How exercise can improve your love life

But a growing body of research shows it may have another, more surprising effect: improving your sex life.

In men, regular exercise appears to be a natural Viagra: It's associated with a lower risk of erectile problems.

Behind the famous ‘36 questions that lead to love’

But what if falling in love is actually a recipe - where all you need is one partner, three dozen questions, and four uninterrupted minutes of looking deeply into each other’s eyes?

Arthur Aron, professor of psychology at the State University of New York, is now famous for developing 36 questions that bring people closer together - most recently brought into the limelight by an iconic New York Times Modern Love column.

Saying 'I don't': The case for not getting married

There was no god, no government, no commitment ceremony. There was no seating plan, no name-changing, no gifts.

There was no dieting, no Spanx, no Botox, no fake tan, no bucks night, no bridesmaids — none of the hallmarks of a typical wedding.

Instead, I was a 47-year-old, 90-kilo bride in a magenta-coloured dress the groom chose and purchased online for $260.

Dating coaches share how to find love

There are more unmarried people now than ever before in the United States. True, some people are committed and just not tying the knot, but many just haven't found their special someone. That's despite the growing number of dating apps like Hinge, Match, Tinder, Bumble and OK Cupid.

So how can you increase your chances of finding a mate? Two dating coaches -- one in Atlanta, the other near San Diego -- spoke about their approach to finding love for their clients.

Check your inner dialogue

Path to true love may start with your BFF

Having a romantic partner who is also your best friend potentially sounds perfect.

With your BFF as your romantic partner, you get the best of both worlds, someone with whom you can laugh, share your life and cuddle. When you look at seemingly happy celebrity couples like Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis, or Leslie Mann and Judd Apatow, not only do they appear to be in love, but they also seem to genuinely enjoy hanging out together.

Understand your heart first

And if so, then do the sayings like “I love you with all my heart” and “my heart swelled with joy” mean something or are they just poetic language?

The heart, as basically as one can describe, is an electromechanical pump.

An interview with Dr Suresh Venkita - Medical Doctor and Chief Physician from Pacific International Hospital in Port Moresby, explains that the heart surely feels but in response to the brain.

3 keys to finding love

It seems like everyone has a theory about what it takes to live happily ever after, and no two people seem to agree. But science tells us what appears most likely to lead to relationship bliss. Here's how the research advises that we tackle three of the major challenges we face when trying to find, and keep, that special someone:

1. What to Look For In a Mate: Someone Agreeable, Conscientious, and Emotionally Stable