Ask almost any childless women in her 30s to name five things that have been on her mind lately, and there's a good chance she'll mention her biological clock. It may not be the first thing she names—her career, the economy, saving for a house, her parents' health, the health of her relationship, finishing her dissertation, fitting back into her skinny jeans, and finding someone to share her life with may be getting more of her attention; but for a vast majority of us, the idea of having kids is something we think about nearly as much, if not more, than almost everything else. After all, our biological clocks and the issues of when, whether, and how long we have left to procreate determine so many other variables in our life. And for those of us who wait until our 30s—a quickly growing number of us these days—it's a decision we face when the stakes are especially high.
One blogger thinks a relationship's health can be measured partner's response to the three words, "While You're Up." We've listed four additional signs your relationship might be in need of a tune-up and suggestions on how to start that process.
David Duchovny first broke it to the mainstream media, Bryan Jenkins, the reality TV show contestant who allegedly murdered his wife, was rumored to have suffered from it, and now, ex-ESPN analyst Steve Philips is seeking rehab for it after a sordid affair with a young production assistant. We're talking about sex addiction and the gossip media is all abuzz about this newfangled condition since these three recent, high-profile cases. Does sex addiction go hand-in-hand with infidelity? If so, what's to keep any serial cheater from using addiction as his excuse? Here are some interesting facts about sex addiction to keep you in the know.
Attending a Halloween party with your honey this year? Why not give a couples costume a go? These suggestions are easy as they are clever.
The Boob Tube Bra is a generous-sized bra with T.V. screens on each cup. The proceeds of the Boob Tube bra and ten others are set to boost funds for Texas Baylor Medical Center at Irving Cancer Center's breast cancer support services.
To celebrate that women now make up half of the workforce (woot woot!) Maria Shriver and the Center for American Progress have released The Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Changes Everything. The publication explains what most of us already know—mainly that Americans love the money that working women make, but they're bummed that women aren't doing as much housework as in ye good old days.
One of the best things about being in a relationship is that you have someone to lean on when the going gets tough. When your partner is stressed, consider pro-actively offering support, instead of waiting for him to come to you. Here are six situations when your partner needs a little extra loving.
Guys dish on how a woman should act when she goes with a date to a football-watching party. The art of watching football is serious business, girls. Here are their tips for appropriate behavior on Game Day.
10 must-click love and relationship links. Top 5 workplace affairs. [momlogic] Get the lowdown on the sex scandal involving married ESPN analyst Steve Phillips and 22-year-old production assistant Brooke Hundley. [HuffPo] Picking up women on Halloween made simple. [Asylum] Walt Disney princess wedding gown designer has expanded her line to include Disney-inspired diamond engagement rings. [Huliq] 19 hobbies that'll make any man sexier. [TheFrisky]
Having a good conversation at a bar is like trying to solve a differential equation. There are so many variables: the atmosphere, the sound level, the person, not to mention the many no man's lands you can beach the conversation onto. It's no wonder that many of these interactions go bust. So while perfecting the casual, sexy bar chat is a fine science far too complicated to cover in just one blog post, we at Love Buzz can help get you started on the right track by answering the age-old question of, what went wrong with my conversation?