Posts tagged "romance"

Debate This: Meeting Guys At Bookstores

In a recent Slate article, bookstore employee, Emma Straub, talks about bookstores being a perfect setting to find true love:

“There are many reasons why bookstores are naturally romantic…

Ami Angelowicz | April 7, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: What Do You Consider Romantic?

Ahh, romance. Always thought about in terms of what women want — flowers (peonies for me, thanks!), slow-dancing to Kenny G, dinner at fancy French restaurants with overly rich food,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 25, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Rachel Bilson Loves A Man Who Will Whittle For Her

“I would definitely say that I’m a big fan of making things for people. I had a boyfriend who carved me a swing out of wood and hung it on…

Kate Torgovnick/ | February 4, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: Did I Fail To Keep The Romance Alive?

Yesterday I was idly reading the comments on one of my posts on The Frisky when a partner link caught my eye: “7 Things You Shouldn’t Tell Your Boyfriend.” Shouldn’t

Jessica Wakeman | February 3, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: NY Times Asks If Female Empowerment Is Killing Romance

The New York Times published a piece asking, “Is female empowerment killing romance?” You mean will spinsters successful women die along with their 17 cats? Ugh, we’ve heard that

Jessica Wakeman | December 1, 2010 - 9:30 pm

15 Romantic Gestures She’ll Hate

The men’s site recently compiled a funny list of “5 Romantic Gestures She’ll Hate.” Unlike a lot of articles on men’s websites that purport to understand women, I actually…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 24, 2010 - 3:59 pm

Don’t Need Bling For A Sentimental Engagement Ring

If given the option between a big ass diamond and a creative ring your artsy boyfriend designed, we’d definitely consider the latter. (Well, maybe … ) Artist Luke Jerram created…

Leonora Epstein | August 25, 2010 - 1:40 pm

Cutest Discovery: Couple Crosses Paths As Kids In A Picture

Have you ever wondered about how many photos you’re in that you don’t know about? How many people have a picture of you because you were caught in the frame…

Leonora Epstein | June 10, 2010 - 11:10 am

Where Are All The Romantic Guys? (Hint: They’re Here, They Just Don’t Like Being Watched)

I live in Paris, a city where the notion of romance is ever-present. In fact, you can’t even get through dinner or drinks without a flower salesman sticking roses in…

Leonora Epstein | May 26, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Robert Pattinson Is A Wimp, Not A Romantic

Ladies, we have this habit of assuming an actor is just like his most famous character. Take Robert Pattinson for instance, with his rumored body odor and greasy hair. Would…

Annika Harris | November 18, 2009 - 5:50 pm

The Little Things Guys Do That Make Us Swoon

I was in 8th grade when my first boyfriend, Jeremy, made me a mix tape featuring my favorite song, “Jeremy” by Pearl Jam. Coincidence? Not. I have been known to…

Ami Angelowicz | October 6, 2009 - 3:00 pm

Mushy Moment Of The Day: Couple Marries After Long-Lost Love Letter Was Discovered

This is one of those moments that makes me believe true love does exist. Steve Smith and Carmen Ruiz-Perez, both 42, finally walked down the aisle after 16 years of…

Annika Harris | July 21, 2009 - 6:20 pm

10 Reasons Why The Recession Is Good For Your Love Life

The drastic front page financial news is certainly a downer. As layoffs sweep the nation and more homes are foreclosed, tensions are running higher than CEO bonuses. But it’s not…

Jessica Wakeman | March 1, 2009 - 4:00 pm

You Can Buy Sex And Love, But Not Romance

The New York Times article, “The Recession. Isn’t It Romantic?” reveals that online dating and matchmaking are up despite nearly 600,000 people having lost their jobs last month. And even…

Catherine Strawn | February 12, 2009 - 5:00 pm

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: How Do Men Like To Be Wooed?

You know what has always struck me as unfair? That Valentine’s Day is largely considered to be a holiday for women. In all the ads for the holiday, jewelry, chocolates,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 11, 2009 - 4:30 pm

In Their Own Way, Text Messages Are Keeping Romance Alive

A survey by the U.K.’s National Trust found that 70 percent of women and 53 percent of men would rather get a love letter or poem than a text or…

Catherine Strawn | February 10, 2009 - 5:30 pm

Romantic Gestures: What Makes Us Gag & What’s Truly Heartwarming

Hate to say it, but some romantic gestures are gross and cheesy and not at all what we want when a guy is trying to make a statement. That said,…

Leigh Raines | December 13, 2008 - 6:00 pm

Girl Talk: Friends With Benefits? I Don’t Think So

Not long ago, I met a guy that reminded me of that sexy NPR storyteller Ira Glass. Instantly, I fell in nerd-love with this doppelganger. After dating for a while,…

Simcha | December 7, 2008 - 8:00 pm

Facebook Will Kick You While You’re Down

Hey, see that ad to the left? Kind of sad huh? I woke up on my 29th birthday (last Sunday), checked my Facebook profile for birthday well-wishers and saw that…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 20, 2008 - 7:30 pm