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How Not To Deal With A Romantic Rival

Alex Von Furstenberg paid to have a plane fly over a California beach trailing a banner that read: "Reggie Miller Stop Pursuing Married Women." Here, we have four terrible ways to tell the person pursuing your significant other to back off.

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European Vacation: Relationship Ender?

It's a classic case of he said she said that's led to heated conversations all over the internet. The short version: Boy leaves town for a couple weeks. Girl doesn't realize he's gone and devolves into a psychotic mess. What do you think?

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Protection From AIDS... Without A Condom?

In what might be the most miraculous thing to happen to sexually active women since the invention of the pill, University of Utah scientists have developed a new kind of "molecular condom" to protect women in Africa and other impoverished areas from AIDS.

9 Things To Say During A Fight

9 Things To Say During A Fight

Gretchen Rubin, Huffington Post blogger and author of The Happiness Project (forthcoming), recently compiled a list of 23 phrases that can help couples turn a verbal brawl back down to a constructive fight. Here are YourTango's top picks from that list and why we think they work so well.

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Is Twilight Bad For Your Love Life?

Some of you told me I wouldn’t like Twilight, but I bought the book anyway just to see what all the hoopla was about. Well, I finally finished it, and…I appreciated the romance-factor, but I couldn’t help thinking it was giving girls the wrong idea about love and relationships. I did a feminist reading of Twilight and here’s what bugged me:

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Would You Marry Into A Hairy Situation?

Last December, I briefly dated a guy who was on the hairy side (c'mon now, it was winter, and it was cold!). While I think that a bit of hair on a guy's chest and back is sexy, lots of hair -- we're talking fur -- is NOT. What I've found, however, is that some women LOVE hairy men.

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Combining Work And Love: Is It Possible?

It's always tricky to mix up work and romance, but in this downturn, I couldn't ignore the very real tug of the rent, loans, bills piling up. So if I couldn't have Raj as my boyfriend, at least there was something else I might get out of this encounter: some much needed peace of mind.