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Do You Fart In Front Of Your Guy?

In every relationship there comes a time when nature calls and you have to ask yourself, 'Am I comfortable enough around this person to let 'er rip?' Or maybe, like Carrie in that one episode, your sheet session is embarrassingly interrupted by an unexpected toot coming from -- oh, dear God no -- you. Thanks to Lemondrop, here are 3 Toot Survival Techniques for when you can't help but pass gas.

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4 Alcohol-Free Date Ideas

Somehow dating—especially in the early parts of courtship—got all tangled up in endless rounds of booze. Check out these four ideas for booze-less dating.

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Best of YourTango: Flirting, Friends & Exes

As the leaves drop, we are reminded that there is a season for everything under the sun. So, too, is there for love at YourTango. This week we gave you something for every stage of the relationship: Emergency flirting tips at the start, steps to avoid forgetting your friends when you're head over heels, meditations on Prince Charming and gender differences for that in between period, and finally, weddings, invitations, and Ex's (Oh My!)

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'Couples Retreat': Just What You Were Expecting

If you're willing to just embrace the inherent inanities of the star-studded romantic comedy genre, then this is a perfectly acceptable date-night flick for a married couple. Just don't look too far below the surface and you'll manage a few guffaws and knee slaps.

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How To Go On An Exercise Date

For a lot of people, exercise and dating don't really go well together, but there are other ways to enjoy quality time with your sweetie while still being active. Here's our guide to finding—and keeping—a fit fella.

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Is A Shotgun Wedding Right For You?

Brandy did it a decade ago. Jennifer Garner and Gwyneth Paltrow did it a few years ago. Christina Milian did it just last month. And plenty of regular people have done it for most of recorded history. We speak, of course, of the old shotgun wedding; a tradition that, fortunately these days, rarely involves a shotgun. Are you pregnant and considering a shotgun wedding? If so, we recommend you ask yourself a few questions first.

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5 Mistakes Men Make When Dating Online

Are you a dude on an online dating site? Are you having trouble getting women to actually go out with you? Not sure why? The problem may be you! From corny pickup lines to photo no-nos to profile mistakes, The Frisky gives you the lowdown on the top five mistakes men make when dating online—from the female perspective. Get it right, and we might let you take us out on a date!

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3 Love Lessons From The Supermarket

Good love advice can come from unlikely sources, such as your local grocery store. We Love Buzzers don't exactly have cold hard correlations, but it sure is interesting to think that a study about consumerism can speak volumes about human relationships. Here are three consumer food studies that translate well into love lessons.

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Are Women Still Looking For Prince Charming?

The David Letterman affairs-with-female-colleagues scandal has brought the nature of workplace relationships—specifically those with older, male bosses—into the spotlight. And with it, the debate about gender equality, both at work and in relationships. Yesterday, Bonnie Fuller wrote that Dave Letterman’s inner office, screw-happy shenanigans won’t likely lose him any female viewers because women have a Prince Charming complex.We'd like to think Letterman won't lose viewers because we've all become jaded about cringe-inducing sex and the entertainment industry, not because we cling to an out-dated notion of fairy-tale romance. In a world where we know more about the canoodlings of Jon Gosselin then we do about our own friends, Letterman sticking his pen in the company ink just makes us shrug, force out the mental image and move on.