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.
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
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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
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.
Related: Fun First Dates He'll Love
More Restaurants, Less You Time
Aside from the fact that you have to do laundry way more frequently (hey, you
Aww, he shouldn't have.Sure, you'll be hearing about it for days if your guy fixes your leaky faucet. But there are other little things men do for us on a regular basis that they don't clue us in on. We want to give credit where it's due, so we consulted the guys behind ModernMan.com for their insight.Read More »from 7 Sweet Things Your Guy Secretly Does for You
He Gets Sweaty
What's the temperature at your place right now? It's at least 5 degrees warmer than your guy would like it to be, but he suffers in silence.
He Upgrades Your iTunes
He probably barely thinks twice about it. But if he sees a way to improve the way your computer, phone, tablet, or anything else performs, he'll do it.
He Takes Heat From His Friends
Guys mercilessly make fun of each other. So basically, any time he does anything you want to do-shops at Bed, Bath & Beyond, visits your folks, goes out for a romantic dinner-you can bet his friends made him pay for it later.
Related: What Guys Really Notice About Your Looks
He Lets You Gush Over Gosling
When you talk about how hot,
Birth ControlWe know you rely on the Pill to help you practice safe sex (and maybe even to clear up your skin). But it's also smart to know about any possible side effects that it might cause.Read More »from The Birth Control Warning You Should Know About
By Korin Miller
That's why we wanted to flag this for you: The FDA announced last week that Yaz, Yasmin, Beyaz, Safyral, and other newer birth control pills will soon have a warning label that details the potential risk of developing a blood clot after you take the pills. Recent studies found that women can have up to three times a greater risk of developing blood clots with pills that contain drospirenone, a synthetic version of the hormone progesterone, which is commonly found in newer birth control pills.
Related: Is Free Birth Control on the Horizon?
Don't freak just yet: The FDA also stressed that the risk of developing a blood clot from birth control in general is very low. "The risk of blood clots is higher when using any birth control pills than not using them, but still remains lower than the risk
Emily Blunt and Jason Segel can't set a date in The Five-Year Engagement.Okay, so you've got the man, the ring, and...no wedding date. When should you get hitched? Experts say there's a sweet spot that will help you and your guy get to happily ever after. By Korin Miller We keep cracking up over the trailer for The Five-Year Engagement. In the flick, Emily Blunt and Jason Segel play a couple who have what seems like a never-ending engagement.Read More »from How Long Should Your Engagement Last?
By Korin Miller
The movie looks hilarious (it's produced by Judd Apatow of Bridesmaids fame), but it made us wonder…how long is too long to be engaged? Sure, sometimes things happen, like one of you goes away to school, moves for work, or has to go on a military tour of duty, but what about if you're not facing one of those hurdles?
"You want to set a date within 18 months after getting engaged," says Barton Goldsmith, PhD, author of Emotional Fitness for Intimacy. "Research shows that the likelihood that you'll actually get married drops after that."
Related: 7 Scary Truths About Getting Engaged
Try these naughty sex games tonight!Sometimes, playing games with your guy is a good thing. The ideas here will set a fun, flirty tone to create a night you both won't forget.Read More »from 13 Naughty Sex Games You Need to Try
By Molly Triffin
Set up your dining room table like a beer-pong table, but skip the brew: Arrange six 16-ounce plastic cups in a triangle shape at either end of the table, and grab some ping-pong balls. You'll stand at one end of the table, with your guy at the other. Then take turns trying to throw a ping-poll ball into the cups at the opposite end of the table from you. When one of you scores, the other has to remove that cup…and a piece of clothing. The first person to land a ball in all six cups gets to request a sexual favor of their choice.
Start with a deck of cards, and assign each suit a different sexy meaning: hearts represent kissing, diamonds equal a massage, clubs are manual stimulation, and spades mean oral. Take turns picking cards from the stack and treating each other to the sexy move you draw. The numbers
Let your man know he's appreciated.It's not easy to think of ways to make your guy feel special. Flowers? Too girly. Random compliments? He might be too modest to buy 'em. Instead, go with these little love gestures-they'll let him know just how lucky you feel to be his girl and how deeply you care for him. According to experts, expressing this kind of appreciation is key to fusing your connection.Read More »from 9 Ways to Impress Your Man
By Brittany Talarico
Fix Him Dinner in Your Sexiest Bottoms
Not only will he dig the meal you've put together for him, he won't be able to take his eyes off your butt as you bend down to open the oven and reach for ingredients in the back of the fridge.
Draw Him a Steamy Bath
The next time he's super stressed, fill the tub with hot water and offer to hop in and massage his tense muscles. Skip the candles and bubbles-they're not dude-friendly-but set up some of his favorite slow jams to help him chill.
A recent study found that acknowledging small acts of generosity strengthens your relationship. Reason enough
Sometimes people just say TOO MUCH on Facebook.Whether it's posting status updates about how "ugly" they are or humble-bragging on a daily basis, we all have Facebook friends who seem like they'll pass out if they don't get constant attention. Sure, writing "I don't care!!!" would be super-satisfying, but somehow we don't think that would go over well. That's why we asked you to vent about the attention-seeking status updates that drove you crazy. Our favorites…Read More »from 15 Status Updates You Can't Stand
By Korin Miller "'Like this status if you think I'm hot.'" -Kelsey P.
"'I'm deleting people, so if you see this you made the cut.' Oh please." -@yazyJazy
"Easter has hit my hips hard so I need to crash diet now. Wouldn't you agree?" -Laura C.
"'So and so checked in here and here and here and now they're going here.' Yeah, I'm good with not knowing someone's every move." -Laura N.
"'Why don't guys like me? I'm going to be alone forever, but I don't know what I'm doing wrong!' Obviously, it's posting statuses like that." -Emily S.
Related: 5 Annoying Things Guys Do on
These roommates put the bad in BAD ROOMMATE.Sure, living with a roommate is cost-efficient and it can even be fun. But at times, it can really suck-especially if you have a roommie that doesn't respect your space. Inspired by the new show, Don't Trust The B---- in Apartment 23, we asked Cosmo readers to share their worst roommate tales. And, um, wow-they're not pretty.Read More »from 13 Bad Roommate Horror Stories
By Dara Adeeyo
"My roommate used to come out wearing my clothes. And um, we weren't the same size." -Justine R.
"She threw away every copy of my Cosmopolitan magazine that came in the mail before I could read it." -@epratt54
"My roommate farts all night. In the morning, the room smells like a stink bomb exploded here." -Priyanka V.
"I let my roommate borrow my dishes and when she washed them, she dries them off with the towel she uses on her body after she showers!" -Ariana L.
Related: The Most Heinous Revenge Stories Ever
"She asked to borrow my underwear because mine were "cuter." Um no. But thanks for the compliment." -@PaiigeAnn
"I went out for the