DirtSearch, after weeding through 2 million background searches done on their site, was able to find what lady names have been searched the most. The searches covered "petty crimes such as personal property, vandalism and identity theft," as well as women more likely to be gold diggers than all the rest.
"Let's face it: When we're newly coupled up, we tend to look at our partner -- and the budding relationship itself -- through a pair of proverbial rose-colored glasses."
Any flaws we detect in our partner are all too easily written off: He shies away from introducing you to his immediate family? It will happen when it happens. She has a tendency to leave dirty dishes and shoes scattered around the house? You're neat and orderly enough for the both of you.
But once you get real about your relationship and consider it for all that it is -- and all that it isn't -- there are some issues that are just too serious to overlook. Below, dating and marriage experts weigh in with 10 red flags they say should be cause for concern in any relationship.
There's definitely an art to flirting—and we have the science to back it up.
News flash: Flirting works. In fact, studies suggest that flirting skills could be even more important than looks in helping you attract a partner. And experts agree:
"It's not the most physically appealing people who get approached, but the ones who signal their availability and confidence through basic flirting techniques like eye contact and smiles," says Monica Moore, M.D.
If you want to master the game, here's a good place to begin: Read up on these interesting facts about flirting:
Studies show that we all find different traits attractive in dating. No one likes the same thing. But there is one characteristic that people across the board find irresistible. Dating coach Kathryn Alice shows how can you gain the 'Universal Attractant' to heat up your love life.
Your online date ditched you. You feel like you blew it in your big meeting. Sometimes, the rat race can be all too much. But guess what: Life isn't so bad! Time to start taking notice of those small moments of joy in life -- both random and warrante...
This isn't about desperation or cheap sex—it's shamelessly chasing what you want.
When you hear the term “pickup artists,” what—or who—do you envision? If you’re anything like me, you think of men: Slithery, sexist men banded together to forge underground alliances of high-fiving bros, with the solitary shared goal of bedding women.
But thankfully, pickup artistry is beginning to broaden beyond the boys’ club. Leading the female-PUA pack is Arden Leigh, a Las Vegas-by-way-of-NYC “seduction siren” and author of The New Rules of Seduction. With her perfectly winged blackeyeliner and penchant for PUA strategy-speak like “attraction switches,” “social proof,” and “opening the set,” Leigh is turning the pickup game on its head by translating it into a proactive approach that women can use to shamelessly chase what they want.
Read more: 10 Tips From Female Pickup Artists - What is a Pickup Artist? - ELLE
"Ever feel as though you always find yourself in situations with the slightly shady? Take off the rose-colored glasses and pay attention to these bright red flags. Your sanity (and friends who care about you) will thank you."
1. Boundaries, What Are Those?
Whether it's a "joke" at your expense, language you don't appreciate, or pressing you to share information you have been clear you deem private, anyone who doesn't respect your right to your own space (emotional, personal, physical or mental) is going to have you going from 0-to-frustrated in no time.
Lion Goodman discovers the key o understanding how women communicate and how men can speak their language.
I was talking with my friend and colleague, John, about my relationship, and its challenges. I smiled and said, “Women’s emotional reactions have baffled men forever.”
With his typical wise and cosmic perspective, he smiled, and asked, “Would you like to understand feminine emotion?” What? Someone who actually understands women’s emotions? And can explain them? I said. “Lay it on me, Bro!”
I love you: Three words that can take weeks, months or even years to say. Also, three of the most beautiful words a person can utter or hear. We dug around for 20 love quotes from poems, books, movies and songs that are just as powerful as the phrase itself. We know 'I love you' isn't always easy to say, so maybe these lines will help you get the ball rolling...
ERA Real Estate surveyed 1,000 people in committed relationships and found that 50% of female respondents in their '20s said they would forgo a diamond engagement ring and put that cash towards a down payment on a house.