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Bob Rohrman, who owns 26 car dealerships through Illinois and Indiana, is suing his wife Ronda's lover, a plastic surgeon. He claims he and his third wife had been happily married since 2002 until the nip-tuck doctor stole away Ronda's affections. What's the legal basis for this, you ask? Only a handful of states still allow this type of lawsuit, known as "alienation of affections."
South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford recently revealed he's been having an affair with a woman in Argentina, Maria Belen Shapur. To add insult to injury, The State, Columbia-S.C.'s daily newspaper, got their hands on exclusive e-mails between the now-disgraced governor and his senorita from South America, Maria, from almost a year ago. Of course, you can read all the boring, voyeuristic details about the love affair, or you can be like us... and read the article to glean love tips from the philandering duo.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Wednesday that it had approved the first-ever generic form of the emergency contraceptive pill known as Plan B (levonorgestrel), manufactured by Watson Laboratories, Inc. At the current time, however, the generic version of Plan B will be made available only to young women ages 17 and younger and will require a doctor's prescription.
Frankly, I was surprised some commenters even went there with the word "selfish." After all, isn't one of the upshots of feminism supposed to be that women have more choices than ever before and each of us is free to do what makes us happy? Let me be clear: I respect whatever other women choose to do because I'd want them to respect what I choose to do. Kids, no kids, puppies, iguanas, I don't care what your choice is. But I do care about the kind of judgments us women make against one another.
Lemondrop asked a love and relationship psychologist if there's a deeper meaning to what pornography a guy chooses to masturbate to. The answer was that pornography does reveal certain personality traits.
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On Monday The New York Times' "The New Old Age" blog published a piece called "6 Reasons To Grow Old," based on advice from Joshua O. Haberman, a 90-year-old rabbi. Sure, your skin may sag, your hands may shake, but growing old comes with great benefits—especially if you have someone to share your time with. Based on their post and on Haberman's observations, we've come up with six reasons it's great to grow old—together.
According to Yahoo! Sports, Jarret Stoll, professional hockey player with the Los Angeles Kings, decided that the best way to call off his impending wedding with Rachel Hunter (model, occasional actress, Stacy's mom) was via an email blast. That's right. A mass email to all the wedding guests. Less than two months before the wedding was scheduled to take place. Without bothering to tell her in advance. And yet, we know Stoll is not alone. Many, many people who aren't even athletes call off relationships in much dumber, more cowardly ways than this everyday. Below are just a few examples.
A man laid off from his consulting gig at a young 25. A 39-year-old photographer who nearly ends his relationship with a woman he met on eHarmony. An IT consultant who considered full-on halting his search for a partner when he lost his job in January. These are the feelings of men wading through the current waves of unemployment, reports an article in the New Tribune Illinois.