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How one study can have us taking a second look at our choices.

Abortion & Depression: The Coleman Connection

As the political and psychological war over abortion wages on, learning how to "own" all of our choices as women could not be more vital to ensuring our long term health and peace of mind. In 2009 Priscilla Coleman of Bowling Green State University in Ohio released a controversial study linking abortion and mental health issues.

10 Tips For Talking To Men
Just be yourself and everything else will fall into place!

10 Tips For Talking To Men

If you're a single woman working toward meeting a grown-up, confident and relationship-minded man, a must-have skill is the art of conversation. If your perception is that all a guy does is look you up and down and decide if he wants to ask you out, you're wrong. The "good guys" want to connect somehow if they're going to spend an evening with you. They want to know you'll be fun and open and that the two of you can carry on a conversation. (Just what you want to know, right?)

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Don't take Kirk Cameron's advice!

How To Ruin Your LGBT Child's Life

Kirk Cameron on CNN's Piers Morgan's show discussing his beliefs that homosexuality is "unnatural" "detrimental" and "ultimately destructive" is just that, ultimately destructive to our GLBT youth. This rejection by the parents and other adult caregivers of our children has a similar effect on a child as the bullying in school that these same kids suffer at the hands of other youth.

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While Rush Limbaugh's sponsors back out, our Experts weigh in.

6 More Experts Weigh In On The Limbaugh 'Slut' Scandal

The backlash continues for Rush Limbaugh nearly two weeks after the top-rated conservative radio show host called Georgetown Law student Sandra Fluke a "slut" and a "prostitute" for her outspoken support of mandatory health insurance coverage for contraceptives. While advertisers continue to withdraw their support of Limbaugh's radio program, YourTango Experts continue to speak out about the controversy.

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Have you ever tried speed dating?

Speed Dating: Be Yourself...Almost!

If you decide to try speed dating, the old adage that in order to meet someone nice you need to "be yourself" is true...but there are certain exceptions to this rule. The first big problem with the term to "be yourself" is that it is so over used. Successive generations have given out this standard piece of advice to perplexed daters who have no idea what it means.

To My Slut Sisters Everywhere

To My Slut Sisters Everywhere

It is time, women of America, to take a stand. Rise up against a frightening new development in our country that is taking us back to the middle ages. Have we fought for our equal rights for nothing?   The rhetoric against women in this country right now is frightening and if we don’t do something about it, we are not going to like the results.

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Who knew a simple conversation could improve your sex life?

Talk Your Way To Better Sex

It's considered common knowledge that the things people fight over the most are sex and money. Did you know that it's not true? A recent survey conducted by YourTango revealed that the number one reason people fight is because they don't feel appreciated by their partner. Communication issues ranked second. Personally, I think if you don't feel appreciated by your partner, chances are pretty high that you're not communicating well, either.

A Shocking Answer To Whether Divorce Is Good Or Bad

A Shocking Answer To Whether Divorce Is Good Or Bad

Are you thinking about getting a divorce? Are you thinking about ending your marriage? I want to ask all of you a question today. Why do you want your marriage to end? Why do you want to get a divorce? Have you ever gone back through the timeline of your marriage, and thought about the way you guys treated each other in the beginning? It's such a beautiful thing, a relationship as it is unfolding and blossoming.

What Women Truly Want

What Women Truly Want

Okay, Guys, this is for you. So many men ask me what women want. Here is my answer. Women Want... Love Women want to be told they are loved and they want to be shown they are loved by being treated affectionately. Respect Women want to be treated with respect. They want to know they are valued and appreciated. To Be Understood Women want a man who will listen to them and understand them. Time Together