Posts tagged "your tango"

98 Dating Tips

If you’re on the dating scene and want to find someone special, you know how hard it can be to meet and greet the right person. Starting a conversion sounds simple enough, but it can be the most difficult part of a date because you want to make a good first impression. You can't just…

By: YourTango.com / May 5, 2010

Here’s Where To Meet Your Future Husband

Life is busy. If you're a single woman looking to maximize your time spent looking for a future husband, you probably wonder: is it better to date online, hit up a bar, have friends set me up or search for Mr. Right at work?

By: YourTango.com / April 30, 2010

Are You Dating A Control Freak?

At first it might have been charming: he orders for you on dates, wards off creepy guys at the bar, wants to protect you. What girl doesn't like being taken care of? But there's a thin line between wanting what's best for you and deciding what's best for you.

By: YourTango.com / April 30, 2010

What To Do Before A First Date

Congratulations! The upbeat, All-American-esque cutie you met last week has asked you out on a date. You're pretty darn happy for yourself, but let's face it, you're also slightly nervous because first dates are, well, nerve-wracking. Never fear—luck is on your side, as are we. Follow these seven tips for first date preparation and tell…

By: YourTango.com / April 22, 2010

Should You Google A Date?

You knows the scenario. You meet somebody new, finagle a first and last name, go home, let it gel and then your computer screws it all up. "Find out more!" it hisses "C'mon. Don't you want to ... Google?" Yes. The obvious answer is yes, and before you know it you're double-clicking your way through…

By: YourTango.com / April 17, 2010

Here’s Why You Should Date Online

Some people still think online dating is only for freaks, geeks and ugly people. Case in point: a recent Business Insider article arguing that online dating is for old and desperate people, namely women over the age of 30 with no relationship prospects. Alyson Shontell, the article's 23-year-old writer, claims that women in their twentie…

By: YourTango.com / April 4, 2010

Why One Woman Pursues Unavailable Men

I had entertained a crush on a heretofore unattainable man for 10 years when he wrote me out of the blue one day to see if I was interested. Suddenly all the latent Harlequin romance of my heart lit up like a pinball machine. At last, here was My Romance. At the time, I wa…

By: YourTango.com / April 1, 2010

Why You Should Date Your Best Friend

There's nothing quite like feeling a spark of attraction between you and someone you just met. Lately though, we've been wondering whether it's better to date a friend, or at least somebody we've known longer than just a couple of weeks, and who knows more about us than just our name and phone number. Sure,…

By: YourTango.com / March 22, 2010

Forget Trophy Wives, Try A Trophy Husband

Since creation, man has been an entity unto himself and woman has been his counterpart. First, God made man; then he made him a girlfriend. Men are the protagonists of our children's stories, the majority of our doctors, generals and CEOs, the president, Jesus, God, Allah and Buddha. All "men" are created equal. To deny…

By: YourTango.com / March 14, 2010

What He Meant By That Kiss

There are many different ways to kiss your lover, and all of them can communicate something different about what or how you're feeling. Here's a field guide to the major types of kisses, and what you're saying with each of them.

By: YourTango.com / March 7, 2010

What Are Your Dating Dealbreakers?

There's been a lot of talk lately about settling for Mr. Good Enough, due to Lori Gottlieb's newest book, Marry Him: The Case for Settling for Mr. Good Enough. Despite the book's provocative subtitle, however, Gottlieb's latest opus isn't really about settling. Rather, it's a case for maintaining an open mind when considering new men,…

By: YourTango.com / March 6, 2010

How To Date A Feminine Dude

The recent news of Natalie Portman homewrecking her way into the arms of a ballet dancer (the male kind—Benjamin Mellepied) didn't have us thinking about infidelity or Swan Lake—but girly men. Now we can't be certain Benjamin is of the scented candles and bubble bath variety, for all we know he pounds Budweiser, watches football…

By: YourTango.com / February 15, 2010

The Top 10 Guys To Follow On Twitter For Love Advice

Just the other day, we shared with you the 10 tweeps (plus one!) you should follow on Twitter for all your dating advice needs. That list was pretty incredible, but we're not done. Oh no. Twitter has too much to offer! Today, we present you with the top 10 guys you should be following o…

By: YourTango.com / February 6, 2010

How To Get Him To Propose

Cathy Torkelson, 34, had a good job as a legal consultant, a loving boyfriend and supportive friends and family. She was a good girlfriend in what appeared to be a solid year-and-a-half-long relationship. Yet, internally, Cathy was anxious, irritable, moody and unable to concentrate. The cause? A persistent question: why hasn't he proposed? Torkelson's questioning…

By: YourTango.com / January 24, 2010

How To Tell He’s Not The One

Some people say they "just knew" that they were dating their future spouse. But what about the rest of us? What happens when you're not sure if he's The One? If you're considering long-term commitment or marriage, it's time to ask yourself some tough questions. Here are ten signs that may indicate he's not for…

By: YourTango.com / January 23, 2010

Think You Can’t Think Your Way To Better Sex? Think Again.

Your partner seduces you into the bedroom. You take off your clothes, climb into bed and ... start thinking about the laundry, your belly pooch, or the fight you had with your boss. If this happens to you when you hit the sack, you're not alone. Many women's minds turn to everything but pleasure during…

By: YourTango.com / January 17, 2010

5 Ways To Feel Better After A Breakup

If there's one thing that redeems the terrible process of breaking up with someone, it's the transformation-rich recovery period that follows. Don't get us wrong: Breakups are a sad, sorry business, and even the cleanest ones entail some kind of annoying consequence or follow-up, like adjusting to an empty bed or having to return that…

By: YourTango.com / January 17, 2010

10 Dating Mindsets Sabotaging Your Love Life

It's easy to lose yourself over a man, but what if it happens before you even meet him? Ill-fated past relationships may have already warped your dating personality and consequently sabotaged your future with someone else. In her latest book, Ms. Typed: Discover Your True Dating Personality and Rewrite Your Romantic Future, Dr. Michelle Callaha…

By: YourTango.com / January 10, 2010

How To Start Anew In Your Relationship This Year

January 1 is one of the few times of the year that truly feels like the first day of the rest of your life. It is also a great excuse to do a little relationship maintenance, under the guide of New Year's resolutions. This year we recruited a team of experts, including Mars Venus Succe…

By: YourTango.com / January 9, 2010

Why Am I Still Single?

I was on the phone with my friend Beth, a 31-year-old international sales exec at a major Hollywood film studio. "I can't believe a four-year relationship could end with us living on two separate coasts," she said, "But he was traveling so much and I finally just told him, 'This is not what I signed…

By: YourTango.com / January 1, 2010