Topic: Roommates

9 Things That Will Instantly Ruin Your Sex Life

9 Things That Will Instantly Ruin Your Sex Life

There are plenty of ways to spice up your sex life. Porn is abundant and lacy underwear seems to have become the norm. You can even find an assortment of massage oils, blindfolds, and little blue pills in the back of your neighborhood drug store. But some of the easiest ways to turn up the heat in the bedroom is simply to avoid things at all cost. You know, things like animals, children, and other human beings! More »

How Old Is ‘Too Old’ For Roommates?

How Old Is 'Too Old' For Roommates?

A recent New York Times article on four straight guys who’ve lived together in New York for the past 18 years set off a barrage of criticism and defensiveness in the comments and around the Internet. (You don’t say!) Any man who fails to marry and have children by the age of 40, the conventional wisdom goes, is in a state of “arrested development” and needs to “grow up.” Or if he’s going to insist on being single, he should at least have the decency to punish himself with loneliness. How dare he form a non-traditional family with his friends? More »

Absence Makes The Heart Less Bitchy: 9 Reasons Why You Need Alone Time

Absence Makes The Heart Less Bitchy: 9 Reasons Why You Need Alone Time

There comes a point in every girl’s relationship when her boyfriend says those three little words she wasn’t quite expecting to hear: “I’m going camping.”  Even if your man has never set foot in the sticks, there will be something that urges him to take a long weekend with his guy friends and head to the country with a pair of boots and a trunk full of camping equipment.  Don’t take it personally. Men need their mountain time — their own space to be alone with their thoughts, eat shitloads of burnt veggie burgers, and get filthy. Consider this a blessing in bug spray-soaked disguise.

You’ll have alone time at last, and that’s a great thing for your relationship. More »

Party Favors: Strange Unsettling News From eBay

Party Favors: Strange Unsettling News From eBay

Uh, eBay data indicates women still wear bootcut jeans?! -The Hairpin

25 facts about insect-collecting superdork Anna Farris. -Betty Confidential

Does Southwest go to far with moral impositions? -DoubleX

Ridding your life of tomato stains. Is this a common problem? -StyleList Home

A handy guide to determine if you’re a terrible roommate. -College Candy

Emotional eating continues to cut a swath of heartbreak across womankind, apparently. -YourTango

Rihanna was kicked off a farm in Ireland for dressing inappropriately. -Styleite

The best hand cream… by skin type. -Birchbox

Daily deal sites killing your wallet? Help is on the way. -The High Low

Cool–but mostly pricey–iPad cases. -StyleList

Pippa Middleton pairs her leopard print with gold flats. -The Budget Babe

Let’s talk about the ethics of wearing vintage fur. -Refinery29

And sparkly shoes! Miu Miu ones! -Poshglam

Let’s end on a positive note with the moral center of the fucking universe: Jane Goodall. -YouBeauty