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Apparently, red red wine does make one feel so fine and in more ways than a mellow '80s reggae hit would have you believe. In a recent study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, Italian researchers claim that levels of sexual desire are higher in women who prefer red wine as opposed to those who favor other alcoholic beverages.
Maybe the only reason women like Kate Gosselin treat their men like little kids is because their men act like little kids. Maybe if these men started behaving like men, their women would see them as men. Maybe, as Oprah has said multiple times, we teach people how to treat us. Askmen thinks so. And in a new article entitled, "Reverse Emasculating Trends," they tell their readers that if they want to stop being emasculated by their women, they'd better stop asking for it.
Often, a woman's birth control choice is based on word-of-mouth from friends (which pill relieved monster cramps; which procedure was covered by insurance), familiar routines unchanged since college (same old pink pill case) or even TV commercials (seen the ones that make taking birth control look like boarding a Caribbean cruise?). But as women cross over into the years beyond 30, there are new options that go beyond basic oral contraception and condoms.
You couldn’t have asked for a better date. He chose a good outfit. He opened the door for you. He was funny and charming. He picked up the check. He walked you to your car or subway stop. You’re pretty sure he wants to kiss you, but he looks pretty nervous. Here are four ways you can help him muster up the nerve to take the plunge:
With 11 days left until my wedding, the final countdown is in effect. Among the dozens of little things left on my to-do list, I've been thinking a lot about the things crossed off my to-do list long before I met my husband to-be—things that have made me a well-rounded, experienced woman ready for a lifetime commitment to another person. After the jump, 20 things every woman should cross off her list before getting married.
Six months ago, I was laid off from a job I loved and a salary I really loved. I left with a nice little pile of severance and had accumulated a substantial 401K. But I was single. It makes a difference, it turns out.
The economy is supposedly in recovery, but layoffs are still prominent in virtually every industry. Many more people than usual can relate to a phenomenon usually restricted to the over-60 set: living with an unemployed spouse.
According to the GUM (general-urinary medicine) clinics and Dr Christian Jessen, the sexual health expert and director of the Better2Know clinics, in the past five years almost all STI's have experienced a massive jump among the middle-aged divorced set in Great Britain.
The common denominator between your Aunt Sue, your dentist and that zany, reclusive guy at your office? Love. Relationships and love. We're hard-pressed to find humans who can't relate to having had a crush, a broken heart or, if they're lucky, a lifelong love affair. And therein lies the beauty of YourTango (we admit: we're biased, but can you argue with us?)—we want our readers to live their best possible love lives.