The pandemic delayed milestones in millennials' lives

Nov 8, 2022
Everyone lost time, but for millennials, they were years often marked by dating, marriage and family formation.
An embryologist works at a reproductive medicine center. More women are freezing their eggs, preparing to create families at a later date.
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How an Instagram joke turned into a matchmaking business

Apr 22, 2022
Olivia Atwood's venture was inspired by a Netflix reality show. Now it serves about 2,000 people and has led to several yearslong relationships.
Olivia Atwood at a startup conference in Arizona last year, where her business won the Rookie of the Year award.
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Last Valentine's Day, this small business owner met the love of her life

Feb 9, 2022
Draper, Utah-based Rita Magalde sold Joel Mitchell an order of baklava almost one year ago. The rest, as they say, is history.
Rita Magalde met Joel Mitchell when he ordered baklava from her and picked it up on Valentine's Day 2021.
Courtesy Magalde

Hey, kids! Robots aren't people

Jul 24, 2018
We need to work with designers so children don't think of digital assistants as buddies, one expert says.
“There actually is a sort of pent-up demand for robot conversation because people are lonely,” says MIT researcher Sherry Turkle. Above, a Tanscorp UU smart robot at CES 2017 in Las Vegas.
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Ask A Manager: When it comes to harassment and relationships at the office, what are your rights?

The dos and don'ts of office relationships and what happens when sexual harassment policy is unclear.
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The business of cheating: Ashley Madison and how to sell infidelity

Feb 6, 2015
How do you market something that repulses consumers?

Watch five romance movies to save your marriage

Feb 4, 2014
A new study finds that watching five romantic films, and then talking about them, can cut divorce rates for couples.

Money secrets: Should you keep a secret bank account?

Oct 24, 2013
What should we talk about when we talk about hiding money in a relationship.

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