Women notice stinkiness. Men don't. Did we really need a study to tell us this? [Dear Sugar]
How to discard your old sex toys, without trashing the planet. [Em and Lo]
Is it really lying if in your heart you feel like an astronaut? [Shine]
Meeting people can feel like an advertising campaign. You accentuate the good and minimize the bad. So, stretching the truth is a tough balance. You want to have a good enough story to engage someone, but if you make it too good, they will be disappointed when it turns out to not be true. Setting the bar low might work-when you start dating you turn out better than advertised. But if you set the bar too low in the beginning, then that love interest may not want to follow up and get to know more about you.