Talking about money with a significant other can be a painful, awkward situation—especially when you're in a dating phase. You'd think it would be easier in good times, but some are saying that the downturn has made it easier to both talk about finances and to learn about a significant other's situation. Money is top of mind for many of us and a common topic of conversation. If someone is furloughed, laid off or had a salary slashed, their relationship to money becomes more apparent.
As reported in the journal Trends in Ecology and Evolution, same-sex romances have "evolutionary consequences" that may very well alter the species' structure. For example, one-third of the Hawaiian Laysan albatross bird community is lesbian and many male bottlenose dolphins have sex with each other before they move on to lady dolphins.
Jennifer Love Hewitt is the latest celebrity to offer up her opinion on "the new landscape of modern dating." After breaking off her engagement to Ross McCall and rebounding with co-star Jamie Kennedy, it seems that Jennifer, or "Love" as close pals call her, wants to make the world a better place by enlightening women everywhere on "what men really want."
Love Bytes: four must click sex, dating and relationship links
Hello there, single ladies. Yes, that's right. We're looking at you. Not to worry, though. We are fully on your side. But, we also did take silent note recently at a gathering of our dinner club, comprised of working women who are single, attractive, smart and successful (catches, one might say) who were sitting single in a room.
It's been a while since Natasha Beddingfield told us to "feel the rain" on our skin, but if you were in the Northeast lately, you might have swore the song was written this past week. However, just like the ground in Central Park, YourTango was saturated with juicy tidbits. From Rachel Greenwald sharing why he didn't call you back to YourTango's top dad of the year, there truly was something for everyone. But in case you were too busy running between the rain drops, here is this week's best, in case you missed it.
Vice magazine recently published their A-Z Vice Guide To Girls. We compiled a list of things we did and did not agree with, including B is for Blahnik, Manolo, N is for Nice Tits and S is for Sassy Magazine.
Love Bytes: Three must-click sex, love and relationships links. Type casting, the older man, and your "o-face."
Money may be the root of all evil, but spending differences don't necessarily kill a relationship. Researchers have discovered that cheapskates and spendthrifts have an affinity for each other. Even so, marriages between the two have some rocky moments while they feel each other out financially.
While the average height for a man ranges between 5'8" and 5'11", high heels are stacked at 3", 4" and even 5" these days which means that if you're a single woman on the prowl, the chances are you'll be looking down at your next date.