Nothing kills romance like bad breath, but if Tic Tacs aren't your thing, consider chomping down an apple before leaning in for a kiss. At least that's what researchers in South Korea suggest, in reference to a pocket-sized "Kiss Apple" developed to combat halitosis.
If you count sweaty sheets, messy hair and broken lamps as everyday bedroom causualities, than boy do we have the challenge for you. Take a minute to rifle through your erotic mental files and shoot us your best 10-word (or less) description of amazing sex. If you can turn a killer phrase and we like yours best, you could win a fantastic trip to New York City. If you want an idea of what's raised our eyebrows in the past few weeks, check out our top 25 submission (out of nearly 300) picks, which range from sappy and poetic to raunchy and hilarious.
YourTango, along with Glo.com and Chemistry.com, conducted a massive survey of more than 20,000 men and women on one simple, yet essential, topic: the power of attraction. We found that even if a couple's heat index waxes and wanes over time, 90 percent believe it can be rekindled long-term. And as for that age-old stigma about complacency in our comfortable relationships? Guys cited "lack of romantic love" as the single greatest turn-off as they age. So, it's more important than we all thought.
Finding love isn't easy, so tell us: where do you meet new people?
YourTango teamed up with Glo.com and Chemistry.com and surveyed 20, 000 people to determine the answers to all these burning questions. What we found? Naturally, "sexual chemistry" and "smile" ranked higher when a man initially meets a woman but as time marches on and fleshy excitement simmers, "kindess" and "sense of humor" ranked in the top spots.
Ladies, older definitely means wiser, but that doesn't just apply to your intellectual prowess—it applies to your taste in potential partners, too.
This is God's perfect movie. (OK, maybe it's Kristen Wiig and Judd Apatow's perfect movie, but whatever.) Amelia and I laughed from the opening credits to the closing credits, when she turned to me and said, "I would watch that all over again right now!" And we both would have. You could see “Bridesmaids” on date night, you could see it on girls' night, or you could see it with your parents (if an extended, gross-out scene about food poisoning and diarrhea is something you can stomach next to your parents).
Right now, 30 percent of couples who have Internet access around the globe meet online. And over the past 14 years, that number has skyrocketed. New research, conducted in part by the eHarmony Lab, shows that the more friends a person knows who have tried and met love online, the more likely he or she is to take a chance on Internet matchmaking. So, as the number of online daters continues to grow, it becomes a domino effect.
Ladies, is it ever OK to let loose with a fart in front of your man? How about a burp? According to the latest survey from the relationship experts at HowToGetTheManOfYourDreams.com—a website dedicated to offering women relationship advice—all signs point to no.
Since it became available over-the-counter, use of emergency contraceptives has nearly doubled in the United States, according to a new study in the journal Fertility and Sterility. Although now nearly 10 percent of women aged 15 to 44 have taken emergency contraception, experts believe this number is still too low.