Movie lovers everywhere were saddened this week by the death of beloved comic actor Leslie Nielsen, whose signature snowy hair and deadpan delivery made him an icon. Tributes to the funnyman have cropped up across the internet, and we've had a blast revisiting his amazing spoofs and parodies. Weirdly, the Naked Gun and other Leslie Nielsen movies offered great love advice.
Brett and his future bride, Laura, met in college and began dating in 2009. He was studying to be a doctor, and she is studying to be a nurse. He was diagnosed several weeks into their relationship, and the news was obviously devastating.
A French dating service called Smartdate surveyed its users on their sexual activity. They found that women whose first names end in "a" have more than double the 4.4 sexual partners an average woman has in her lifetime.
Breaking up is definitely hard to do, and researchers now know why that is. It seems that love is comparable to a drug addiction: It activates the parts of the brain associated with motivation, reward and addiction cravings, according to new research from Stony Brook University.
It's tragic that he got sick just a few months after you met and you weren't able to realize the potential of your relationship. But that doesn't mean you should try to realize it now. It is, after all, a different relationship than what you had a year ago. The potential is no longer the same.
Bad news, ladies. Dr. Satoshi Kanazawa, an evolutionary psychologist at the London School of Economics, says that handsome men are a dying breed. According to research collected over a 53-year period, beautiful people are more likely to bear daughters, so as women populate the earth, the likelihood that the pretty ones will pass on their "attractiveness" genes to sons decreases.
In case you never noticed, romantic comedies from the '90s are chock-full of love lessons. It was a decade of blissfully enlightening cinema. We don't really care if these flicks are considered predictable and cliché; if you watch closely, you'll see they are brimming with life-applicable wisdom. Find out what we're talking about.
In The Hairpin's Ask a Dude column recently, an advice-seeker brought up this hairy situation: who should pay for your bikini wax? She thinks the man asking for it should, writing "I always think guys should be paying for the Brazilians if they want their ladies to have them. Is that insane?"
Jane Lynch's character did it, and a Taiwanese woman did it recently to promote self love, so is this a new trend? Are weddings for yourself the next big thing? It very well may be, and here are three reasons we think solo weddings may become as common as the two-partner nuptials we know today.
Have you ever found yourself drawn to men who are completely wrong for you over and over again? You know, the type that is so pitifully self-destructive that you end up feeling maternal and savior-like, or the type that just thinks of himself and never you, or the type who never talks about his feelings but leaves you with the possibility that maybe one day he will? Dr. Lillian Glass calls these men toxic, and almost fifteen years after writing her hit book Toxic People, Dr. Glass is back with a follow-up specifically about those men in your life that you can't seem to get enough of—no matter how hard you try to steer clear.