"Be Nice and Listen" is the best advice for maintaining a respectful relationship, but its not easy. Infidelity often occurs when spouses fail to respect one another and drift apart emotionally. Beliefnet reveals how to avoid pitfalls in your marriage than can lead to an affair. The overarching theme of the article is: if you're bored or unfulfilled personally, your relationship will likely have a harder time flourishing. Oh, and, don't start sticky conversations in places where stress is already present, such as long car rides.
The folks at eHarmony.com had a tidy little list of things you should never say in the midst of an argument. Things you’ll regret. For real. Just a few that we whole-heartedly second...
Perhaps best exemplified by Diane Keaton's wardrobe as the title character in 1977's Anne Hall (pictured above), asserting gender equality through fashion is nothing new. Whether masculinity's re-emergence reflects the state of the American female mind or is simply a well-received fad remains to be seen. For many women today, flirty, feminine looks provide the same level of confidence that pantsuits once did. Luckily, dresses are sharing the spotlight this spring with manly duds, so we can channel Annie one day, Holly Golightly the next.
French laissez faire hair care has come en vogue on this side of the pond. The best part is the low maintenance approach to getting the look, which means more time for other tasks, like tending to your 'we love ferrets' online dating account. As squeaky-clean Americans, it's tough to put the bottle down and walk away from daily shampoo use. If you have thick or curly hair, you have probably learned that your locks thank you the less you wash them.
But I have to say, based on what I’ve heard from other cultures, arranged marriages seem to work for some. Take this CNN article on arranged marriages going high-tech. I had planned to write about the trend, but I was more impressed with the insight the article provided.
If you happen to be in Boston this weekend, take a breather (back away from the wedding-planning binder!) and remember why you’re getting hitched in the first place with the opening of Peabody Essex Museum’s Wedded Bliss, the Marriage of Art and Ceremony. The exhibit spans four continents and three centuries, bringing matrimony to life, from paintings (Picasso! Chagall!) and ceremonial objects to couture gowns (fashion!) and rare jewelry.
In celebration of Earth Day, Tango planned on creating a slew of articles on how to make your sex life greener. The only problem? Treehugger.com totally beat us to it. So sit back and enjoy "How To Buy A Green Sex Toy" from TreehuggerTV.
Underdogs coming out of their shell and prevailing over the cliché rich, handsome Fabio-type is no new concept, but it’s constantly reinvented in media – especially music. Check out my favorite new guilty pleasure music video, featuring an emerging artist (a former fashion stylist who’s ready to hop into the spotlight), O’Neal McKnight. After the Back to the Future cameo and the sequined Converse, you’ll never look at the coat-check guy the same.
Summer is almost, here. In addition to breaking out the sun dresses and flip flops, brush up on your flirting skills. Flirting is all in the DNA. Scientist show that the proclivity to flirt is in our genes. Learn a little bit more about how you flirt by discovering how your sign flirts. And in the end, no matter how you look, flirting is all about confidence and how you present yourself. So get out there.
Seriously. Full-grown adults are getting a second chance to make prom night right in Montreal, where Slow Dance Prom has taken off, according to The Gazette. Hundreds of men and women attended the last event, held on a Friday in mid-March (the flier shown here, left)