Today's Love & Sex Guilty Pleasure
SummerRomanceFeat

By Roselyn Sebastian Whether you jet off to a beach house or you hoard your vacation days, when we’re on vacation we can let our hair down. No conference calls or emails that demand our immediate attention, no suits or slacks (hello cute sundresses!) In a word: freedom. The temptation to indulge in a little summer fling is hard to resist. And why should you? What is it about having a fling that’s so irresistible? It’s because, unlike like modern dating, the rules are pretty clear. You basically enter into a social contract where you both agree that you’ll have fun in... CONTINUE READING 2

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8-books-for-the-broken-hearted

It’s over—and it really hurts. You are not in the mood to "go out." You are not ready to meet someone new. So aside from watching every show available on HBO Go, here's a list of books you should be reading to help shuffle away your sadness and try to feel better about yourself and your world.  Remember, this life-sucking... CONTINUE READING 10

why-we-fall-in-love

Why do we fall in love with people? According to author Paul Debransky of The Secret Psychology of How We Fall in Love, these are the most common factors that initially spark that attraction with the beloved. 1. Similarity in background We're initially attracted to people who we have a lot in common with - who can understand where we come from... CONTINUE READING 9

top-5-date-movies-feat

With air conditioning and endless snack food, movies are a perfect date option for beating the mid-August heat.  Read on for the top five movies to see with your sweetie this month! The Canyons Lindsey Lohan makes her umpteenth comeback attempt in this erotic thriller directed by Paul Schrader and written by Bret Easton Ellis (of American Psycho fame).  Lohan plays Tara,... CONTINUE READING 8

40days-dating-feat

by Erin Mayer Jessica Walsh and Timothy Goodman found themselves in a dating rut at the same time.  Tired of the New York City dating game,the two friends hatched a plan: date each other (and only each other) for forty days.  They hoped to learn more about why all their past relationships had failed by embarking on one with a trusted... CONTINUE READING 8

Vibease

by Cass Daubenspeck There’s no shortage of what can be done with a wireless device. Now, an iPhone/Android can even control a personal massager, AND your partner can operate it - from a different state, "so you can stay intimate even when you're not physically together!" This new smart massager known as Vibease has been on Indiegogo for less than two days... CONTINUE READING 9

stay-independent-feat

by Samantha Sutton When you’re in a great relationship, it’s only natural to want to spend most of your free time with your significant other. Here’s this person who understands you, loves you and wants to make you happy at all costs – they’re like a BFF, but slightly cuter and with additional benefits. Yet, while it’s fun to be paired up,... CONTINUE READING 4

5-conversations-feat

by Mark Baer Mark Baer, the author of this article, is a marriage attorney - that's right, we went for legal advice on matters of the heart. While it may seem a little uh, odd? to bring the law into relationship counseling, it's also interesting to point out that the reasons marriages fail tend to be rather consistent. At least... CONTINUE READING 7

normal-relationship-feat

by Samantha Sutton There they are – the most perfect couple, sitting across from you on the train. They’re holding hands, laughing their heads off and look so completely IN. LOVE. You wonder if they ever fight or worry about the things that you worry about in your relationship. The answer: Of course they do! No relationship is picture perfect –... CONTINUE READING 7

relationship-questions-feat

by Samantha Sutton There’s no denying it – starting a new relationship is one of the best feelings in the world. You still get butterflies, you can’t stop smiling and you’re having so much fun getting know your new guy. But hold on a second – what do you mean he’s still friends with his ex girlfriend? And what? He never... CONTINUE READING 9

happy-single-feat

by Susan Alpert For everyone – even people in an ideal relationship with a lifelong partner – there will be times when you are alone. For 46 years, I lived the dream with my husband, Larry; we had a happy home, children and thriving careers. When Larry died, I experienced the ultimate aloneness, fearing my happiness would never return. It... CONTINUE READING 5