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Maybe Zooey Deschanel and Ben Gibbard split because she's a vegan who won't eat soy.

4 Ways To Avoid A Quickie Marriage Like Zooey Deschanel's

Today, HowAboutWe explored whether celebs' short courtships could be the reason for their short marriages. Indie sweethearts Zooey Deschanel and Ben Gibbard, who just announced their separation, only dated for a year before their two-year marriage. Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries? Six months.

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According to Tastebuds.fm, Nickelback, Justin Bieber & Lady Gaga are dating dealbreakers.

Why I Don't Date People Who Listen To Justin Bieber Or Lady Gaga

Tastebuds.fm just conducted a study to see which bands are dating dealbreakers. The top three: Nickelback, Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga. Please note I had to double-check the spelling of the first two, and can't name one by any of those three artists. And yes, the rumors are true: I did stop seeing a guy once because he had Coldplay on his iPod. Why? Because my vagina and ears have standards, that's why.

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A small part of us makes us seek affection and approval from those who withhold it.

Love Bytes: Ignoring Men Makes Them Love You More

When you're hard to get, we try harder. What if your guy cheated in his past relationship? It really bothers some guys if their lady has a high number. What if your lover refuses to answer when asked what his "number" is? Food is just as important to women as it is to men. Imagine that! And, six reasons black women should date outside of their ethnicity.

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Let's not pretend marriage is changing because one New York woman is happy being single.

Calm Down Everybody, Marriage Is Not Obsolete

Every few years it seems there is some article that comes out proclaiming that marriage is obsolete, all men are awful, or they only want stupid women. Not surprisingly, these articles are often written by single women.

No Shave November: Dudes, Where's Your Chest Hair?
Ryan Reynolds: Dude, where's my chest hair? Oh yeah, I waxed it off because GQ told me to.

No Shave November: Dudes, Where's Your Chest Hair?

We've come a long way from the days of Burt Reynolds' hairy chest to what's considered sexy now. "No Shave November," this month's prostate cancer awareness campaign, which is encouraging men not to shave for the entire month, is certainly an exception to the trend!

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Forrest Gump's Run: Roughly 1,157 days. 1,085 days longer than Kim Kardashian's marriage.

11 Things That Were Longer Than Kim Kardashian's 'Marriage'

A mere 72 days after Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries tied the knot — to the tune of a reported $10 million — Mrs. Humphries filed for divorce, citing "irreconcilable differences." Shortly after the news broke on Monday, the hashtag #ThingsLongerThanKimsMarriage went viral on Twitter as people joked about the short lifespan of the marriage with comments like, "The life of my BlackBerry Bold," and "Her fairy tale wedding special."

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The Secret To Mutually Enjoyable Sex

Sometimes it's just not fair: sex always makes it possible for him to finish, but what about the woman? FixSation, a new couples vibrator, can bring a whole new vibe to your sex life.