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Can You Feng Shui Your Way To Love?

Can You Feng Shui Your Way To Love?

Having recently moved into an apartment in the East Village, the divorced author and mother consults with a feng shui expert to see if anything can help her with new relationships and snaring dates.

Throw a Grown-Up (but Fun) Party

Throw a Grown-Up (but Fun) Party

Throw a sophisticated, grown-up version of those wild soirees you used to have in college. Hosting a party doesn't have to be all stress, it can be quite fun. Because just like those college days, the key to a good cocktail party is the right spirits, the perfect mixers, your closest friends, and maybe some snack to soak up the drinks.

Erotic Tips You're Better Off Not Taking?

The Humor In Following Sex Advice To A T

Have you ever wondered what happens when readers follow an advice columnist's sex tips to a T? In this piece, read tongue in cheek letters to the fictional "American Vixen" magazine and see how the (imaginary) readers handled advice on how to deal with a poor body image.

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Keys to Bliss: Sex, Love and Nintendo?

Like video games? You and your partner pressing each others’ buttons may be the right way to go. Even though a long-term relationship can often mean going from roses and romance to sweatpants and video games, it doesn’t have to be a bad thing. Involve yourself in each other’s greatest pleasures, like playing his favorite racing game, and beating each other up or kicking it side-by-side in fighting games.

Should I End It After Our Vacation?

Should I End It After Our Vacation?

For the best advice on sex, love, dating and relationships we ask two experts with personal experience. Cathi Hanauer is the author, most recently, of Sweet Ruin, a novel about love, marriage, and adultery. Daniel Jones is the editor of both the "Modern Love" column for The New York Times, and Modern Love, an anthology derived from the column. They've been married for 15 years, and together they provide a his and hers take on relationship questions. This round: when's the best time to break up?Question: My girlfriend of two years and I are traveling to South America this fall to attend her best childhood friend's wedding. We've been planning this trip for almost a year, including two extra weeks of trekking in the Andes with some friends afterwards. Here's the problem: Without going looking for anything, I met someone else, and I want (and need) to end my current relationship, even though it kills me to think of hurting my girlfriend. If it weren't for this upcoming trip, I would have already done it. Should I tell her what's going on before we go or after we get back? —R.S., Boston, Mass.

First Date Dos and Don'ts

First Date Dos and Don'ts

Looking for love can be about as much fun as having your teeth cleaned. Forget about the mundane dinner and movie. Kristine Kern, self-described as "one of the dating masses" talks to Dave Singleton, author of Behind Every Great Woman There’s a Fabulous Gay Man: Advice from a Guy Who Gives It to You Straight and The Mandates: 25 Real Rules for Successful Gay Dating. Together they came up with a few refreshing first date ideas that can help you get a better idea of your prospective partner. Also included: bad first date ideas.

Kama Sutra 101

You don't have to be Sting to add some Eastern spice to your sex life. But you probably could do with a pointer or two. Tango recommends five books to get you started.

Are You Too Competitive With Your Guy?

Are You Too Competitive With Your Guy?

When it comes to that all star team of two, a sport is not a game. In Dean Chandler’s not-so-humble opinion, there’s nothing dumber and more dangerous than playing sports with your significant other. Teamwork is what makes the ideal relationship work, so why disrupt that with a competitive edge? Watching sports together can be a great opportunity for bonding with each other, but as for playing sports? Just don’t do it!

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Sad? Upset? Survive Your "Emotional Hangover"

Ever notice how when you're feeling down so is your body? Emotional hangovers from stressful episodes; such as spats with our bosses, friends, family or lovers, can bring heartache to the extent of heartburn, palpitations or chest pressure. The key to maintaining your physical health in such times is to recognize that you're emotions affect your biochemistry and taking steps to counteract it. There are a few simple remedies to keep yourself emotionally healthy.

Actress Blythe Danner on Love and Loss

"Bruce would not want us to wallow in our grief, and I always hear him … His voice is always there saying, 'Get on with it.' There was a saying that I loved, and that he loved, by Robert Frost: 'In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.'" Actress Blythe Danner publicly discusses the loss of her husband Bruce for the first time.

Make Your Best Sex Tape Yet

Make Your Best Sex Tape Yet

Most people hate being photographed, even fully clothed. So why film yourself in the sack? Filming yourselves having sex can be arousing and liberating—as long as you’re prepared to laugh at the results. Also, be ready to keep the tape in a VERY safe place.

How Couples Live On A Single Income

How Couples Live On A Single Income

He’d love to write a novel; she wants to study law. Couples who are willing to live off a single paycheck can give each other something priceless: freedom. While one half goes through life changes; the other half is able to provide financial stability; Martha Baer reports.