As the Chinese government tries to increase the country’s falling birthrate, some millennials are striving for a lifestyle commonly known as “Double Income, No Kids.”
Unmarried mothers are often denied government benefits. A debate over the policy is being propelled by a declining birthrate and a new generation of independent Chinese women.
With new “I’m Vaccinated” badges, dating apps are plugging into a cultural conversation over how Americans can approach postpandemic dating.
In her new memoir, “Nothing Personal,” the veteran journalist reports on her own search for connection.
Watching his grandmother enter her third marriage, Jake Maynard wondered if marriage was about care, convention — or something else entirely.
Boundaries. Meaningful connections. “Covid baggage.” Here’s what dating will look like in a post-pandemic world.
Modern Love in miniature, featuring reader-submitted stories of no more than 100 words.
Mr. Acho, author of “Uncomfortable Conversations With a Black Man,” will host “After the Final Rose” after the show’s longtime host went on hiatus over comments dismissive of racism.
Six customers of matchmaking services share their experiences. Their fees ranged from about $500 to $25,000.
Or the lack thereof.
Inimai Chettiar showed the same determination in dating as she did with her work at the Justice Action Network. Kenneth Wolf Jr. helped bring romance back into her life.
“One day I realized it had been three months since I had touched a human being,” one man said.
New world. New rules. Same old problems.
Going out for drinks has become a dating norm, but what if you’re sober?
The pandemic has brought out a nasty puritanism.
At the beginning of the pandemic, many singles turned to video dating to forge connections. Some daters felt instant attraction online, but no chemistry in person.
Tough times may not bring love, but they do bring clarity.
The Times asked GPT-3 to tell us a little about itself and its romantic life.
Single people make up one third of all American households and finding ways to celebrate this Thanksgiving means taking action ahead of time.
Singles are putting their political affiliations front and center as they search for partners who share their views, or at least accept them.
I spent months agonizing over my lack of a partner or high-powered career. But it was my depression that almost upended my dream of motherhood.
I was my son’s only parent and our bond was strong. Now, I’m worried my daughter and I won’t have that connection.
What if the fastest path to a committed relationship is to actively avoid one?
Because dating with kids wasn’t tricky enough before the pandemic.
It’s going to be a while before we can hug freely again. What does that mean for our mental health?
Some couples, faced with the possibility of not seeing one another for long stretches when the pandemic hit, instead decided to quarantine together and fast-tracked their relationships.
Being single in your 30s can feel like waiting to enter a popular club, only to get in and think: What’s the big deal?
Being awash in romantic complaints has left me — a Black woman who’s had heartache — feeling dismayed but hopeful.
New York City public health officials have frank new advice for people who are looking for companionship and physical intimacy during the pandemic.
Volunteer efforts have popped up across the country to help ease the lingering isolation of the pandemic among older Americans, creating connections and unexpected friendships.
Countries around the world are taking different approaches as they give guidelines on reopening — from work to play.
The virtual dating scene is booming right now. What will happen when we move off our screens?
Mieko Kawakami, whose novel “Breasts and Eggs” was just published in English, has become something of a feminist icon in her male-dominated country.
A photojournalist captured the lives of four women who chose to become mothers on their own.
Video chats are in. Small talk is out. You don’t have to fret about who picks up the check. And maybe the biggest plus: You’re forced to take things slow.
Three days before we were told to stay home, the man I’d been dating for a month told me he was self-isolating.
Some New Yorkers are moving beyond the swipe to venture into flirtatious panel discussions and speed dating sessions.
The L.G.B.T.Q. community has more family planning options than ever before, but a patchwork of state laws and loose regulations can make the process difficult to navigate.