fetish
Are those Manolos? What size?
Love Buzz

Is There A "Sex Fetish Gene"?

I am pretty sure that sometimes a cigar is just a cigar and sometimes we really like being tied up despite having a pleasant, if unremarkable upbringing and having great respect for our friends, lovers and neighbors. Mommy and daddy issues are frequently convenient excuses for "embarrassing" desires we've been taught to believe are "sinful."

spanking
She's in no hurry to get back to her high-paying job.
Love Buzz

Is Spanking An "Escape" For Powerful Women?

The popularity of "Fifty Shades Of Grey" has opened up a number of issues regarding BDSM, feminism and sexual power dynamics. More than the book's reach, the conversations have begun about exactly how many people are into this kind of sex and why they enjoy it. We're a strange animal.

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Women are no longer relegated to being housewives -- but that doesn't mean we're equal.
Love Buzz

Are Gender Roles In Relationships On Their Way Out?

Stay-at-home dads and breadwinning moms may be the norm soon, predicts Liza Mundy in her new book, "The Richer Sex." She points out that "almost forty percent of U.S. working wives now outearn their husbands," and that traditional gender roles are a thing of the past. It's not surprising, given that society's view of women has rapidly changed in the past century. But what does this mean for relationships?

Happy International Women's Day
Happy International Women's Day!
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Happy International Women's Day! 8 Reasons To Celebrate

Not only is March Women's History Month, but today is International Women's Day, a day to celebrate everything women have achieved, and remember that we still have a long way to go. Today we're thankful for the reasons to celebrate women's progress, as well as mindful of the setbacks we still have to grapple with.

10 Reasons We're Loving The Viral Video Series, "The Flip Side"
Just a couple ladies hittin' on dudes...
Love Buzz

10 Reasons We're Loving "The Flip Side" Videos

What would happen if men and women switched gender roles, so that men were the ones getting hit on in the bar and spending their Saturdays obsessively shopping, and women were the ones who had to pay cover, use cheesy pickup lines and leave the toilet seat up?

3 Reasons Why We Love That Melissa McCarthy Got An Oscar Nom!
Melissa with her husband, Ben Falcone, at the Golden Globes
Celebrity Love

3 Reasons Why We Love That Melissa McCarthy Got An Oscar Nom!

Melissa McCarthy has been capturing the hearts of television viewers for over a decade. In the early 2000s, she played the lovable, scatter-brained Snookie on 'Gilmore Girls.' Last year, she won an Emmy for her new television role as Molly in the comedy series, 'Mike & Molly.'

Top 10 Things Men Can't Stand About Women
What do men hate about women?
Love Buzz

Top 10 Things Men Can't Stand About Women

#1: I Can't Stand Someone Who Likes to Spend Excessive Time as a Couch Potato. There's nothing wrong with relaxing, but being in a relationship with a couch potato can get old fast. In fact, men are so wary of lazy women that it sneaks into the Top Ten list of Can't Stands.

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Are men and women really from different planets?
Love Buzz

Study Says Men Are 'Emotionally Stable' -- Uh, Really?

In the early 1990's, a writer and relationship counselor by the name of John Gray, Ph.D. wrote a little book you may have heard of: Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus. When the book was published in 1992, it became a pop culture phenomenon that eventually led to more books, seminars, a TV sitcom and even a one-man Broadway show.

The Phrase Men Hate To Hear
"We need to talk" scares the dickens out of most men.
Play Together

The Phrase Men Hate To Hear

It's pretty obvious that men and women communicate differently—that simple fact has been the basis for many a tired sitcom or rom com plot. But the gender divide in communication is an interesting one to explore, especially in terms of relationships.

couple cheating
Have you ever had an affair?
Love Buzz

Do Women Cheat As Much As Men Do?

Thanks to the courageous female pioneers of the past few centuries, women now have the same rights as men (thanks Susan B. & co!). Though the sexes still aren't 100 percent equal, us ladies are certainly working hard to be respected as much as our male counterparts. The latest struggle we've almost won? Infidelity!

gender
What gender traits do you crave from your partner?
Experts Blog

Do You Celebrate Your Partner's Gender Traits?

Aside from the obvious factors that are necessary for marital success, men and women should derive pleasure from each others femininity and masculinity. Regardless of sexual orientation, if you can not revel in your partner's distinct gender traits, maybe you are with the wrong person.

barack michelle obama chivalry coat
We wish men would still give us their coats when we're cold, like Barack did for Michelle.
Love Buzz

7 Chivalrous Things We Wish Men Still Did (Sigh)

Sometime between my high school years and full-fledged adulthood, it seems that it's become okay for men to not take the lead. I think I can speak for many women when I say we're not too happy about this trend. Here are a few things that we wish most men still did.

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11 things men do that women don't understand. It's hard to pick just 11!
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11 Things Women Don't Understand About Men

Now that we've learned what men don't understand about women (#LadiesWeWantAnswers), it's time to hear the retort. Some savvy ladies decided to get #menwewantanswers to start Twitter-trending as a response. The ladies left no stone unturned!