The Attorney General of Israel has interpreted their adoption law to read that gay couples can adopt children. This is a little bit surprising considering how conservative most Israeli politicians tend to be. And this has not made the AG very popular amongst certain ultra-conservative sets.
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Ryan Phillippe was interviewed for March's W Magazine and tried to shed some light on his breakup with Reese Witherspoon. Rather than illuminate us on why they split, he pretty much hit the celebrity breakup cliches. And really, we're not that interested anyway.
A cab driver in NYC claims the title of Cupid Cabbie. He's set up 70 dates for passenger that have resulted in 19 relationships over the past few years. Not too shabby, Cupid.
A website dedicated to travel and travel insurance has ranked, via survey, Paris as the number one place that couples go on vacation and argue. We're surprised that it's not Detroit or Los Angeles but maybe the French are quarrelsome.
Paul McCartney and Heather Mills are due in court every day this week to hash out their divorce. This is reportedly the last chance for them to try this in private before it goes to a public court. This has been a strange case with celeb sightings, offers, counter-offers, outbursts, and accusations. It will end up being the most expensive divorce in British history.
In a bid to attract and retain high-quality professors, Texas A&M has started hiring couples. In the academic world it is often difficult for couples to find a job at the same university and have to settle for something less than ideal. But A&M has decided to bolster its ranks by actively seeking out couples looking for tenure or tenure-track positions. Sounds good.
According to the NY Post's Page Six, Scarlett Johansson was recently spotted browsing for wedding gowns. Rumor has had her and boyf Ryan Reynolds ready to get hitched for a while. Maybe it's their time, or maybe women like looking at wedding dresses.
A study published in the journal Communication Reports shows that people adept at 'self-monitoring' are often bad at relationships. Essentially, these social chameleons have a hard time expressing themselves and tend more toward people pleasing. The opposite is true of those with low self-monitoring. They shoot from the hip.
A survey in Britain showed that nearly half of men would trade 6 months of sex for a 50-inch plasma TV. Surprisingly, over a third of women would do the same. You'll be surprised how little else, however, that they would trade for the television.
A recent sweep up of 80 mobsters has created a unique business opportunity, online dating. A number of women could be without husbands for a while. They may need to be able to find a good fella. And who doesn't love niche dating?