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How To Prepare For A Loaded Conversation

Ever found yourself circumventing a conversation you know you need to have with your partner? Or maybe you've rehearsed precisely what you want to say only to have it fall on deaf ears, or worse, defensive ears! Every relationship encounters its share of tough issues. An unexpected change in circumstances, or feelings of dissatisfaction, or a desire for change, for example, may trigger an issue. How you view them depends on a number of factors including your stage of life and your ability to effectively manage the issues that arise in your relationship.

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Valentine's Day Tips And Quips On Twitter

Oh Twitter, how we love thee. You bring us the best content and the breaking news. You make the day fly by (it often flies by so fast, that we...um...forget to actually get any work done). And you bring the funny. Will you be our Valentine? For those of you who are feeling a bit lost this year when it comes to Valentine's Day, Twitter has something for you, too. Below, some of the quips, tips and holiday specials you'll find around the Twittersphere.

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5 Valentine's Day Gifts We Actually Want

Valentine's Day. It's coming, and fast. Feeling nervous? We understand. After all, we've seen you—time and time again—attempt some grand, sweeping, romantic gesture, only to fall back on the same-old, same-old. And we want you to know: It isn't worth it. Because, when it comes to what we want, we're pretty easy. We swear. And flowers, chocolates and jewelry are nowhere on our wish lists (though there is that one necklace we spotted on Etsy...). What we really want?

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3 New Ways To Date Online

The Internet is still a great place to find men because it reaches an infinite population you’d never meet otherwise. Here are a few ideas to test out in the new year.

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5 Love Lessons From "Lost"

Beyond smoke monsters and the Dharma Initiative, Lost is really about the survivors of Oceanic Flight 815 and the bonds between them (OK, and Sawyer's abs). Here are five love lessons we've learned from Lost; thankfully you don't have to be stranded on a tropical island to take advantage of these relationship tips.

Second Thoughts On An Open Relationship

Second Thoughts On An Open Relationship

One guy capitulates to his girlfriend's desire to open up their relationship ... and finds that the emotional turmoil it causes is a little more than he can handle. Is he overreacting, or hung up on an unhealthy relationship?

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5 Bogus Masturbation Myths

A lot of people are wary about self-pleasure. Why? Well, there are a number of negative rumors swirling around, about both masturbation and the folks who practice it. We're here to bust those rumors. Because a little self-love can go a long way.

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Why "Put Yourself Out There" Is Bad Dating Advice

As is the plight of many a single woman with friends who have settled down, Cecilia has been getting plenty of unsolicited advice about how she can meet Mr. Right. One of the most common pieces of advice? "Put yourself out there!" Cecilia and I share a mutual loathing for this particular phrase.