It's Complicated

Multiple Lovers, Without Jealousy

Polyamorous people still face plenty of stigmas, but some studies suggest they handle certain relationship challenges better than monogamous people do.

Higher Calling, Lower Wages: The Vanishing of the Middle-Class Clergy

Higher Calling, Lower Wages: The Vanishing of the Middle-Class Clergy

As full-time pastors become a thing of the past, more and more seminary grads are taking on secular jobs to supplement their incomes. 

Baby Photos and Clinging to My Principles

Baby Photos and Clinging to My Principles

I used to think I'd never post photos of my son on the public Internet.

The Rise of the Wedding Drone

The Rise of the Wedding Drone

Drones can take photos, even stand in as the ring bearer. But are they legal?

Living With Less

Living With Less

Two advocates of a minimalist lifestyle discuss what it means to them and how it has changed them as people.

Fighting Loneliness With Cuddle Parties

Fighting Loneliness With Cuddle Parties

As Americans report feeling more isolated, some people turn to snuggling with strangers.

First Comes Skype, Then Comes Marriage

First Comes Skype, Then Comes Marriage

Technology brought us together—but it takes an offline connection to keep us that way.

Two Couples, One Mortgage

Two Couples, One Mortgage

Why my partner and I decided to buy a house with our friends, share our space and our lives, and all make a family together

Speed-Dating in the Time of Tinder

Speed-Dating in the Time of Tinder

Even as apps and websites have taken over, some prefer an analog courtship ritual

The Pro-Orgasm Movement

The Pro-Orgasm Movement

At a conference last weekend, practitioners of orgasmic meditation came together.

On 'Late'-In-Life Virginity Loss

On 'Late'-In-Life Virginity Loss

Those who don't have sex during their teen years are in the minority, but the reasons for—and effects of—waiting differ for everyone.

Lessons on Love From 100 American Couples

Lessons on Love From 100 American Couples

I traveled around the country interviewing happy couples; this is what I learned.

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The Death of Film

You'll never hear the whirring sound of a projector again.

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How to Hunt With Poison Darts

A Borneo hunter explains one of his tribe's oldest customs: the art of the blowpipe

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A Delightful, Pixar-Inspired Cartoon

An action figure and his reluctant sidekick trek across a kitchen in search of treasure.

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I Am an Undocumented Immigrant

"I look like a typical young American."

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Why Did I Study Physics?

Using hand-drawn cartoons to explain an academic passion

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