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I Tried To Live Gluten-Free. It Didn't Work.

We all know I like to eat. Okay, I love to eat (and that's putting it lightly.) But recently, I stopped eating gluten - and ever since, I've felt much better: My pants aren't magically two sizes too small after lunch, and I can sit in my desk chair without unbuttoning my jeans. But this weekend...well, this weekend I did a very bad thing. I ate all the gluten. 

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4 Single Girl Tips To Make Eating Alone A 5-Star Experience

One of the less-fun parts of being single is dining alone. As a single lady, I could resign myself to eating every meal in bed while watching bizarre Netflix documentaries, but every now and then, I like to feel like a human being participating in society, so I force myself to leave my apartment and yes, eat at a restaurant all by my lonesome.

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Not tonight ... or any night, dear.

I Stopped Having Sex With My Husband And We're Closer Than Ever

Two months ago, I made a decision that would affect my nether regions in ways unknown: I lounged in a hot tub. I even Instagrammed it. There was no naughty business to be had; it was just me and some Bud Light Raz-ber-itas in a very hot hot tub for like, two hours. I then did what no vagina-having person should ever do: I spent the remainder of the day in my damp swimsuit. The next morning I woke up to two unfortunate realities: a ridiculous Raz-ber-ita hangover and widespread vaginal burn. Sh*t.

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Put Down The Donuts! And 5 Other Foods That Are Ruining Your Skin

Look in the mirror. Go ahead, we'll wait. Is your skin dull, full of acne, or lined with wrinkles? The culprit could be lurking in your pantry. Getting beautiful, healthy skin is as easy as cutting back on these five big food offenders. Surprised? We get it. Connecting the food you eat to the skin you have can be tricky because there's usually a delay between nibble and pimple. So you keep eating what you're eating, then spend the next five weeks hiding your cheekbones under a hat, wondering why you can't get the zitfest to quitfest. (Corny, but we had to.)

Once in a lifetime.

See Lightning Strike In This Couple's Epic Engagement Photo

Photographer Elizabeth van der Bij of ENV Photography was meeting her clients Kassandra and Craig to shoot their engagement photos on Wednesday when the clouds started rolling in. Shortly after they arrived at the field in Edmonton, Alberta where they were going to shoot, the skies turned black and the wind started picking up. At first they thought they were just dealing with a rain shower so they grabbed their umbrella for a few shots. Then, van der Bij noticed lightning striking in the distance. With some excellent timing, she was able to capture this awesome moment:

Hey girl, here's what you need to know.

7 Things You Need To Know About Being Single And So Fabulous

1. Solo Travel Can Be Epic Black travel communities are currently on the rise on popular social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook where travelers are sharing their epic, inspiring and unforgettable travel memories with others more than ever before. Our favorite part? A large number of these travelers are seeing the world solo and loving every single globetrotting second of it. Get into it, girls!

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12 Completely Awkward Sex Fails That Will Make You Cringe

Let's get one thing straight: Sex definitely doesn't have to be perfect to be amazing. In fact, getting it on with someone who you can laugh and joke with is always hotter than being with someone who is super serious—no matter how skilled they are. Little mishaps and awkward moves are par for the course, and that's totally expected. But then again, sometimes there are sex fails SO cringe-worthy, there is just no recovering from them. These real-life sex disasters fall into the latter category: