Like it or not, Edward Cullen is the fictional hottie du jour. Never before have women been so enamored by a sparkly, lovesick centenarian torn between protecting his girlfriend and eating her for dinner. Despite Edward's edgy persona and "angelic" good looks, we're not convinced that he's the literary dreamboat that thousands of Twilight and New Moon fans have made him out to be. Before Edward Cullen swooped into our libraries and bookstores, we had other male literary characters to dazzle us.
What do you do if you feel like your stomach is eating itself because of the torment of dating a married man? Make yourself a Sky-High Banana Cream Pie, says Heather Whaley, author of "Eat Your Feelings: Recipes for Self-Loathing." Whaley is an advocate of taking the time to comfort yourself—especially when no one else will—with food. Feeling guilty? Sad? Unrequited? Read on.
The new online trend is to track and share sexual histories online. Do you keep track of everything (and everyone) you do? Online?
To ease the minds and prides of males everywhere, here are four trends and habits that may look effeminate at face value, but really do no damage to you in the eyes of the fairer sex.
Nobody's perfect, but if your relationships tend to peter out after, oh, two dates or so, your romance MO might be due for a checkup. Five common dating habits are most often to blame.
The jig is up. Belle de Jour, the former prostitute behind the popular column "Diary of a London Call Girl" and TV series "Secret Diary of a Call Girl" is really British research scientist Dr. Brooke Magnanti, 34. Dr. Magnanti gave the oldest reason for turning to the oldest profession -- to pay for her PhD.
BeautifulPeople.com is a dating site for the beautiful. But don't expect admission if you're British.
Last week I started a discussion about how long it takes to get over an ex. Fortunately, time really does heal most wounds and eventually the fog lifts and the day comes when you realize, suddenly, you're gloriously, blessedly, wonderfully, finally over him! That day doesn't come without warning, of course. There are always signs you're moving on.
Great gift alert: The personalized romance novel trend makes it easy for you and your partner to be the stars of a steamy plot. Romance lit that's just for you—literally. Here, we review three choose-your-own, personalized romance novel services.
Too lazy to leave the house to find love? A new dating site assigns you a virtual body that does all the work. Named after Amsterdam's Red Light District, RedLightSocialCenter.com, hopes to take the online nice-to-meet you experience one step further by assigning users a body and a menu of racy date activities.