In theory, online dating is easy. Making a profile takes only about 20 minutes. After that, you click around either at your own volition or through the guidance of an algorithm that picks your matches for you. All this can be done while watching TV or eating bagels. You don't even need to go outside. Sounds like a total no-brainer, right? Wrong. Dating is time-consuming, especially online. Enter online dating assistants. Have you tried one or would you?
Your man displays any number of great qualities: kindness, the ability to keep his mouth shut during a movie, a willingness to entertain your "does this make me look fat?" clothes-modeling ritual, an unwillingness to splash out any cash any time you two go out... Hold up—what was that last one again? Is it possible that Loverboy is perfect in every other way except when it comes to parting ways with Lincoln, Franklin or Grant during a date with you? And if so, should this trait be a deal-breaker for the relationship? First, let's define what makes him "cheap" versus "not a sucker, "has other priorities," or the garden-variety "is poor":
She may think her poop smells like roses, but her BS definitely stinks! So, when in doubt, here's how you can figure out if your lady is being straight with you.
Into every marriage a little lying must fall. While some small fibs can be a sweet way to boost your man’s ego, others may ultimately be harmful to your relationship. Here are eight common marriage lies and the verdict on the benefits or damage that bending the truth will cause.
Love Bytes: 13 must-click love and relationship links. Plus, the best places to have summer sex and ingenious first date ideas.
Is there a logical explanation as to why lady parts can't orgasm consistently or (in some cases) ever during sexual intercourse? Can a pill, patch, cream, or vaginal collagen injection, morph a frigid woman into a sex pot with O-faces aplenty? Here's a round-up of how science has tried to help women reach orgasm.
Al and Tipper Gore were Washington's fairytale couple—especially when they stood next to the Clintons. The high-school sweethearts stuck together through the rearing of four children, Al's eight tumultuous years as Vice President, and through his devastating loss to George W. Bush in the 2000 presidential election. Luckily it seemed that things had gotten better for them in recent years—heck, Al won a Nobel Peace Prize in 2007! And who can forget the famous kiss at the 2000 Democratic Convention? Yes, we admit it was a bit painful to witness, but before the Age of Obama, a glimpse into a happy, loving, political couple was such a breath of fresh air. "Wow," we all thought to ourselves, "if they're still happily married, there must be some hope for me!" But then, after 40 years of marriage the Gore's pulled the rug out from us all by announcing their separation. They didn't divulge much, saying only that the separation was "a mutual and mutually supportive decision". Well, like the rest of the country, the lack of information has driven us to speculation. The following are our best theories as to what may have caused the split.
Going from office straight to a night out with your guy? Get date night ready in minutes with these easy beauty and fashion tips.
Here's a round-up of five celebrities turned relationship experts. We have Heidi Klum and Seal's new show on Lifetime, Jennifer Love Hewitt's self-help book, Ice-T's wife CoCo's blog, Jerry Seinfeld on The Marriage Ref and Teri Hatcher's website and book.
The other day, as I watched Laura Bush tell Larry King that she’s pro-choice and pro-gay marriage, I instantly pictured the Bushes having shouting matches at the dinner table, looking around furtively to make sure no one was witnessing the spat. Reading my thoughts, Larry asked Laura whether their politics were a source of friction between the couple. Unflinchingly, Laura said no. "I understand his viewpoint," she said. "I really do. I understand his viewpoint, and he understands mine." Really???