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Can Women Trick Themselves Into Better Sex?

A recent study out of The University of Texas at Austin and Baylor College of Medicine studied 200 women with sexual arousal complaints (low sexual desire, low sexual arousal and problems with orgasm). Out of the 200, 50 were administered placebos in place of libido-inducing medicine. Surprisingly, the scientists found that a third of those taking the placebo marked an increase in sexual arousal and all-around better sexual experiences with more stimulation within four weeks. Needless to say, none of the women's partners were counseled on better sex tips.

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Is TV Biased Against Female Sexuality?

Zestra Essential Arousal Oils, that all-natural blend of botanical oils meant to prime ladyparts for sex, has had a tough time getting TV advertising space. Not only have Facebook and WebMD refused to run Zestra's ad, most radio stations and TV networks have only OK'd the spot for the late-night graveyard or other non-primetime shifts. Was there ever such hoopla over erectile dysfunction ads? Why do men regaining erections get Superbowl commercial spots while middle-aged ladies desiring more orgasms can only be seen by insomniacs? Is there a double standard, or is the ad really just too suggestive? Watch it and tell us.

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Thinking About Cheating? Read This First.

Think your relationship is on the brink? Fantasizing about someone else? Thinking at all about...cheating? Ronnie Koenig of AOL Health invites Ian Kerner and Dr. Patti Britton to give anyone in a relationship going south some much needed advice before walking the potentially dangerous path of infidelity—this could potentially can save your marriage...

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7 Types Of Relationship Advice People Love To Give

There are bits of love advice that we've heard thousands of times—so often that we stop taking them seriously. These sayings may be tired, but there's a reason things become clichéd—because they're often true! Here are seven pieces of boring-but-beneficial relationship advice, and what they might mean for you.

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Is Your Relationship Holding You Back?

If you were porking someone the weeks leading up until Freshman Orientation and using the L-word, chances are you are "doing the long-distance thing" at college. And chances are a sizable percentage of your brain is elsewhere, when it should be focused on making new friends, pitching a column to the school newspaper, and discovering the least disgusting dining hall. I am here to tell you that it's Band-aid time: that is to say, rip it off real quick. Do it. Dump your high school boyfriend. Gather 'round, college freshmen, for a grizzled tale of love and loss from one who has been around the block.

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Couples Don't Grow More Alike Over Time

We've got good news (for some of you at least): A new study reveals that contrary to popular belief, couples don't actually grow more alike over time—even after years and years of living together. What's more, the same study found that opposites don't really attract, after all.

6 Secret Sex Dangers

6 Secret Sex Dangers

Emotional pain and heartache are risks we often take to experience the thrill of love and sex. However, recent findings have discovered that more than just your tender heart may be on the line. Dubious prophylactics and dangerous chemicals dot today's sexual landscape, threatening your physical health as well.