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Relationships

Relationships are about how humans relate to one another. Learn more topics like love, marriage, genealogy, dating and divorce.


5 Quirky (and Super Specific) Dating Apps

Dating isn't always easy. Fortunately, we've got apps that make finding partners with peculiar interests a breeze. HowStuffWorks lists five of them. See more »

If You Love Your Phone So Much, Why Don't You Marry It?

Las Vegas saw a different type of wedding occur on May 20: A man "married" his smartphone. Get the scoop on these nuptials at HowStuffWorks Now. See more »

It's All Downhill After 25 in Terms of Friends, Study Finds

A new study finds that the most social connections you'll ever have may be in your mid-20s. HowStuffWorks Now investigates that finding. See more »

These Four Couple Styles Can Predict Long-term Relationship Success

Researchers identified four styles of romantic couples and what that means for marriage. Learn more in this HowStuffWorks Now article. See more »

Can You Get a 'Secret Divorce'?

Can you get a secret divorce? HowStuffWorks Now explores whether you can legally obtain a divorce without your spouse knowing. See more »

Instagram Selfies Can Affect Romantic Relationships in Ways You Wouldn't Expect

New research suggests selfie sharing on social media can have negative impacts on relationships. Learn more in this HowStuffWorks Now article. See more »

Who's Your 'Backup Plan'? Now There's an App to Seal the Deal

With Valentine's Day coming up, some people who're unlucky in love may want a 'backup plan' mate. HowStuffWorks Now introduces you to an app to help. See more »

The Reason Why Divorces Should Jump Significantly in January

Why are divorces expected to go up every January right after the new year? Learn more in this HowStuffWorks Now article about divorce rates. See more »

Why Women Love Gay BFFs

The straight woman/gay man friendship is well-established as a common cultural happening. Find out why these BFFs work so well from HowStuffWorks Now. See more »

The Year in Love, Relationships and Other Mushy Stuff

HowStuffWorks Now rounds up the wildest apps, studies and news for building relationships — and getting out of them. See more »