At first it might have been charming: he orders for you on dates, wards off creepy guys at the bar, wants to protect you. What girl doesn't like being taken care of? But there's a thin line between wanting what's best for you and deciding what's best for you. Here are 5 signs the man you're dating is a control freak.
Are single women more likely to meet their husbands at work, online or out at bars? A recent Match.com study of 11,000 revealed that one in six surveyed met their wives or husbands online. Online dating trumped bars and clubs as the third most popular place to meet prospective dates, trailing only behind work/school (#1) and mutual friends (#2).
Mike was smart, interesting and nice ... too nice when we slept together for the first time. There had been no throwdown, no frantic disrobing, no moaning loud enough to wake the neighbors, no playfulness. Instead, there was soft music playing in the background, gentle kisses on my eyelids, careful caressing, uncomfortable, unwavering eye contact, and ... Oh, God, is he making love to me?
Workplace romances are hardly uncommon. After all, you're probably clocking in more hours at the office than at home. It's easy to develop close on-the-job relationships that can take a romantic turn. But what often starts as a titillating romp in the supply room can quickly turn into a train wreck, endangering your career and your future. Are you willing to chance it? If so, you're not alone. Celebrities, politicians and high powered executives have been known to risk everything for an on-the-job fling.
It's easy going green! Prep for your next date night in eco-friendly fashion with these beauty product suggestions from Eco-Sex: Go Green Between the Sheets and Make Your Love Life Sustainable, by Stefanie Iris Weiss.
Calling all Joan Holloway fans: April 21 is Administrative Professional's Day (aka Secretary's Day), so why not celebrate it with a bit of fantasy? While most of us will probably never have an affair with our silver-haired boss, with a little imagination we can all be sexy secretaries.
A look at four odd sex-related disorders: Restless Genital Syndrome, coital cephalalgia, sexsomnia and priapism.
We here at YourTango love to love. But, now that Earth Day is fast approaching, we can't help but wonder: can we sustain love while also loving the Earth? According to experts such as Ethan Imboden, the founder of Jimmyjane, and Stefanie Iris Weiss, the author of Eco-Sex, the answer is a resounding yes. After all, when we're good to the environment, we tend to be—by extension—good to our bodies. And when we're good to our bodies, others take notice.
It's 2010. Everybody and their father has admitted to using and enjoying sex toys. We gals, in particular, can attend nary a girl's night, book club meeting or parent-teacher conference without ultimately comparing favorite vibrators. But we all know, like sex itself, vibrators can be totally awesome or frightening and weird. A sex toy designer divulges the newest and weirdest in adult toy innovation. Here at Lemondrop we're often like, "Hey, what gives, sex industry? Who invents this stuff?" Answer: Chad Braverman. Well, not just Chad. But he's an actual "adult novelty" designer (for venerable house of naughty-bit ticklers, Doc Johnson), has actually won some awards for his R-rated creations, and he agreed to answer some of our silly questions
Zack Iniguez is a techy geek who proposed to his lady via iPad. Aww. In honor of this new-found use for the iPad, we've compiled a list of our favorite nerdy engagement stories for your heart-warming pleasure. Who doesn't love a geek in love?