A new study on maturity suggests that men don't mature until age 43, while women mature by age 32. And yet, many successful single women choose to date younger men. Why is this so? Our explain has some insight.
I was incautiously smitten, planning for a date that was never going to happen. Mr. Online Charmer abruptly cancelled our dinner, feigning a funeral he suddenly had to attend. He promised to reschedule and then disappeared into the virtual abyss with all my other Mr. Wrongs.
What is it with trends? Once one starts, you just can’t stop it! Even in the celebrity world online dating appears to be winning the awards in the world of finding love. Will there be an online Oscars or a red carpet for romance announced soon as celebs are rapidly join the growing ranks of the ONLINE DATERS to find their ‘one’ on the web? So Who’s Who in the celebrity internet dating scene? Here are 9 celebrity reasons for following the trend …
by Panty Parade / Off Go the Panties One of life’s lessons that continues to plague me is the one about how a positive attribute held by someone is just as easily his or her worst character trait. Beauty can make one vapid or vain. Power attracts ruthlessness. Confidence morphs into conceit.
Stand by the MOYD–show yourself approved and leave no doubts that you are the one. When your man, or prospective man, is down on his luck, this is an opportune time to strike; to have his back and show him who you really are. Show him what the “S” on your chest stands for.
When you’re behind the wheel, in most places you aren’t allowed to (or shouldn’t) use a hand held cell phone, an iPad, Blackberry, or other device that can distract you from the road ahead. If you play Angry Birds while negotiating a road in the mountains, you can be no better than a squashed pig. So what do you do when you’re facing a 600-mile stretch of highway on your next vacation? Play the “License Spelling Game.” It gives your brain a bit of fun to keep from falling asleep while you focus on the road ahead.
By Nan O'Brien, Intuitive Counselor for GALTime TODAY'S DAY STARTER Much of the pleasure of life is reduced by the innate tendency to compete with others, whether in terms of possessions (house, car, electronic gadgets), opinions (political, religious, parenting), and/or experiences (places visited, people you know or have met). Life is not about having a contest, it is about being authentic and truthful, and embracing experiences for the experience's sake.
Let's face it—men like to play games. In fact, 15 percent of divorcees said their ex-husbands made video games a priority over their relationship. Nowadays, many women have lost one-on-one time to the game console at least once. But Tokii has tapped into man's love of sport and competition to actually help foster communication in your relationship (why didn't Nintendo think of that!).
Generally speaking, you can leave two women in a busy doctor's waiting room and by the time they're called for their appointments, they know each other's life story and have traded phone numbers. That's female bonding at work. On the other hand, when two women are competing for a man or vying for resources for their children, things can get quite nasty. That's female competition.
Relationship Puzzle is a real game. Relationship Puzzle is a real game. We all play it every day, figuring out where we belong in life in relationship to others. When you find a perfect fit, your relationship feels great and you reflect this perfection in your looks. When you are trying to squeeze yourself into a relationship, a carrier, or an environment that are not yours, you feel exhausted and depleted and your life puzzle looses some bright colors.
Groupthink applies even to romance, it seems. According to a recent Indiana University study, one is considerably more appealing to suitors if they get the impression you're popular and in-demand. Overwhelmingly, they found that if others find you adequately charming, those looking on will, too. Sometimes securing a date is as easy as others finding you attractive. My we are an impressionable lot, aren't we?
Not having to win is a pretty good quality when one is part of a couple, especially when that couple has to parent together and, by the way, also wants to stay in love. We've disagreed plenty over the years about child-rearing issues—and still do. Yet we usually manage to be sure that it's the kids who win in the end.
I want to talk about what kind of girlfriends we like having. Okay, let's be honest—you know which of your friends are beautiful. You know when your friend gets more guys than you. Some women feel threatened by their prettier peers. Why do we do this, girls?
Researchers for the National Institute of Mental Health analyzed the brain activity of adolescent boys and girls when confronted with possible friendship. The researchers found ladies automatically process information in a more emotional way, where with boys it's just the opposite.
Sore muscles, grueling training and abundant egos are the pitfalls of a professional athlete's career. For those married to fellow pro athletes, add long stints of time apart, living in different time zones and competing playing schedules to the list. The compromise and support these relationships require is something we can all appreciate, even if our own relationships seem ordinary next to the hectic lives of athletic superstars.