Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee signed a new bill making "sexting" illegal for minors, his office said. "Sexting" is the act of people taking naked or revealing pictures of themselves and sending them to others via mobile phones or the internet.
If the way to a man's heart is through his stomach, how does one win over a woman? Despite complaints about the contrary, we're actually not that hard to please, and a small gesture—be it a mid-afternoon "I love you" text or your offer to do the dishes—goes a long way.
Gross. Gross, gross, gross. Rumors are swirling that Ryan Phillippe and Demi Lovato have been secretly dating now for a few months. Ryan, 36, is twice Demi's age—quick math—aaaaand she's 18. Perez Hilton and E! News say that things have gotten pretty hot and heavy between the two recently, but that the relationship kind of started cooling down after Ryan's ex-girlfriend gave birth to his baby girl, Kai. Nothing like a little baby-mama drama to hopefully scare an 18-year-old girl into being a single teen again.
You guys, the "Jersey Shore" season four trailer is so gross. Does this mean I'm not going to watch it? No. In fact, I'm already planning a "Jersey Shore" season premiere viewing party with soppressata and limoncello shots. You're only allowed to come if you've got a fake tan and something with an Ed Hardy label. But leave your 'roid rage at the door, please!
This week we learned that men flirt to stay awake at work, 16 percent of Americans think it's OK for husbands to hit their wives, and women are more avid sexters than men. So why is it that we hear about so many prolific male sexters in the news, huh, Anthony Weiner? Your weekly YourTango Quickies.
Based on news headlines, you'd think men are hands down more likely to sext (that is, for those who don't know, send sexy pictures of themselves via text) than women. But, color us surprised, it seems the opposite is true! The New York Times reported yesterday on a new study that finds women are more likely to send sexy text messages than men.
A study on men who purchase sex ran into a few sample problems (they figured it out). What if your boyfriend was too into PDA? What if your romantic ideals are ruining your dating life? A funny piece about the miasma of awful (but available) guys. Would you tell your guy if you faked orgasms?
In case you were sleeping through last week's episode like me, Ashley starts this week off with a mini recap of the bachelors left standing, also known as Constantine, Ben, J.P. and Ames. She reminisces about her men like she hasn't seen them in years. The Bachelorette Episode 7: Then There Were Six
A woman of childbearing age has a 15-20 chance that her pregnancy will end in miscarriage, according to the American Pregnancy Association. New research from England found a formula that predicts with 77 percent accuracy which pregnancies are likely to end in miscarriage.
The Daily Beast has a photo gallery this week about marriages ruined by reality television.