A daily round-up of the hottest news, trends and advice about love, sex, relationships and dating.

5 Reasons We're So Over Girl-On-Girl Kissing

Don't get us wrong. We like kissing. We like it a lot. And we want everyone who enjoys kissing to be able to kiss whomever they want (as long as it's all consensual, of course). But here's where we've had it: girl-on-girl kissing. Not the kissing itself. But the ridiculous hullabaloo that erupts around it. What's the big deal? Why do people care? And why do straight female celebrities (yes, you, Megan Fox and Katy Perry) keep making such a big deal out of the fact that they've done it?

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Financial Opposites Are Poor Long-Term Match

A recent study by the University of Michigan proves that when it comes to spending and saving, those with a strong inclinations to either end attract their opposite. While these opposing actions may cause electricity at first, the team found that risks for marital disputes increased depending on how stark the differences.

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Shocking Percentage Of Women Think Abuse Is OK

Want to learn something shocking? Based on a recent UNICEF global survey of household attitudes towards domestic violence, an average of half the female population polled believes it's OK for a man to beat his wife under specific circumstances. And that's the average. Read on to learn more.

An Easy Gift To Help You Hang On To Happy Memories

An Easy Gift To Help You Hang On To Happy Memories

At You.Propelled on DivineCaroline, hundreds of individuals are stating how they've enhanced their life today. The idea is to highlight the way small changes can have a big impact. This got me thinking about how small measures have powerful impacts on relationships, specifically my own. One of the best gifts I ever gave to my fiancé cost me a total of $7. I call it a Relationship Pensieve—er, basically a box full of paper cranes with my happiest memories of our relationship written on them.


4 Ways Family And Friends Help Our Relationships

We've said it before and we'll say it again. It doesn't just take a village to raise a child (as Hillary Clinton once suggested). It also takes a village to raise a couple. Who's in your village? Are you making the most of what they have to offer? Or are you forgetting one of the best resources your relationship has? Below, some tips on how to help your village help you.

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What Kind Of Guys Look For Affairs Online?

In "The Cheaters Club," a piece for vanityfair.com, single chick, Melanie Berliet poses as an unhappily married woman on the prowl on the cheating site The Ashley Madison Agency. She analyzes three men and makes some pretty broad assumptions about monogamy.

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5 Questions To Ask Before Relocating For Love

Michelle did it for Barack. Brad does it at least twice a year for Angelina. And thousands of non-famous people do it everyday for the people they love. We're talking about relocating, and in these economically volatile times, a lot of people are doing it for the sake of work or a lower cost of living. But before you pick up, say goodbye to everyone you know, and move across the world for your partner, be sure to ask yourself and him (or her) some very important questions.

How To Make A Great First Impression, Guaranteed

How To Make A Great First Impression, Guaranteed

As a freelance writer, I'm always interviewing random and interesting people. And they're not just dating experts—my subjects can range from a guy who ploughs cornfield mazes to a woman who wore lipstick to her mastectomy. So the other day, I was talking to Stan Blits, Co-Producer of The Price is Right. He was explaining how he auditions contestants, and I realized that what he was telling me sounded like dating advice!

Recession Dating Realities

Recession Dating Realities—Things Have Changed

Okay all you lovers out there, so what do you know about dating, living and loving in the recession? Things have changed—not least in the way you appreciate your mate. After the jump, some of the new realities that have emerged in these tough times.