Archive for advice
The fine folks at the New York Post have either lost their minds or the dying newspaper business has forced them to get publicity any way they can. They’ve given Eliot Spitzer’s former call-girl, Ashley Dupre, a sex and love advice column. What? Since when does helping many husbands cheat on their wives make someone an expert on how to keep love alive?
The last advice Ashley dished out was probably to impressionable young girls who read People magazine, when she matter-of-factly explained last month that prostituting herself was no different than “…going on a date with someone you barely know and hooking up with them. The only difference is I can pay my rent.”
Breaking up is hard to do no matter what, but it sure does help to have a wordy companion during your time of need. Whether it’s advice on healing, tips on creating a new life or just stories from people who have been there, a good breakup deserves a good read. Here are this year’s best breakup books.
Recently it’s become trendy for ambitious couples to enroll in “preventative” marriage therapy, attempting to amp up a relationship gone routine or to keep a mildly troubled one from going off the rails towards divorce.
Scientists can’t find enough men who’ve never seen porn to study them. New breakup: the burnt bridge. The wisdom in Facebooking the one who got away after you’re married. Why do men like fake breasts? Why did Tiger Woods do it? Fellow golfer is embarrassed for introducing Tiger to Elin Nordegren. Do you have a shrine to your guy? Tom Matlack finds some truth in New Moon. Brit chick dig Ivy League grad guys. Lady breadwinners feel guilty about it. Love advice from Dungeons & Dragons and sex advice from Star Wars.
According to a recent study, women who have homosexual friends feel better about their bodies. Researchers attribute this to an increase in “attention from their gay friends.”
Gobble up some of YourTango’s best essays, blogs, videos and advice from the week.
Christine’s quirky dating and mating patterns offers sound advice from ‘The New Adventures of Old Christine.’
FLOTUS Michelle Obama gives Glamour magazine some of the best dating advice, ever. Here’s hers and others.
Love Bytes: 10 must-click love and relationship links: Bad dating advice, dating an iPhone user, men’s right’s groups, and common pickup mistakes
How come your relationships don’t last—or never even get started? Here are seven ways you might be sabotaging your chances of finding love without knowing it. If you recognize yourself in the list below, consider doing a little soul searching so you can get out of your dating rut and back on the path to finding The One.
When a live-in ex started “working late” and getting snippy with me on the rare occasions he was home, perhaps I should’ve gone through his wallet or dropped by the office to see what was up. Maybe I would have noticed that he’d started schtupping his coworker.
Women communicate very subtly, and guys are looking for something more along the lines of a large neon sign declaring that you’re willing to sleep with us or that you’d like to see us thrown through a plate glass window. The prices of neon and plate glass are through the roof though. So, until we learn to communicate better, here’s a look at a few of the more subtle signals a woman might send that a guy will completely miss.
It’d be great if dating and flirting were easy, things you could approach with excitement and nonchalance—unfortunately that’s not always the case. Here are four tricks for making a great first impression whether you’re cruising the pick-up scene at a bar or on a first date.
Hollywood isn’t all sunshine and smiles. Mary Jo Eustace, the ex-wife of Dean McDermott (now married to Tori Spelling) reveals the ugly truth of going through a Hollywood divorce in a tell-all book.
You can’t score the soul mate or paycheck without that first meet-and-greet. While some glide through this necessary evil with straight-A finesse, others bumble along a path of C-worthy mediocrity producing mixed results. Enter our first-date study guide for men.
Dating advice from Glamour’s own ‘Hairy Bradshaw.’ “After going on more dates than John Mayer on a hot streak, I have managed to pick up a few pointers that anyone could use. It’s time for me to share whatever small bits of wisdom I’ve picked up along the way.”
Whether you’re starting a new relationship or already married, there are some things that don’t change, like the need to feel sexy, appreciated and needed. And it’s not just women who want these things—men do too! Below are seven things you can say to a man, at any stage of your love life, that will leave him glowing.
Do you believe that anything you want will be yours if you just upgrade your attitude? Do you think that you can attract money, happiness, and love just by rearranging how you look at the world? Do you — like millions of people around the country — love Deepak Chopra, believe in The Secret, and think that the universe gives back to you exactly what you give it? If so, then we suggest you steer clear of Barbara Ehrenreich’s new book, Bright-Sided: How The Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America. In it, she argues that our national obsession with positive thinking might actually be making us stupider, and perhaps worse, sadder.
So you want to try online dating, but don’t want to trouble yourself with answering questions like “What’s the song that’s running through your head most often these days” and “Who’s the celebrity you resemble most”? Not to worry, your solution is here. It’s called Gelato (http://ge.la.to/) and it allows you to put yourself out there without having to answer a single question with originality or flare.