You know that incalculably uncomfortable feeling of when somebody begins to rub your shoulders who shouldnâ€™t be? If not, good! If so, imagine that feeling occurring whenever anybody tries to touch you in a romantic or sexual way â€” even people you are attracted to, even people you want to sleep with, even people you have slept with before. That is how the last two months have felt for me.
As some of you may know, since Iâ€™m rather open about it, I have post-traumatic stress disorder. This affects my love life quite a bit. More
Men and women are so different! Battle of the sexes! Martians and Venusians! It’s science! Evolution! Hunter gatherers!
Think you’re the only one who’s ever hooked up with a colleague? Don’t worry — the statistic is much, much higher than that. Get down, professional romantics! More
Like other emotional traumas, loneliness and lovesickness can be physically dangerous. But only recently have scientists been figuring out why.
Out of curiosity, have you ever actually been interested in shooting your ex? Yeah, we didn’t think so, because that would be for homicidal psychos.
(P.S. If you answered “yes,” then please leave. We are not the site for you.) More
Ever wonder if you’re on a date with a relative? Me, neither. But in Iceland, people apparently do! And that is scary. Very scary. “Everyone has heard the story of going to a family event and running into a girl … More
Traits traditionally ascribed to females, like communication, empathy, transparency and honesty, are the tools necessary to solve crucial questions in leadership and social arenas, according to The Athena Doctrine. More
vWe have all probably heard the term “relationship weight” with regard to the few added pounds couples sometimes tack one when they’ve been dating for a while, but what about weight gain after marriage? Is there even more of a weight increase that is typical in couples who have tied the knot? And is there a mood problem that accompanies (or leads to) this potential issue? More
Presently living with a partner and not married? Despite what Cosmo and other mags of that nature may say about females’ perpetual hope that a guy will “pop the question,” more couples than ever are living together before marriage or without marriage in the mix whatsoever. More
It’s rare that I pick apart another writer’s opinions on what makes something good or bad because we are all entitled to our opinions, just as we are all plenty able to disagree with one another’s ideas. Marriage, for example, … More
I hate to break it to you dudes who think women’s hair color is like a secret decoder ring, but in order to tell which women are good girlfriend or “wife material,” you may actually have to talk to and get to know us. Sorry! More
A Men’s Fitness sex survey asks the gentlewomen of the Internet to respond honestly (and “sexily”) about what drive us wild in bed. We oblige. More
You know that age-old adage that folks who are married tend to live longer? Well, marriage for same-sex couples may actually lead to a longer life in homosexual men, says a new study from Denmark, but marriage may not necessarily affect everybody’s lifespan in quite so positive a way. More
As a single girl rapidly approaching 30, the only thing I think more about than my weight is my current dating status (or on most days, the lack thereof). I spent the past weekend as the only single woman out of nine at a bachelorette weekend in Georgia, so the fate of my love life was a hot topic for group discussion. AdviceÂ ranged from â€śChoose someone who is your exact oppositeâ€ť to â€śYou have a lot of guy friends; why donâ€™t you date one of them?â€ť But, a) itâ€™s not like men are knocking down my door and b) until Iâ€™m comfortable with my body, I canâ€™t even imagine letting someone else get comfy with it. More