The biggest story of the day is, of course, the engagement of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Every detail of the story – from the ring to the proposal – has been dissected in the press. One of those details is the fact that William asked Kate’s father for permission to marry his daughter. (To be fair, he asked Kate first, but still.) Many people consider this an incredibly romantic act, but I disagree. I find it old-fashioned at best and sexist at worst. More
Topic: getting engaged
An article on Lemondrop lists 24 secret regrets that anonymous women in their 30s now have. A popular theme among these regrets deals with relationships. Marrying too young, moving for a relationship, affairs, having children, etc. were mentioned throughout. Here are a few of these regrets: More
Popeater just posted a story about the way in which Seth Rogen proposed to his longtime girlfriend, Lauren Miller. He told Conan O’ Brien that “despite his romantic intentions, he ended up popping the question to his girlfriend when she was topless in the bedroom. Seth said, “She was in our closet, changing, and she was literally only in her underpants. I had already kind of started [to propose]. … I didn’t picture it like this, and I know she didn’t picture it like this.” More
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You love your dog, and you love your partner. Easy, right? Not when one of them is determined to destroy the other. – YourTango
Need some tips on who not to date? You should probably avoid these men who do things like store weed in their kid’s diaper or say Martians made them go to a strip club. – TruTV
Ever wondered what a guy is thinking when he proposes to a woman? Now you know. But don’t say we didn’t warn you. – Esquire
You know how every group of friends has that one person who hands out condoms and lectures you about your sex habits? There’s a name for that, and it’s “safer sex scold.” – Em & Lo
Rodney King is engaged to a woman who he met in a very unusual way. His fiancee, Cynthia Kelley, was a juror in King’s famous trial in 1994, where he sued the city of Los Angeles for damages resulting from … More
There once was a woman born with no vagina. No, that isn’t the first line of a limerick. It’s a true story about a woman with “cryptomenorrhea.” – The Frisky
Christina Hendricks did a photoshoot… for Etsy. Scarves have never looked so sexy. – The Wrap
A study says that busy people are happier. Or, at least, they’re too busy to ruminate on why they might be unhappy. – Blisstree
Feministing founder Jessica Valenti gave birth to a daughter, Layla, today. Jessica had pre-eclampsia and HELLP, so Layla was born at 29 weeks. Both mom and baby are recovering, but please send good vibes. – Feministing
NASA wants more women to get involved in math and science. So they hired Mary J. Blige as a spokesperson. Was Danica McKellar on vacation? – Space.com
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Same-sex marriage is back on in California. So what does that mean? Yeah, civil rights are cool and everything, but everybody knows straight people weddings are all about spending a ton of money on things like cake cutters, party favors, … More
Sometimes proposing improves your relationship. And, sometimes, arranging elaborate fake proposals at restaurants in order to get free dinner improves your relationship too. That’s the premise behind Proposals, a new film from David Ehrlich. I don’t know about you guys, … More
Yesterday, my colleague Jessica Ogilvie posted about bad engagement photos. That got me off on another tangent. I think engagement photos are stupid. I’m not sure if they’re more popular or prevalent in the South, where I’m from, but they … More
A tradition amongst we sentimental Americans after we get engaged is to do an engagement photo shoot. This just means taking a bunch of pictures of the soon-to-be bride and groom together, perhaps to send to hometown newspapers or to … More
Yes, it may seem cute or romantic to surprise your significant other by putting their engagement ring in their dessert. But sometimes this happens.