Our society is one big double standard, but I'm sure you realize that. You're damned no matter what choices you make. If you're overweight, you're unhealthy; if you're skinny, you're on drugs. If you don't drink, you're boring; if you do drink, you're a lush. If you don't have sex, you're a prude; if you do have sex, you're a slut.
Ladies, we usually mean well but sometimes we shoot ourselves in our own two feet when it comes to finding and snagging love. If you’re doing any of these 10 things most likely, you’re scaring men away like hotcakes. Simmer down and break away from Crazy-town and you too, can find love.
I was born and raised in the Philippines, a small country in the shape of an upside down "Y" in Southeast Asia. I moved to New York when I was 14 and was, for a while, trying to find a balance between my culture and this new, almost unfamiliar American culture (we're pretty much almost Westernized anyway; English is a required second language there). And that included dating.
Parents on the Internet (and in general) like to act they've got this child-rearing thing down SOLID, posting photos of their kids frollicking in the green grass at the park or everyone smiling together in the car. But the truth of the matter is that becoming a parent is like embarking on a long, difficult voyage that you'll never, ever return from. Sure, sugarcoat it anyway you like or constantly try to convince yourself you're still the same person you were back before you had kids but we know it's bullsh*t.
I know I shouldn’t have cared, but I did. I traveled with “ready to feed” formula bottles for convenience. I would cringe every time I opened one, and would hope nobody would notice or say anything negative. I got some stares.
I lost my virginity the way that a girl dreams of: to my dedicated, kind high school boyfriend who adored me, with candles lit and Boys II Men playing softly in the background. Totally not kidding. My first ‘special sex’ was pretty stereotypical (and okay, so sweet), but it took me nearly a decade later to really understand just how "special" sex can get.
Men aren't the only ones who rape, but women who live in rape culture know that men are usually given a pass when they do. In order to prevent rape we tell our daughters to not dress a certain way, to never leave their drink unattended, and "tease" men. This might seem normal because it's what's always been done, but why don't we teach men to not rape? Well Sarah Silverman has 10 tips for men to teach just that!
Mic conducted a survey with 1,500 people to find out which little things actually are making people happy in their relationship that has nothing to do with what people usually say is important to make a relationship work. Here are 7 things really stood out:
Your mom always said that you have to kiss a lot o' frogs before you meet your prince ... but whoever said that was a bad thing? From burning calories to offsetting signs of aging, it turns out that kissing has scientifically proven health benefits.
Ohhh the female orgasm…when it comes to heterosexual sex things tend to get tricky. But with some communication and education things are bound to get better right? And in the day and age where sex is being talked more openly in the media then ever before then ladies are having orgasm all the time with their guys, right? According to Cosmopolitan's survey not really.