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Bad Sexual Chemisty Is A Relationship Dealbreaker

Many women (and some men, too) fall in love and think they can “fix” the person they are with. He may have bad hair, she may smoke, he could snore at night or wear the wrong clothing. Most of these problems can be dealt with, but there some that cannot and sexual chemistry is the biggest.

A recent letter to The Daily Mail relationship expert asks this very question: Can a relationship survive when you have everything in place but the good sex? The answer, sadly, is a resounding no. If the sex is bad, the relationship must end. 

Oh I know. I can hear the groaning from here. But the answer holds firm. Try as you might to believe otherwise, sexual chemistry is an absolute dealbreaker in a relationship. It may seem shallow, but it really is not. Read more…

Hiring A Wedding Proposal Planner Is A Ridiculous Waste Of Money

I am told by my romantic friends that many (most?) women dream of strapping on the poofy white dress and walking down the aisle in her perfectly executed fairy-tale wedding to the man of her dreams. Some of these friends have planned out their intricate weddings since childhood, just waiting for Mr. Right to come along and sweep them off their feet.

Dream weddings, I hear from my friends with romance in their eyes, are all the rage.

But dream proposals? That’s a new one for me. Read more…

Reese Witherspoon Offers Single Ladies A Valuable Lesson

Reese Witherspoon is one of the Hollywood elite I could actually see myself going shopping with. She’s so talented, but seems very down-to-earth, grounded, sweet. Maybe that’s why ever since her marriage to Ryan Phillipe fell apart, I’ve been rooting for her to find happiness. Well, it seems she has, with new hubby Jim Toth … a guy who at one time, she could have never seen herself ending up with, believe it or not!

The actress talked to ELLE recently and said, “[Jim] really surprised me. You don’t know who you’re going to end up with. When I was 20, if you’d asked me … I wouldn’t have said Jim.” Super important lesson right there for all the single ladies! Read more…

If You’re Thinking About Cheating, Today Is The Day

After the craziness that is the holidays, some people return unwanted gifts, some people vow to spend more time at the gym, and some people sign up on websites that aid married people in finding someone to cheat with. IllicitEncounters.com reported a spike in memberships today, saying that they saw usage on the site increase over 250 percent, prompting experts to predict that January 4 is the most popular day to start an affair. I guess they feel like they’ve suffered through Christmas and they’re now ready to find something or someone who makes them happy. Great. Read more…

Brandi Glanville’s Drunken Wedding Shows The “Housewives” Are Right About Her

Since the start of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” latest season, I haven’t been able to pinpoint my feelings on Brandi Glanville. Each episode, my thoughts on her vacillate wildly. Very first impression, I wasn’t a fan. Maybe it was my spidey senses tingling that there was something “off” about her, or maybe I was just jealous of her ridiculous body. But then, when the rest of the cast reverted to high school mean girls, laughing and whispering about her — in front of her — I felt bad for her. And that sort of trumped my initial bad vibes toward her.

I now know that it’s all relative. Not excusing the ladies’ rude obnoxious behavior, but Brandi is kind of a yahoo. And not just because of the way she acted in last night’s episode. Because the former Mrs. Eddie Cibrian had a drunken marriage in Vegas this past weekend – and, to add insult to injury, followed it up with a barrage of idiotic tweets. Read more…

 

10 Tips For Getting Fit In The New Year

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Most people greet the start of the New Year with a vow to get in shape … Every. Year. And every year the gym is crowded with “resolutionaries” who show up, sweat all over everything for a few weeks, and then are never seen again.

The best way to avoid that is to figure out what usually stands in your way. What is the obstacle getting in the way of your success? And then — here’s the hard part — figure out a plan to work around it. One (or more) of these tips ought to help you get started.

You haven’t stopped reading, have you? You can do this! Here’s to a healthier you in 2012. Read more…

“Teen Mom” Amber Portwood Has Bigger Emotional Problems Than We Thought

Teen Mom” Amber Portwood made a hugely personal revelation this week: The reality tv star says she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder several years ago. Well, that does explain a lot, doesn’t it? The explosive bouts of rage, the suicidal tendencies. She’s been about as predictable as a volcano, and similarly destructive to everything in her path.

You’d think that since Portwood has known for some time why her moods are all over the place, things would have leveled off somewhat by now.

If you know what the problem is, you can treat it, right? Unfortunately, treatment of bipolar disorder isn’t that simple. Read more…

Mason Disick’s Giant Salary Now Can Add Up To A Real Life For Him Later

It’s been recently reported that Mason Disick, the almost-2-year-old son to Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick, most likely makes serious bank for his appearances on his mom and aunt’s popular reality show Kourtney & Kim Take New York. And by bank, we mean about $3,000 an episode. Daaaaang. Read more…

9 Hideous Ornaments That Will Ruin Christmas

Ordinarily, I’m all for mid-winter festivals that light up the darkest time of the year with cheerful lights and gift-giving. But this year — especially with all the pepper-spray-infused holiday shopping frenzies – even Rudolph might be feeling a little Scrooge-y.

After all, if there are people willing to buy and hang Jersey Shore ornaments … well, the true meaning of Christmas must be lost indeed.

It doesn’t get much uglier than a Snooki ornament … at least, that’s what I thought until I found these worst-ever ornaments. Hey, look on the bright side: At least, they’ll provide a refreshing break from all the hyperactive, wild-eyed cheer of the season. Read more…

Most Popular Baby Names Of 2011 Arrive To Scramble Parents’ Minds

Baby names: We’re obsessed with them. When I was naming my daughter, I spent hours combing through baby naming sites (especially the Social Security Administration’s popular baby names site), carefully making, pruning, adding to, and reordering my list. This name was too popular. That one not popular enough. You get the idea.

BabyCenter has just released its annual list of the 100 most popular baby names of 2011, which it compiles based on responses from its readers. The top 10 names for each gender won’t surprise many of us: Many of them also made the list last year. They are …

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