Cougars are getting a bum rap—but you don't need me to tell you that. The media is having a field day portraying women over 40 as predators with only one thing on their minds—prowling for "Grade A" choice beef. Of course, this cartoon characterization was undoubtedly conceived by some immature male in the midst of a juicy, X-rated fantasy—but too many people are buying into the hype and believing it's true.
Love Bytes: 13 must-click love and relationship links. Plus, how stalking can help your love life and the most popular places to have sex.
Get ready for one hot summer. This seasons beauty trends are all about going au naturale. Check out how to master the summer makeup and hair looks that you guy will love.
Now that summer's coming, we can say goodbye to coats, colds, hay fever, and best of all, spring's notoriously bad movies. Iron Man 2 came out a couple of weeks ago, marking the beginning of summer's crop of blockbusters. As much as we all love our outdoor summer dates, we've got to admit that it's nice snuggling up inside a darkened, air-conditioned theater when the humidity gets too hot to handle. Here are our summer movie picks for 2010
When the London-bred Ben Elman married his Connecticut-born wife on New Year's Eve in 2008, he was inundated with requests from her American friends, desperate to be set up with single, British men. Two years and one aha! moment later, Ben and his wife Becca created DateBritishGuys.com, a dating site geared toward American women looking to meet and date a British guy.
"Well, since you're done," he told me, slowly, "there's something I need to tell you ... I'm not actually divorced." The silence on my end of the line was deafening. I was just devastated. I mean, how could you be lied to like that and really, seriously believe it? I'm a smart woman. The story about how one woman got duped into dating—and falling in love with—a married man.
They say that love has no bounds, but maybe it should. Reading this story about a biological grandmother and grandson who are romantically involved only illustrates that as long as love and sex abound, scandal will as well. Here are six couples whose story is more disturbing that delighting:
Closet full of clothes and nothing to wear on date night? Make sure you have these sexy basics in your closet.
Did you know that when it comes to online dating, it's a chick's market? Apparently, dudes get shut down left and right, and women get winked and emailed to death. If you check out OnlineDatingMatchMaker.com, you'll see that it's men who are sending out plenty of emails, but rarely do they get a return email.
You lose more than a paycheck when you lose a job. Whether you're downsized or flat-out fired, the financial stress and embarrassment of being unemployed, plus the anger, worry, and lowered self-esteem that can go with it, can strain even the most solid marriage. Money's tight. Household routines change. Expectations shift.