As a freelance writer, I'm always interviewing random and interesting people. And they're not just dating experts—my subjects can range from a guy who ploughs cornfield mazes to a woman who wore lipstick to her mastectomy. So the other day, I was talking to Stan Blits, Co-Producer of The Price is Right. He was explaining how he auditions contestants, and I realized that what he was telling me sounded like dating advice!
Okay all you lovers out there, so what do you know about dating, living and loving in the recession? Things have changed—not least in the way you appreciate your mate. After the jump, some of the new realities that have emerged in these tough times.
Before I was married I always assumed that my threshold would be "If I'm unhappy in my marriage, I'm out of here." After we were married and we had kids my threshold evolved into something like, "If he ever lays a hand on me in violence, or becomes verbally abusive, or cheats on me, then I'm out of here."
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Perhaps the most disturbing detail to come out of this disturbing case is the fact that Phillip Garrido's wife knew about Jaycee the entire time. She was present in the car when Jayce was kidnapped in front of her house in South Lake Tahoe. And she remained silent all 18 years, as Jaycee and her daughters lived behind her house, never having gone to school or a doctor.
Scientists conclude that women assess facial appeal in two layers, according to a recent study in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.
Relationships will take you through many ups and downs. Whether it's perfecting your current relationship or conquering your anxiety so you can meet someone, YourTango will always be on hand to provide you with the tips and tricks of the trade. Below: The secret formula for love, a road map for relationship bliss and straight answers for starting over.
Many women worry about sex after menopause—will it hurt? Will my sexual appetite vanish? The reality is that, while your body does change, you can have a vigorous, healthy sex life as you age. Today we came across an excellent, informative article about enjoying ost-menopausal sex. Here are some of its tips for dealing with the your new body.
They're the butt of more than a few jokes. They're an embarrassment to many of their owners. They're something that few men's magazines celebrate or even acknowledge. They're small breasts. And despite everything, we think they're fabulous.
Gwyneth Paltrow has gotten a lot of flack recently for acting like a world-class snob—throwing a reported hissy fit when a recent Iron Man 2 magazine cover did not include her character, hawking an extravagant lifestyle on her site GOOP.com, and calling media personnel who were covering her charity event "roaches." But if this latest rumor is true, the Shakespeare in Love actress may have committed her biggest snob move yet.