Author Susan Gernhart lost her heart and her savings to a fraud. She discusses how it happened and what she learned from the experience.
Although weddings may seem timelessly romantic, every wedding season ushers in a series of new trends: doggie attendants, YouTube invitations, dry receptions. Now, it seems that Project Runway-channeling brides are adopting "design it yourself" wedding and engagement gear as the latest in wedding trends. Are you into this trend?
Love and relationship news to stay in-the-know today. Spanish women were found to be most flirtatious online, according a dating site's recent poll. American women? We ranked second to last. So you're saying winking emoticons don't do the trick? [Huffington Post]
Here's a secret: Women like having sex. A lot of them love it, and a few even think about it all the time. But their shortcoming is that they often want men to be mind readers. Many women aren't confident enough to ask for what they want in bed, so instead they accept a so-so sex life. Tonight, start a conversation about sex. Talk about the things that turn you on and ask her if there's anything she'd like you to do differently.
Thirty-year-old Chen Wei-yih of Taiwan has her wedding all planned out. She has a dress, a guest list, a reserved banquet hall, a planned honeymoon to Australia, not to mention a wedding planner. All that's missing, or rather purposefully missing, is a groom. Uninspired by ex-boyfriends and unhappy with the binding nature of tradition, Wei-yih hopes to promote self-love by marrying herself. If the idea of marriage—to another person—just ain't your thing, like Wei-yih, here are four other ways to love yourself.
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.