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3 Key Online Dating Lessons From 'Catfish'

Before you take your budding Facebook romance with your coworker's brother's friend from grade school to the next level, YourTango strongly, strongly recommends you watch the new documentary release Catfish—or at least read the following.

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One Man, 4 Wives: Are The Sister Wives Happy?

Chances are, if your husband were having sex with another women, you'd refer to her as his mistress, the other woman, "that minx," or by a term we can't publish here. You certainly wouldn't call her a friend, let alone a sister. Leave it to TLC to find four women who are not only married to the same guy, but who are so buddy-buddy that they call each other sisters. If you're having a hard time imagining four women sharing one man (and a slew of his offspring), you can observe their marriage for yourself on TLC's seven-part reality series, Sister Wives.

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Hey Flirty Dude, Are You Already Taken?

I am officially, unofficially implementing a new rule for coupled people everywhere. Please, please, please if you are spoken for, you must mention it within five minutes of having a flirty conversation with me. I am forever meeting men in social situations (I'm sure ladies do this too, so feel free to chime in guys) who will sit and talk to me for 15 minutes, half hour, sometimes even longer, will go so far as to get my number or give me theirs and wait until the very last second that we're saying good bye to inform me that they are in a relationship or even married.

Men: 5 Phrases We Just Don't Want To Hear Anymore

Men: 5 Phrases We Just Don't Want To Hear Anymore

We are gathered here today to lay to rest some of the hardest-working, most tired "boy moves" that men have pulled in the history of dating. These lame and predictable maneuvers have been driving women insane for centuries, and after all this time, we women have decided to tell you a little something: We're on to you. We know these moves, we know what they mean (and what they actually mean), and we know that they're specially designed to make us feel crazy. We're done with them. Let us bow our heads for these top five most obnoxious boy moves, which I am hereby proclaiming to be dead on the battlefi

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Do You Fight Like A Couple Headed For Divorce?

How you fight can predict if you're more likely to divorce. The University of Michigan studied married couples for 16 years and found those who have mismatched fighting styles are more likely to break up. What's your fighting style? Does it match your partners?

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Is The Relationship-Defining Talk Unnecessary?

When does a casual series of drinks and meeting up at parties become a deeper entanglement of feelings, fascinating discussions about the origin of childhood scars and trips to the grocery store for toilet paper and dish detergent? To use the parlance of our times, when does a hook-up evolve into a relationship?

9 Classic Fall Dates To Try This Weekend

9 Classic Fall Dates To Try This Weekend

Now that the leaves have begun to turn and the temperatures are cooling off, your go-to summer dates will need an Autumn update. And while admittedly, our favorite fall date ideas are nothing novel and a bit, well...cliche, there's a reason these oldies but goodies are still our faves. So before you resign yourself to the dinner and a movie routine (which let's be honest, is pretty old itself), check out the 9 dorky fall dates that were still suckers for—and why we'll always love them, no matter how old we get. Try one and you just might find yourself "falling" even more in love.

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Some Things Are Better Left Unsaid

For as long as many of us can remember, we've been told that if we've got a problem, particularly a relationship problem, the answer is to talk it out. Go to a therapist and talk to a shrink about your issues. Boyfriend or husband acting distant? Well, you better talk to him about that. Not sure what to do about a problem in your life? Get on the phone, send an email, heck, Twitter it while you're at it. It's all talk, all the time. But what if sometimes, particularly when it comes to relationships, and especially when it comes to men, you may be better off not talking about it at all?

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A Matchmaking Pro Gives Us Dating Advice

Ever wanted dating tips from a professional? I mean a professional who is not your sister. Matchmaker Suzanne Oshima has been helping men and women find love since 2001. She works with men and women who vary in age and experience but have one thing in common: They aren't afraid to ask for help when it comes to dating.

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Easy A: Women Still Want A John Hughes Love Story

Although the movie didn't exactly offer anything we haven't seen before—anonymous high school teenager survives a bad rumor and finds love with her crush—it did offer me something to think about it and that is this: for the bad rap romantic comedies have, women still want a John Hughes love story.