Deployment is one of the most challenging things a marriage can endure, and risk of one's spouse developing posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) doesn't make the loneliness, displacement and jealousy any easier to overcome. Fortunately, a new study posits that the solution lies within something as simple and classic as romance itself: penning love letters.
Ever wonder why we usually gravitate toward the tallest man in the room? A new study found that it's all about biology. Scientists say that women perceive men of substantial height as better fighters and more useful than their shorter counterparts.
Love Bytes: 10 must-click love and relationship links. Irritating things men say that we need to let roll off our backs, the new 7-year itch and what men really think about threesomes. Why women find happy men less sexually attractive, why working from home may save your marriage, and at what point a woman becomes too busy for love.
Why do men like Arnold Schwarzenegger settle for not-so-hot chicks? Why Dan Savage is not to blame for Arnold's infidelities. How to have the "I want to be more than a hookup" conversation. When the dude is totally uninterested in sex. When the lady can't see how bad her guy wants to get it on (or chooses not to). What men think about tan lines. Red flags in a bachelor's apartment. What men think about besides sex but sex too. And how to make a guy's sperm better at baby-making.
Remember when Visa promised it was "everywhere you want to be"? Now the credit card giant may be heading everywhere you don't want it to be -- like your love life, your marriage and even (if it's come to this) your divorce.
The Octomom, AKA Nadya Suleman, story has created quite the ethical debate since she gave birth to octuplets two years ago, and a medical board has decided her fertility doctor, Michael Kamrava, is going to have to take the fall for the fallout.
Man, after a long day at work, it sure is nice to curl up on my couch with a lusty and luscious Cosmo and some Cameron Diaz sideboob! Which, by the way, I stared at for 10 minutes, wondering what would happen to dear Cameron if a gust of wind (or just some heavy breathing) blew through. I mean, can that even qualify as a shirt?
Six rules for great outdoor sex. 11 reasons being a woman is awesome. Rationale for a modest approach to summer date outfits. Tiffany & Co has a map of the world's most romantic moments. The 12 most-common things women look for in a dating dude. And when Dr. Drew says it's OK for a guy to go to a strip club.
Religion might offer scores of personal benefits, but it looks like a great sex life isn't one of them. According to psychologist Darrel Ray from the University of Kansas, religious people suffer intense guilt during and after intercourse. Those devoted to their religion experienced regret after climaxing. Atheists and agnostics, on the other hand, boasted satisfying sex lives.
It's a small, small world, but it's also a very diverse one. While true attractiveness comes from within (cue the "Kumbayah" music), men around the world do have different turn-ons when it comes to women's body shapes. While here in the U.S. we generally like a toned, sporty look, for example, in Spain, women don't put as much of an emphasis on working out and will smoke or skip a meal to be all skinny and waif-like. In the Caribbean, a lot of women are considered sexy if they're shaped like a Coke bottle—like Rihanna. And in Senegal, it's sexy to have a little meat on your bones—like Oprah.