Let's face it: sexting is a reality of the 21st century. But how that dynamic plays into your romantic relationships is completely up to you. In this awkward but funny video from BuzzFeed, three couples sext on camera with one another for the first time, including one gay couple. Show More Summary
This story is about the automotive industry in the 'Good Old USA' and it's seemingly uneasy relationship within the political power structure and culture of the 21st century. Read more...
Letter to the leading British Jewish organization protesting its denuncation of BDS: "Our relationship to the Palestinian people is the greatest issue the Jewish people and Judaism itself faces in this century. And we are currently making a spectacular mess of it. Your document is just one more example of that."
21ST CENTURY RELATIONSHIPS: “I’m a heel striker, hitting the ground with my heel first, something I suspect has led to pain in my feet, calves, lower back and shoulders. But it wasn’t until it started affecting my marriage that I decided enough was enough.”
21ST CENTURY RELATIONSHIPS: Married, With Roommates. “From the point of view of couples, the cash collected from a roommate can outweigh the trade-offs as rents in the city continue to rise. The median monthly rent in March in Manhattan was $3,395, up 6.1 percent over the same period in 2014, the second highest level reached […]
21ST CENTURY RELATIONSHIPS: Freezing my eggs restored my sanity. “I was 30, single and working as the wedding reporter for The Washington Post. A few months earlier I’d gone through a breakup on the same day I was hired for this most amorous of newspaper beats. It was a perfect cliche-and-Chardonnay-filled storm.”
21ST CENTURY RELATIONSHIPS: Prudie counsels a black woman who can’t connect with her white boyfriend on matters of race.
21ST CENTURY RELATIONSHIPS: I can’t get over my wife’s sordid sexual past.
There is no denying that social networking has had a dramatic impact on life in the 21st century. On the one hand, it has helped us to improve communications with friends and family, although it is easy to argue that those interactions have become incredibly shallow in the process. Show More Summary
Ocean acidification (OA) is predicted to cause major changes in marine ecosystem structure and function over the next century, as species-specific tolerances to acidified seawater may alter previously stable relationships between coexisting organisms. Show More Summary
In the modern-era, Scandinavian countries have become known for their sometimes awkward embrace of migrants from the Arab and Muslim world. But the history behind that relationship goes back far further than you might expect. Consider the case of a ring discovered in a Viking grave in Birka, a historic trading center in what is now Sweden. The […]
21ST CENTURY RELATIONSHIPS: “Trans Men” Hopping Mad That Feminists Are Focusing on Abortion Rights for “Women.” People act like this is new, but it goes back a long way.
21ST CENTURY RELATIONSHIPS: Fast sex and slow love.
21ST CENTURY RELATIONSHIPS: British Prostitutes Are Helping Disabled People Have Sex. “Sometimes I have to lift people out of a wheelchair, undress them before we can do anything, and then dress them and put them back in the wheelchair once we’re done. It can be pretty difficult and tiring.”
21ST CENTURY RELATIONSHIPS: I’m Married. I’m a Woman. I’m Addicted to Porn.
MACHINE SAYS YES: I Paid for an Invisible Girlfriend. Things Took a Weird Turn. Okay, this should have been tagged 21st Century Relationships, but I couldn’t resist the FC/Kahuna reference.
The gender stereotype is that women want commitment and men want lots of flings - psychologists have been trying for a century to make the a function of biology. But a study of the Makushi people in Guyana upends that, with men moreShow More Summary
21ST CENTURY RELATIONSHIPS: Uninspiring Boyfriend: I’m no longer able to write poetry now that I’m dating someone nice. The Jerk Store called — they’re fully stocked at all times....
21ST CENTURY RELATIONSHIPS: STD Care For Two. To reduce rates of gonorrhea and chlamydia, at least 31 states permit health care providers to treat patients’ sexual partners without ever seeing them in person, a public health intervention known as “expedited partner therapy,” or E.P.T. When a patient tests positive for a sexually transmitted infection, the […]
21ST CENTURY RELATIONSHIPS: Technology Makes It Easier To Find Sexual Partners, But This May Have Public Health Consequences. Before the days of the internet, finding a casual partner meant putting in some effort: chatting up someone in a bar, say, or hanging about in a shady spot known to be frequented by like-minded people. Nowadays, […]