What young people around the world want most in a partner

A new study finds an unexpected trait that young people want in a lifelong partner.

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  • A new study from the UK looked at dating preferences of 2,700 international students.
  • The study found that kindness was the top trait preferred by both men and women in a lifelong partner.
  • Looks, financial stability and a sense of humor were also important but with differences across cultures.
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10 philosophers with complex views on love

Philosophers aren't known for their love lives, but a few have managed to be tragic romantics anyway.

Philosophers aren't particularly renowned for having successful love lives, but some have become hopeless romantics — and others misanthropes. Here we have 10 philosophers who have written on or been heavily influenced by love in both their work and their personal lives.

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How smart is 'too smart' for a romantic partner?

Is high IQ really something that can genuinely turn people on? Apparently so — but only to a certain point. 

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Study: Are Platonic Heterosexual Relationships Really That Platonic?

A recent study reflects that men view their female friends differently than women view their male friends – but by a pretty insignificant margin. 

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recent study in the journal Evolutionary Psychological Science reveals that heterosexual men and women may view opposite-sex friends differently from one another. In particular, men in the study were more likely than women to report being attracted to their opposite-sex friends – but not by much.

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5 philosophers whose advice could make or break your relationship

Romantic advice from some of humanity's biggest thinkers. 

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