Breaking Up Is More Expensive Than You Think

You know the story: You move in with someone, start combining your lives. You're not married, but you share expenses, purchase furniture/art, even get pets or have children. You think if it doesn't work out, you can just walk away without the stigma or cost of divorce. Only it is a lot like divorce, and can still be… » 7/27/14 2:30pm Sunday 2:30pm

Love Is Dead: Beyoncé and Jay Z’s Marriage Reportedly Coming to an End

Rumors of the iminent breakup between superstars Jay Z and Beyonce are reaching a critical mass. Like any massively famous couple, they've been plagued with rumors of infidelity and unhappiness throughout much of their relationship. But recently, the stories that they will divorce as soon as their On The Run tour… » 7/22/14 2:30pm 7/22/14 2:30pm

300 Sandwiches Lady Gets Engaged Without Meeting 300 Sandwiches Goal

A thousand years ago in internet time, a New York Post columnist who definitely wasn't trying to write herself into a possible future book deal (which she got) and maybe romcom deal (which she has yet to get, thank god) told everyone who would listen that her boyfriend told her that once she made him 300 sandwiches,… » 5/20/14 1:20pm 5/20/14 1:20pm

Woman Sues Georgia City Over Unconstitutional Sex Toy Ban

For residents of Sandy Springs, Georgia procuring sex toys is not as easy as walking down to one's friendly neighborhood Walgreens and picking up a "personal massager" in the toiletries aisle. In fact, residents can't buy any type of sex toy unless they have a prescription for one. Now, a woman is suing the city over… » 5/17/14 12:26pm 5/17/14 12:26pm

'Til Debt Do Us Part

The other day, a friend told me that she and her husband had separated. I wasn't surprised; they've been pretty unhappily/indifferently married for more than a decade, but was sad for her nonetheless. When I asked what finally prompted the split, she listed off numerous small things (as it usually is, I find with… » 4/28/14 11:05pm 4/28/14 11:05pm

10 Things I Wish I Had Known When I Was Planning My Wedding

Between the life-changing proposal and the tear-jerking "I do's," there's the unique stress known as wedding planning. Even if your big day is a year or more out, many things might will trip you up. As someone who's been there and lived to tell the tale, these are the things I wish I had known in advance before my… » 4/24/14 10:52pm 4/24/14 10:52pm

Kenyan Parliament Passes a Law Making Polygamy Legal

Kenya's parliament passed a bill Thursday making it legal for a man to take multiple wives without the knowledge or consent of his original partner(s). The vote prompted female members of parliament to storm out in protest and one called the male members of parliament present "insecure" and "chauvinistic." » 3/21/14 12:20pm 3/21/14 12:20pm