Relationships

Girl Talk: If You’re Going To Date All Your Friends, You Have To Save Certain Things For Marriage

By: Beejoli Shah / March 16, 2015
“A city of a million men, and you only bone out-of staters,” is my friend Meredith’s favorite thing to say to me. She’s not wrong – in a year of living in New York, my dance card has mainly been filled by non-locals. But until this year, my biggest relationship mistake wasn’t a faulty locatio… More »


I Got My Tubes Tied At 28 Because I Don’t Want Kids — Ever

By: YourTango.com / March 15, 2015
What I want is to be happy. I'm often told that I’d make a good mother. Depending on my relationship with the person making this wildly incorrect statement, I have one of two reactions: either a small, insincere smile and a "mmmm" response that does not invite further discussion or a hearty laugh followed by… More »


The 16 Most Terrifying Dating Profiles Possible

By: Cracked / March 14, 2015
Online dating, despite all the success stories, can still be a pretty dicey thing. So much so that sometimes you just wish these sites would hire full-time screeners to weed out the nutbags. But until they do, we asked our readers to use the power of image manipulation and show us some profiles that will… More »


10 Math-Inspired Pickup Lines In Honor Of Pi Day!

Today is March 14th, Pi Day, and in honor of this nerdiest of holidays, we thought we'd help you infuse some math swagger into your flirting game. Because come on, what is sexier than math? Nothing. Nothing is sexier than math. Here are 10 pickup lines sure to charm your way into a hot date,… More »


Here’s How Much We Spend To Get Married

By: Newser / March 14, 2015
In what some are calling one sign of an improving economy, if at the expense of newlyweds, a new survey by The Knot finds that the average cost of a US wedding jumped to $31,213 last year, marking a five-year high when adjusted for inflation. In its eighth report, the wedding site reveals in a… More »


Hitched 2.0: We Already Got Fake Married

By: Emma Sarran / March 13, 2015
Andy’s already seen me in a wedding dress. While he was in a tux. And we posed for happy-couple-getting-married pictures. Let me back up. I didn’t want him to see me in a wedding dress—mine or otherwise—until that whole walking-down-the-aisle moment. When planning our venues and basic wedding day set-up, we went to great pai… More »


Make It Stop: “My Boyfriend Downright Refuses To Ever Dance With Me!”

By: Anna Goldfarb / March 13, 2015
She's a professionally trained dancer who loves to cut a rug, but her boyfriend is content to plant his butt in a chair and never move his feet. Is there anything that can be done? More »


Dealbreaker: He Told Me I Needed To “Be Happier”

By: Allison McCarthy / March 11, 2015
On our last date, we sat next to each other on the floor of an Afghan restaurant, sharing a plate of kaddo bourani and a bottle of wine. He looked at me for long stretches of time without speaking, then he looked at the waitress, at the carpet, at the other diners. We came to the… More »


Girl On Girl: The Lesbian Obsession With Straight Women

By: Morgan Cohn / March 11, 2015
In a time where female empowerment is so important and so celebrated, it’s absurd to me that women can still objectify other women for their own sexual validation. More »


15 Alternative Uses For Tinder (Besides Hooking Up)

By: College Candy / March 10, 2015
When 27-year-old Susan needed someone to shovel her car out from the snow, she had a brilliant idea: she turned to Tinder. Her profile simply read, “Looking for someone to shovel out my car. Nothing complicated, no strings attached, just please shovel out my car.” Shockingly, in exchange for some coffee, it totally worked. Which… More »


On The Unhappy Anniversary Of My Rape

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 10, 2015
At the exact time that I'm writing this (8:30 a.m. ), on this exact day two years ago, I was reporting my rape. It had happened after midnight on March 10, 2013. I’ve been trying not to write about it too much, anymore, because I feel like I’ve said everything I need to say about… More »


Dating Site For ‘Beautiful People’ Boots Members Who Have ‘Let Themselves Go’

By: Katrin Higher / March 8, 2015
In case you weren't aware, there is actually a dating site called BeautifulPeople.com that only admits members who are only allowed entry if they are good looking enough according to others on the site who get to rate them. The founders of this site who also happen to be the worst people to have ever… More »


The Soapbox: Sheryl Sandberg’s #LeanInTogether Campaign Erases My Family

By: Katie Klabusich / March 6, 2015
Sheryl Sandberg’s new #LeanInTogether campaign makes me want to lean out and run as far away as I can from her brand of “feminism” as fast as my feet will carry me.   The COO of Facebook's latest op-ed for The New York Times — "How Men Can Succeed in the Boardroom and the Bedroom," co-bylined by Wharton School… More »


Make It Stop: “My BFF Eloped Without Telling Me And I’m Really Hurt”

By: Anna Goldfarb / March 6, 2015
Sure, she didn't tell anyone, but couldn't she have at least had the courtesy to tell her best friend?! More »


Hitched 2.0: You Can Have Your Fiancé Properly Trained With Groom Academy

By: Emma Sarran / March 5, 2015
So, this is new: Ten hotels across the UK are now offering a new program called “Groom Academy,” designed to train guys to become the best husbands they can be. This isn’t about listening, or working together in a relationship, or respecting each other’s opinions. No, this “exclusive” academy focuses on the important aspects of… More »


Science Says Family Secrets Can Literally Make You Sick

By: Claire Hannum / March 3, 2015
Back in the '80s, Dr. Vincent Felitti was looking for ways to help obese patients lose weight when he stumbled upon a troubling correlation: most of his patients who quit treatment and gained significant amounts of weight back after losing hundreds of pounds had experienced sexual abuse as children. When he began regularly asking patient… More »


Decoding Your Dude Based On His First Date Suggestion

By: College Candy / March 2, 2015
First dates are a little bit amazing. The excitement! The butterflies! The fun of getting all dressed up! But they’re also a little bit stressful… The uncertainty, the awkward silences, the hassle of getting all dressed up. I would wager that a large major of the anxiety associated with a first date comes from how many questio… More »


The Paid Version Of Tinder Is Rumored To Launch Today

By: Beejoli Shah / March 2, 2015
It's been rumored for months now that Tinder would transition to a freemium model, with its basic app still being free to anyone with a smartphone, and TechCrunch is now reporting that the paid upgrade to the app, officially dubbed Tinder Plus, will be rolling out today. Tinder Plus will cost $9.99 a month (though screenshot… More »


Wanderlust: I May Be Smitten, But I Will Not Be Your Educator

By: Tiffanie Drayton / March 2, 2015
I've written before about "distancing myself From white people" to avoid being constantly subjected to racial and cultural insensitivity. After years of dealing with well-meaning, but often ill-informed or inexperienced Whites, the emotional turmoil had taken its toll and I simply wanted to avoid feelings of discomfort, disappointment and even anger. I concluded that the… More »


‘World’s First’ Gay Married ‘Throuple’ Are Everything

By: Katrin Higher / February 28, 2015
IF you couldn't really understand that sentence, basically the world's first male "threesome couple" or "throuple" got married on Valentine's Day in Thailand. Even better than the fact that this happened is that their names are Bell, Art, and Joke which makes me want to fly to Thailand immediately and hang out with them (if… More »


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