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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.

Scene from Dirty Dancing

The Dirty Dancing Guide To Romance

In Dirty Dancing, Baby gets from Johnny all the things that women want from their lovers: patience, dedication, decisiveness, and more. Writer Renee A. James takes some cues from the film to dole out tips for guys who need to brush up on their moves on and off the dance floor.

Birth Control: Should He Pay for Half?

Birth Control: Should He Pay for Half?

or 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: who pays for birth control?My boyfriend and I have been living together for a while now. We’re committed, but since we're not ready to say "I do" or start a family, birth control (me taking the pill) is essential. I want him to share the not-insignificant cost of my prescription. He says none of the guys he knows split the contraception tab with their girlfriends, so why should he? —B.K., New York, N.Y.

12 Relationship Red Flags

12 Relationship Red Flags

After decades of ignoring red flags, only to sail into disaster each time, I've finally realized that no matter how gorgeous and alluring the new stranger is, you have to quit when a red flag goes up. As soon as it goes up. This isn't as easy it sounds. For starters, you have to learn how to distinguish red flags from mere quirks and annoyances.

The Lure of the Engagement Ring

The Lure of the Engagement Ring

Diamonds are forever... Diamonds are a girl's best friends. But do you know the history of the ring? It's not just a sparkly bit of carbon and metal. It's history is global in scope and epic in origin and no owes no small part to clever, timely marketing by DeBeers. Before you take the plunge, you may want to know what that Tiffany's ring means and when and where this relatively new tradition started.