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

Bad marriages are literally hazardous to your health

About half of all marriages fail. The statistic is sad, but ditching your spouse might actually be the best thing you can do for your health. The reason: Bad marriages can cause some serious health problems. That’s the findings of a joint study from researchers at the University of Nevada...

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 5:42pm

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

This new Tinder feature will enhance your profile and hopefully get you more matches

Tinder just rolled out a new feature called Tinder Loops — and if you use the popular dating app to find dates or meet new people, this new Tinder feature could possibly enhance your experience on the app. Tinder Loops allows users to include a short looping video in your Tinder profile and...

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 4:12pm

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

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

Weight loss and relationships: Not always a match made in heaven

Weight loss is often a positive step toward a healthy — and longer — life. However, it doesn’t always bode well for relationships, at least according to a recent study by Swedish researchers. According to the study, obese people who went through weight loss surgery were twice as...

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 4:12pm

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

Singles want good grammar, even better conversation and less Trump talk: Plenty of Fish

Pop quiz! What’s a bigger turn off: bad sex or bad grammar? The answer might actually surprise you. According to a new study from online dating site Plenty of Fish, 58 percent of singles find bad grammar the equivalent of a cold shower. “Singles are prioritizing conversations over...

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 5:06am

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

Get same-day sex toy delivery just in time for Valentine’s Day

New York City is where one can get almost anything delivered to them any time they want, many times the very same day they order. “Except pleasure, which is a real shame,” said Stephanie Alys, co-founder and chief pleasure officer of U.K-based sex toy company MysteryVibe, which is...

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 11:35am

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

Introducing the avocado proposal: Would you say yes?

You’re sitting with your loved one on the beach. It’s the perfect time of night when the sun has just kissed the horizon and everything is cast in a dim glow. So, when he gets on one knee in front of you and presents a halved avocado with an engagement ring inside, you’re...

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 6:01pm

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

How to survive the holidays with your family

The holidays, as you may well know, can be a warzone for many families, maybe now more than ever. But fear not, dear reader, we’re arming you with tools to diffuse any situation — from avoiding politics as you eat your roast beast (or beets) to Mom and Dad bulldozing over your...

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 5:06am

Smart condom measures you up after you get it up

Because nothing makes your sex life more exciting than knowing how you compare to others, a British company released photos of the first “smart condom” that records the ins and outs of your romps. Oh, and this sex spy can detect STIs. The i.Con isn’t actually a condom, though. It...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 2:02am

A Goddess' favorite sex accessories to spice up your adult playtime

Erotic educator and sex goddess Taylor Sparks started off making skin care for athletes. As part of their swinger lifestyle, Sparks and her husband have traveled the world and played in playrooms around the globe. One thing that bothered Sparks about the cruises, resorts and venues was the lack of...

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 3:21pm