There's no doubt that ABC's The Bachelor and The Bachelorette are addictive, soapy fun. The formula works: Each week the star further narrows a group of potential love interests, interacting with them in various contexts, from traditional dates to overnight stays in the "fantasy suite." At least, it works as a TV show; its track record for producing successful relationships is dismal.
Surprising love and sex factoids. This week: new facts about cheating, divorce and simultaneous orgasm.
A new sex survey conveniently sponsored by Trojan found that people in Los Angeles are getting busy more often than the rest of us. According to the survey, Angelinos do it about 135 times a year, while the rest of us poor cads only get laid about 120 times a year.
In last night's episode, Ashley reunites with Bentley, contemplates their relationship and takes the other bachelors boat racing in Hong Kong.
Summer is in the air, and apparently so is the romance—more than half of U.S. singles plan to go on more dates now that the solstice has passed.
n unfaithful father makes for an unfaithful husband. You may now add this to your handy list of relationship adages to live by right next to, "If he treats his mother like crap, he will probably treat you the same way." According to a new study done at Charles University in Prague, men were found to be far more likely to cheat if they grew up with a father who was unfaithful. The daughters of cheaters, however did not suffer a similar fate.
Where were you when New York legalized same-sex marriage? While we're a long ways from passing any federal laws in favor of gay marriage, it's tough to deny that last Friday's events mark significant progress for the LGBT movement. After all, the movement began in New York City's West Village, which erupted in cheers after hearing in the news.
The word slut. 10 things men wish women knew about sex. Non-verbal sexual cues (and noises). Guess what: life rarely hands you anything, even in love. Hotter: tomboy or girly girl? The New Jersey physics professor and the online prostitution ring. How to break it to a guy that he was your first. The value of objectivity when you've been wronged. Maybe the men who cheat are just jerks. And exploring May-December romances. Plus a joke.
Condoms that remind us safe sex can be fun, in honor of June 27, National HIV Testing Day.
First impressions aren't everything, you know. You may come home from a date with a wonderful guy, who seems like he's got everything together—promising career, steady income, nice apartment, calls the next day, everything that makes you swoon. But the detail-oriented men (and women) of the world may be tucking a dirty little secret into their drawers; their sock drawers, that is.