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What To Love About Being Single

Being in a couple isn't without some disadvantages and sacrifices and, looking back on my single years, it's apparent there were a few things I took for granted. I wouldn't trade my present for my past (well, I'd take my 22-year-old ass back, please), but there are advantages to being single.

I Called The Other Woman, So What?

I Called The Other Woman, So What?

After she had dating him for four months, freelance writer Lindsay Hitchcock ("Orlando's Carrie Bradshaw") thought she had found the perfect man. He was "10 years older, mature, confident, and established (and tall!)." However, Hitchcock began to get somewhat suspicious when a "mystery blonde" kept texting and calling this "perfect" man during dates. It wasn't long before the suspicions took over; Hitchcock went through his phone and called her...

5 Things To Know Before You Plan A Wedding

5 Things To Know Before You Plan A Wedding

As I mentioned earlier this weekend, I spent Labor Day attending the most awesome wedding I’ve ever been to. Granted, it probably meant that the bride, groom, and both sets of parents bled money consistently for the past year, but there were some non-financial lessons to be learned as well. Here are 5 tips to remember when planning a wedding.

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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.