Posts tagged "the stir"

There’s A Cow In My Freezer: Think I Need A Shrink?

Hi, my name is Amy, and I'm a freezer hoarder. It all started about eight years ago, when we bought a house and a nice big fridge to go with it. At first it was innocent: Some extra bagels, homemade granola, some nuts I didn't want to go bad. Then I started saving little bit…

By: The Stir / January 20, 2011

How To Tell If He’s Cheating

The most important trick to not getting cheated on by your man is knowing how to spot potential cheaters from the outset. This is not always easy. But there are a few characteristics many cheaters display. There are 12 ways to spot a cheat, but I warn you, if you're anything like me, you will…

By: The Stir / January 18, 2011

The 30-Day Sex Challenge

My husband and I aren't that bad, but with two children under four, two demanding careers, a dog, a cat, two cars, and a house to keep up, it can often seem like sex is the last thing either of us wants to do. Time for a challenge, no? Read more ...

By: The Stir / January 13, 2011

Why Am I Such A Jerk To My Husband?

While discussing my New Year's resolutions, I flippantly threw out that I was going to try to be less of a sarcastic jerk when talking to my husband -- you know, for the sake of my kids. Yes, it's true. I have caught my boys -- even the 4-year-old -- using some of my ow…

By: The Stir / January 12, 2011

Why Isn’t Online Dating Working For Me?

Dear Dating Mom: I’ve been using this “wink” feature on this online dating site. Problem is I never hear back from the men I send them to. What am I doing wrong? Signed, I’m just asking for a reply not a ring. Read more ...

By: The Stir / January 11, 2011

He’s Sworn Off American Women; Here’s Why

When you think of American women, what do you think of? If you said an incredibly diverse group of people with varying interests, shades of hair, skin colors, religions, and creeds, then you're right. But one guy feels otherwise and has dedicated an entire blog to bashing us American women, claiming we are all the…

By: The Stir / January 4, 2011

What You Can Learn From Hollywood Marriages

When it comes to Hollywood marriages, we tend to think of the bad break-ups and the ugly divorces. In 2010 alone, dozens of Hollywood couples separated and/or divorced. To name a few: Courteney Cox and David Arquette, Scarlett Johansson and Ryan Reynolds, and Eva Longoria and Tony Parker. But what about other Hollywood relationships that…

By: The Stir / January 3, 2011

He Left Me And Now He’s With Someone Else — Why?

Why do men move on so fast after a breakup? I had a recent breakup from a seven-year relationship, and my ex was in a new one just two months later and was married within two years while I was still mourning. Why didn't he take time to get to know himself as a single…

By: The Stir / January 1, 2011

My Guy Likes Hairy Women

Dear Dating Mom: I am dating a guy who loves a hairy woman. He likes hair on legs, underarms, and the vagina. My problem is that I am the total opposite. I have been removing hair on my body since the age of 12 and I really don't think that I will feel sexy looking…

By: The Stir / December 29, 2010

He’s Terrible In Bed — Help!

The guy I'm dating is great in every possible way -- EXCEPT for the sex! What do I do? Signed, Horny But Happy Sort Of Read more ...

By: The Stir / December 28, 2010

I Want To Have A Four-Way

Sometimes I get to watching shows about polygamy and find myself imagining for a moment what that would be like. If I don't feel like cooking, no problem! A sister wife could do it. If I'm not up for sex? It's not my turn anyway! I want to see a movie with friends? My sister…

By: The Stir / December 26, 2010

Who Has The Bigger Penis?

The saying that "Everything is bigger in Texas" may extend beyond belt buckles and cowboy hats. The medical journal Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine reported results on a survey of 6,200 boys that shows a "modest though significant difference … with respect to penile size between urban and rural populations." To put it bluntly,…

By: The Stir / December 25, 2010

I Invited My Husband’s Ex To Our Wedding

You've heard the old adage: keep your friends close and your enemies closer. I'll do you one better. I keep my friends close and his ex-girlfriends closer. So close, in fact, that my husband's first girlfriend was the maid of honor in my wedding. Read more ...

By: The Stir / December 22, 2010

My Husband Wants To Have Sex With Other People

My husband casually mentioned some people he knows at work who are swingers. He brought it up matter-of-factly, but I detected a note of serious interest! Could my husband actually be suggesting we become swingers!? What do I make of this!? Read more ...

By: The Stir / December 16, 2010

I’m Still Sleeping With My Ex-Husband

Can I start dating while still sleeping with my ex-husband? We can't stand each other but we love sleeping together. Of course now that the divorce is final, I really want to get back out on the dating scene and start meeting new men. Do I need to permanently boot my booty call before meeting…

By: The Stir / December 15, 2010

Why He’ll Never Understand Your Pregnancy

Pregnancy, for a dad, can feel like an awkward office-party where you're the new employee. It's as though you have to paste on a forced smile that you have to wear for months. Not fake, just forced. The feeling is completely sincere -- you are genuinely pleased and happy (if you like your partner and…

By: The Stir / December 11, 2010

5 Weird Ways To Get In The Mood

Even though we look forward to the holidays as a well-deserved break from the daily grind, it can still be difficult to get "in the mood" when you're fighting mall traffic and dealing with relatives. In fact, feeling tired and stressed is probably the number one libido-killer. That's why it couldn't hurt to lean o…

By: The Stir / December 9, 2010

The All-Time Best Movie Breakups

The new movie "The Social Network" opens with a brutal breakup scene -- which has inspired a frenzy of articles around the Internet where people post their favorite movie breakups. Onscreen breakups fall into two categories: Either they’re way more dramatic than anything you ever imagined -- and therefore allow you to live out your…

By: The Stir / October 17, 2010

How To Engage In Foreplay

Want to increase the probability that you're going to have at least one, and maybe multiple, orgasms the next time you have sex? "It's the foreplay, stupid." Okay, well I know that we women aren't stupid and our partners aren't either, but sometimes the obvious answer is staring us right in the face. So to…

By: The Stir / October 14, 2010

Should Married Men Have Women Friends?

Quick quiz: A 38-year-old man you don't know well asks you to dinner. He is married, you are married. Is he hitting on you? Read more ...

By: The Stir / October 2, 2010