Best Love News & Trends of 2008

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Best Love News & Trends of 2008
A roundup of the year's most fascinating relationship news, via Love Buzz.

The male staff at Men’s Health recently compiled a list of “50 Things Men Wish You Knew” to accompany a female-created 50-point list outlining what women want from men. While certain entries, such as #7 “Shopping is a chore, not an activity,” come as no surprise, there are certain tidbits that, even if they’re nothing new to you, are beneficial to read and be reminded of. Read the rest here.

For Love or Money
A women destroys her marriage for the chance to win $100,000.

How far would you go for fame and fortune? That’s the question we’re asking ourselves after Lauren Cleri’s appearance on The Moment of Truth. The aspiring model confessed to 8 million viewers that she thought she should be married to her ex-boyfriend and had cheated on her husband Frank many times. Read the rest here.

Talking Dirty (In Multiple Tongues)
Learn how to say "It's legal in Lithuania" in five languages.

If "Be Prepared" is the boyscout motto, then Sex in Every City: How To Talk Dirty in Every Language, would be any on-the-make scout's best friend. And it certainly can't hurt if you're the type of girl who will roll with any guy who rolls his "r's" without effort. This linguistic guide has come-ons ranging from bawdy pick-up lines ("Excuse me, do you believe in one-night stands?") to polite post-coital inquiries ("How do you like your eggs?"), in languages ranging from French to Finnish. Read the rest here.

The New Housewife
Stay-at-home wives forgo jobs AND kids.

According to CNN, a new breed of housewife is emerging: one who's jobless, childless and home by choice.

The stay-at-home wives interviewed said a reduced amount of stress and an increased amount of quality time with their spouses were both the catalysts and benefits of quitting their careers. And for them, kids are either out of the question or on a distant horizon. Read the rest here.

He's Just Not That Into Sex...
Two new books hear from the sex-starved wife. Which is right for you?

Biblio Face-Off: He's Just Not Up for It Anymore, by Bob Berkowitz and Susan Yager-Berkowitz, vs. The Sex-Starved Wife, by Michele Weiner Davis. Read the rest here.

Economy Influences Pubic Hairstyles
Some women are letting go of the Brazilian wax and embracing their pubic hair.

Pubic hair. We've all got it, and chances are we all maintain it somehow, whether by waxing or shaving or with a simple trim. Some women groom according to their own preference, some tidy it to their guy's predilection, still others primp for what they think the dating masses desire. According to Lisa Germinsky at Salon, our hair-down-there styling is determined, at least in part, by the economy. Read the rest here.

 

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