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Link Love: Going Dutch On The First Date

Going Dutch on the first date. How is she dating him? Ever have that exact moment when you know with absolute clarity that you're in love? Yes, some bachelor parties are THAT bad. Six middle school lessons that could save your marriage. And why starting over may be more work than fixing a damaged relationship.

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Denver: Where Men Will Wine And Dine You

If you're the type of woman who likes to be treated like a queen but are having trouble finding the right guy, you might want to take a trip to Colorado. Denver has been named the city with the most generous single men, according to a study from WhatsYourPrice.com, which found that guys there spend an average of $221 on the first date. The other cities in the top five were Seattle, Dallas-Fort Worth, Chicago and Los Angeles.

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10 Signs You're Raising A Trashy Kid

Before I had kids, I was so quick to judge. When I would see a child running around the front yard wearing nothing but a diaper in the middle of May, I would scowl. Toy guns were trashy and unacceptable and lawns were meant to be lush and pristine. I would never be the one with the dirty kids and cluttered house, I vowed. I'll be the classy one whose child is always properly clad, grass is well manicured, and house is neat and tidy.

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New York State Approves Gay Marriage

New York State has officially passed a same-sex marriage bill, 33 to 29, becoming the sixth and largest state to make gay marriage legal in the United States. This vote is particularly historic as Republicans have a majority in the NY state legislature, making it the first GOP-led body to pass a same-sex marriage amendment.

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Couple Caught Kissing During Riot—Who Are They?

The photos and videos from the Vancouver hockey riots, after the hometown Canucks lost the Stanley Cup last week, are chilling. They give a pretty good indication as to just the kind of violence and disorder that took place that night. What they also reveal is an oddly timed kiss shared between a young couple on the ground amid all the chaos. Who knew public disorder could be so romantic? Turns out the kiss was more for consolation than romance...

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Super-Weird Study: Is Botox Hurting Your Relationship?

Let's be honest: Botox has become the butt of many jokes. But it was just a few harmless jabs, right? Wrong! New research indicates these injections are no laughing matter. By pumping the substance into your system, you may not be able to empathize. And if you can't undersand your partner's feelings, rocky-relationship territory could be ahead.

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Study: Simultaneous Orgasm More Likely With Hot Men

When it comes to the female orgasm, most guys are confused but, truth be told, so are we. It's not as easy for us to climax during sex, let alone climax more than once, as it is for them. In fact, according to Women's Health, only 25 percent of women always climax during sex in comparison to the 90 percent that men do, leaving us to either fake it or finish after the fact. Lucky for us, science is on our side, and there's a new study that finds the frequency of a female orgasm increases when having sex with a hot man.


5 Ways To Make Your Facebook Page Ready For Love

So, you hit it off with someone you met on an online dating site (yipee!), and you two have reached the stage of exchanging full first and last names. Is your Facebook page ready for this? Chances are, when someone gets your full name, they're going to look you up on Facebook -- to see if you have any friends in common, to see what kind of stuff you like, to get a glimpse of you in the real world.