Health.com has released a list of "10 Careers with High Rates of Depression," among them the artists, writers, entertainers category: "In men, it's the job category most likely to be associated with an episode of major depression (nearly 7% in full-time workers)." So what are jobs a potential male mate may have that could spell trouble for you down the line?
In the last year, it seems as though being single has been my specialty. While flings and hookups have come and gone (pun intended) and dates have left me with some less than desirable memories, my current single status has remained loyally by my side. I've learned a lot in the past year and I've discovered that single girls around the world are all in the same fabulous pair of shoes.
What to do when you have that sinking feeling that yours is not the only pillow your man has been fluffing? When you listen to that Whitney Houston "It's Not Right, But It's OK" song and suddenly find yourself relating to it? Should you just ignore it? Or go Jessica Fletcher on his ass and start snooping around, looking for concrete clues and confirmation that his recent interest in personal hygiene and the number of times he "accidentally" forgets to turn his cell phone on are actually indicators that he's cheating on you?
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Until now, little research has been done on how much lube can actually help enhance the female sexual experience. But leading sex researcher, Debby Herbenick, Ph.D. and her colleagues at Indiana University have concluded that women who use lube during sex have significantly more sexual pleasure and satisfaction than those who don't. In short, women who use lubricant have better sex, more orgasms, than those who don't.
Amy Pugh, 38, from Michigan initially used Facebook to gather her former classmates for their high school reunion. Only 10 days after the event, Pugh's husband abandoned her and their two young children for an affair with over Facebook. When Pugh revealed her situation to concerned classmates, nearly 250 of them teamed up to offer Pugh financial and material support. Take a guess at which website they used to organize their efforts.
You've heard the old adage: you have to put yourself out there if you want to find someone! Well, if you're sending out the wrong signals or you aren't pursuing the right kind of people, it won't matter how much you put yourself out there—you're still going to wind up empty-handed in the relationship department. Here are eight things that may be keeping you single if you don't want to be.
Conventional stereotypes say that women commit to men who can provide for a family. Since financial independence diminishes the need for a provider, wealthy women pursue younger, handsomer men who don't need to worry about supporting children. Basically, rich women are sugar mamas, while rich older women are cougars. But rich women don't want to be cougars; they want George Clooney.
In Texas, a license to wed will cost you $60, a long way since its start rate of $15.50, and its purpose isn’t to inconvenience engaged couples, but to encourage them to stay “twogether.” Turns out, most Texas couples are not into it.
Forget the old adage that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach. The truth is that the way to a woman's heart is through her palate. There is no more powerful barometer of a man's potential as a boyfriend and in the bedroom than in how he seduces a woman's taste buds.