When you’re really attracted to a man, it can be hard to tell if he’s attracted to you—especially if he doesn’t know if he’s gay. Even a sexpert like myself has been blindsided by a boyfriend’s (or two) sexuality. But just like cheaters, there are some tell-tale signs if he’s homosexual. So, look out for the red flags that show he should be waving a rainbow one…
Last night's episode of ABC's "What Would You Do?" featured a woman wants to marry her new boyfriend, a much younger man. The boyfriend tells her friends that he wants to get hitched for the green card, but he asks her them not to tell. What would you do in this situation?
Love Bytes: three must-click love and relationship links. EHarmony, getting over jealousy and unique online dating sites.
Kanye West is always great for the good, ol' sound bite. In his most recent Details magazine interview, Kanye West delves into his youth and admits he thinks he was a sex addict. In fact, he says his voracious appetite for some lovin' is what fueled his music. Kanye says he simply transferred over his obsession for getting laid into making records and building his burgeoning fashion design empire. ow we know about sex addiction. As profiled in the New York Times a month or so ago, having a healthy bed-hopping libido of too many strange bodies and unidentified cell phone rings the following week doesn't necessarily qualify you, Kanye.
Over the weekend, nine of the nerdiest couples in America descended upon the Detroit Science Center for Star Trek: The Exhibition. While there, they proclaimed their love, became formally engaged, and put their names in the hat to win an extravagant Star Trek-themed wedding at the exhibition site this coming June.
Remember when we asked if lust was more important that emotional stability? Well, according to a new study, Spaniards say yes—and Hollywood is to blame. Researchers used a version of the Love Attitude Scale, a quiz that asks people to describe how much they agree with various descriptions about love. The quiz shows how much you accept six types of love: Eros, Pragma, Banquet, Mania, Ludus and Storge. Yes, they sound like exotic birds or rivers in Greece, but they actually refer to various ways people think about the big l-o-v-e. Your values depend on your personality, and, to a large extent, on the culture you were brought up in.
In what appears to be a counterintuitive bid to come across as a little less crazy, Nadya Suleman (a.k.a. Octo-Mom) has told the British tabloid The Sun that she has been celibate for the past eight years and that she plans to remain celibate for 18 more. Suleman, mother to 14 kids in seven years (including last month's world famous octuplets), has come under fire from the press, the public and her own mother in recent weeks for words and actions that many see as proof that she lacks critical thinking skills and/or sanity. Will this latest assertion clear her name?
Love Bytes: three must-click love and relationship links. A failed marriage proposal, re-connecting with an ex and falling in love at any age.
We know that locking lips causes an upswing in oxytocin and cortisol (which create feelings of bonding and relaxing, respectively) and now scientists think the testosterone in spit is what causes us to want to rip our clothes off. Wait? There's testosterone in spit? Apparently, yes. In fact, the testosterone in saliva, Helen Fisher, a Rutgers University anthropologist explains, is why men inherently like sloppier kisses. They are in essence "unconsciously trying to transfer testosterone to stimulate sex drive in women." In one poll, she adds, nearly 60% of men and 70% women said a rotten first kiss can kill a relationship.
As Susan Quilliam, editor of the newly revised The Joy of Sex, reported in her native UK last week, financial uncertainty increases a desire for the comfort of skin-on-skin contact. A recent survey of 20,000 Brits revealed sex to be their favorite low-cost activity. But the recession aphrodisiac could peeter out the deeper into the economic crisis we go, Quilliam reasons, as anxiety kills rather than fuels the mood. That means, you best get your bedroom good and sexorated before too long. Enter Michael Shnayerson, veteran journalist and Vanity Fair contributor, who's culled together some dos and don'ts for decorating one's bedroom with sex in mind.