Looking for love with the dating app ZOOSK? That’s why God created aguacates y guacamole! Members with guacamole in their dating profiles got 142% more inbound messages than other would-be lovers.

ZOOSK reports:

“…We analyzed 3,733,185 dating profiles and 364,609,566 first messages to find out how mentioning different foods and food-related phrases changes online daters’ romantic interactions. In addition, we also surveyed over 7,000 singles to get some insight into how food and dating intersect. [Mas…]

This Cannot Be from Irene Diaz is a poignant tale of love found, family and love lost.

Her YouTube page explains it this way: [Mas…]

When guy and gal photographers spot each other in the park, their cameras help them make a connection. Taking Pictures is an animated short by Simon Taylor.

(PNS reporting from SAN ANTONIO) Sandra Ceballos made a shocking discovery Friday night when she was out with her girlfriends.

The standards she’d been using to find a good husband were, as her friend Jenny put it, “appallingly low.”

Ceballos, whose family is from Mexico, was raised to believe that if a man is not too much of a drunk, works hard, and doesn’t beat you, he’s “good husband material.” [Mas…]

Is this the real life, is this just fantasy? On Facebook, you never know.


crossonlawn(PNS reporting from HOUSTON) Sara Maestas placed a two-foot-high cruz on her only son’s lawn early this morning — a cross in remembrance of his latest failed relationship.

The 32-year-old transactional lawyer got dumped Saturday night by his novia, less than 20 minutes after he blew off a dinner date. And now his mother’s white polystyrene cross, adorned with flowers, sits front and center on Benjamin Maestas’ lawn in Montrose.

Just before a scheduled 6 PM Saturday rendezvous at Hugo’s Regional Mexican Cuisine, girlfriend Vicki Gardea got a text from Maestas saying he couldn’t meet due to “a short deadline to close on a shopping center for a multinational client.” [Mas…]

Top Tips: Pocho Ocho ways modern Chicanas can get their man

by María Purísima August 30, 2012 Cultura
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Anyone who has read the Dear Abuelita columns, or dated, knows that it can be a rough world out there. Here we are, beautiful, educated Chicanas, and we can’t seem to bag husbands in time to put a bun in the oven. What’s a Chicana to do? We came up with a few ways that […]