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Low-Cost, Last-Minute Mardi Gras

While we can't all be somewhere festive for Mardi Gras, why not channel the indulgent nature of the day (mardi gras is French for "fat tuesday," after all) and plan an impromptu date to celebrate your partner or find a new date among the festivities.

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10 Questions To Ask Your Guy About His Past

It's definitely not the type of light and airy chat you want to strike up on your first starry-eyed date. Let's be honest: Dredging up the past and owning all things that went right and wrong can be about as pleasant as having a root canal. But precisely because spilling the beans requires such a high level of comfort and trust, a Q&A session (topic: all things past) with your guy can bring the two of you closer in your relationship.

Are Women Emasculating Men?

Are Women Emasculating Men?

Since when have men been allowed to turn down sex, we later shriek to our girlfriends. Is there someone else? Is he gay? Am I fat? Too skinny? Something I said? Does my breath smell? The finicky male sex drive has served as fodder to female questioning and hypothesizing since the first time a man told a woman "no." if the UK's Sun is to be believed, the annoying trend of men turning down sex is a straight-up epidemic across the pond. British relationship service Relate has reported a 40% increase in men saying they had "gone off sex" compared to ten years ago, while "anecdotal reports from experts in the field" say, yes, men are turning down sex more than ever. Chicago-based therapist Michele Weiner-Davis. She thinks when women collectively made the shift to grow balls, own their sex drives, and go to work (perhaps making more than their mate) the results made "tears at the fabric of male sexuality." Adding that "Western men feel marginalized."

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Guys Choose Between Oral Or All The Way

Everytime we read Em and Lo's Wise Guys, where the sex columnists ask an open-ended question and grill three men for an answer, we learn a little something new about men. All three men had a hard time deciding upon the two, with all leaning toward blowjobs but choosing intercourse out of either technicality or practicality.

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3 Tips for a Post-Divorce Sex Life Makeover

Sex after divorce can be intimidating: a new partner can mean a new bed, a new body, and new — well — techniques. Usually, though, the hardest part is just becoming psychologically ready to date again. After that, you're likely to find that the old riding a bike analogy applies to other leisure activities as well. That being said, there's a lot you can work on all by yourself to improve your sex life.

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Black Women More Likely To Be Single

Many black women are quick to point out that there are no good single black men out here. It turns out, they might actually be right, which also may explain why more black women remain unmarried than white women. Forty-two-percent of black women have never been married, compared to 21% of white woman, according to national statistics. That’s double, chicks!

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Swimsuit Models Destroy Men's Brains

Studies found that sexy images not only shift the way men perceive women, they also found that constant viewing of these pics shut down areas of the brain linked to empathy for other peoples' emotions. Great.