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My House Went Up In Flames — And So Did My Marriage

And nothing will ever really be the same, I guess. There was a stranger there, a man in his fifties I'd say, and he had a wild look on his face, desperate eyes and a serious mouth. It was the look you get when you need to tell someone that their house is on fucking fire. He stuck around, the guy did.

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Why Men With Big Bellies Make Better Lovers

Men With Big Bellies Make Better Lovers (Says Science)

A study out of Turkey concluded that overweight men with obvious bellies last longer in bed than their thinner counterparts. Men with a higher BMI and, yes, unsightly guts, lasted an average of 7.3 minutes where the slimmer of the group could barely hold on for 2 minutes. Ouch, right? Are big-bellied men really better lovers?

laundry day
Nobody's perfect — not even your spouse.

I Deserve A Gold Star For Doing My Husband's Laundry

There will always be times when one spouse has to do more chores or put more effort into the relationship, but there's no need to keep score. Learn a great love lesson on how compromise and lots of appreciation can be a powerful tool for building a stronger marriage.

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I'm A Sexually Repressed Ex-Mormon Who Found Vibrators and WHOA

I didn't masturbate until I was twenty years old. I'm not sure if this is late or early. I was born and raised in the Mormon church and as a well-trained, young latter day saint, I was taught masturbation along with sex of ANY kind before marriage is just wrong, wrong, wrong. Sex is for procreating and all "good" little girls should save themselves for marriage. Consequently, pleasuring myself wasn't something I thought much about.

Laurence Fishburne from The Matrix

11 Things I Learned About Life While My Girlfriend Was Stoned

My girlfriend doesn't do drugs. Ever. She's never smoked a cigarette, let alone anything else (just the smell of pot makes her nauseous), and she didn't even start drinking until she was 23 (and even then, she still only drinks just enough whiskey or gin to, as she says, "become a nicer person," then stops before it gets messy). Normally, that is. Recently, she had to get some oral surgery, and her dentist prescribed her codeine to help with the residual pain.

Cooking For A Date? Here's How NOT To Screw It Up

Cooking For A Date? Here's How NOT To Screw It Up

College Senior Andrew Jack was just trying to make a few extra bucks to help pay his way through school. In addition to running his own catering business, and working as a cook in fine dining establishments throughout the Madison, WI area, he began teaching private cooking lessons to the clients that sought him out for his expertise. What he found was that 95 percent of his students were taking lessons in order to impress a potential significant other.