The year may be coming to end, but the time to get closer to your partner is just beginning. The holidays are an opportunity for couples to introduce the traditions that have been passed from one generation to the next—but also to create new traditions that enhance a relationship for years to come. Here we've collected ten holiday traditions (some a little spicier than others) that you and your boyfriend or husband can make your own. Happy holidays! – Maureen Dempsey and Elizabeth Narins
You think you've gotten a bad gift? You'll think twice about exchanging your present—or your partner!—after seeing some of the awful gifts women have actually received from the men in their lives. We polled women in New York City's Union Square to see how clueless guys can really be; here are the ten worst.
Picking a present for the man in your life is a challenge. Save yourself time and a dizzying trip to the shopping mall and instead check out our list of gifts to buy online. The experts from shopping and fashion site SheFinds recommend 11 great gifts for every type of guy. Whether artsy, sporty, eco-friendly or still living out his frat days, we guarantee you'll find something for him here or you can have your hard-earned reading time back (ok, not actually possible, but the list is that good!). So click ahead, buy online and get on with your holiday cheer.
If your guy is like the rest of us, he is not easy to shop for. There's a weird guy habit of going out and buying something as soon as we need it. So the the key to a great guy gift is finding something he didn't realize he needed but that will imporve his life, or surprising him with something totally unnecessary that he'll absolutely love. In this gift guide we've provided you with 10 gifts that'll make him a better guy, as well as 10 gifts that'll blow his mind with their awesomeness. We've hit stuff across all budget ranges and have included items for all LoveStages so whether you've been dating a few months or married 15 years, we've got a gift for your guy.
We'll be damned if date night means venturing out in this cold. Factor in the crazy, package-laden shoppers, and our desire to depart drops to zero. The toastiest alternative to going out? Staying in. Bunker down with a cozy throw and a holiday flick that warms the soul (if not the toes!). Hot cocoa and a snuggly date are highly recommended. After all, he'll love being under the covers with you, and you'll love staying under cover! Check out YourTango's top holiday movies.
YourTango caught up with Project Runway Season 5 contestant, Suede—known for his hot runway dresses as much as his tendency to refer to himself in the third person—to get his picks for the season's hottest looks that men will love. Jewel colors in fitted styles with flashes of flair seem to be just what the lady needs to catch a guy's eye. With a New York Fashion Week show under his belt and a new website, www.suedesays.com, in the works, Suede says, "Look HOT this Fall. Here are some great tips how to be in style and look smoldering for Fall '08."
Time was, honeymoons—or any romantic getaway, really—were about hitting the brakes after a hearty dose of sun, sand, and fruity cocktails. No longer. Blame it on our high octane, multitasking lives, but be it a Costa Rican canopy tour or a post-Olympic taste of Beijing, couples have been finding some pretty exciting ways to charge their shared battery. "My office is overrun with newlyweds in need of malaria pills and Tetnaeus shoots," says Marvin Cooper, MD, a Manhattan travel doctor whose clientele until recently mostly consisted of journalists and human rights workers.