A daily round-up of the hottest news, trends and advice about love, sex, relationships and dating.
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How To Get A Free iPad

Technology is changing the way we find, create and continue our relationships. Online dating recently surpassed bars and clubs to become the third most popular place to meet a mate. Long-distance lovers can video chat face-to-face with little more than the click of a mouse. Newlyweds are more likely to share wedding photos on Facebook than to wait for friends to come over and view a physical album.

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6 Mobile Dating Tips

We had the chance to glean mobile dating advice from SpeedDate CEO and co-founder Dan Abelon. SpeedDate is a 10-million-user-strong dating site that host virtual speed dates between singles via IM, video chat or live audio. The site also offers iPhone and iPad applications, which means you could feasibly meet Mr. Right while you're killing time at the laundromat or waiting at the dentist's office. Abelon offered us the following tips for those dating on the go.

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Crushing On Friends Is Harder When You're Gay

Crushing on friends is nothing new. But for gays and lesbians, the whole thing is a little more difficult to navigate. My crushes on female friends raised a whole host of questions. It was never simply, "Does she like me?" It was more like, "Does she even like girls?" or "Will this ruin our friendship?" or "Could this scare her away?" or "If I tell her will she still want to hang out?" or ... well, I could go on and on.

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7 Ways To Set The Mood For Great Sex

We all know that the vibe of a restaurant can tip the scales between a breathtakingly romantic evening and an embarrassingly awkward first date. Similarly, and even more importantly, the atmosphere of your bedroom can make all the difference when it comes to your love life.

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What Not To Post On Facebook

The Internet: Depending upon how you choose to use it, it can be a benign tool useful for expanding your social and romantic circle, or a hellish hosebeast whose thirst for ruined reputations knows no bounds.

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Being A Pessimist Is Good For Your Relationship

The face of a healthy marriage may not be a happy one, apparently pessimists fare better. Newlyweds may feel obligated to be pleasant, cheerful and optimistic all the time, but one study says that a healthy dose of pessimism may be more effective in keeping a marriage together than "false positivity."

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What To Watch: New 'Strange Sex' Series On TLC

What do you get when you cross a sensual 73-year-old woman with a 33-year-old single father in a salsa bar in Manhattan? No, this isn't a set up for some obscure, bar bar joke. Rather, it's the premise for the premiere episode of TLC's new series Strange Sex.

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Do We Really Have A Type?

People say that insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Then allow me, Keysha Whitaker, to declare myself insane ... at least in my dating life. I'm a 31-year-old woman of color who keeps dating the same type of man, over and over. Unfortunately, they often end up being jailbirds, pathological liars and rehab projects to whom I've loaned money, written resumes, forgiven lies, posted bail and bought clothes. Now I feel I'm in type purgatory: the place where good girls who've made one too many bad dating choices go to suffer.