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How To Act High Maintenance

Earlier this week, the guys on our IM gave their thoughts on high maintenance women, and I was really shocked to learn that men actually appreciate (at times) a physically high maintenance woman. Emotionally high maintenance women are another story all together. Now I consider myself to be a high maintenance woman, but not in the traditional sense. I like treating myself to mani/pedis and can spend hours in Sephora. And if shopping was an Olympic sport, I’d definitely win gold. But the thing is I like doing all this for myself. I don’t expect my boyfriend to do it for me. I do, however, expect him to wait for me while I get dressed for work or a date because I really don’t like to leave the house until I look and feel my best. Since I can dress in an hour and I don’t have my paws on his wallet, I think I’m really just an average girl with a slight case of high maintenance-osis. But I started thinking…if I really was crazy (let’s call it what it is), what would I do to show my high maintenance colors? After the jump find 11 ways to get in touch with your high maintenance side, too. Keep reading »

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: The Appeal Of High-Maintenance Women

I watched “The Real Housewives Of Atlanta” this weekend and was blown away by the rampant materialism, excess, and over-the-top maintenance enjoyed by the stars of the show. Most of the women are married, or have boyfriends, who revel in their traditional feminine shallowness, and while these women may be EXTREME examples, I have often noticed that some of the most pain-in-the-ass women I know have nice, normal, sweet guys dying at their feet. IS there an appeal to high-maintenance women? And what the hell is it? Do I need to spend three hours getting ready to go to the gym in order to find a nice new man these days? I chatted up the guys on my IM to find out. Keep reading »

Quickies!: Is Vanity Keeping You Poor?

  • Women pay a high price for all their primping and coiffing. [Shine]
  • Cesarean section rates in New York City have increased by 24 percent over the past six years. [Medical News Today]
  • A recent study found that married women in India whose husbands physically and sexually abuse them are about four times more likely to contract HIV compared with married women in the country who do not experience abuse. [Medical News Today]
  • We still have sexual stereotypes in relationships, but when it comes to cooking the playing field is a little more even. [Dear Sugar]
  • Here’s a list of date ideas for the not-so-new couple that still really digs each other. [College Candy]
  • Hormonal birth control pills may cause a woman to be attracted to the scents of men whose immune system DNA is most similar to her own, which can make for a bad reproductive match. [Tango]
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