Topic: happiness

Stay-At-Home Moms Are Prostitutes & Happiness Isn’t Real

Stay-At-Home Moms Are Prostitutes & Happiness Isn't Real

Elizabeth Wurtzel filed a long, rambling confession over at New York this week, entitled Elizabeth Wurtzel Confronts Her One Night Stand of a Life. You’ll have to read it if you expect to follow along, but the gist is this: Elizabeth Wurtzel 1) had a crazy landlord this year, 2) women who don’t pay their own way are prostitutes and 3) there’s no such thing as happiness (?). More »

Party Favors: My Husband Is Addicted To Pornography

Party Favors: My Husband Is Addicted To Pornography

My husband, King of Porn, will not have sex with me. -Betty Confidential

FLDS prophet Warren Jeffs has been sentenced to life; some thoughts on the trial. -DoubleX

Cleaning mistakes best avoided. -ShelterPop

Celebrities shouldn’t talk about Hitler. Ever.-The Frisky

Wikipedia entries for all the situations! -The Hairpin

“Our children don’t make us happy.” -YourTango

Sister Sister made no sense. -College Candy

What is (was, sadly) on Steve Buscemi‘s stoop? -Refinery29

Debbie Harry discusses her legendary hair. -Styleite

Cook for fewer wrinkles: anti-aging cooking tips. -YouBeauty

Christina Ricci looked super fit in a leather dress. -The Budget Babe

How to repair damaged hair. -Birchbox

Malls have embraced technology. -The High Low

Former Destiny’s Child Kelly Rowland landed a fragrance campaign. -Poshglam

Video: Tanning Is Her Everything

Video: Tanning Is Her Everything

“Tanning is my everything because it makes me really happy. Whenever I’m sad or upset going tanning going tanning just makes me perk right up.”

On one hand, I hear these reports and think “these people are nuts” but then I always have a moment where I wish I had something that could make me instantaneously happy. Something weird. Please help me come up with things, that will preferably not turn me orange. More »

10 New Year’s Resolutions You Might Actually Keep

10 New Year's Resolutions You Might Actually Keep

The week between Christmas and New Year’s is a breeding ground for bad ideas. The leftover sugar cookies are devoured with abandon. The guy you hooked up with at your company holiday party is suddenly your prime choice for a New Year’s Eve date. But the worst idea is public: You post some awful resolutions on Facebook. Lose ten pounds. Hit the gym at least four times a week. Cut down on drinking. Take them down before anyone comments. Like I said, these are bad ideas. More »

Party Favors: Can Anyone Please Spare a Vagina?

Party Favors: Can Anyone Please Spare a Vagina?

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

If you want your boyfriend to propose to you, here are some “low key” ways to suggest it. Or you could just try asking him where he thinks your relationship is headed. – Glamour More »