Relationship expert, Kate Taylor, commissioned an extensive research to see exactly what table manners will send a date running, and what behavior is bound to impress. Overall, Italian food was voted the best choice for a first date, and those who are polite and kind to the wait-staff (because, hello?! Why wouldn't you be?), are traits that immediately score high with singles, both men and women.
If you live in New York, you've probably already spotted one of the tear-off tab fliers: "Looking For a Girlfriend." His name is Dan Perino and he's a 50-year-old artist living in the West Village. He plans to post 500 fliers every day for 30 days (until he finds a match). I decided to ring him up and get his story.
Let's face it, no one wants to date a cheater but oftentimes we don't see the signs our boyfriend or girlfriend is a shady little liar. Forget him turning off his phone for hours or her being less affectionate. Is your girlfriend blonde? Is your guy addicted to Twitter? Through journal studies and surveys of the users on cheating websites, science seems to know exactly what makes someone more likely to be unfaithful.
Less judgement, please.
You'll want to rethink today's workout.
George Zimmerman was acquitted of the second degree murder and manslaughter of Trayvon Martin, a teenager who made the mistake of walking through Zimmerman's neighborhood watch area while wearing a hoodie and carrying snacks.
Fancy white dress. Beautiful flowers. Ornate, tiered cake. And a handsome Prince Charming waiting at the end of the aisle to declare his eternal love to you before an adoring, teary-eyed crowd. Here comes the bride. She's just so beautiful and special! And for generations, the dream of a "fairytale wedding day" has been sold to little girls as the number one romantic aspiration of successful womanhood.
Okay, who among us hasn't had the occasional round of drunk sex? Don't lie. It is a bit of a dating fail. There's no shame in it, though there are some things that can really suck. And here they are, all organized and categorized for you enjoyment!
Disney movies are the best. They are so fun to watch and they are classics, but that doesn't mean they promote realistic expectations of relationships. In fact, Disney princesses may just perpetuate the worst love stereotypes ever. From Ariel changing her entire personality to meet Prince Eric all the way to Pocahontas and John Smith having literally nothing in common, love lessons are few and far between in these movies.
Contrary to popular belief, you don't need a working knowledge of 52 sex positions or a background in porn to be ridiculously good in bed. Instead, it comes down to more subtle (and realistic) factors that you may already posses. And if you don't, we're here to help you hone the skills you really need to blow your partner's mind.