Whatever you think of Cosmo — and chances are, you have a strong opinion one way or the other — we decided to ask our favorite women's lifestyle editors and our Twitter followers what lessons it has taught them over the years. With the recent death of legendary Cosmo editor Helen Gurley Brown, we thought it would be the perfect time to examine some of the love lessons (and wacky sex tips) the magazine has imparted on us.
Kevin D. Williamson's article starts with the premise that women — even Michelle Obama! — must elect Romney because he's blinged-out rich, and of course women are attracted to status — while men go for youth and fertility. Then he goes on for a couple more unbearable, rambling pages.
In honor of Labor Day, eHarmony looked at communication trends between their users to find out how they were influenced by people's careers. It turns out that what you do for a living has a big influence on who you hit up online in your off-hours.
Do these women actually believe everything they're so eagerly supporting? How much of a relationship between a couple like Mitt and Ann Romney is for love, and how much stems from sharing dare-we-say intellectual ideas, values and beliefs? After all, Ann Romney is pro-choice and the Republican platform couldn't be clearer about their anti-woman stance on abortion. Do their dinner conversations just never "go there"?
The real hero of the entire legitimate-rape debacle is not Missouri Rep. and Senate candidate Todd Akin, who, in a statement that he later apologized for and excused as an "off-the-cuff remark," seems to think that women's bodies magically block sperm from impregnating them during rape. In case you need a refresher, here's what he said in a recent TV interview...
How do you and your partner spend time on the road? Are your car arguments reflections of larger issues you have with each other? Read on to see what his behavior when you're driving together could indicate about his personality — and see if you detect any of these behaviors in yourself.
You share a bed, a Netflix queue, and maybe even a puppy. You know each others' friends, families, favorite books and deep-seated fears. It's safe to say you've comfortably settled into a long-term relationship. But has it become a routine where you spend every night at home, or at one of your apartments? Do you miss real dates?
Guess what? It's most definitely time for our weekly Friday Love Trivia, where we pick out the juiciest love and relationship statistics from our fabulous Love-o-Matic fact generator — and pick our readers' brains (don't worry, not in that zombie-like way).