Everyone has a Facebook account, right? So why doesn't he? He'll probably say something like, "I have enough real friends." But there may be something more going on.
Now that we are all sufficiently startled by the British study showing Cognitive Decline can start as early as 45 years of age, we find the 2010 AARP Member Opinion Survey where 80% of the 38,000 adults over 50 surveyed indicated: “Staying Mentally Sharp” as their top ranked interest and concern—above other important concerns such as Social Security and Medicare." People would like to know what steps can be taken to slow or prevent this problem. Now there seems to be an answer.
Harlequin publishing released their Romance Report and survey to find that single women still think romance and chivalry are alive and well in 2012. The romance publisher looked at how Twitter, Facebook, Smartphone and technology has changed the way that men and women communicate with one another in matters of the heart. Their romance report card was accompanied with the grade of, “It’s Complicated.”
Unless you’ve been living in a cave, you probably thought the stigma associated with online dating had already disappeared. However, a team of five researchers has published a report in the February issue in the journal, Psychological Science in the Public Interest to spread the news we already knew. It's ok to tell your friends you've joined an online dating site.
In a perfect, sexually satisfied world, people would give up just about anything to do the deed. "The dishes need to be done? Let's have a quickie first, honey. Need to update your Facebook status? Not until you reach a climax, mister!"
I introduce you to the most important invention in the history of the (dating) world: the transparent(ly obvious) dress. Okay, "history of the dating world" may be an exaggeration, but for women who have a hard time communicating their desire for a certain guy, well, now there's a dress that does the flirting for you.
"Does he call you less than when you first started dating?" "Does he make an effort to get to know you?" "When you think of him, do you smile or want to grab the vodka?" I'm being bombarded with questions about the guy I'm currently seeing — important ones that I should be answering honestly—but they're not coming from my best friend (or my mom, who's always been my own personal relationship guru).
According to En Moi, the makers of the "Is My Son Gay?" application for the Android phone, it was only supposed to be a joke. It came under immediate controversy, and was officially pulled from the Android marketplace last Friday afternoon. Although it was clearly mired in offensive stereotypes, and was devoid any scientific research, its very existence likely left some parents thinking: Wouldn’t it be nice if we did have an app for that? Having the traditional birds and bees talk with your child can be complicated enough, let alone discussing all the added intricacies of sexual orientation. However, in our current culture of gay teens committing suicide, and of the recent decision to overturn Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, it is more important than ever for your children—no matter what age they are—to know that they can come to you and discuss these things openly.
Competing with a BlackBerry for your guy's attention? Here's how to win.
That Apple CEO Steve Jobs, who died today, Oct. 5, 2011, was a visionary on a large scale is undisputed, but it's the small-scale personal ways in which he has affected all of our lives that really resonate. And not just by making our lives more convenient with his products, but by inspiring us to live better with his own life.