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5 Yom Kippur Relationship Lessons

As Jews (and a fair number of non-Jews) around the world are well aware, Yom Kippur began on Sunday evening, September 27, at sunset. The Day of Atonement, as it is also known, lasts more than twenty-five hours and is traditionally marked by fasting, prayer, asking for forgiveness and repenting. It is the culmination of the Days of Awe, which begin with the two-day Rosh Hashanah or new year celebration (occurring in 2009 from September 18th to the 20th). One of the world's oldest holidays and one of the most sacred days of the Jewish religion, the Day of Atonement has lessons all of us—Jewish or not—can apply to our lives and our relationships.

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13 Reasons To Take Back Your Ex

Should you take back your ex? While you don't owe every dude you've done a second chance, there are those select few who you just have to give it to. However, before you go re-welcoming them with open arms, you have to think about what exactly you're going to also have to embrace about him. Here's how you can see if he's worth giving another shot.

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Mixtapes & 6 Other Obsolete Love Trends

As the 21st century flies by, there's an ever-increasing host of objects, phrases and protocol relating to love that—if they haven't already fallen—are teetering on the edge of extinction. "Obsolete: An Encyclopedia of Once-Common Things Passing Us By" chronicles the goods and practices rendered out of date, now, faster than ever. The back cover reads: "Today, we experience in one year the same amount of change that it would have taken generations to experience a few hundred years ago." gone are things like body hair, full words (obvi) and sadness.

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6 Secret Places To Meet Men

In a single woman's dating life, she reaches the point where bars, gyms, clubs—even online dating sites—have lost luster as a means of meeting a good guy. What then? We asked our male friends at Asylum to help solve this single-lady conundrum. Below, their list of six untapped locales for meeting men.

Best Of YourTango—Dating Sober, Short Men

Best Of YourTango—Dating Sober, Short Men

This week on YourTango we covered one of the biggest issues in modern dating: how to do it sober. It's not as easy as you think. As such, we managed to come up with some solid advice and tips on dating without alcohol. Also, how to deal with short men, lying bastards and one-night stands. How do you leave things with them the morning after? Should you give a gift?