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Women's Bodies Make Men High, Literally

The more pronounced the waist to hip ratio the more the male brain mimics that of being high or drunk. Looking at pictures of rounded backsides, scientists say, instantly activates the brain's natural reward system.

The Top 5 "Real Housewives" Relationship Blunders

The Top 5 "Real Housewives" Relationship Blunders

From money issues to controlling husbands, what we can learn from the relationship mistakes of The Real Housewives of Orange County? Sadly, a lot. Here are the top five worst relationship moments from last night’s show. Let’s not do as they say, or as they do…

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Are Interracial Couples The Final Taboo?

Earlier this month, Karyn Folan's book, Don't Bring Home a White Boy, became available in bookstores. Filled with real-life anecdotes and interviews, Folan's book addresses the myriad of reasons why many black women have balked at...well...bringing home a white boy. Still, the tide may be turning. According to the Pew Research Center's recent report on racial attitudes in the U.S., the majority of millennials, "regardless of race, say they would be fine with a family member's marriage to someone of a different racial or ethnic group." Will prejudice will go out with the Baby Boomers?

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6 Tips For Dating At Work

As many red flags as the office romance waves, it actually can make a lot of sense. Spending a good chunk of our waking hours around the same people naturally allows us to get to know them better and become more comfortable talking, joking, laughing — maybe even flirting. But when you date someone in your office, it can become more and more difficult to leave your relationship drama at home where it belongs. Why? Because it follows you on your commute. And what if steamy encounters of undeniable chemistry tempt you out of your super-professional comfort zone … and into the HR department for a talk about the office's dating policy? Keeping work professional and keeping what's personal exciting is something most sensible women opt not to put on their to-do list. But there's no denying that it can happen. So here are the red flags to remember before making your move, and how to handle it once (or if!) you do.

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How To Say "I Love You" Without Words

Sure, Valentine's Day has passed and the Hallmark cards and heart-shaped balloons are now in the half-off bin, but if you're in a relationship, there's no reason to slack off on showing you care the other 364 days of the year. Still, saying "I love you" doesn't always come easy or convey the depth of feeling as much as simple actions do. After the jump, 34 ways to tell her "I love you" without actually saying it. (And gals, plenty of these can apply in reverse!)

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Is It OK To Break Up Via Email? We Say Yes.

Today we stumbled across an article that claimed over half of 2,000 people surveyed for DateTheUK had dumped a significant other via some sort of electronic device. In this instance, "electronically" meant updating a Facebook relationship status (ouch), sending out an ominous tweet or shooting a "hey, let's just be friends" e-mail. This left only 46 percent who were traditional enough (or perhaps just not Internet savvy) to break ties in person or over the phone. Actual phone, not text, that is.