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He Can't Be Your Superman, No One Can

Kate Gosselin, mother of eight, made a trip by NBC's Today Show, likely to promote the program Kate Plus 8. She and Matt Lauer exchanged pleasantries, discussed the show and then worked into Kate's personal life. When you're a single mother of 2/3 of a dozen with an infamous divorce in your rearview, the chattin' is going to eventually get around to dating. Kate laments her mediocre dating life and more or less rules out 100% of all available men by declaring that she needs a Superman.

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Awesomest Of The Web: Blind Dates & Curing Divorce

The seven people you don't want to date. Gross stuff guys do on dates and no advice on how to fix them. It looks like ladies dig guys who ignore them. Guess what cures restless leg syndrome? A blind date... with your sister. How to tell you're dating a man child. How to divorce proof your marriage before it even starts. Are wedding rings old hat? What his dog says about him. The geometry of attractiveness and where beauty meets plastic surgery.

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Baseball Players Swapped Wives, Lives

Back in the spring of 1973, some things got really weird with Major League baseball. Yankees Mike Kekich and Fritz Peterson decided that they needed their lives to start going in another direction. And to jumpstart things, instead of running away from their families, they decided to swapped wives, homes and families. Matt Damon and Ben Affleck may be making a movie about it.

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9 New Rules Of Phone Etiquette

According to the New York Times, people don't use the phone any more. Where once someone would make dozens of calls in a day, we now find the medium to be intrusive and tedious. I suppose that limited usage of the phone should be considered at least mildly ironic, given that we're rarely more than a yard from them.

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Best Of The Web: Too Big & Fake Girlfriends

What are your instantly dumpable offenses? What if he's too big? Some guys want you to stop faking orgasms. A tale of a crazy fake girlfriend. How to date like a super woman. Five friends you'll need post-divorce. Don't date your next-door neighbor. How to regain his trust after you cheat. What to expect when dating a dating coach. An Alaskan politician wants to outlaw premarital sex. How to solve 8 icky dating problems.

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Can Sex Explode Your Heart?

A study conducted by the Tufts Medical Center's Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies states that your risk for heart attack is tripled after sex. While you may be justifiably concerned about your sexual health, don't scream, "Jumpin' Jesus on a pogo stick" and go for an emergency libido-ectomy just yet. Keep in mind that your chances are still really small that it'll happen.

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Best Of The Web: Mr. Wrongs & Master Manipulators

What if a guy you like is an annoying talker? Are you dating Mr. Wrong? Can cheating on your boyfriend ever be justified. Five signs a woman is being unfaithful. The secret benefits of ED. Why keeping your looks up while you're in a relationship is a huge sign of love. One-quarter of women were disappointed in how they were proposed to. A long-term relationship CAN start from a one-night stand. Facebook got a man caught for polygamy. Web addresses can now end .xxx. Was the breakup more about you or him? And are you dating a master manipulator.

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Best Of The Web: Birth Order & Body Language

What your birth-order says about compatibility. Keeping it exciting but safe in your relationship. "Accidentally" forgetting condoms. The ten worst things to say after receiving oral love. What a lady's body language says about her. Inside the men's rights movement. Is social climbing a turn-off? Are you a trophy girlfriend? 12 dating phrase that must be retired. Getting revenge on the other woman, one pair of pants at a time. Some thoughts from comedians about sex and reproduction rights. And how to cook a great date dinner.

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Facebook Unfriending Lands Couple In Jail

A woman in Brooksville, Florida unfriended her live-in boyfriend whilst in a pique about something or other. And that very umbrage came back many-fold as the live-in boyfriend confronted his lady about the unfriending and her status change to single (and, implicitly, ready to mingle). Eventually, the fracas came to such a boil that John Law was called to the feuding couple's mutual residence.