It's February, and unless you're lucky enough to live in a temperate climate, you're sick of trudging through ice, slush, sleet, rain, and snow. Winter seems neverending, and while cuddling up on the couch with Netflix and your man seemed sweet in November, the novelty has worn off. What do you do now?
Love Bytes: 12 must click love and relationship links. This week, we learned how to tell off creepy guys, keep mutual friends after a breakup, and how to tell if you're too clingy in your relationship. We sounded off on whether separate bedrooms are a bad idea and the idea that cheaters may be genetically predisposed to have a wandering eye. These links, along with 10 winter date ideas and why treating your man like a dog may be the best thing you ever do for your relationship.
Like birthdays, Valentine's Day celebrations become repetitive after a few years. If you've grown disenchanted with fancy dinners, chocolates and roses, worry not, because YourTango's rounded up a series of unconventional Valentine's Day ideas to combat the season's predictability. After all, what's romance without a little adventure?
After a stressful week, you just want to unwind and spend quality time away from work with your partner. What better way is there to do exactly that than by going on a road trip? Taking to the open road is bound to be an experience to remember and a great way to spend quality time with the one you love. It shouldn’t take too much planning, but in order to enjoy your journey, there are some things to keep in mind.
Ryan Phillippe and Amanda Seyfried have been spotted together again, People reports. The pair were first seen at Kate Hudson’s Halloween bash in October. Now it appears the duo have gotten more serious about their relationship and have taken it public, eating breakfast together at Los Angeles’s Joan’s On Third. Phillippe also stopped by the set of Seyfried’s new movie, Now, where the two took a walk together during a break in filming. What are casual type dates to go on at the beginning of a relationship? Cupid’s Advice:
Now that summer's coming, we can say goodbye to coats, colds, hay fever, and best of all, spring's notoriously bad movies. Iron Man 2 came out a couple of weeks ago, marking the beginning of summer's crop of blockbusters. As much as we all love our outdoor summer dates, we've got to admit that it's nice snuggling up inside a darkened, air-conditioned theater when the humidity gets too hot to handle. Here are our summer movie picks for 2010
Contrary to what Kermit the Frog once told us, it's actually pretty easy being green—if you use your imagination and are willing to be a little adventurous. Here are ten eco-friendly date ideas, all of which require very little effort. Try them out this Earth Day—or any day you want to have some fun without being hard on the planet. Go green dating!
While we're all for the occasional evening on the couch—paired with some great takeout and a glass or two of wine—relying on this every night can quickly lead to a serious dating rut (and a major case of the stir-crazies). So take some tips from this year's winter Olympics, and try out these cold-weather activities. Because a bit of friendly competition, plus the accompanying adrenaline rush, can lead to one winning date...even if neither of you are Olympics material.
Whether or not you're in a relationship, YourTango's got you covered this Valentine's Day. Wondering how to inject more romance into your relationship? Or what true romance actually is? Or what that gift he bought you says about your relationship? There's no better time to find out.
Fine, the market is turning around, if you choose to believe Bill Gates and Warren Buffett. I don't always take the word of a college dropouts or 80-year old Nebraskans, but I'll make an exception for these two with the caveat that the "economy" generally lags the stock market by 18 months or so. How does that help an unemployment rate* in the mid 9% range? Does it make it easier to make ends for you and me? Does it make relationships easier? No but it does make us get creative. This time around, consider window-shopping.