Ever since the invention of the automobile, cars and sex (and its more PG versions) have been intertwined in our culture and lives. Who doesn't remember the movie Grease with all its vehicular sexual shenanigans in the back of Chevrolets and while parked at the Drive-In, depicting a time more pure but just as risqué. Even Kate and Leo's sex scene in Titanic takes places in a car (on a boat).
Unfortunately, but maybe not surprisingly, the rate of infidelity is on the rise among men and women under the age of 35, according to a study at the University of Washington Center for the Study of Health and Risk Behaviors. While men admitted to cheating at a rate of 20 percent, the women were not too far behind in how often they stepped out on their man as 15 percent reported cheating in their marriage.
To think that it could have ended for this couple in the middle of an airport, when a little incidence blew up to be a grand public argument. The fate of a marriage could have been sealed by a plastic Ziploc bag, that was mistakenly put away in the wrong compartment of a suitcase.
If you're like us, you've wondered from time to time how this or that guy's tongue ended up in your mouth. And no, we're not talking about how a certain Air Supply song and a specific number of drinks led you to do something that you might feel compelled to deny the next day. Rather, we've wondered how the whole practice of kissing came about in the first place. Fortunately for us, the geniuses over at Discovery have made a very short video entitled the Skinny on Smooching, which attempts to lay out the history of kissing, and how it evolved.
Ever since John Edwards explained away his affair with Rielle Hunter, saying, "I started to believe that I was special and became increasing egocentric", we've been thinking about how it is just SUCH a dealbreaker to date a guy who's a narcissist. After all, who wants to end up in a bitter divorce battle like Christie Brinkley, whose ex-husband, Peter Cook, (who admitted to lying and cheating) was diagnosed as narcissistic by a court psychiatrist during their publicized divorce trial proceedings. But how do you tell if a person is a narcissist before you get caught up in their web of egocentricity? We took a look at the actual key factors in the diagnosis for narcissism and found out that a lot of women we know have the real life experience to back up the facts. All the info you need to know, after the jump…
Do we as a society prefer different looking men depending on the state of our bank accounts? Does unemployment cause us to instinctively eye skinny guys? Burly types? According to Daily Mail writer Tanya Gold, a self-proclaimed meaty man lover, those skinny jean wearing pretty boys are as out as investment bankers, and to replace them? The Daniel Craigs and Hugh Jackman's of the celebrity world. Gold thinks us ladies want the strong, fleshy arms of a "beefcake" to rock us through the dark, daunting days of an economic downturn. Gold goes throughout the years and outlines all of Hollywood's heartthrobs, proving her economic climate thesis.
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The recession will affect relationships in different ways, and just how couples deal with the economic turmoil will depend on a multitude of factors. While the prevailing tone of this roundup of perspectives on what happens to couples as they wade through economic woes in The New York Times, a few panelists shed light on positive points. Here are a few that rose to the fore: