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7 Book Characters Hotter Than Edward Cullen

Like it or not, Edward Cullen is the fictional hottie du jour. Never before have women been so enamored by a sparkly, lovesick centenarian torn between protecting his girlfriend and eating her for dinner. Despite Edward's edgy persona and "angelic" good looks, we're not convinced that he's the literary dreamboat that thousands of Twilight and New Moon fans have made him out to be. Before Edward Cullen swooped into our libraries and bookstores, we had other male literary characters to dazzle us.

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Dating A Married Guy? Try Regret Pie

What do you do if you feel like your stomach is eating itself because of the torment of dating a married man? Make yourself a Sky-High Banana Cream Pie, says Heather Whaley, author of "Eat Your Feelings: Recipes for Self-Loathing." Whaley is an advocate of taking the time to comfort yourself—especially when no one else will—with food. Feeling guilty? Sad? Unrequited? Read on.

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4 'Girly' Trends Men Should Embrace

To ease the minds and prides of males everywhere, here are four trends and habits that may look effeminate at face value, but really do no damage to you in the eyes of the fairer sex.

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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.