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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.
I recently had a flirtation with a guy whereby we debated the merits of using Dictionary.com versus the actual hard copy, old school, book version of the dictionary. And I realized, with some degree of alarm, that this felt familiar. That this—this courting by way of words—was not a one-time thing. It was a recurring thing. It was my thing.
His grandmother told me my skirt was so shirt that she could see my belly button. Here are five fashion rules I learned to follow when dressing to meet his family.
We've all dated someone who didn't pass our parents' approval meter, but nothing, not even Dad's "rules for courting my little girl" lectures, can beat how this 47 year-old German man taught his daughter's older boyfriend a lesson. Helmut Seifert, father of a seventeen year-old girl, castrated Philip Genscher, 57, with a bread knife after an anonymous tipper notified him of their relationship.