Producers of shows such as The Bachelor don't want you to know this. Peddlers of dating guides try to keep it a secret. Some of my fellow scholars pretend it's not true. But it is true. Plenty of single people are leading happy and successful lives. I've been studying singles for well over a decade, and I'm happy to let you in on the seven habits of highly successful singles.
Upon their first meeting, Leslie Bennetts was convinced that her husband of 18 years was totally wrong for her. Years later, she marvels at how little she knew back then. Here's the surprising reason why she married him even though he wasn't her type.
Kate Taylor's piece in the New York Times, "Sex on Campus: She Can Play That Game Too", caused quite a stir by putting a sexy new slant on hook-up culture: It's women in control, not men, who are driving the trend. But hooking up cannot replace or come close to fulfilling the human need for real connection. It doesn't make us smarter, stronger or more in control to avoid connection and intimacy. It doesn't set us up to be better or happier than the women who came before us. It just sets us up to be disappointed in a different way.
I guess I'm what you'd call a foot fetishist, although this designation is more complex than you probably think. Most foot fetishists are not perverts, sexual deviants, or anything to be afraid of. Here's what you need to know about being in a relationship with someone like me.
Let us save you some time, energy and heartache with these practical, been-there-done-that dating tips. You can thank us later.
It's pretty clear why men fantasize about being superheroes: they're strong, powerful and revered. It wasn’t until I allowed myself to be open, to be vulnerable, that I found I could enjoy the very thing a man wants to be—strong, masculine, confident. My hero. That to allow a man be what he strives to be doesn't take away from who I am or what I can do. And I know I'm not alone in this.
"I am not going on this trip as some sort of half-baked internet blind date and I know you're not going on it to get into my pants." Thus spoke my road trip companion in a last-minute attempt to calm my nerves over what I was increasingly realizing sounded like a hare-brained plan—spend a week driving across the country with a man I knew only through social media.
Kevin Leland was looking for love on the online dating site OkCupid when he met Christine Billis, a woman who confessed to murder within their second phone conversation. What happened next? Not what you'd expect.
We're serving up a mouthwatering array of dishes that are sure to impress your date — all of which are sneakily flavored with aphrodisiac ingredients. In honor of Women's National Health Week, this week's menu features a guilt-free twist: a bountiful quinoa bowl, a fresh antioxidant salad and a chia seed pudding topped with berries, plus a watermelon cocktail recipe!
Bet you didn't know you could rent a tree house in the Swedish wilderness for a night. We found the coolest and most romantic hotel spots around the world that take date nights to the next level.
Matchmaker Hellen Chen may have found the secret to marriage: Imagine if the good stuff wasn't the appetizer, but the main meal. Think of how differently your romantic life would be if you could enjoy all the sexy fun of dating without wondering "where this is going" — because you're already there.
This week for our Dinner For Two series, we're serving up a mouthwatering menu to celebrate the coming of spring, featuring a recipe for pan-seared scallops with chimichurri by Cooking Channel's Kelsey Nixon, a fresh lettuce appetizer sprinkled with edible spring blossoms, a green chartreuse cocktail (made with 130 herbs, plants and flowers), and citrusy lemon-rosemary custards.
There's nothing sexier than a girl with confidence, so why not let that shine when trying to find a match online? We have 7 apps for you that are guaranteed to make you stand out.
This week for our Dinner For Two series, we're serving up a mouthwatering menu to celebrate St. Patrick's Day next week featuring cabbage-topped corned beef sliders and an ooey-gooey Guinness mac and cheese. Add a bread pudding with Bailey's chocolate ganache and a creamy Irish coffee martini, and you've got yourselves one sexy meal!
Last week, a new Time magazine Facebook app sent women into an uproar by daring to suggest when they "should" be getting married. The app purports to mine the Facebook data of you and your friends and plug that information into handy graph that tells you, meddling mom-style, when you should get (or should have gotten) married. But like any good wake-up call—even an intrusive app that is trying to troll single women and scare them into submission—will make sure you're spending your time wisely.