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10 Dating Mindsets Sabotaging Your Love Life

It's easy to lose yourself over a man, but what if it happens before you even see him for the first time? Ill-fated relationships in the past may have already warped your dating personality and consequently, sabotaged your future with someone else. A new book helps you overcome potential dating pitfalls.

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Do Abortion Ads Glamorize Sex?

The Mail Online states that abortion clinic ads are "sexy," that they "encourage promiscuity," and that they "send the wrong message to women" (conveniently, they don't mention men). Among these "wrong messages": that "sex is fine."

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Single Girl's Guide To The Pre-Wedding Season Funk

Sometimes, a single girl gets upset when she anticipates seeing all her married friends at a wedding. She starts to imagine the looks of pity, probing questions, having to explain herself, the onset of feelings of isolation, and people thinking she’s a freak. This can also happen pre-baby showers and high school reunions—any place where marriage or family (a family other than yours) is being celebrated or where you might see lots of couples.

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Men Sick Of Women's Fairytale Fantasies

If I read the phrase "You've got to kiss a lot of frogs before you find your prince" on this site one more motherspelunking time, I'm going to spontaneously barf. You don't really believe this, do you? Dudes don't have an equivalent to this creaky, cliché trope. It's not like you'll ever hear one guy comfort another guy by saying "You’ve got to kiss a lot of whores before you find your Madonna." Or vice versa. Men don't want to date princesses.

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Talking About Money In Your Relationship

Talking about money with a significant other can be a painful, awkward situation—especially when you're in a dating phase. You'd think it would be easier in good times, but some are saying that the downturn has made it easier to both talk about finances and to learn about a significant other's situation. Money is top of mind for many of us and a common topic of conversation. If someone is furloughed, laid off or had a salary slashed, their relationship to money becomes more apparent.

Homosexual Couplings Popular In The Animal Kingdom

Homosexual Couplings Popular In The Animal Kingdom

As reported in the journal Trends in Ecology and Evolution, same-sex romances have "evolutionary consequences" that may very well alter the species' structure. For example, one-third of the Hawaiian Laysan albatross bird community is lesbian and many male bottlenose dolphins have sex with each other before they move on to lady dolphins.

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Would You Take Dating Advice From A Celebrity?

Jennifer Love Hewitt is the latest celebrity to offer up her opinion on "the new landscape of modern dating." After breaking off her engagement to Ross McCall and rebounding with co-star Jamie Kennedy, it seems that Jennifer, or "Love" as close pals call her, wants to make the world a better place by enlightening women everywhere on "what men really want."