With the holiday upon us, we're in for some real family time. When the fidgeting kids, loud uncle and overbearing mom start getting to you, just remember where you'd be without all these people around you that have loved you your whole life. Here's our list or reasons why we're thankful for family as an institution, even if they make you feel like checking into one every once in a while.
When it came to choosing a wedding location for Queens, NY. couple Cassandre Jean and Rodney Lavard, the decision was easy. The newlyweds said "I Do" with the turquoise waters and white sands within sight on the Turks and Caicos Islands, the groom's hometown. On October 3, 2009, Cassandre and Rodney dove deep into love and marriage and vowed never to come up for air.
It was love at first sight when you met your boyfriend, but you're not so sure his parents will fall as hard for you when you meet them this Thanksgiving. These Do's and Don'ts may not have them eating out of your palm, but they should ensure that you get invited back for Sunday dinner.
If we had a dollar for every time we heard we heard a woman say, "I don't get along well with other girls," we'd probably be vacationing somewhere exotic and exclusive right now instead of writing this story. It's true. We can be downright nasty to other ladies. Want proof? Look no further than 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta.' The name-calling, back-stabbing and physical confrontations are excellent, however amplified, examples of how we tear each other down. And while NeNe and Kim's blow-up has been reduced to a simmer, we can expect the Housewives' ego jabs to continue in the next season. If you're finding it difficult to warm up to other women, here are ten helpful tips for making friends with other chicks.
Arizona Cardinals defensive back Matt Ware met his lady luck Dana when they were just high school seniors and the athletic couple began going steady at the beginning of their freshman year at UCLA. Dana dishes about her fairy tale wedding to her college sweetheart. View photos from Matt and Dana's magical day.
Usher and Tameka, Toni and Keri, now Shaq and Shaunie--November has been a big month for celebrity break-up news, Relationships expert Lauren Lake weighs in on why famous marriages fail, on the O'neals public split and what's best for the kids. Plus, we take you through some of the Biggest Celebrity Divorces.
Dinner and a movie, picnics in the park, breakfast in bed: food plays a major role in our relationships. A romantic dinner with your man can provide more than just stimulating conversation and a food coma. These ten titillating foods can help lead you from the table to the bedroom and beyond.
He's perfect! Well, almost. What happens when you love your man, but can't stand some of the things he does? If you want to make it work, here are ways to get him to stop talking with his mouth full, cursing like a sailor, wearing that awful t-shirt from his college days, and more.
Magazine Editor Jessica Cumberbatch and Teacher Matthew Anderson struck up stimulating conversation at a lounge in NYC's West Village in 2004. Five years later, Jess and Matt are still interested in what each other has to say. They said 'I Do' with an outdoor ceremony in Brooklyn on August 22, 2009. View wedding photos from Jess and Matt's garden nuptials.
There are more women in the workforce today than ever. Does making more money than your man affect your relationship and romance? Are more men having to run the household and raise the kids? Recently, a number of studies on women and work have reported on these types of issues. See what the experts have to say about the changing world and women's professional and evolving role in it.
Ryan Leslie returns today with "Transition," the follow-up to his self-titled 2009 debut. Check out how a summer of love and break-up inspired the new LP in our Q&A with the singer/producer/multi-instrumentalist.