In the 12 hours after that New York Times Modern Love blog came out about the 36 questions that can make you love anyone, 10 people sent it to me.
It was my first week in college when I saw him walk into the cafeteria. A mix of Ralph Macchio and Andy Garcia, he was tall, dark and handsome and just my type. Better yet, he arrived complete with a leather jacket and overly-macho attitude that made this California girl experience that weak-in-the-knees moment one only gets when too young to know better.
Along with sharing that depressing news it also shared this painful line: "Once a woman passes the age of 22, she becomes exponentially less attractive to men." Oh, how lovely. And while that still may be true for some men whose fear of ageing keeps them grappling like a rabid vampire for a woman young enough to be their daughter or granddaughter, another study has come out revealing otherwise. Yes, ladies, there is hope for all of you over 22 after all. Can I get a collective high-five?
Emma Watson being cast as Belle in Beauty And The Beast got us thinking: Disney princesses get a pretty bad rap. Sure, they often have impossible bodily proportions, weird patriarchal relationships and until recently married at 16 and essentially viewed every living matriarchal figure in any given kingdom as wicked, evil and selfish. (Thankfully, modern flicks like Brave and Frozen have made huge feminist strides in Disney princess films.) But still, you love them, right?
Wondering whether to take the plunge and date your best friend? Here are 5 incredibly smart reasons why you SHOULD date your BFF.
It is possible to date your co-worker without getting fired or ruining your workplace environment... you just have to keep a few rules in mind. If you're beyond interested in the person who sits a few cubicles away from you, read on. These 10 tips on how to date a co-worker will ensure that work gets a lot more interesting very soon.
There are a few things most of us women have in common: we appreciate a decadent dessert, we love a clearance sale at our favorite store and we all wouldn't mind looking and feeling younger and healthier. Well as it turns out, the secret to youth (and beauty) might just be right between the sheets. That's right. Sex!
I've been a single dad now for about a year. And one thing I've come to recognize is that parenting three young kids is quite possibly the most insane/difficult/rewarding experience there is to be had. I love my kids: Violet, 6, Henry, almost 4, and Charlie, who is coming up on his first birthday. But it's tough sometimes, same as it is for any parent, single or not.
In the world of romance and online dating, it can sometimes seem like bad dates happen more often than good ones do. And everyone knows that there are few things worse than being stuck on a horrible date with someone you are not clicking with at all. Whether your date is rude, the restaurant is terrible, or you're just clashing on everything, one thing is for sure: there's nothing you want more than to get out of there.
I’ve hit a snag with online dating, I think. Because no matter the site: Match or OkCupid, Plenty of Fish or FarmersOnly.com (I’m guessing on this last one as I’m not, in fact, a farmer) they all seem to match you up by the things you have in common.