

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Casual Sex Is a Prevalent Long-Term Mating Strategy

December 15, 2014
Casual Sex Is a Prevalent Long-Term Mating Strategy

A recent article in Scientific American features the recent work of The Kinsey Institute’s Justin García, an evolutionary biologist and protege of Helen Fisher. Various surprising findings are discussed that rock the evo bio foundation of understanding casual sex as a mating strategy. Study I “Hook-up behavior: A biopsychosocial perspective:”, 2008, n = 507 1. 72% of […]

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AskMen’s Great Male Survey Results

July 25, 2012
AskMen’s Great Male Survey Results

The annual AskMen Great Male Survey is out (H/T Zach) and it always provides interesting fodder for discussion. There’s also a smaller companion Female Survey, administered by the website Pop Sugar. A note about the respondents: AskMen is an online men’s lifestyle site whose mission is “helping guys become better men.” They target ages 18-34, […]

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Recognizing the Real Relationship Deal

March 27, 2012
Recognizing the Real Relationship Deal

“You’ll know it’s the real deal when there’s no bullshit.” – Wife of Say Whaat’s high school math teacher   We got to talking about a drama-filled situation in the comments yesterday. The beginnings of relationships are often full of angst, hand-wringing, and double checking to make sure you didn’t accidentally set your phone to silent. It’s […]

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