Relationships

Music lovers hit right note with Plenty of Fish singles

If you’re a music lover and single, you have a better chance of striking the right chord with your fellow daters on Plenty of Fish, according to new data from the online dating platform. “Music is very good at helping to create social bonds. When we listen to music together and keep...

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 2:21pm

Singles are more likely to drink alcohol, new Zoosk dating survey finds

Drinking and dating pretty much go hand-in-hand for many singles, but just how connected are the two? The answer is very, according to a new Zoosk dating survey. The online dating platform compiled data from 8,793 members and analyzed 133,175 messages in its research. Among the most notable...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 10:28am

Gray divorce: what it is and how to prepare

Pew Research shows that the American divorce rate has declined for every age demographic except for one: those 50 and older. Gray divorce — splitting up well into your second half of life — has almost doubled since the 1990s. But, what are the causes of gray divorce and what...

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 12:38pm

New study suggests that taking selfies is bad for your relationship

Whether your go-to is a side profile shot, you love the traditional head-on approach or you prefer spicing it up with some definitely-not-staged candids, taking selfies is part of social media culture.  Though self-love is undoutedly important, studies have shown that there are negative...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 3:21pm

Liza Koshy and David Dobrik: Fast facts about the famous YouTubers and their viral break-up

YouTube stars Liza Koshy and David Dobrik shocked fans when they announced their break-up on Monday. According to The Sun, they were dubbed the "Posh and Becks" of the YouTube sphere (that’s social media slang for Victoria and David Beckham), and they made their split public the...

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 3:15pm

Woman who lost memory after NYPD accident to remarry her husband

When Angela Sartin-Hartung woke up from a medically induced coma after being hit by an NYPD car in 2013, her perception of time was off and her memories were seemingly erased. She couldn’t remember the death of her first husband, tying the knot with her second or watching her four children...

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 9:04pm

Older couples are living apart together, but what does that mean?

Nowadays, you never really know what you’re going to get when entering, re-entering (or re-re-entering) the dating world. It all seems very complicated — there’s ghosting, there’s orbiting, there’s open, closed, not-sure-what-this-is relationships. And, as it turns out...

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 1:47pm

Drilldo is making power tools sexier with dildo bit and attachment

If you’re a fan of Alton Brown, as I am, you know his rule about uni-taskers: The only thing in your kitchen that only performs one function should be the fire extinguisher. I’ve even seen Brown use a power drill to core apples on his Food Network show Good Eats. Your power drill just...

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 4:47am

6 surprising ways having a baby makes you a better person

Jamie Aderski had a baby in 2016 and hasn’t stopped talking about it since. Like most new moms, New York-based comedian Aderski felt lied to about the experience of having a baby. She wrote her show Cry Baby: My (Reluctant) Journey Into Motherhood, playing at Caveat on April 23, out of...

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 6:27pm

Online porn can save relationships

Picture it: You’ve spent all day taking care of your clients, your boss, and your coworkers. All you want to do when you come home is rip off your clothes, rinse off your hellish commute, and jump your lover’s bones. You walk in, let out a heavy sigh, set down your purse, and zoink!...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 3:32pm

Hook-ups in a post Craigslist world

Craigslist’s Personals section has long prevailed as one of the strangest and yet widely used forums on the web for people looking for love, sex and all manner of kink. The internet’s equivalent of the dubious back page classifieds section of newspapers of yore, lonely urbanites could...

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 6:36pm

Want to keep your relationship strong? Don't do the dishes

A report from the Council on Contemporary Families (CCF) revealed that, of all the household chores women want their male counterparts to help out with, dishes take the cake. Good ol' washing and drying. The research, slated for publication later this month, explained that women who washed...

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 5:27pm

Online dating app uses your DNA sample to help find you love

A new online dating app says they'll help match you with potential partners and possibly find that special someone you’ll spend the rest of your life with, all based on your DNA.   Pheramor, Houston-based online-dating startup company, claims it can use your DNA to help you...

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 3:58pm

Donald Trump and Melania together through the years

Donald Trump and Melania have been going strong since 2005, and you could say they're only getting stronger. In January 2017, Donald Trump became the 45th President of the United States and his wife Melania Trump became the first lady.  But the couple that's come so far also has a...

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 12:39pm

Talking sex with Lovehoney and sexpert Tracey Cox

Don’t roll your eyes, but “Sex and the City” and “Fifty Shades” are still influencing people’s sex lives. In fact, these pop-culture phenomena allowed many to finally pull the sheets back and open up about sex, from using accoutrements like vibrators and male...

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 11:32am

Face of Trump dating site is a convicted child sex criminal

The website Trump.Dating attracted some controversy last weekend for allowing users to describe themselves as married but not LGBT. But just like the president himself allows no controversy to go untopped, last night it was reported that one of the site's homepage models is a convicted sex...

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 4:31pm

Trump dating site allows married users but not gay people

If nothing else, a new dating website for Trump-supporting singles knows its audience. The slogan "Make dating great again"? Check. No options for LGBT people? Yup. Allowing users to set their relationship status as "married"? Naturally. First reported on this weekend by the...

Monday, February 19, 2018 - 4:10pm

Looking for love this Valentine’s Day? Here’s what Philly daters really want

We all know Philadelphia is the “City of Brotherly Love,” but add in the fact that today is Valentine’s Day, and you have yourself a lot of amore. Which is great and all if you’re attached, but if you’re single, today is just another day you’re navigating the...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 5:06am

Dating in NYC not so different from anywhere else: Match

We’ve surely all heard horror stories of what it’s like to be single in New York City, but here’s a newsflash: Dating in NYC really isn’t all that different from anywhere else, at least according to the latest “Singles in America” survey from Match.com. “...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 5:06am

Donald Trump Jr. might have the worst ideas for Valentine's Day gifts

Donald Trump Jr. has some Valentine’s Day gift ideas for anyone trying to get their sweetie something on February 14. The president’s eldest son took it upon himself to offer gift ideas for Valentine’s Day by sharing a link to the Trump Store. Donald Trump Jr. tweeted a photo of...

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 4:56pm