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Famous London Call Girl Reveals True Identity

The jig is up. Belle de Jour, the former prostitute behind the popular column "Diary of a London Call Girl" and TV series "Secret Diary of a Call Girl" is really British research scientist Dr. Brooke Magnanti, 34. Dr. Magnanti gave the oldest reason for turning to the oldest profession -- to pay for her PhD.

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15 Signs You've Moved On From An Ex

Last week I started a discussion about how long it takes to get over an ex. Fortunately, time really does heal most wounds and eventually the fog lifts and the day comes when you realize, suddenly, you're gloriously, blessedly, wonderfully, finally over him! That day doesn't come without warning, of course. There are always signs you're moving on.

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How To Star In Your Own Romance Novel

Great gift alert: The personalized romance novel trend makes it easy for you and your partner to be the stars of a steamy plot. Romance lit that's just for you—literally. Here, we review three choose-your-own, personalized romance novel services.

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Online Dating Meets Adult Gaming

Too lazy to leave the house to find love? A new dating site assigns you a virtual body that does all the work. Named after Amsterdam's Red Light District, RedLightSocialCenter.com, hopes to take the online nice-to-meet you experience one step further by assigning users a body and a menu of racy date activities.

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4 Tips For A Holiday Fling

The holidays are right around the corner, and if egg nog, stuffing and Bing Crosby's "White Christmas" do mysterious things to your libido—fear not. We suffer from the Holiday Friskies, too. We feel your sexually frustrated pain. Whether your parents' guest bedroom has you aching for another's or a holiday getaway is in order, there's nothing like a few guilt-free days off to initiate a bold try with what's-his-name from high school or that-one-over-there at the resort bar (if you're fancy). Regardless, the holidays are a perfect time for a no-strings-attached fling. Here are a few ways to make it run exceptionally smooth.

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Why Men Disappear

What's up with men who stop calling without an explanation? Find out what's really going on when a guy takes off.