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To Kiss Or Not To Kiss On The First Date?

Four things we know we're not supposed to do on the first date: talk only about ourselves, send text messages, explain how great the sex was with our exes, get fall-down sloppy drunk. One question that probably never crosses our minds, but might be worth pondering: to kiss or not to kiss? The thing is, we know kissing is fun. And kissing doesn't necessarily imply any promises of further action whatsoever. Regardless, it might just be worth waiting for.

Still Intimate With Ex After Divorce?

Still Intimate With Ex After Divorce?

For all of these reasons, it is natural to have conflicting feelings. Long after love fades away, attachments can continue. The dependency, the comfort of the familiar, and the memories all contribute to difficulty in letting go. Angry feelings often co-exist with longing for the familiar spouse.

Best Of YourTango—The Man, The Myth, The Legend

Best Of YourTango—The Man, The Myth, The Legend

R.I.P. Patrick Swayze, you will be missed by all of us at YourTango. Both onscreen and off, you inspired us. What else did we cover? Kanye's bad behavior. A hotel that offers a pregnancy rebate. Love lessons from The Office. And the curious question of not wanting him to go down. There. If you know what we mean. After the jump, this week's best video, articles and more from YourTango.

Kate Gosselin's Hair

What Guys Think About Our Hair

Throughout this entire media circus a lot of attention has been paid to Kate Gosselin's spiky, asymmetrical haircut. Would Kate do better in the love department with a better haircut?

Men At Work

9 Sex Tips From Construction Workers

Our office building is currently getting not one, but two new store fronts. So, everyday, I've got to walk past roughly a dozen sweaty studs handling their equipment. Am I the luckiest girl in the world or what?! Plus, despite how often they see me, they always manage to find new ways to describe my bang-ability on the daily. And I love them for it. (Although, I have yet to nail a handyman. Sigh.) But I have picked up a few sexy tips just from having all those dirty men around. I'm going to tell you what I know, but please help me pray that the Mexican restaurant and coffee shop stay under construction for a while longer ...

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Relationship Advice: When Mercury Goes Retrograde

Whether played out for all to see, or happening within the mundane minutes of your own life, for three weeks this month the stars have fated all of mankind to a period of delays, miscommunication and complications that will leave you with altered perceptions of what's going on and a general feeling that life is traveling in circles. After the jump, some pointers for navigating this difficult time period no matter what love stage you are currently in.