Read this before you decide to move in with your man.Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield reportedly shacked up recently-after only a few months of dating. Here's hoping the Spiderman superstars sussed out their compatibility by asking themselves questions first.
By Anna Davies
How do you feel when you spend a night apart?
If you feel kinda relieved to have your space to yourself for a bit, you may not be ready to share an address, says Cindy Butler, Executive Director of the Alternatives to Marriage project. If, on the other hand, you already pretty much spend every night at each other's places, combining casas seems like the next logical step.
Have you been on vacation together?
From figuring out budget stuff to spending 24/7 together, a trip is a good test drive to what living together will be like.
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Are you on the same page when it comes to budget?
Figuring out who pays what is key, says Vikki Ziegler, Esq, a family attorney and author of the forthcoming book The Pre-Marital Planner. If one of you
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Read this before you decide to move in with your man.Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield reportedly shacked up recently-after only a few months of dating. Here's hoping the Spiderman superstars sussed out their compatibility by asking themselves questions first.Read More »from Moving in with Your Guy? Read This First
Professionals give their beauty advice.These must-try tricks from the industry's most-trusted experts will help liven your locks, mix up your makeup routine, and freshen your skin.Read More »from 12 Beauty Tips from the Pros
By Megan Cahn
Achieve Facial Harmony
Celebrity make-up artist Troy Surratt says a monochromatic look is classically feminine. So mix a bit of your lipstick (whether red, poppy pink, or coral) with moisturizer to make a cream blush and dab it on the apples of your cheeks.
Don't See Red
On pollen-filled spring days when you know your allergies will be acting up, Surratt advises to stay away from green eye makeup because it makes your eyes look even more bloodshot. Instead, go for midnight or navy blue shadow, since it has an optical effect, leaving the whites of your eyes looking brighter.
Fuller eyebrows have surpassed their overly plucked, thin counterpart as today's arch of choice. But all of those untweezed hairs can get a little unruly. Surratt suggests brushing them up using a toothbrush spritzed with hairspray to put them in
Save money, and be richer than your parents.Let's face it: There's nothing fun about sticking to a strict budget. But there are easy money-saving tricks you can use to cut back here and there that won't feel like a massive drag. Financial expert Zac Bissonnette, author of the new book, How to be Richer, Smarter, and Better-Looking Than Your Parents, shares his tips:Read More »from 3 Easy Ways to Save Money
By Korin Miller
Rethink Your Cell Plan
Most people don't have the right plan-and you could be shelling out too much for extra services that you're not using. Zac recommends using Billshrink.com. It analyzes your service plan and susses out whether you're overpaying.
Related: 10 Easy Ways To Save Money For A Vacation
Go Crazy With Coupons
Sites like TheCouponClippers.com have great deals on groceries for a small handling fee. Here's how it works: you spend literally 10 cents to "buy" coupons-some of them are as big as $2 off. And you can buy loads of coupons for the same thing at once. So if you find one for your fave cereal, you can stockpile the savings.
Aww, boys are sensitive too...We immediately thought "aww!" when we read that Robert Pattinson hates being shirtless since he doesn't have a six-pack. Apparently it doesn't matter that he's one of the hottest guys in the world-all men have their hang-ups. We pumped our friends at ModernMan.com for more details on the biggest body insecurities guys face.Read More »from 8 Secret Insecurities Your Guy Has
By Korin Miller
Guys know we like a good rear view, and they're wary of "pancake butt." That's why they're willing to shell out $100 bucks for Bonobos jeans-they promise to make their tush look tight.
Even if he's hasn't been to the gym since New Year's, guys still want to wow you when they whip off their shirts.
It seems random, but guys can be sensitive about having hands and wrists that are on the dainty side. And then there's that whole "big hangs, big penis" myth to contend with...
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If he has it, he wants to keep it-and flaunt the hell out of it. If he doesn't, he's working his
Try these moves and he'll be hooked on you.When it comes to getting a guy's attention, it's no secret that cute clothes and killer confidence are the way to go. Winning him over, however, can be the tricky part-sometimes it takes a little something extra. We consulted guys about the magic moves that hooked them.Read More »from 13 Ways to Make a Guy Fall for You
By Lauren Otis
"My girlfriend and I met while playing intermural softball. One day, I gunned the ball over to her a little too hard and ended up breaking her ring finger. It would've been easy for her to play the blame game in that situation, but she really toughed it out. I found a first aid kit, tended to her hand, and we soon ended up kissing. I knew she was special, a girl chill enough to kiss the guy who'd just broken her finger, and her reaction really clued me into how she would handle crappy situations in the future."
