Best Of YourTango—The Man, The Myth, The Legend


This week's best video, articles and more from YourTango.

Rest In Peace Patrick Swayze, you will be missed by all of us at YourTango. Both onscreen and off, you inspired us. And this week, we took a look at exactly how.

What else did we cover? Surviving date rape (sorry, not everything about relationships is cheery). Kanye's bad behavior. A hotel that offers a pregnancy rebate. Love lessons from The Office. And the curious question of not wanting him to go down. There, if you know what we mean.

Essay: How Dirty Dancing Ruined My Love Life

Dirty Dancing ruined my love life. I'm not sure how one movie could so deeply affect me. Maybe it was because I saw the movie when I was young and impressionable, or maybe it's just that I watched the film so often that my VHS copy actually broke in the VCR. All I know is that the lessons I learned about love in the summer of 1987 set me up for some massive disappointments later in life.

More: Remembering Patrick Swayze's One Of A Kind Romance. Patrick Swayze's Most Romantic Movies. Poll: Who's The Next Patrick Swayze?

Essay: When Sex Is A Weapon: Surviving Date Rape

I just found out that my rapist is dead. Not only is he dead, but he ended up killing a lot of women. I always wondered if he would rape again, but I never thought he would graduate to murder.

Celeb Love: Kanye's VMA Rage: Does Amber Rose Bring Out Worst?

Kanye West's VMA outburst and red carpet waste make us wonder: are these two good for each other?

Tomfoolery: Hotel Offers Rebate For Getting Pregnant

Sweet news future mommies and daddies: The Westin Aruba is offering discounts for getting pregnant at their resort.

Love Buzz: 5 Life and Love Lessons from 'The Office'

Romance 101 courtesy of Dunder-Mifflin: The Office is good for more than a solid chuckle, as there are a number of love lessons to be gleaned from the employees at Dunder-Mifflin Paper Company.

Photos: Are Your Astrology Signs Sexually Compatible?

Sure, we've all read about how romantic or commitment-shy each zodiac sign is—but do you know what a person's sign says about how they feel about sex?

Community Blog: Mad Men Is Really About Women

What makes "Man Men" so delicious is a fact its Y-chromosome-heavy cast list works to conceal: it's really about women.

Question: "He wants to give me oral, but I don't want it."

An interesting dilemma, and everyone seems to have a different opinion!

Video: Are Men Intimidated By Independent Women?

Women want to maintain their independence while in a relationship. Is this a problem for men?