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Texts From Last Night Provides Schadenfreude Fun

Just as dangerous as drunk dialing, we get the feeling that drunk texting is even more pervasive. Why? Because—in much the same way that hiding behind a computer screen makes anonymous commenters feel undeservedly emboldened—texting instead of talking is way less scary, especially when you're subconsciously aware of the fact that the item you're texting will come back to bite you in the booty. Have you fallen prey to the lure of the drunk text? Even if you have, we're sure you can still appreciate the texts featured in Texts From Last Night.

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How To Give A Gift That Shows Your Love

Gift giving: one of the most difficult parts of a relationship. How do you know what your sweetie will like? And even if you're pretty sure they'll like it, will the gift show your love, or just your ability to swipe a credit card? We asked our ProConnect experts how to give a gift that really shows your love.

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The Top 10 Anti-Romance Songs

Pop music is generally known for glorifying love and romance, although at some of its proudest moments it's actually smashing them to pieces. If you're sick of hearing about the wonders of romance, if you believe that love only leads to pain, if you wish that Congress would enact legislation against Valentine's Day, this is the playlist for you. Here are ten songs celebrating letting go of losers and leaving love to the fairy tales.

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Women's Clothing Decoded

I feel really sorry for the guys who read Men’s Health and get all sorts of bad advice ... usually in the form of “insightful” articles written by women. I can only imagine these ladies must have been dumped hard-core — maybe in a text message or at their mother’s funeral or something — to have it out for men the way they do. What else explains the desire to push guys in the wrong direction time and time again? To set them up not just for rejection and failure, but for utter humiliation as well? This time the readers of Men’s Health — oh, the poor lot — have been led to believe they can decipher a woman’s thoughts by the clothes she’s wearing. After the jump, Men’s Health translates different outfits and then I say what we women are really saying.

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Survey Says: Americans Like To Date At Work

The results from CareerBuilders' annual office survey reveals that 40% of the 52,000 surveyed admitted to dating a co-worker. However, more men than women crush in the office and women have a better chance of dating a higher-up.

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Is It Time To Break Up With Facebook?

While social networks evolved, ostensibly, to make keeping in touch more time-effective as well as to enable new professional connections they have clearly devolved, for many, in to time-wasting, navel-gazing tools of alienation. Do you spend more time on Facebook each week than you do thinking of ways to make your wife/husband happy? It might be time to break up.

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Is Your Home Guy Friendly?

When you bring your new love interest to your pad, you want to make a good first impression. But who has the time or resources these days? Never fear—a few minor adjustments can help your new guy feel right at home without compromising your bank account or your personal style. From living room to bedroom, tips on making your house or apartment guy friendly.


Unusual Ways To Tie The Knot

Not everyone has his or her heart set on tying the knot in a traditional way. It’s becoming increasingly common for couples to seek out locations that are a bit more unique and memorable. These six awe-inspiring places—from simple to simply over-the-top—are sure to leave you and your guests breathless.

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Dating A Narcissist: Should I Leave Him?

With shows like The Pickup Artist remaining perennially popular, it seems that male narcissism is flourishing if not becoming epidemic while being fueled by our culture and the media. While egomaniacs may make for irritating but good TV, they can have a truly destructive impact on the lives of their loved ones. A Chicago Tribune article about dating narcissists offered some handy tips on how to diagnose and, more importantly, decide to live with (or leave) a narcissist. The American Psychological Association lists nine core traits of narcissism, but someone only needs five of these to qualify for Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD). Yay!