"One girl I was seeing had heard me mention that 'Landslide' was one of my favorite songs because it reminded me of my mother, who loved it. After we'd been hanging out for a week, I
Use these tricks to win over Mr. Whoever.We know, this isn't your first rodeo. But there's more to flirting than making eye contact and occasionally licking your lips. We asked dating expert Fran Greene, LCSWR and author of The Flirting Bible for a few moves no man can resist.Read More »from 6 Surprising Ways You Can Flirt
By Lauren Panariello
Cop a Feel
Touching a guy you're into is a major pro-flirt move-it subtly makes him think about where your hands could go later. The right move: casually touching his shoulder, arm, or knee when you're talking.
Keep Your Distance
A crowded bar or party gives you an excuse to get extra close to a hot guy, but getting too close is a serious rookie move. Greene advises not standing closer than an arm's length to him: "When people are that close to us, our natural inclination is to move away." In other words, let him come to you.
Related: 6 Ways to Win Over His Friends
Wear Something Worth Talking About
Catching his eye doesn't have to involve cleavage. Show up to happy hour in your favorite team's baseball cap, or wear an old
A little trash talking never hurt anybody, right?The Avengers hottie Chris Evans recently said in an interview that he's looking for a girl who isn't afraid to bust his balls. We've definitely heard that from dudes before, so we consulted the guys from ModernMan.com for the best ways to trash-talk with your man (without coming off like a total you-know-what). These moments are ripe for a little ribbing.Read More »from 8 New Ways to Flirt with Your Guy
By Korin Miller
He Bowls a 70
You Say: "Want me to see if we can get you some bumpers?"
Why It Works: Ever heard your man talk to his friends? Trash-talking is how they communicate. In this situation, you're acknowledging what he already knows (he really sucks at bowling) without throwing him a pity party, which will only make him feel worse.
He Spills His Beer-Again
You Say: "Aw, usually you don't start doing that till your 9th beer."
Why It Works: Most women freak when a spill happens. Playing it cool-and teasing him in the process-lets your man know it doesn't faze you when he's not his usual suave self. Related: What His Body
Oh, you're buying drinks? His dudes will looooove you!Lance Bass recently announced that Jessica Biel is awesome because she's "one of the guys." Aww-and Jessica's a smart girl. Sure, your man thinks you're cool, smart, and sexy as hell-but you're not truly in his inner circle until his buddies think the same. We got real dudes to hook you up with secrets to get in good with his buddies. Friendzone, here you come.Read More »from 6 Ways to Win Over His Friends
By Elisa Benson
Buy a Round
"I was at a bar with my buddy and the girl I had just started seeing. She took a look at my drink and said, 'Looks like you need another.' Then she came back with a round of Guinness for the whole table. It scored big points with my friend-and with me. As a guy, you just don't get treated to a drink all that often." -Brian B.
"Every summer, my friends and I rent a beach house for a weekend, and it gets pretty fratty-lots of drinking and shenanigans. When I brought a girl for the first time, she rolled with our jokes, stayed up late with us, and remained totally laid-back the whole
Yet another reason women are better than men!We love research that makes women look good. And this new study makes us look freaking awesome: According to findings from a U.K. study, women are more moral than men.Read More »from Why Women Make Better Decisions Than Men
By Korin Miller
For the study, scientists asked 60,000 people in 200 countries to answer questions about honesty and competency like saying whether they agree with the statement "I'm good at exercising self-control" and "I always honor people's trust in me." According to the results, women are more likely to make decisions based on how they impact other people, while men are more self-absorbed. (Did they really need a study to tell them that?!)
Related: 10 Things Women Do Better Than Men
And, according to researchers, the female approach leads to better decisions, too. For example, if a man makes a decision at work, he's usually looking out for his own interests, while a woman is more likely to make decisions based on what is best for the people around her-not just what's good for her-which takes a little more
Are you making this dating mistake?You've probably heard that going on as many dates as possible while you're single is the way to go. But experts say that logic may actually backfire if you're looking to land your dream guy...Read More »from Why You Shouldn't Go on Too Many Dates
By Annie Daly
We know a girl as awesome as you are has no problem getting dates. And you've probably even scheduled a few dates with different guys in the same week. Hey-you're shopping around. According to experts, that's an increasingly common situation-but it's not necessarily a good one. "Social media and the rise of online dating sites have made it easier than ever to go on multiple dates per week with different dudes," explains Tammy Nelson, PhD, author of Getting The Sex You Want. "But dating too often could actually lower your chances of finding the one," she continues. Essentially, being a serial dater could come back to haunt you later on.
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More Restaurants, Less You Time
Aside from the fact that you have to do laundry way more frequently (hey, you