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In A Relationship? When To Announce On Facebook

In A Relationship? When To Announce On Facebook

If you're dating someone but don't mention it on your profile, people (including Loverboy) may start wondering just how serious you guys are. On the other hand, if you update your status to "in a relationship" too soon, your guy will think you're either psychotic or creepin' on the side. So, what's a woman who's interested in handling a potentially complicated situation with some courtesy and class to do?

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48% Of You Would Date A Bisexual Man

It's been a longstanding rock gossip rumor that Gavin Rossdale, lead singer of Bush, had a teenage romance with a cross-dressing pop star named Marilyn. He admitted this recently - would you date a guy who had dated men in the past?

The Many Reasons Why You And He Are Platonic

The Many Reasons Why You And He Are Platonic

All this hardcore befriending of women has come with its share of torment. There's been much "Why haven't you f**ked her?" (from my father/friends) and "Why aren't you two dating?" (from my mom/sisters). It's like, have none of you seen "Fool's Gold"? If Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson can be two beautiful people who shared that beautiful experience and be friends instead of married with eight kids right now, then surely platonic love is real.

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Sex Writer Goes On A Lubricant Binge

By now we've all seen the K-Y commercials featuring ordinary couples whose sex lives are sparked by the addition of personal lubricant into their boring bedroom routines. In the K-Y Intense commercials, a woman explains how "her moment" is enhanced by K-Y's female arousal gel. In the Yours + Mine commercials, married couples tell us how "his and hers" lubricants that are "thrilling for him, exciting for her" combine to form a sexual experience that leaves them spent and strewn across the bed. If you don't use lube, this sex writer helps you decide which one to try.

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5 Tips For Dating Your Political Opposite

He was gung-ho for Obama. You wrote in your vote for Kucinich. You roll your eyes every time Sarah Palin opens her mouth. He hangs onto her every word. When it comes to politics, the two of you are at each other's throats. Is your relationship doomed? Should you give up now? Or is it possible that you just might find some common ground despite your differences, and end up going the distance?


How Long Does It Take To Know He's The One?

First thing this morning I got a text from one of my friends, the kind I get all too often. "Met my future husband last night!" My response was my standard one: "Get back to me in three months." If I've learned one valuable thing from the dating whirligig I've been on for the last six years (give or take six months here or there), it's that you must wait at least three months before getting excited about the long-term possibilities of a new person.

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Men Find All Clothing Promiscuous (Besides Parkas)

The Daily Mail has a question for you: "Are the season's top fashion trends giving men the wrong message?" Turns out, yes! Not just the season's top friends, but almost everything in your closet, from your bodycon frock to the pencil skirt you wear to work.

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Sex Survey: 78% Of Marrieds Want Better Sex

We asked and you answered: More than 800 people took YourTango's recent sex survey, giving us loads of fascinating information about who's having sex, how often they're having it, and how satisfying it is when it happens. It turns out most couples are having sex at least once a week, but they aren't completely satisfied when it happens.

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5 Tips For Men From The Duke Sex List

Much has already been said about Duke graduate Karen Owen's senior sex "thesis," a 43-page masterpiece rating her 13 athlete conquests while attending the university. Owen rates each guy on a scale from 1-10, using genital size, overall bedroom skill, situation, personality, along with before and after bedside manners as factors. Here are five gleaned for guys.