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10 Things We Tell Ourselves About Why We're Not Skinny

What tastes as good as skinny feels? The answer is not nothing, no matter what Kate Moss wants you to think. The answer is anything and everything from cupcakes to pizza. We've all pretty much heard — and given — every excuse under the sun to explain why we're not skinny. This week it was because our boss just would not stop with the late-night meetings and next week, our best friend's recent breakup will definitely be to blame (sympathy eating with your bestie is a thing, guys; I don't care what you say).

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This doesn't make for a romantic moment.

True Horror Dating Story: An Actual Ghost Crashed My Date

True story: I was out with my girlfriend and we saw a ghost. It wasn't a planned part of the date, either. It's not like I was like "Hey, let's do something special tonight and go find a wandering spirit!" We're not that kind of white people who go hunting for stuff like this (though those people do exist and make lots of bank on cable networks). This ghost was crashing our date, which was both rude and terrifying.

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How To Release Your Inner Nerd To Find 'The One'

In a world full of intelligent women, we have been taught to sometimes dumb ourselves down for the sake of finding a man. However, this kind of thing is attracting the wrong types of guys and it helps play into false stereotypes. In order to find a good guy, you must be open about who you really are.

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Women Become More Bisexual As They Age (Says Science)

Like most women, I have no shame in admitting that I find other females attractive. I have even admitted to being open to experimentation ("Of course I would sleep with Halle Berry! It's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity"). For women, it's perfectly acceptable to be a little bi-curious (cue every male fantasy), and according to the latest research, it's the norm.

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If only mommy knew...

14 Things Your Hubby & Baby Are Doing When You're Not There

Do you ever wonder what your husband and little one are really doing when you're not around? Are they burning the house down? Is your daughter up three hours past her bed time again? Did he forget to give your son a bath? Did either of them eat? How bad is the mess in the living room?