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I’m Pregnant And I Can’t Stand It

The ink was barely dry on our marriage certificate when my husband and I found out we were going to be parents — actually, I found out the good news the first day back from our honeymoon.

Sure, some of the signs and symptoms of pregnancy were already there, but I honestly chalked everything…

Lemondrop / April 3, 2010

“I Spent $8,500 On A Boob Job”

What do you do when you’re athletic and muscular and, well, small-chested? If you’re 30-year-old Susan Combs, you sock money away. “I started a ‘boob fund,'” says Combs, who lives in New York City. “I own my own business, and I said to myself, when I get enough money, that’s going to be my executive…

Lemondrop / March 27, 2010

How A One-Night Stand Turned Me Into A Published Author

I’ve got a beautiful little boy who turns 6 next week. I got him through rather unconventional means. Well actually, the means were fairly conventional — sex in a traditional position, if memory serves — but entirely accidental.

I had a one-night stand when I was 39, with a guy I’d met at a…

Lemondrop / March 21, 2010

What To Do When Your Date Stinks

There comes a time in every woman’s life when she finds the man of her dreams — with the exception of one flaw.

Today, that flaw is his body odor.

Contrary to public opinion, we prefer to exhibit ladylike behavior — and in accordance, we’d never crush a man’s self-esteem by telling him…

Lemondrop / March 13, 2010

What’s It Like To Be With Another Girl?

It’s not news that sexual fluidity has been working its way into the mainstream. We all know the girl who experimented in college and then went back to guys, or the middle-aged woman who left her husband for some turquoise artisan in Taos named Deborah.

Both seem to be examples of the stronger sexual…

Lemondrop / March 7, 2010

Chubby, Stubby Geeks? The Secret Guy “Types” Women Confess They Love

What’s your type? Tall, dark and handsome, with a good sense of humor? Yeah, right.

According to a new poll, women may say that’s what they want, but what they really get hot for is a slightly chunky, hairy guy with a propensity to cry during movies. Or so 2,500 women told one…

Lemondrop / February 28, 2010

In Defense Of Farmville: Why One Addict Won’t Be Cowed by Haters

We know what you’re thinking. Farmville is the worst. And “watermelon mastery”? Are you kidding me with this?

You can keep Farmville from showing up in your Facebook feed, but that hasn’t stopped people from carping about it. (In fact, there was an entire “Dr. Phil” episode dedicated to Farmville addiction.) So we thought…

Lemondrop / February 27, 2010

How Far Is Too Far When It Comes To Flirting?

Every week, the gentlemen over at GuySpeak answer questions from women the only way they know how: in guy style. Then they handpick some of their favorites and send them over to us to answer (read: fix) them in girl style. We call it GuySpeak/GirlSpeak. This week — how do you help a guy understand…

Lemondrop / February 21, 2010

Did You Ever Hit A Guy — Because He Wanted You To?

Ever hit a guy — on request? Last week, Single Guy blogger wrote about his weakness for a good smack on the cheek. His fetish for pain had us curious to hear your stories of (solicited) slapping.

Mad admits she’s hit a guy or two in her time: “One guy was just cruising for…

Lemondrop / February 17, 2010

How To Know If He’s Stringing You Along

Amy Spencer is a dating expert and the author of Meeting Your Half-Orange: An Utterly Upbeat Guide to Using Dating Optimism to Find Your Perfect Match (Running Press). We asked her the dating questions that continue to baffle us.

Q: How can you tell if a guy is stringing you along?

A: My…

Lemondrop / February 13, 2010

What To Do When Your Boyfriend Lives At Home

Every week, the gentlemen over at GuySpeak answer questions from women the only way they know how: in guy style. Then they handpick some of their favorites and send them over to us to answer (read: fix) them in girl style. We call it GuySpeak/GirlSpeak. This week — what do you do with a boyfriend…

Lemondrop / February 10, 2010

How Do You Get Over A Guy?

Every week, the gentlemen over at GuySpeak answer women’s relationship questions in guy style. Then they handpick some of their favorites and send them over to us to answer (read: fix) them in girl style. We call it GuySpeak/GirlSpeak. This week — is hooking up the best way to get over someone?

I’ve bee…

Lemondrop / February 7, 2010

Why Did He Stop Calling?

Amy Spencer is a dating expert and the author of Meeting Your Half-Orange: An Utterly Upbeat Guide to Using Dating Optimism to Find Your Perfect Match (Running Press). We ask her the dating questions that continue to baffle us.

Q: What do you do if the guy you’re dating stops calling? Read more

Lemondrop / February 1, 2010

GuySpeak/GirlSpeak: The “Ugly Duckling” Wants Revenge

Every week, the editors over at GuySpeak give answers to women’s questions in guy style. Then they handpick some of their favorites and send them over to us to answer (read: fix) them in girl style. This week, what do you do when guys who ignored you in high school crawl out of the Facebook…

Lemondrop / January 30, 2010

What Do Angelina Jolie And The World’s Sluttiest Bird Have in Common?

They’re both small-boned, don’t eat much — and tend to have a tough time with monogamy.

This week we can’t get enough of the idea that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt might be on the rocks after Angie’s alleged affair on the set of her new movie, “Salt.” Meanwhile, science has named the Saltmarsh…

Lemondrop / January 27, 2010

GuySpeak/GirlSpeak: The Curious Case of the Touchy-Feely Gay Guy

Every week, the editors over at GuySpeak give advice to women’s questions in guy style. Then they handpick some of their favorites and send them over to us here to answer (read: fix) them in girl style. This week, what do you do with a gay boyfriend who acts more like an actual boyfriend?

Lemondrop / January 20, 2010

15 Questions We Would Love To Ask Our Dates But Don’t

When it comes to the very beginning of a relationship, there are some questions that are just off-limits. To ask them is to risk appearing rude, nosy or outright crazy. But what if you could ask anything during those first few getting-to-know-you dates without the threat of scaring away your brand-new man? A little knowledge…

Lemondrop / January 20, 2010

Hey, Ladies, Can You Stop Doing This On Dates With Me? Thanks.

So, look. I’ve decided to write this article about stuff that people do on dates that sucks. Now, I’m a man who dates women, so a lot of these will be irritating things that women do; this doesn’t mean that men don’t also do all the same (or similar) annoying things.

I’ve been single…

Lemondrop / January 17, 2010

GuySpeak/GirlSpeak: The Older The Berry, The Sweeter The Juice?

Every week, the editors over at GuySpeak answer queries from women in guy style. Then they handpick some of their favorites and send them over to us here to answer (read: fix) them in girl style. This week, we both tackle the timeless question of why older men are better at sex.

I am…

Lemondrop / January 16, 2010

GuySpeak/GirlSpeak: Money Changes Everything

Happy New Year, everyone! Let’s start 2010 off right with a steaming hot GuySpeak/GirlSpeak, where we take the advice given by guys to girls over at GuySpeak, chop it up, then serve our words of wisdom. This week’s topic: the awkward world of couples and money.

What do you think of a guy that…

Lemondrop / January 5, 2010