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I'm A March Madness Widow
Yeah, he's never leaving the couch.

I'm A March Madness Widow

Some guys love sports so much that, well, it sometimes seems like they'd rather spend time filling out brackets than talking with you. Carrie Melago's boyfriend is obsessed with March Madness; in this essay she explores his love of college basketball, and her love for him. "Jon turned to me and smiled. 'Can you hand me the sports section?' he asked. I suppose I should have expected this: It is mid-March, the time when many a man's fantasy turns to college hoops. In the coming weeks, I knew from experience, there would be brackets to fill out and seemingly endless games to watch with hawk-like vigor. But that wasn’t all. For three weeks a year, Jon logs endless hours on the phone talking to friends, who discuss players as if they know them. Is J.R. Reynolds an old buddy from college I haven't met yet?, I’ll wonder. Oh, right, no, he’s a guard at U.V.A."

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Beat The Boys At Bracketology!

Ready to attack that bracket? YourTango asked ten women their methods of approaching the Madness. Though they might not all agree, each has a time-tested strategy. So, whether you're looking to conquer your company's office pool, gain bragging rights over your boyfriend, or win millions online, pick your favorite and get in the game.

E-mail Flirtation: Are You Cheating?

E-mail Flirtation: Are You Cheating?

We have been taught that the definition of cheating starts with a kiss, and that a physical tryst is the ultimate betrayal. But other non-physical behavior can be equally as harmful as a sexual affair. Monogamy is not just a having sex with only one person. Relationship rules help define what's OK and what's out of bounds. We can look to the French President Jacques Chirac for a few what to dos and what not to dos.