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Why More Female Teachers Are Having Sex With Students

There has been a series of recent stories about female teachers having sex with their students. In 2004, the United States Department of Education reported that 40 percent of perpetrators of unwanted sexual attention toward children were women and that number has steadily risen over the past nine years. So why is this happening and how can you protect your child from becoming a victim?

Why Ben Affleck was Right (and Wrong) about Marriage

Why Ben Affleck was Right (and Wrong) about Marriage

Celebrity marriages face all the same challenges that yours and mine do.  They also have some special challenges that most marriages don't.  While stars may get paid a lot of money for their work, it is neither regular nor guaranteed.  They work long, often odd, hours and are often away from their families for stretches of time.  The fact that the world they work in is not grounded in reality also has an impact.

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Online dating doesn't necessarily mean that love is a mouse click away.

'Data, A Love Story': 6 Things Online Daters Should Know

The memoir 'Data, A Love Story' follows Amy Webb, a single woman who's tired of bad online dates. She gets the idea to pose as her ideal man to get an understanding of how females react to him and learn how to reposition her own profile to gain this type of man's attention. Her efforts work out in the book, but how can we apply this story to online dating in the real world?

How to Understand Man Talk

How to Understand Man Talk

I got a great e-mail from Nicole.   She wrote: Hey David,   I’ve complained to my man that he's not been caring of late and he said that he has financial debt that he's trying to resolve. The problem here is that he hardly calls. Now he said I should give him some time to clear things up, and that he still values the relationship. And he said he doesn't have any problem with me.  

How To Give Him A Blowjob He'll Never Forget

How To Give Him A Blowjob He'll Never Forget

Going down on your guy is one of the biggest gifts you can offer him. Receiving oral pleasure is an amazing treat, giving him the opportunity to relax and receive tons of pleasure with none of the pressure of reciprocating. It is the chance to focus all of your attention on his pleasure. Giving oral to your lover is an act of erotic generosity. So whether it is to celebrate his birthday, a promotion at work or just a random act of spontaneous love, giving him great head can be an important way to lavish him in pleasure and let him know you care about his sexual satisfaction.

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Before you sign divorce papers, see these tips for a lasting relationship!

What 'RHOA' Star Porsha Stewart's Divorce Can Teach Us

Sure, we could chalk up the impending divorce of Kordell and Porsha Stewart as another casualty of the reality show curse, but in truth, their short-lived marriage provides something powerful we can all learn from. Whether you appear on a reality show or not, when it comes to creating a successful marriage, you must design and define your relationship — something Kordell and Porsha appear to have missed.

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These men make being a 'geek' look a whole lot sexier.

4 Brainiacs Every Woman Should Date

Smart guys sometimes seem to get a bad rap. Their level of intelligence may make them appear to be pompous and they can even come across as standoffish. Still, before you dismiss them, you may want to reconsider them in your search for The One.

5 Stress-Free Places To Meet For A First Date

5 Stress-Free Places To Meet For A First Date

Gone are the days of going to an expensive restaurant on a first date. Do you really want to spend so much time and money on someone you don't even  know? What if you don't have a connection? Then, you're out of money and out of luck. It's best to go to an expensive spot, get to know your date and see if there's a connection.

Time Alone: An Asset to Couple Intimacy

Time Alone: An Asset to Couple Intimacy

This guest article from PsychCentral was written by Suzanne Phillips, PSY.D., ABPP While the definition of intimacy may vary depending on the relationship, it is generally felt to be the “authentic” connection between two people. As such, the connection reflects a mutuality of loving feelings shared and expressed in thought, affect and behavior. A host of factors including safety, trust, effective communication and sexual exclusivity have been identified as important for intimacy between partners.

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Confidence is the key to rocking business casual.

How To Be Sexy (But Appropriate) At Work

You put on the suit, grab your heels, look in the mirror and sigh. Same old suit, same boring look, same drag on your confidence. You want to wear something that is sexy, fun and just a little more ... you. But, you feel stuck in your job, stuck in your suit and you desperately don't want to be 'that' woman with the low-cut blouse and wrong impression, so you shrug and walk out the door. Sound familiar?