relationship problems

Love & Sex

Every second of every day, some couple somewhere is fighting about something either completely ridiculous, semi ridiculous or actually kind of legitimate, and someone’s always going to walk away the victor of the argument. It has been said that you can tell a lot about a person’s character by the way they fight whether they’re… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

“Aaron misses you and can’t live without you,” was Dr. W’s first line at our first session.

I turned to my handsome, curly haired off-and-on beau of six years, sitting beside me on the couch of Dr. W’s office. I’d left Aaron because he couldn’t commit. Yet after three months apart, he coerced me… READ MORE »


couple time

In this interview on PJTV, Dr. Helen Smith interviews Maggie Arana and Julienne Davis, coauthors of Stop Calling Him Honey and Start Having Sex: How Changing Your Everyday Habits Will Make You Hot for Each Other All Over Again.

Prior to watching the video, I thought, Eh, another couple of broads with aREAD MORE »


Love & Sex

Have you ever been in a relationship with someone who is of a different nationality than you? If so, then you likely know the difficulties you two will/have come up against. To spell it out plainly: It’s no easy feat to bring your international lover (legally) to the United States. And it’s none too simple… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

So what’s a bad love habit? Any dysfunctional, destructive, difficult belief or habit you have towards love and relationships that’s keeping you from finding, attracting, and/or maintaining a healthy relationship.

The following are some common bad love habits: … READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Our own “Mind of Man” columnist has argued that couples moving in together is the kiss of death for a relationship. I think he’s crazy — always, always, always move in together before you commit to marriage, trust me! — but there are other real kiss of death moments for couples. Check out “15 SignsREAD MORE »


Love & Sex

A recent writer to an advice column on TODAYShow.com admitted she never loved her husband, purposely broke up his previous relationship and only married him for financial gain. The woman, who described herself as a “good, moral Christian lady,” said her husband recently found out her tricks and now wants to divorce her. Geez, no… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

A recent article from Men’s Health lays out 16 ways a guy can save his relationship with his lady, most of which are remarkably idiotic. While I agree that talking to your girlfriend rather than you best buddy about your relationship (#8) is probably a good idea, I’m worried that the other 15 suggestions are… READ MORE »


Guys

After liveblogging four hours of “The Bachelor” over the last two days, it’s no wonder I cannot get Poo-Poo Bach (as he was renamed last night), Sloppy Seconds (aka Molly), and Melissa out of my mind. As a result, it inspired this week’s Thoughts From Guys On Our IM topic, specifically breakups, and how much… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Over at Tracie Egan’s blog One D At A Time, she writes about a recent fight she had with her fiance, in which she was left so enraged (and convinced that they were through) that she put his electric guitar in her bathtub and proceeded to pee on it over the course of a day. READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Every relationship is different. And sometimes it seems like there’s no rhyme or reason to the tendency of couples to split. But there are several common warning signs that can be used to gauge whether your temporarily rocky relationship will be over in the near future. … READ MORE »


News

Would you ever date a baby daddy? Been there, done that. You’ll never come first! [College Candy]
Artists seem to understand what we women can’t. We come in diversely beautiful body types. Check out this slideshow of the female form in art and get over the self-hate, ladies. [Asylum]
Here’s one woman’s tale of what… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

I remember the end with a daunting visual and emotional clarity that is sometimes even accompanied by a distinctly palpable nausea. We were lying in bed one overcast afternoon, the bed we’d shared for years, the bed that had actually lived against a different wall when we first met, the bed with the creaky mattress… READ MORE »


News

From washin’ up to makeup, every lady takes her time in the bathroom. And while we at The Frisky think Brenda Dickson’s two-hour per day regimen seems crazy, a woman in Kansas has topped the soap opera diva with two years! Although she wasn’t exactly trying to be glamorous with her sweatpants around her knees… READ MORE »