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While cell phone shenanigans, a lack of physical attraction, talking too much about yourself, and blatant pre-date lies definitely apply to both genders, there are some specific reasons for why a gal won't give a guy the time of day again. Don't get grabby, have manners, make eye contact and 10 other first-date tips from women.
The nation's finest, self-professed cougars gathered in California recently to compete in the first annual Miss Cougar USA pageant. According to Limelife.com, 42-year-old Gloria Navarro beat out 200 other contestants to take home that honorable (?) title.
It's September. And you know what that means? Yup, back to school. Or, in this case, the school of love. This week's best of YourTango brings you back to school-yard days: secret confessions, board games for adults, tiny breasts, and journeys of self-discovery.
After the jump, the relationship red flags you need to look for.
Marnia Robinson, author of Cupid's Poisoned Arrow: From Habit to Harmony in Sexual Relationships, thinks sex with orgasms lead to a dip in dopamine and thus depression, anxiety and uneasiness. She instead suggests angelic dual cultivation, orgasm-less sex.
Are you smart, tech savvy and eager to expand your new media experience? Well, then, you just might be the person we're looking for. YourTango is hiring a fall photo/production intern.
Don't get us wrong. We like kissing. We like it a lot. And we want everyone who enjoys kissing to be able to kiss whomever they want (as long as it's all consensual, of course). But here's where we've had it: girl-on-girl kissing. Not the kissing itself. But the ridiculous hullabaloo that erupts around it. What's the big deal? Why do people care? And why do straight female celebrities (yes, you, Megan Fox and Katy Perry) keep making such a big deal out of the fact that they've done it?
A recent study by the University of Michigan proves that when it comes to spending and saving, those with a strong inclinations to either end attract their opposite. While these opposing actions may cause electricity at first, the team found that risks for marital disputes increased depending on how stark the differences.
Want to learn something shocking? Based on a recent UNICEF global survey of household attitudes towards domestic violence, an average of half the female population polled believes it's OK for a man to beat his wife under specific circumstances. And that's the average. Read on to learn more.