But after all this posturing as a top, something wasn't right. I felt like a fraud, like a woman trying to deny my own nature. I realized that, when I stopped thinking about it so much, sex was my way of letting go and feeling free. I was tired of making all the decisions and doing all the planning; when I get naked, I want someone else to do it for me. I like having the guy plan the date. Pay for it. Undress me. Push me up against a wall, bend me over and spank me. As it turns out, I am a total bottom in the bedroom.
When it comes to friends, there's bound to be a few bad apples in the bunch. For whatever reason -- maybe they're overly critical, perpetually depressed or just plain annoying -- you can't stand to be around them. Yet rather than keeping them in your life, consider giving them the heave-ho or you could suffer. "Keeping toxic people around could take away time and energy from positive friends, damage your self-esteem or put you in harm's way," says Jan Yager, Ph.D., sociologist and author of "When Friendship Hurts." Here, she deconstructs a dozen so-called friends you may want to break up with.
This week, The Minneapolis Star Tribune claimed all our zodiac signs had shifted. This story caught fire on the internet and all of a sudden TIME, The Huffington Post, CNN and a host of other media outlets were talking about new signs, a thirteenth zodiac and major changes. Apparently the Earth has changed alignment, the constellations have moved, and one astronomer claimed that the zodiac signs had shifted as well. Is it true, and does it mean anything for our relationships? We turned to an astrologer to find out.
Looking for a little low-key romance this Valentine's Day? Get that loving feeling with a few of our favorite passion-infused flicks. Celebrate the spirit of this holiday by grabbing some chocolate, pouring a little wine and cozying up with your significant other to enjoy the funny, sad, messy and wonderful sides of movie love.
One young woman as fallen out of love with her deployed boyfriend. When's the right time to break up with him?
Brooklyn Kinda Love, a new series on the Playboy channel, comes from the same masterminds that created Taxi Cab Confessions. The show follows 4 very diverse Brooklyn couples and documents their relationship ups and downs.
Love Bytes: 12 must click love and relationship links. This week, we learned how to tell off creepy guys, keep mutual friends after a breakup, and how to tell if you're too clingy in your relationship. We sounded off on whether separate bedrooms are a bad idea and the idea that cheaters may be genetically predisposed to have a wandering eye. These links, along with 10 winter date ideas and why treating your man like a dog may be the best thing you ever do for your relationship.
The only thing women love more than weddings is taking their boyfriends to weddings. This is for three major reasons: 1. We hope some of the romance rubs off on you. 2. We get to show you off in a suit to our friends and family. 3. We get to slow dance with you. So when my boyfriend of almost a year refused to dance with me at my cousin's wedding, I broke up with him.
Like birthdays, Valentine's Day celebrations become repetitive after a few years. If you've grown disenchanted with fancy dinners, chocolates and roses, worry not, because YourTango's rounded up a series of unconventional Valentine's Day ideas to combat the season's predictability. After all, what's romance without a little adventure?
The Golden Globes are fast approaching, which means awards season is now in full swing—and we're ecstatic. We love a glam gown, a great performance and a heartfelt acceptance speech (which we may have emulated in front of our bathroom mirrors, you know, once or twice). But we'll admit it—we also like to watch the telecasts for the few unpredictable acts that inevitably occur—especially the surprising, sometimes scandalous celebrity kisses. Here we take a look back at the shocking, hilarious, most talked-about lip-locking in award-show history.