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

The author selects one tweet per week about love, sex, or wherever the two meet, to learn about relationship dos and don'ts and perhaps gain insight.

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Can Your Loved Ones Stay Friends With Your Ex?

When you break up with someone, how do you expect the people in your life to treat your ex? One of my primary concerns when my ex and I broke up was how the breakup was going to affect my relationship with his mom. Even though I hadn't "done" anything, would she still feel comfortable maintaining contact with me? And even if she did want to remain a part of my life in the months after the breakup, what about when my ex brought home a new girlfriend for her to meet? Would her friendship with me get in the way of her developing a bond with a new, potential daughter-in-law?

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Should A Boyfriend Double As A Best Friend?

The first time I met him, I thought my now-boyfriend was a really cool guy, and I hoped we would become friends. Now, this man is not only boyfriend—he is my closest friend now, too, the one who knows everything about what goes on with my family, what goes on at work, what weird dreams woke me up in the middle of the night. And I'm not entirely sure that's a good thing.

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The Post-Breakup Technology Cleanse

Fumigate your technology like you would a roach-infested kitchen, here's how to wipe out every trace of your ex from technology. Think about it this way: seeing your ex in your phone or online only makes you think about what he/she is doing, realize you're no longer privy to that info (at least not right now, maybe friendship lies ahead), and—as any human would—suffer as a result. Why not make technology work for you and remove the catalysts for this negative reminder? We say, cleanse and be free.

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5 Most Annoying Facebook Couples

For anyone who is remotely active on Facebook, you no doubt have been faced at some point with inane updates on one of your friend's kid's colds or how wedding-planning was coming along for one of your engaged friends. Their updates are filled with flowery adjectives and almost always include the words "amazing," "luckiest," and "best! ever!" So, without further ado, I present Facebook's Five Most Annoying Couples, after the jump.