iOS app Android app

What Women Want

Do We Really Want To Have It All?

Mary Ila Ward | Posted 08.17.2016 | Business
Mary Ila Ward

I was overwhelmed a couple years ago, with a pronounced emphasis in the media and through random conversations about the focus on women. Women and the...

7 Things Your Wife Isn't Telling You She Needs

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 12.15.2015 | Divorce

What does your wife need to be truly content in your marriage? We asked marriage therapists and relationship coaches to share the most common things ...

Comedian Robert Dubac Talks About Settling Down, What Women Really Want and Performing His One-Man Show

Erika Finn | Posted 05.25.2015 | Arts
Erika Finn

I noticed immediately when I met him that Robert Dubac has a warmth about him that you don't expect from a comedian; maybe it's a result of his choice to live in Telluride, Colorado or perhaps its due to the fact that he is really a deep thinker with philosophical thoughts evident in his comedy.

Dear Freud: 10 Things That Will Get a Man Lucky, Every Time - Love, The Strokes

Margaret Hession | Posted 04.25.2015 | Women
Margaret Hession

The premise here is we women know precisely what traits we like in men, even if men are the last ones to figure this out. Hint: there are actually ten things we love, not just seven.

What Aging Women Want Most That Money Can't Buy

Iris Krasnow | Posted 02.04.2015 | Fifty
Iris Krasnow

The perfect gift for your female partner over 50 cannot be found in jewelry or clothing stores. You have likely bought her enough sweaters and jewels to last 50 lifetimes -- and much of the stuff has never come out of safes and drawers. What aging women want most money cannot buy. What we want most is to be left the hell alone -- and to be loved.

A Real Game Show Parody of 'What Women Want'

Colleen DeBaise | Posted 12.06.2014 | Women
Colleen DeBaise

This week, the normally controversy-free game show "Jeopardy!" managed to insult female viewers with rather confounding answers to its "What Women Want" category.

New Study Says Men Are Hardwired To Desire Women In Their 20s

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 09.30.2014 | Divorce

According to a new study, when it comes to choosing a sexual partner, men of all ages fantasize about one type of woman: the 20-something female. ...

Don't Ask Women What Women Want

Ishani Banerji, Ph.D. | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
Ishani Banerji, Ph.D.

There seems to be a tendency for women to hold beliefs and attitudes about their own gender that are similar to the beliefs and attitudes that men have about women. In other words, women seem to be stereotyping other women like men.

5 Things Women Want That May Surprise Me

Alena Dillon | Posted 07.13.2014 | Comedy
Alena Dillon

Who are these strange creatures with their wide hips and functional nipples? What are they thinking as they sit across from you at the dinner table, their lips moving, making sounds. Do they have likes? Dislikes? Neutral feelings? What, for God's sake, do they want?

The Essential Style Guide For Men Over 50

Joe Lupo | Posted 07.02.2014 | Fifty
Joe Lupo

Whether you're married or single, straight or gay, by nature men are competitive. With this in mind, it's always a good idea to know what women want because after all, they make great allies, and we can truly benefit from another point of view. In my survey of more than 20 women in their 40s, 50s, and 60s, I was surprised to find that the focus was greater on manners, grooming and tailoring, than fashion and trends.

What Being a Cupcake on Tinder Taught Me About Dating

Thrillist | Posted 06.30.2014 | Taste

If there's one thing I've learned about heterosexual women, it's that they like men. But they love cupcakes. So, armed with those two pieces of knowledge, I set out to create a Tinder persona that no woman could resist: a man's face drawn on a cupcake.

4 Ways to Be Empowered in the Dating World

Merissa Bury | Posted 05.06.2014 | Women
Merissa Bury

We have grown so accustomed to meeting others' standards that we may not know what we want in a relationship. But in learning to love ourselves, we look for partners who will love us in return, and write off those who will bring negativity and judgment into our lives.

WATCH: Debora Spar And Anne-Marie Slaughter Discuss Why Women Can't Have It All

Posted 01.28.2014 | Impact

In an age when the options for college-educated women seem boundless, a new debate about what women want — and whether or not they can expect to hav...

The Surprising Qualities Women Want in a Hero

Maya Rodale | Posted 03.11.2014 | Home
Maya Rodale

From classic Harlequin novels to 50 Shades of Grey, the hot, inscrutable billionaire hero has been dominating bestseller lists, e-readers, bookshelves...

How to Turn on a Feminist

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 03.11.2014 | Women
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

Writer and comedian Emma Tattenbaum-Fine demonstrates that feminism and sex are NOT mutually exclusive.

Juggling Work and Family Life: An Impossible Dream? | Posted 11.16.2013 | Women

Beyoncé, perhaps, said it best when she belted, "Strong enough to bear the children, then get back to business." No longer feeling compelled to choose between career, marriage and children, the modern woman is confident she can have it all.

Women (And Men) Don't Know What They Want

Charlie Nox | Posted 11.15.2013 | Women
Charlie Nox

What's interesting is not just that most people aren't in touch with their desires, but that simultaneously, most of us think we ARE. We get ideas about what we want from media, our friends, our past experiences. And we piece together some image of what we want that is usually pretty generic.

Why Strong, Independent Women Just Want to Be Taken Care of (Sometimes)

Lauren Jacobs | Posted 11.12.2013 | Women
Lauren Jacobs

Strong, confident women who advocate for themselves all day in the world often find that they want the men in their lives to be giving. They want the door held open for them, a shared umbrella, an invitation to a date planned and paid for by the man in their lives.

10 Easy Ways to Deal With Me When I'm Being a Bitch

Melanie Curtin | Posted 10.22.2013 | DC
Melanie Curtin

It's far better to admit you don't know than to constantly attempt to figure out the enigma wrapped in a riddle served on a bed of unpredictable with a little dollop of wtf on top that constitutes the psyche of a woman.

What Women REALLY Want

Posted 07.26.2013 | Comedy

If you're having trouble with the ladies, here's a musical rendition of what women 'really' want. According to these guys, if you fake being in a band...

On Delusions, and Excuse Me, Those Are Sunspots!

Judy Katz | Posted 08.24.2013 | Fifty
Judy Katz

His desire for someone decades younger started me thinking about delusions. They are everywhere on, and, on every single online dating service. I

WATCH: The Truth About Female Desire

Posted 06.13.2013 | Women

"What do women want?" This question has been the subject of many a conversation, an entire Mel Gibson movie and now a book of the same name by journal...

'No One Understands Women'

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.29.2013 | Women

Another reason we need gender parity in legislatures? Some elected officials are really confused about women. In an "in his own words" Q & A featur...

Guitarists Really Are Hot

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 05.06.2013 | Women

Have a single guy friend looking for a date? Tell him to invest in a guitar. A new study out of the Université de Bretagne-Sud in France, forthcom...

WATCH: What Women Want In A Man (But Are Afraid To Admit)

Posted 04.26.2013 | Divorce

In a buzzy blog published on HuffPost Divorce earlier this week, single mom Emma Johnson admitted that she prefers dating alpha males -- and men who a...