Father Knows Best  isn’t just an iconic, Emmy winning sitcom of 1950′s and 1960′s, but it’s also, in my case, a fact. My dad does know all (or most): especially when it comes to my boyfriends. more…

What one NYU  professor is discovering about casual sex

What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “casual sex?” Is it your sordid college past (or present), strangers passing in the night or a steamy one-off encounter on a business trip? These scenarios, and more, are at the heart of The Casual Sex Project, a website launched by NYU professor Zhana Vrangalova that seeks to demystify casual sexual encounters. more…

A dating show contestant confessed to killing his ex-wife and a mistress….on air

Modern-day dating is slightly terrifying to me. Meeting men online and through Tinder is the norm, but how can you ever really know who you’re meeting? Case in (very) extreme point: a man looking for love on a Turkish dating show revealed to the audience – and to his potential new girlfriends – that he had murdered not one, but two women that he had once loved. I guess the only good thing you can say about this (and calling this “good” is the equivalent of calling Brad Pitt “attractive”) is is that he was upfront about how undesirable he is, while most women only discover how awful their partner is over time. more…

Finally!!!! 

For all of you who are in love with a man who seems like he’ll forever be a perpetual bachelor, this news should give you teeniest bit of hope: the bachelor to end all bachelors, Hollywood heartthrob George Clooney, is finally taking himself off the market. more…

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That’s one way of creating the perfect man! 

One woman has found the answer to today’s desolate wasteland of a dating scene: she’s created her own boyfriend. I don’t mean that she’s actually thought up the perfect man – she actually knit him, with fabric and yarn. And if you think this takes the idea of ‘creating the perfect guy’ to a whole ‘nother level, well, you’d be right. more…

Can anything last forever?

I totally didn’t see this one coming. I – and many others – have been blindsided by Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin‘s announcement that, after 11 years o f marriage, they’re separating. Seriously, can anything last forever? more…

I should probably be talking about The Bachelor and Juan Pablo whatever-his-last-name-is and whether he’ll make it with whatever-her-name-is, but I refuse to indulge in such nonsense. Finding true love on The Bachelor?  Meh. The reality is that they’re chances are slim to none. I also won’t write about something I genuinely love and can talk for hours about, which has absolutely no correlation to anything resembling romance at all (True Detective I miss you so much already!) and I will write about a woman who seemingly has it all, including absolute confidence in herself and a fresh perspective on love: wunderkind Lena Dunham.
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Lupita and Jared? Ashton and Mila? Say it ain’t so!

Typically I don’t indulge in celebrity nonsense, but I heard two such upsetting celebrity stories this week that I literally wanted to bang my head against a wall. Oscar winners Lupita Nyong’o and Jared Leto were dating? Mila Kunis was dumb enough to actually get engaged to the cheating Ashton Kutcher? What the what?! What is it with bad boys? Why do we love them so?

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The clock’s a-ticking!

I’m sure you’ve all heard about TIME magazine’s “Marriage app” for Facebook by now, and if you haven’t, then please, let me explain. Based on scientific algorithms, Facebook rifles through the friends listed as “married” on your account, and constructs an algorithm to tell you when you should be getting married. Algorithms, as we all know, are 100%, factually correct. Yes, I’m bullshitting you. This marriage app is about as correct as a Buzzfeed quiz. more…

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If you’re going to do it, do it right

I can be cynical about Valentine’s Daywhile still secretly enjoying in a very hypocritical way, so I shall. But considering that the day of love started off as a weird and masochistic way for women to get fertile — no joke, the women of Rome lined up for men to hit them during the feast of Lupercalia from Feb. 13-15. Matches were made when a man pulled a woman’s name out of a jar. And voila — our day of love was born. Of course, it’s been twisted beyond all comprehension since its start, becoming what many know of as a “Hallmark holiday.” That said, of course I still celebrate it. When you’re single, this day doesn’t matter one little bit. It’s an annoyance. But when you’re in a relationship….God have mercy on the man who fails to commemorate the day. more…