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27 Strangest Love & Sex Stories of 2010

You think your love life is weird? Well, it probably is, weirdo. But we're pretty sure it can't touch these weird weddings, cries for help, court cases and absurdly bad decisions made by so-called adults.


When Flirting Means Playing A Character

Being a human-being (and thinking and saying and doing) means sometimes stepping outside of your comfort zone. Unless you're The Most Interesting Man In The World, you may have to fake it until you make it here and there. Unless you're moving from being a socially-awkward recluse to a world famous motivational speaker, nowhere is stepping outside of your comfort zone so necessary as dating. There's a reason that boozin' leads to shmoozin' which leads to smoochin'.

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Best Of The Web: Marriage Rules & Tokophobia

Did you know that sex blindness is a thing? Why you should listen to what your body is telling your emotions (and vice versa). He's afraid of your sex toys, sorry. Magnetic underpants, yep, a real thing too. Predispositions to One-night stands may be genetic. Does the first date still exist? How long before you determine that you like your first date? Serial monogamy. How to date a Sagittarius. Not every woman wants babies, do they need a tattoo? Why you may avoid your dad a few days out of 28. A few great proposal ideas. And ten marriage rules you can go ahead and break.

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I Was Almost A Social Media Junkie

I started using Facebook and Twitter grudgingly. But then, like a third sip of beer, I started loving it, eventually enjoying it with meals. Had I gone from flip-phone loving Luddite to iPhone-obsessed social media addict?

Best Of The Web: Jive Turkey Days

Best Of The Web: Jive Turkey Days

Solo at Thanksgiving? Six tips for reducing holiday stress. Fighting the deeper causes of family-gather anxiety. Ten holiday faux pas to avoid. How not to get caught at the booze-bag table. Things your mother-in-law really wants to tell you. Travel anxiety affects even the best men. How and why to always look your best... just in case. Pole Dancer Magazine. The difference between compromise and settling, very thoughtfully explained. Fifty things that guys should be able to do. And more from Alice and Timmy.

Lying About Your "Number" & A Girl From Canada

Lying About Your "Number" & A Girl From Canada

People aren't always the most honest about their dating lives. From virginity status to choice of partners to how much money you make, sometimes we just can't bear to tell the truth. Our favorite 50s hero, Timmy Gordon, may not be 100% forthcoming about his relationships than we would have liked.

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World's Tallest Couple Made "Official" In California

You ever see a really tall dude and a woman of average to less-than-average height and catch yourself saying or thinking, "it must be awkward to get sexy"? Well, a pair of tall people have finally decided to take our feelings into consideration. Californians Wayne and Laurie Hallquist measure a cool 13' 4.35" between them, and the Guinness Book says they're the tallest couple on the planet.

Best Of The Web: Vasectomies & Timmy Gordon

Best Of The Web: Vasectomies & Timmy Gordon

Getting a reverse vasectomy. Why dudes don't say "I love you." Eva Longoria and Tony Parker are in twuble. The best royal weddings. Chicks like vibrators. A man's guide to buying lingerie. Thanksgiving WITHOUT the family. Finding the divinity in your partner. Understanding the misunderstood date. Breaking the bedroom rules. Why settling sucks. When your ex's new gal hates you. How Facebook stalking can kill you (the person doing the stalking).

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How The Economy's Affecting Swingers Clubs

It's rough out there, friends. Unemployment is high. Banks are taking a harder stance on foreclosures. And something else that's really crappy. But America's happiest people, swingers (don't argue with me about this), are really starting to feel the pinch too. NYC swingers clubs are getting beat up by the economy. And a woman in Illinois TRIED to beat up a cop with a sex toy over an unpaid bill. BUT not all sex toy stories are bad news. A hilarious and uplifting tale about when to say when.

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Hetero Couple Denied Civil Union. Again.

A couple comprised of one Tom Freeman and one Katherine Doyle have had their world turned upside down. A little back story: in London, a homosexual couple can commit to each other in the eyes of the law and of the crown by way of civil union, whereas a heterosexual pair must have a wedding. But Doyle and Freeman would prefer a civil union to a plain Jane marriage.