It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas...er, I mean, it's not beginning to. It's been looking like Christmas for a while now; it's just that you haven't gone shopping. Cue freakout? Well, not necessarily. We've assembled 14 perfect last-minute gift ideas that you can pick up nearby or online in time for December 25th, so you can skip the stress and get straight to the merry.
We shared a mutual attraction, the same sense of humor. But as I imagined a future with him, he lived for instant gratification. He wasn't open to falling in love. He was just passing through. And you know what? I wasn't falling in love with him either. I was simply in love with the idea of love. And that's a dangerous trap.
Anyone who's seen films like "Office Space" and "The Devil Wears Prada" knows that bad bosses are a kind of running joke, especially in corporate culture. But those of us who've read books like Lean In and The Seven Habits Of Highly Effective People realize that good managers do exist, and we can learn a lot from them—including valuable relationship tips. In honor of Boss's Day, we've identified the top five love lessons everyone can learn from kick-ass managers.
No matter how you slice and dice it, food and love are inextricably tied. In fact, YourTango polled more than a thousand hungry readers for our Breakfast, Love & Dinner survey, and 75% agreed that preparing food for someone is a significant act of love. We gathered 17 of the most inspiring quotes about love and food—and they're plenty more where these came from.
OKCupid recently announced plans to give users the option to pay a fee to weed out "unattractive" users — those who describe their body types as "overweight," "a little extra," "full-figured," and — most unsettling — "used up." But by eliminating less-than-perfect users from search results, the site is about to become an even bigger minefield.
My favorite quote about friends is "Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend." It's been attributed to the brilliant Albert Camus, author of the fantastic novel The Stranger. Some sources claim that Camus never wrote or even said this. I still love the quote, no matter its genesis. The following 21 friendship quotes, though, I can assure you came from books — novels, memoirs and philosophical works we love.
"We're the same person, different hair," says Greta Gerwig’s character in the movie Frances Ha. The two female protagonists are the kind of pals who live together, sleep next to each other, read and knit as a pair, and can't quite remember who paid for the teapot. In other words, a frouple. The term, a combination of 'friend' and 'couple,' was coined to describe for the totally platonic yet can't-live-without-you type of friendship shared between two straight women (and occasionally, two straight men). Do you know a frouple? Could you be part of one?
Friendship is a special kind of love. And a true friend is hard to find. So when you do find one, hang on tight, don't let go and remind that friend every once in a while how much he or her means to you. Here are 37 inspirational friendship quotes to get you started.
Relationships aren't easy, I think we can all agree. They require work, but the rewards are innumerable. "Nothing in the world worth was ever acheived without effort," is a variance on a Theodore Roosevelt quote that clearly applies to one of the most important things there is: a healthy relationship. Whether you're a wide-eyed optimist or a die-hard cynic, everyone's got an opinion when it comes to relationships. Here are some of our favorites. Which one applies to your relationship?
Before there was internet snark — way back in the dark ages of the '90s — there were Deep Thoughts by Jack Handey. For the uninitiated, Deep Thoughts was a brilliantly satirical Saturday Night Live segment that set wonderfully absurd reflections and non-sequitirs on life and love against a backdrop of babbling brooks and happy little trees. Here are the best pearls of love wisdom we learned from Jack Handey.