We were trawling around Yahoo! and stumbled upon one of those teasers that always gets us double-clicking. Today it was: Dating Secret: What Makes Men Fall In Love. We kept in mind that these "tips" never manage to help us net a man (or even a second glance!) but we always learn a new silly girlish trick or two to stuff up our sleeve for later use. Here are a few examples of how Cosmo advises we trap men into wanting to spend the rest of their lives with us: Wear soft materials. Delicate textures like rayon, silk, and faux fur trigger an intense response in single men. Reinvent yourself. Little changes in your appearance now and then -- say, hair up in a ponytail one day, down the next, etc. -- remind him that you've got zillions of facets to your personality too. Cook together. Being around food spikes oxytocin levels in males. Stock your pad. When buying groceries you don't have a preference on, get a brand he uses. He'll subconsciously feel at home at your place. Catnap near him or let yourself doze off in his arms so he sees you in your most trusting, completely relaxed state.
Love Bytes: three must-click sex, dating and relationship links. How to tell him size does matter, when to get "financially naked," and why his muscles bulge.
Where there was once newlywed bliss, there are now shared bathrooms, dinnertime chores and sounds that get muted in the night.
Government statistics show back-to-back increases in the birth rate for teens ages 15 to 19 in the U.S. The latest numbers tallied show an increase of 3.4 percent from 2005 to 2006; that's up from an increase of 1.4 percent from 2006 to 2007, reports The Washington Post. These two increases follow a 14-year decline.
It seems in our world today, a lot of women (more than your think) have trouble becoming aroused. Call it stress, blame it on the economy, or fault low hormone levels, doctors are still trying to figure out why some ladies just can't get their sex drive.
A study was released from Harvard University today claiming strangers knows better than you on what will make you happy. The study claims if you haven't tried something (or someone) asking someone who has (and taking their advice) is a better choice than stubbornly trying it on your own and being disappointed. This is chancy and far-fetched, we know, but these researchers swear on their Ivy League credentials that experience is way overrated, and a word to the wise is just time saved in the end.
Love Bytes: three must-click love and relationship links. Finding love on tour, dating in 60 seconds and a few shy men.
Every couple needs to examine the pros and cons of how to file on their own and if the stress of it all becomes too much, you can always dig into that frozen wedding cake a few months early.
To the couple who gets on the dirty, overcrowded subway and feels the need to look into each other’s eyes, whisper sweet nothings, and make out for all of three stops - save it.
Every time she hung out with her single female friends, the same gripes surfaced. Enough already with the how-to-snag-a-guy advice streaming from anyone and everyone as soon as status single was announced, they said. Suddenly, Karin Anderson, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology at Concordia University Chicago, found herself keeping track of what these single women were saying, replacing the strict academic research techniques she was used to with more informal polling.