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15 Types Of Selfies You're Posting — And What They Really Mean

The word ‘selfie’ was coined in Australia in the olden days (2002). A drunk guy posted a blurry image of himself and posted it on social media for all to see. I’m sure there were many selfies before then, but they weren’t documented on the internet, and as we now know, that means they don’t count. Social media brings many pros and cons to this world we live in and we’re not quite sure what merit the selfe brings, but we’re thankful it made its mark!

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But I AM a size 4!

Who Are You Trying To Fool With Those Spanx?

Spanx is quickly becoming to shapewear what Kleenex is to tissues. It starts with a bit of a paradox; tight clothes look terrible on a person with a little extra weight BUT extremely tight under-clothing can be used to masquerade that plump.

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If you make me fat, no girl will ever want me.

I Love You, Now Stop Making Me Fat

Every time I get in a new relationship, I get comfortable... too comfortable. That comfort leads to weight gain. But why do I, and many, many poor, poor people, gain weight while we're dating? Is nesting going to be the death of us all?

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The guys from 'This Means War' are definitely spies, not boyfriend material.

007 Signs He Doesn't Want A Relationship (Or He's A Spy)

According to films, television programs, comic books, daguerreotypes, cave drawings and divinations from wishing wells, your next door neighbor, coworker or even husband could very well be a SECRET AGENT. Spies are many things, charming, capable, physically adept, but mostly they're terrific liars. The same penchant for misdirection that makes a guy top-notch in the espionage game makes him absolutely horse plop in the awesome boyfriend department.

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This guy is really into Asian women and pain.

8 Signs He May Have An Asian Fetish

As a resident of New York City and a fan of professional athletics, I'm duty-bound to somehow comment on the "Linsanity" currently taking place with the New York Knickerbockers. Jeremy Lin, a Harvard graduate, has begun starting for the Knicks and taken the hearts of New Yorkers. But there have been some "racist" bumps along the way. Is having an Asian fetish racist? Here's how to tell if a guy has one

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This guy has a cold and doesn't want his girlfriend to see him vulnerable.

Your Boyfriend Isn't Sick Of You, He's Just Sick

Contrary to what you've heard, most men don't want to date their mothers. And, while we may want someone to take care of us while we're under the weather, we don't want you to see us vulnerable until we're ready for it. So, keep in mind that your guy may not be sick of you, he might be literally sick. With the cold or a flu.

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Why I Pass On Using The Back Door, All The Time

Some call it the final frontier. Whereas the vagina is the entry point of life, the anus is the terminus of the human digestive process. The alpha and the omega. Yet this rear entry (exit, really) holds a mystique and allure that 995 of the 1,001 Arabian nights can't even sniff. Is it the taboo? Is it the fit? Is it a power thing? Whatever the case, you can count me out.

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5 Ways Nagging Is Like Torture

Sometimes being told what to do is really nice. It's not that it divorces you from the consequences. But being told exactly what to do can take the thinking out of something you clearly don't want to do. However, being on the business end of a constant stream of critiques, veiled orders, words to the wise and "helpful" hints is a major bummer. It's not just ladies who nag, fellas do too — but we call it carping, hectoring and emotional battery. We like to say, "All's fair in love and war," but if the Geneva Convention makes it illegal to pull out someone's fingernails to get them to spill when the next attack is coming, it stands to reason that telling someone to hang up their polo four times in one week. Nagging equals torture.