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4 Dating Red Flags Men Look For

Women are the traditional consumers of self-help books, but guys need advice too. And what better way to find out what goes on inside his head than to read dating advice written by and for men? (Some might say you could ask him, but where's the fun in that?) In this spirit we bring you this piece by men's lifestyle expert, Oliver "Ali" Nejad, who fills you in on four red flags men look for when they're on a date.

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Summer Fling Checklist

Summertime, and as Ella would say, the rhythm is easy. So keep an eye out and find yourself a fun companion to go and do with these three months. Here are eight date ideas to add to your summer fling checklist. Remember, summer flings are fleeting and you won't have an endless amount of time together. Do grab your calendar and start jotting down some date.

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Best of YourTango: Video, Blogs and More

YourTango this week was was more addictive than Flo Rida's latest single. From pro athletes dishing on love to what men really think about your handbag—if YourTango was candy, we'd be in sugar shock right now. But in case you were too busy satisfying your sweet tooth, here's this week's best. Feature: What Do Pro Athletes Know About Marriage? Long-distance relationships don't come between these high octane couples. Video: Women And Their Purses: The Male Take The guys of That's What He Said are at it again. Check out their new topic.

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The Phenomenon Of Engagement Chicken

We swear to God. Some women treat a marriage proposal like it's an ancient rain dance or some witchcraft-type of ritual requiring a full moon, a lock of hair, linens from Tibet, three lit candles and a stack of self-help books. We've suffered through The Rules. The Bachelor. Countless lady magazine articles. He's Just Not That Into You. But now they're bringing chicken into this. And lemons. Why?! Get thee to the kitchen! Engagement Chicken is on the menu tonight, and if you follow this recipe, some are saying that diamond ring is good as yours, my friend.

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6 Never-Been-Done Destination Weddings

Italian soccer player Luca Ceccarelli and his fiancée, Irene Lanforti, made history when they were married under the very same balcony where legend has it the woman who served as inspiration for Shakespeare's Juliet revealed her love for her real-life Romeo so many centuries ago. The wedding marks the first to take place in this historic location.

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Gay Marriage In The News

It could just be our imagination, but it seems like the gay marriage movement keeps pushing forward. With one more state allowing same-sex marriage, one former federal official supporting same-sex marriage and a plethora of other states also tackling the issue, news on the topic is not likely to taper off anytime soon. Maybe more officials will stop being Dick... Cheneys and actually follow the former veep's lead.

Commit Adultery? Go To Jail.

Commit Adultery? Go To Jail.

The wisdom rings true yet again. Before you go anywhere abroad, and after you thumb through the spectacular brochures detailing your romantic getaway, make sure to familiarize yourself with a few of the country's basic laws. Otherwise, you may be in for a lot more than you bargained, and not in the adventure category you were imagining.