Today, editors Jennifer Wright and Ashley Cardiff are debating the age old question of cohabitation: should you live with your significant other? …Obviously we don’t mean because we are delicate flowers and don’t want to encourage unclean sexual urges; more like because sometimes you want to stay up all night, drinking in bed, watching TV, eating takeout. Sometimes you want to be a scumbag. But does a significant other hinder that?
Read the discussion and then let us know: Is it better to live alone? Or better to
save on rent live in love?
There are lots of reasons people decide to live together without getting married. More
A friend of ours is trying to tell her boyfriend she wants to live in sin, but she doesn’t want to seem weird about it. Here’s how to approach the topic in a way that’s only 75% weird. More
Great/terrible ideas for books. -The Hairpin
Michele Bachmann is an “empowered woman.” -Double X
Facebook’s new digs. -ShelterPop
Does living together really save couples money? -MyDaily
Choosing the right online dating site. -YourTango
A public service: how to wear neon without looking like a traffic cone. -Refinery29
Is Gwyneth Paltrow designing a line for Topshop? -Styleite
The latest trend in fashion is… old? -The High Low
The worst celebrity clothing lines. -StyleList
6 ways to make your back look sexier. -Betty Confidential
Is Lady Gaga on the decline? -College Candy
David Duchovny and Tea Leoni are done. -The Frisky
So, you’ve made it through the first few months/ten years of your relationship and you’re considering shacking up with your partner, whom you love and cherish. Mazel tov! More
Spring has sprung, and with it a million good looking people have sprung out of their winter clothes. And, as the men strip off their heavy coats, and the women have their feet sloughed and painted, I find myself watching with envy. Mating season has started up again. More
Tax season is upon us. More
There’s a well-known Rolling Stones lyric that should be rewritten for couples: “You can’t always get what you want, but if you try sometimes, you just might find you can compromise enough so that you both end up somewhat happy with the situation.” More
Living together during a relationship has it’s pros and cons. Some say that neither party will purchase a bovine whose milk they can drink without paying for it in advance. Others say there’s no other way to know whether said bovine is the bovine for you without first testing the waters.
Well, I’m here to tell you that living together certainly is a great way to take the next step with a cow that you’ve known for a while, and also a person that you’re dating. Here are five things that you can’t learn about someone unless you live with them: More
4 in 10 people believe that marriage is becoming obsolete. I’m not one of them. More
Ben Schwartz is a cartoonist who lives in New York. Meredith is his girlfriend. Ben draws a comic about their relationship called “Grrr Friend.” Meredith is remarkably understanding about it. The strip runs every Thursday, so stay tuned.
Last week, College Candy published a list outlining the ten reasons it sucks to live with your boyfriend. It seems that Melanie, the Northeastern student who penned the article, recently moved her boyfriend in to share a two-bedroom apartment with her and her roommate. But it’s not all giggles and post-pubescent sex. More
Ella, ella, eh, eh… here’s everything you needed to know about the newest morning-after pill. – Lemondrop
Study shows women aren’t worse drivers than men. Feel free to print this out and hand it to your sexist uncle the next time he makes “jokes” about lady drivers at a family dinner. – Ms. Magazine
10 reasons why it sometimes sucks to live with your boyfriend. Strangely, “Impromptu Kelly Clarkson Karaoke Time” did not make the cut. – CollegeCandy
It’s nothing new that luxury brands send free stuff to celebrities for product placement. But now some brands are sending rivals’ goods to “undesirable” celebrities. I wish people had sent me free stuff in high school when I was unpopular. – New York Observer
Being in love is good for your body and your soul. Plus, we already knew it was good for your skin. – Marie Claire
Two of the Real Housewives‘ diet plans sure sound like eating disorders. At the very least, they sound boring. – Crazy Days and Nights More
My friend Rachel recently broke up with her boyfriend of four years. She wasn’t emotionally devastated. She slept at night. But she was sad. The relationship had blossomed over doctoral dissertations in California and began to lose momentum after a … More