Valentine's Day

The Singlehood Stigma

More people are delaying or avoiding marriage, and also raising children outside of wedlock. Are single people penalized? Join Cristen and Caroline as they look at the statistics and explain why single women over 25 are the most stigmatized.

Are rebound relationships unhealthy?

Rebounding has a negative stigma, but could they be good for you? Perhaps! Psychologists say rebounding could be especially good for attachment personality types, and there may be an odd correlation between cheating and rebounding.

Can women initiate dating?

It's no secret that most cultures have fairly defined cultural roles assigned to each gender. This is especially apparent in the dating scene, where men are often assumed to be the aggressive party. But why? Tune in to learn more about dating and society.

Is sexting good or bad for relationships?

There are tons of stories about the horrors of sexting. But what role does sexting play in consenting, adult relationships? Join Molly and Cristen as they explore the positive -- and negative -- aspects of sexting.

Is love at first sight possible?

Familiar to any fan of classic romance stories, love at first sight is a common theme loved by some and, well, contemptuously dismissed by others. But it is real? Join Molly and Cristen as they delve into the science behind physical attraction.

V-Day Study: Guys, Play Hard to Get

Guys, if you're single and having anxiety attacks about spending Valentine's Day alone, then do I have some sexy science advice for you! To pique a woman's interest, you don't need to wear your heart on your sleeve and make a grand romantic gesture. Instead, just ask her to hang out in a casual enough setting that she won't be able to decipher whether it's a date or not. In other words, play hard to get because according to a new study in Psychological Science, women like guys who are indifferent toward them (which explains so much and so little at the same time.)

Can you die of a broken heart?

Someone who is suffering from emotional stress and pain is said to have a "broken heart," but only in a metaphorical sense. Sometimes, however, the damage can be physical. Find out how Broken Heart Syndrome works -- and if it's fatal -- in this episode.

Do men and women cheat for different reasons?

In this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You, Molly and Cristen discuss what studies and anecdotal evidence suggest about male and female cheating.

Is dating going extinct?

There's been a lot of buzz recently about the "hook-up culture" and whether or not it has an effect on women and traditional dating. Tune in for Molly and Cristen's funny, thoughtful take on the topic.

Why does the sizzle fizzle?

The initial phase of a romantic relationship sizzles with attraction, but inevitably, those overwhelming feelings start to fizzle. Why? Explore the neurochemistry of love in this podcast from