It seems that things in the dating world are getting more complicated than just all-clear STD tests. According to the NYT, websites such as Creditscoredating.com claim that "Good Credit is Sexy," where online financial advice forum posters discuss credit and dating.
Childless couples thinking about signing up for IVF might want to rethink their decision. According to a new landmark study from Indiana University, the stress of treatment often has a negative effect on a couple’s sex life.
Marriage may seem to you like a proud accomplishment - that glorious moment when your fairy tale ending finally comes true and you can set off into the sunset to raise a beautiful, charming family and share happy stories over lemonade and tea cakes on your pool deck.
The dreaded moment in every relationship would be when you each decide to be honest with each other. And by honest we're not talking about how many exes your boyfriend had, or how he lied to his parents about being a virgin at 25. We're talking about deal-breakers here. Stuff that will send your phones flying across the room and send your palm to his cheek with a clean, crisp slap.
In last week's Modern Love there was a story about a boy who proposed to a 24-year old girl. She freaks out, even though she loves him, but wants to focus on her career. She promises that she doesn't need a paper to prove her commitment to him forever. As years go by, she sometimes wishes she said yes, but she's still mostly happy with her decision. Jessica Bennett worked hard at her career as a journalist, and became a reporter at Newsweek before landing the role of Tumblr executive editor. She even co-wrote a cover story for Newsweek titled The Case Against Marriage.
Can we really stereotype cheating husbands according to their profession? Apparently, through this study, we can. A survey by AshleyMadison.com showed that married men in their 40s who have been married for over 10 years and have two kids over the age of 10 are likely to have affairs.
Ladies take note. Women who bed other women's husbands are no longer the stereotypical lonely skanks who are desperate for love or money, or in need of much male attention. Adulteresses of today are independent, successful, and beautiful women. Yes it makes life harder on most wives because nobody wants to envision their husband getting along a bit too well with his colleague or best female friend and later ending up in bed with them. Worse, a wife may never find out.
You know how sometimes you have a weird dream where your partner is doing something disturbingly crazy in front of you, like banging your best friend while they laugh at you crying? Or that your suspicions of him cheating on you with a hooker have been confirmed - in your dreams. Then you wake up the next day and you look at your partner sleeping soundly next to you, and all you want to do is smack him back to life. Well, lead researcher Dylan Selterman at the University of Maryland explains:
While chatting up a coworker might seem like an exciting way to add a little thrill to an otherwise drab workweek, there are plenty of risks involved which include a potential sexual harassment lawsuit or even getting fired.
Relationships and digital age has its perks. For one you can dig into your future partner's online habits via his Facebook page, or even Google him. You can enhance your relationship or market yourself better using pictures and Instagram, and sell an idea of yourself using your status updates and Tumblr posts.
If you're in a blissful relationship and enjoy declaring your love for your partner on social networking sites, this study suggests you think twice before shoving your undying feelings in everyone's faces on Valentine's Day.
According to science, being suspicious about your partner doing stuff behind your back can make you act out in many different ways. The latest research from Oakland University found that guys who are convinced that their girl may be messing around are more likely to go down more often.
If a guy that you're about to hook up with claims he doesn't use condoms because it makes sex less enjoyable, then put your panties back on and show him this article. New research has shown that despite their bad rep, using condoms does not in fact kill the mood nor do they make intercourse significantly less enjoyable.
Anyone who's ever been in a long-term relationship no doubt knows what it's like once the passion dies down. You stop trying to make any effort that is needed for the relationship to thrive and start taking your partner for granted.
If there's a golden rule for becoming someone's mistress, it would have
to be this bit of advice: keep it casual. Over at Jezebel, Whiskey
Tortoise writes about how her affair ended abruptly after her
partner realized that she was starting to fall for her.