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Talk So He Will Listen

How To Talk So He Will Listen

One of the most common complaints I hear from women is that men don't listen. Be it at work where their good ideas are ignored or at home when their spouse totally forgets what she told him. Why can't men listen? They can, if you follow these five steps.

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Want Love? Take Initiative. Here's Why.

Researchers for Finkel & Eastwick watched a group of men and women speed date. They think men may be more selective if women did more pursuing, and similarly women were pickier when the men did the chasing. What can we learn from this? To be assertive in our love lives. Stop waiting for them to happen to us.

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Finding A Good Man Is Easier Than You Think

That's right, ladies. The good men you pine for are right there, all up in your grill, listening to your bellyaching, patiently enduring your inability to manage your own flamboyant, capricious romantic expectations and dreary reality. These good guys are co-workers, classmates, and, most importantly, friends.

World's Best & Worst Lovers

The World's 10 Best & Worst Lovers

German men stink, Greek men are too eager, and the English are too bloody lazy. So who is good in bed? Women around the world share their international between-the-sheets experience, and the results prove to be shocking yet informative.

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Is Your Friend Toxic To Your Relationship?

Society has well-worn, oft-rhyming phrases for when it comes to choosing between friends and boyfriends: "Bros before hos," "Chicks before dicks." But despite all these handy expressions, most of us know that when relations between a close friend and a lover go sour, picking a side is vastly more complicated than three-word idioms. Here are five signs (with their exceptions) that your friend might be poisoning your relationship.

mackenzie phillips

How To Know When Sex Is Not Consensual

Ever since Mackenzie Phillips dropped the bombshell on Oprah Winfrey last week about her decade-long "consensual" sexual relationship with her late father, the world has been asking: Why would anyone consent to having sex with one's dad, and for ten whole years? Our answer: Despite Mackenzie's choice to use the word "consensual" in describing her relationship with her father, it never really was. Here's why.

Freaky Sex?!

The Freakiest Woman I've Ever Been With

The old cliché warns against judging a book by its cover, and this is especially true when sizing up a lover. You just can't tell how sexually adventurous a person is by looking at them. Appearances don't always deceive; sometimes they just obscure the truth. And I've learned over the years that just because she looks Amish, doesn't mean she doesn't have a vibrator the size of a jackhammer under her bed.

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5 Yom Kippur Relationship Lessons

As Jews (and a fair number of non-Jews) around the world are well aware, Yom Kippur began on Sunday evening, September 27, at sunset. The Day of Atonement, as it is also known, lasts more than twenty-five hours and is traditionally marked by fasting, prayer, asking for forgiveness and repenting. It is the culmination of the Days of Awe, which begin with the two-day Rosh Hashanah or new year celebration (occurring in 2009 from September 18th to the 20th). One of the world's oldest holidays and one of the most sacred days of the Jewish religion, the Day of Atonement has lessons all of us—Jewish or not—can apply to our lives and our relationships.