A daily round-up of the hottest news, trends and advice about love, sex, relationships and dating.
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5 Love Lessons From "Lost"

Beyond smoke monsters and the Dharma Initiative, Lost is really about the survivors of Oceanic Flight 815 and the bonds between them (OK, and Sawyer's abs). Here are five love lessons we've learned from Lost; thankfully you don't have to be stranded on a tropical island to take advantage of these relationship tips.

Second Thoughts On An Open Relationship

Second Thoughts On An Open Relationship

One guy capitulates to his girlfriend's desire to open up their relationship ... and finds that the emotional turmoil it causes is a little more than he can handle. Is he overreacting, or hung up on an unhealthy relationship?

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5 Bogus Masturbation Myths

A lot of people are wary about self-pleasure. Why? Well, there are a number of negative rumors swirling around, about both masturbation and the folks who practice it. We're here to bust those rumors. Because a little self-love can go a long way.

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Why "Put Yourself Out There" Is Bad Dating Advice

As is the plight of many a single woman with friends who have settled down, Cecilia has been getting plenty of unsolicited advice about how she can meet Mr. Right. One of the most common pieces of advice? "Put yourself out there!" Cecilia and I share a mutual loathing for this particular phrase.

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Man Boobs And Beer Guts: Turn-Offs?

The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons reported that the number of male breast reductions have increased by 80 percent in the past year. Indeed, most women we polled will take a beer gut or receding hairline over man breasts any day of the week.

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For The Guys: How To Lock Down A First Date

Earlier this week, Telegraph newspaper ran an article in which they listed nine tips for men to secure a first date, including "learn to dance," and "be patient." In a real mind-twist, the article also suggested men "ignore all dating tips they find online." Better advice would have been to ignore dumb dating tips online. Men don't need to learn to two-step to secure a first date, but there are some helpful strategies that can actually go a long way in making that first step — asking a woman out — more successful. After the jump, eight ways a men can score a first date (no dance class required!).

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Tim Tebow V Mancrunch: Super Bowl Double Standard?

Super Bowl XLIV is just around the corner and suddenly memories of Janet Jackson's Super Bowl nipple slip and Prince's phallic guitar posturing seem like good old-fashioned American entertainment. This year the great Super Bowl ads race has turned political in a heated face-off of right- and left-wing media.

Why You Should Enjoy Being Single

Why You Should Enjoy Being Single

Being single means doing many things on your own and having more alone time. Some people are less comfortable with this than others. They see it as a punishment. I don't. As a half-introvert who spent much of her teens writing poetry and daydreaming, I will attempt to make the solitude thing palatable for the singletons who don't care to look inward/play solitaire/shop alone. Here's what's awesome about stagging it through life.

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Love Bytes: Bedroom Advice From Gamers

Love bytes: 10 must-click love and relationship links: overlooked romantic comedies, Mr. Right is a no-go, embracing your inner gay man, sex dreams, advice on texting from a single guy, Christina Hendricks, approachability, lady journalists.