A daily round-up of the hottest news, trends and advice about love, sex, relationships and dating.
Love Bytes: Are You An Annoying Couple?

Love Bytes: Are You An Annoying Couple?

Love Bytes: 10 must-click love and relationship links. Spice up your summer loving. Why sexually insecure people are more likely to cheat. What do you think of interracial relationships? Are you part of THAT annoy couple? How much should the government have to say about our relationships? How human touch fosters trust. Making ever single dating mistake and still winding up with a great guy. Taking a step back and asking who the wedding is really for. The real dirt on casual relationships. And 5 things to know before you have a fling on vacay.

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I Wasn't Jewish Enough: How Religion Ended My Relationship

I never thought I'd be the type of woman to date a religious guy. A Reform Jew by upbringing, my family ate bagels, lox, and pickled herring on Sundays, lit our Menorah every Hanukkah, and sat through services on the High Holy Days. I learned how to pronounce the word afikomen. My mom referred to my face as a beautiful punim and hoped that someday I would meet a nice mensch and get married.

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Sugar In My Bowl: Is Female-Penned Sex Writing Still Taboo?

If you ask Erica Jong, sex is more than just mesmerizing and pleasurable; it can also be scary. "Probably because such intense feelings are involved—above all, the loss of control," writes Jong in her latest anthology, Sugar in My Bowl. "Anything that causes us to lose control intrigues and enthralls. So sex is both alluring and terrifying."

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5 Sexiest VMA-Nominated Music Videos

The 2011 MTV Video Music Awards nominees have been announced! We have chosen the five sexiest videos to be released since the Rihanna S&M video controversy (the racy video is still banned in some countries). These are the videos you dance in your underwear to in the morning and get busy to at night. And we promise to vote for Adele some other time.

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No Wedding Date for Betrothed Bachelorette Couple Ali and Roberto

One thing about The Bachelor and The Bachelorette is that they're ostensibly about finding love but are more about finding hookups. As a result, the show loves to trot out the few remaining successful couples. This week, Crushable revisited last season's Bachelorette, Ali Fedotowsky, and her fiance Roberto Martinez. They're here to remind us that the show works for some people and do some damage control for Ashley.

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Married Men May Have A Better Chance Of Surviving A Heart Attack

A new Canadian study says that married men and men in common-law relationships head to the doctor to treat a heart attack earlier than single, divorced and widowed men. The researchers insist married men have a higher chance to surviving this life-threatening episode, since they get to the hospital sooner.