A daily round-up of the hottest news, trends and advice about love, sex, relationships and dating.
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Love Letters Protect Happily Married Soldiers From PTSD

Deployment is one of the most challenging things a marriage can endure, and risk of one's spouse developing posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) doesn't make the loneliness, displacement and jealousy any easier to overcome. Fortunately, a new study posits that the solution lies within something as simple and classic as romance itself: penning love letters.

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When Size Matters: Why Women Want Tall Guys

Ever wonder why we usually gravitate toward the tallest man in the room? A new study found that it's all about biology. Scientists say that women perceive men of substantial height as better fighters and more useful than their shorter counterparts.

Love Bytes: What Men Really Think About Threesomes

Love Bytes: 10 must-click love and relationship links. Irritating things men say that we need to let roll off our backs, the new 7-year itch and what men really think about threesomes. Why women find happy men less sexually attractive, why working from home may save your marriage, and at what point a woman becomes too busy for love.

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What Guys Think Links: When He's Just Not In The Mood

Why do men like Arnold Schwarzenegger settle for not-so-hot chicks? Why Dan Savage is not to blame for Arnold's infidelities. How to have the "I want to be more than a hookup" conversation. When the dude is totally uninterested in sex. When the lady can't see how bad her guy wants to get it on (or chooses not to). What men think about tan lines. Red flags in a bachelor's apartment. What men think about besides sex but sex too. And how to make a guy's sperm better at baby-making.

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Awkward Sex Advice From Cosmo: June Edition

Man, after a long day at work, it sure is nice to curl up on my couch with a lusty and luscious Cosmo and some Cameron Diaz sideboob! Which, by the way, I stared at for 10 minutes, wondering what would happen to dear Cameron if a gust of wind (or just some heavy breathing) blew through. I mean, can that even qualify as a shirt?

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Link Love: Tiffany & Co's Guide To Romance

Six rules for great outdoor sex. 11 reasons being a woman is awesome. Rationale for a modest approach to summer date outfits. Tiffany & Co has a map of the world's most romantic moments. The 12 most-common things women look for in a dating dude. And when Dr. Drew says it's OK for a guy to go to a strip club.

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Is Religion Hurting Your Sex Life?

Religion might offer scores of personal benefits, but it looks like a great sex life isn't one of them. According to psychologist Darrel Ray from the University of Kansas, religious people suffer intense guilt during and after intercourse. Those devoted to their religion experienced regret after climaxing. Atheists and agnostics, on the other hand, boasted satisfying sex lives.

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Around The World In 9 Body Shapes: Which Country Is Sexiest?

It's a small, small world, but it's also a very diverse one. While true attractiveness comes from within (cue the "Kumbayah" music), men around the world do have different turn-ons when it comes to women's body shapes. While here in the U.S. we generally like a toned, sporty look, for example, in Spain, women don't put as much of an emphasis on working out and will smoke or skip a meal to be all skinny and waif-like. In the Caribbean, a lot of women are considered sexy if they're shaped like a Coke bottle—like Rihanna. And in Senegal, it's sexy to have a little meat on your bones—like Oprah.