By Samantha Leal | 10/02/2012 - 17:16
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a time to bring awareness to the issue in hopes of ending the cycle of abuse. One in four women are victims of domestic violence at some point in their lives, with 20 percent of women in Hispanic households suffering partner violence. It's up to us to stop the abuse! If you or someone you know is being abused, please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233).
By Jenna Birch | 08/29/2012 - 15:00
Does it ever seem like you’re just on the verge of happiness in a new romance, when your friend suddenly steps in to plant a seed of doubt or drive a wedge between you and your man? Brea, 21, has been there. Her friends threw her a surprise birthday party a couple years back, and one of her good guy friends was in attendance. She talked to him periodically throughout the evening, but didn’t think anything of it -- until her boyfriend questioned her. "A friend, who actually set us up, told my boyfriend that because I was talking to another guy, I must have been cheating.
By Valerie Tejeda | 08/20/2012 - 16:00
Ready to spice up your relationship? Sujeiry Gonzalez, known by many as the “Latina Carrie Bradshaw,” is a relationship expert and author of Love Trips: A Collection of Relationship Stumbles. Read on for her easy ways to get back the spark – fast!
By Sujeiry Gonzalez | 08/10/2012 - 14:00
All women want to reach orgasm. Unfortunately, a recent survey by AdamEve.com suggests faking orgasms isn't just a tale passed on by abuelitas. 47 percent of women pretend to experience the big O. The reasoning for the fakery varies. 33 percent of women said, "It just wasn't going to happen." 35 percent admitted they didn't want to hurt their partner's feelings. Other explanations included feeling tired (7 percent), bored (4 percent), or uncomfortable (3 percent).
By Valerie Tejeda | 07/30/2012 - 17:00
Finding the perfect match isn't always easy, especially for those in Hollywood. While dating at any stage of life can be tricky, could your sign have something to do with it? Here are 12 famous Latinas and their love matches according to the stars. Who are you destined to be with?
By Latina Staff | 07/18/2012 - 16:30
One of the most effective ways to initiate communication and let a guy know you are interested is by flirting with him. Flirting demonstrates your confidence and lets the guy see your intriguing, feminine side. However, flirting can backfire or take you in an unintended direction if not done correctly.
By Latina Staff | 07/05/2012 - 13:20
If you can avoid this one huge mistake, your dating life will improve dramatically.
I made this mistake throughout most of my dating life, as did most of my friends – in fact I think nearly all of us have. You see, I looked at dating as serving one purpose, and one purpose only: To start a relationship with a guy that I thought could be Mr. Right.
By Valerie Tejeda | 06/29/2012 - 16:00
Most women at some point in their relationship will question whether or not their spouse or boyfriend may be cheating. Call it paranoia if you want, but infidelity is a real concern for many. J. Maria Bermudez, Ph.D., LMFT, is a Professor at the University of Georgia who specializes in research devoted to Latino couples and families. She considers herself a feminist Latina scholar and one of the few Ph.D. level licensed marriage and family therapists in the U.S.