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Link Love: Does Cohabiting Really Make Economic Sense?

Men need cuddling. The burden of being sexually adventurous. Cell phone courtesy and YOU! The men who never want to be naked (and why we're mildly tolerant of them). Does cohabiting really save money? Are San Franciscans more willing to sleep around than other Americans?

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Jailbird Blues? Michigan Jail Denies Inmates Their Porn

How do you really make a jailbird suffer? Take away their porn! A 21-year-old inmate in Michigan has filed a lawsuit against the state's governor for violating his civil rights in the most inhumane way possible: prohibiting porn. Kyle Richards is locked up at Macomb County Jail, where all pornography is in violation of the rules. What cruel and unusual punishment!

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Man Cleared Of Rape Charges After Claiming He Was Asleep

There are few situations more terrifying than waking up to find that yourself having unsolicited sex with someone, but what happens when your attacker claims to have been unconscious during the encounter? That's the dilemma a Welsh court faced when 43 year-old Stephen Lee Davies cited his sexsomnia as the reason he raped a 16 year-old in his bed.

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Best Summer 2011 Bikinis To Flirt In

We recently discovered a company called MiX Bikini, which makes bikinis made of pieces that you can mix and match in creative ways. If you want your right boob to be a different color from your left boob to be a different color from your bikini bottoms, well, you gotta get yourself some of these! They're really fun: Prints range from skulls to argyle and there are all sorts of bright prints and colors.

office romance

Link Love: Office Romance

How to keep your office romance from ruining your office. Since the earthquake, the Japanese have embraced divorce celebrations. Should you tell your boyfriend you dabbled in lesbianism? Should we consider non-monogamy? Why are ex-boyfriends sooo interested in reconnecting? How to avoid being too-too clingy.

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Cosmo's July Issue: They Never Fail To Make Us Laugh

Cosmo definitely has some helpful tips, but there's also a lot of—how do I put this—hogwash floating around in there. College Candy realizes most of the magazine's so-called "facts" and love/sex advice should be taken with a grain of salt and feel it's appropriate (if not necessary) to poke a little fun. They scrutinize and ridicule the entire July issue cover-to-cover.

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Are Your Mid-Twenties Too Young To Have Kids?

I just turned 38. Am I too old to contemplate one more pregnancy before I hang up my fallopian tubes? After all of the drama I've endured with my last five pregnancies (and three births), I feel like I've gotten pregnancy down to an art. It seems unfair that I might be considered too old or too risky to bear another child.