Single on Valentine's Day? Awesome. Who cares about the multitudes of gooey couples going out to crowded restaurants with overpriced prix fixe menus. Bad chocolate, balloons and (ick) teddy bears? No thank you, we know how to really have fun.
Really, the biggest fallacy of dating is the idea that every single date or relationship better prepares you for this mythical Soul Mate. A jerk who dumps you for your best friend, or someone who lies to you, or a man who hits you — they are all supposed to teach you some big, valuable lesson. It's a very can-do, optimistic, American idea. "Make lemonade out of lemons!" "Find the silver lining!" If you don't find the silver lining, you're not trying hard enough.
Ever found yourself circumventing a conversation you know you need to have with your partner? Or maybe you've rehearsed precisely what you want to say only to have it fall on deaf ears, or worse, defensive ears! Every relationship encounters its share of tough issues. An unexpected change in circumstances, or feelings of dissatisfaction, or a desire for change, for example, may trigger an issue. How you view them depends on a number of factors including your stage of life and your ability to effectively manage the issues that arise in your relationship.
Oh Twitter, how we love thee. You bring us the best content and the breaking news. You make the day fly by (it often flies by so fast, that we...um...forget to actually get any work done). And you bring the funny. Will you be our Valentine? For those of you who are feeling a bit lost this year when it comes to Valentine's Day, Twitter has something for you, too. Below, some of the quips, tips and holiday specials you'll find around the Twittersphere.
According to research published in Medical Hypotheses journal, the extra weight put on your wrists during sexual intercourse is probably a major contributing factor to carpal tunnel syndrome.
Valentine's Day. It's coming, and fast. Feeling nervous? We understand. After all, we've seen you—time and time again—attempt some grand, sweeping, romantic gesture, only to fall back on the same-old, same-old. And we want you to know: It isn't worth it. Because, when it comes to what we want, we're pretty easy. We swear. And flowers, chocolates and jewelry are nowhere on our wish lists (though there is that one necklace we spotted on Etsy...). What we really want?
The Internet is still a great place to find men because it reaches an infinite population you’d never meet otherwise. Here are a few ideas to test out in the new year.
Beyond smoke monsters and the Dharma Initiative, Lost is really about the survivors of Oceanic Flight 815 and the bonds between them (OK, and Sawyer's abs). Here are five love lessons we've learned from Lost; thankfully you don't have to be stranded on a tropical island to take advantage of these relationship tips.
According to new research, an excess of incorrectly-expressed support is worse for your marriage than neglect. Just what is the "right" type of support, though?
One guy capitulates to his girlfriend's desire to open up their relationship ... and finds that the emotional turmoil it causes is a little more than he can handle. Is he overreacting, or hung up on an unhealthy relationship?