The wedding of the century? Isn’t that supposed to be YOUR wedding?

OK, I know very few of us are as genetically blessed as Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, and it isn’t likely that anyone reading this is an Academy Award-winning movie star (though I never say never)…but come on. For the amount of hoopla the surrounding the power couple’s wedding, you’d think it was like we discovered the two came out as aliens from a distant planet. more…

Are we genetically predisposed to stray?

Infidelity is a subject that fascinates me. As I’ve aged, the thought of it—of cheating on the person you’re meant to love and honor—makes me sick. If your relationship isn’t working, why not either put some effort in, or else end it before you’ve hurt the person who’s meant the most? It’s a pretty critical statement to make, true, but everyone views things differently. Some people simply can’t be alone, and so cheat to segue from one relationship to another, while others think that if they choose someone for a physical release without an emotional commitment that it isn’t really infidelity at all. Everyone is entitled to their opinion, but it’s hard to ignore the facts about infidelity. Read on, trekkers. more…

Fifty Shade of Grey trailer

It’s finally here!

We all had our top choices for who we wanted to play Christian Grey in E.L. James’ best-selling Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy, and the role eventually went to Burberry model Jamie Dornan with Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith‘s daughter, Dakota Johnson, playing leading lady Anastasia Steele. The books, which featured love, sex and domination (perhaps not in that order) were the most buzzed about thing of 2011. How will the film fare? The jury’s not out yet, but we do know that the trailer broke records as the most-watched trailer of all time. Dang. Watch here and weigh in with your thoughts!
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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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