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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 Sparrow the world’s most promiscuous bird.

Coincidence? We think not. Read more Keep reading »

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?

He says he’s gay, but he likes to rub my thighs from time to time. So is he really gay or using being gay as a front to feel me up?

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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 could prevent headaches and heartbreak later.

I presented this hypothetical to relationship and dating experts Amy Spencer, Michelle Fiordaliso and Heather Belle, and polled regular women for their thoughts. Here are their juiciest queries, both silly and serious.

1. Were you disappointed or excited when you first saw me? Read more Keep reading »

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 since the Sumerians were settling Eridu (if you believe this psychic in New Orleans who told me my soul has been around — and single — since the sixth millennium B.C.), so yeah, I’ve been on a lot of dates.

I won’t claim I’m an expert, but I know enough to actually be helpful to you lady readers. In the interest of both men and women, I give you the eloquently titled, painstakingly wrought: “Things Women Do On Dates That Suck That I Wish They Wouldn’t Do Anymore.” Keep reading »

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 23 and very attractive. Why are older men way better at sex?

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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 makes over $250k/yr, spends freely on himself but will not help a long term girlfriend out when she falls on hard times? P.S.–the girlfriend regularly prepares meals for him, does his laundry. Other than she is a doormat and he is a creep. Why do guys not help out financially?

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It’s Not You, It’s Me — We’ve Got Lame Breakup Excuses

While flipping through a copy of People recently, I saw that in the “out” section of a recent Style Watch “in” and “out” list — sandwiched between things like “stainless steel home decor” and “molten chocolate cake” — was “long distance relationships.” This struck me as something that really could never be either in or out, so I had to hear the explanation.

“It’s part of a new green, eco-conscious attitude: Break up with your out-of-state boyfriend or girlfriend because it’s not sustainable, and date local!” Jennifer Ganshirt of Frank About Women, a marketing-to-women consulting firm, told the mag.

Granted, it makes for a lot of fantastic break-up lines: “Colin, it’s not you, it’s the environment,” or, “I think we should see more sustainable people” or even, “There’s another woman: Mother Earth.”

But beyond the fact that this is taking the green thing a little too far, is there seriously anyone who would actually use an excuse like this to break it off?

Apparently, there is. After quizzing friends, it turns out that there are even more lame ways to pull the plug. Read more Keep reading »

GuySpeak/GirlSpeak: From Booty Call to Boyfriend?

We’re back again for another edition of GuySpeak/GirlSpeak, where we take a close look at the advice given by guys to girls over at GuySpeak, throw in our own two vagina-possessing cents, and then have you weigh in. This week’s scintillating question: Can you turn a booty call into a boyfriend?

This guy uses me as a booty call, but I really like him, so whenever he calls I go meet him. Should I play hard to get and stop answering his calls? He always avoids my questions about a relationship.

Read on for our guy vs. girl advice … Keep reading »

Sorry, Girls — There Are No Nice Guys

Here’s the thing — on paper, I’m actually one of those Nice Guys you often hear and/or read about. I’m uncomfortable to the point of nausea at the idea of being a jerk to women in order to manipulate them into sleeping with me. I do everything in my power to make a girl I’m interested in comfortable and happy, and I refrain from any remotely creepy or suggestive behavior.

So, although I actually do qualify as one of the Nice Guys, there’s a paradox — there’s no such thing. Read more Keep reading »

GuySpeak/GirlSpeak And The Case Of The Disappearing Date

Welcome back to GuySpeak/GirlSpeak, where we take a crack at the questions submitted by girls to the guy experts over at GuySpeak. Sometimes we agree, sometimes we disagree, and after everyone weighs in, it’s your turn! This week’s topic is the Old Faithful of dating questions: Why doesn’t he call? Read more Keep reading »

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