If there is one thing younger couples have gotten smarter about since the recession, it’s at what age they decide to marry. A long-standing study reveals a marriage trend in which the percent of college-educated couples vs. not college-educated couples marrying before the age of 30 has evened out for the first time since 1990.
Dear Wendy advises on weighty remarks within a relationship, and how to approach a family member's self-destructive behavior.
Should you stick to singles who are as attractive as you for dating success? Some dating websites think so. A couple who met on an ugly person's dating site recently got married. We wonder: are ugly and beautiful dating sites a good or bad idea?
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For women who need birth control, avoiding an unwanted pregnancy may someday come down to applying a little lotion. Researchers claim to have developed a topical contraceptive gel that works by rubbing it onto the arms, legs, shoulders and abdomen once a day. The gel's primary ingredients, estrogen and Nestorene, a synthetic form of progesterone, prevent the ovaries from releasing eggs once a month. Basically, it's like the patch, except that it's invisible and it doesn't come off.
What are the options for disposing of a ring after an engagement breakup? When is the right time to move in together, and what if Mom disapproves?
We've recently watched several high-profile men publicly implode what appeared to be solid marriages thanks to infidelity. Can you define the term you've coined for these types of individuals, and explain your thinking behind it?
A study out of the University of Texas at Austin concluded that girl rats are less sexually excited by male rats who grew up with a lot of sisters. Is there any truth to this with human men?
I've had countless friends ask me (for the purposes of setting me up, or out of frustration that the "plus one" I bring to their parties is a bottle of Old English 800 smuggled into my sport coat) what exactly I'm looking for in a girl. Some have even gone so far as to suggest that I list my ideal qualities in a girl so as to have less horrible luck finding one.
According to new research on happy couples, whether or not your enjoy a happy marriage (which consequently affects your future happiness) has a lot to do with (gasp!)…who you marry. Yes, shockingly, happy couples lead happier lives, according to a German study. So why are we bringing up this completely obvious finding? Glad you asked. You see, an essential part of a happy marriage is your husband or your so-called, better half. So if you're looking for a lifetime of happiness (or at least not a whole lot of misery followed by a big old divorce), you better pick your hubby right. And these German researchers did discover some interesting news about the type of husband that will keep you happiest for the long haul.