It Takes a Penis to Fix a Computer
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It Takes a Penis to Fix a Computer

She tried to fix it herself.  Honest. This is another “without fail” story. And if you’re a woman who speaks that binary computer mumbo dot jumbo, spare me. Go fix a good pot roast or something; then we’ll talk. I am not a stupid woman. Even though I have trouble with the times table for seven, I am not diminished; I’ve never had to use 7 x 8 in real life, anyway. Hear me roar.

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YourTango wants to go to Austin for SXSW, but we need your help to get there!
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Vote For YourTango's SXSW Panels By Friday, Aug. 31!

As the digital driving force in love & relationship news, YourTango has not only provided you with thought-provoking, up-to-the-moment insights about love and relationships, but has stood by your side in your pursuit of happiness. Now we've decided to take a jab at a wonderful opportunity to appear on two thrilling panels at South By Southwest (March 8 - 17, 2013). Of course, your active participation is needed and greatly appreciated. Spread the word, vote and comment and we just might end up in Austin!

 Things I Wish I Had Known About Being Female & Single.
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Things I Wish I Had Known About Being Female & Single.

      I wish I had known how spectacular females are, and then honored myself as one among them. Males love the company of females. The most important thing in a relationship is that HE really gets YOU and vice versa. Really getting someone requires only that each person pay close attention and listen deeply. Finding someone who really understands you, is like finding a gem in the ocean.

The Nature of Male & Female
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The Nature of Male & Female

This is probably the most appropriate, most perfect subject we could ever examine on YourTango — a site so deeply devoted to sexuality and male-female relationships. Besides that, it's one of the most crucial and fundamental subjects to almost everyone on planet Earth. Most of us spend a lot of our time thinking about this in one way or another, and we realize that men and women generally have very different tendencies, different priorities, perceptions, ways of thinking, etc.

Are We Killing Ourselves In The Name Of Love?
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Are We Killing Ourselves In The Name Of Love?

Dr. Lynda Klau   Dear Woman, Are you more “burned out” than you realize, running on empty most of the time? Are you too drained to be truly present with the closest people in your life? When people ask you how you’re doing, do you say “Great!” even though you’re dragging yourself around with your last ounce of energy? Do you feel like your needs don’t count?

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Will Science Fix The Female Orgasm?

Is there a logical explanation as to why lady parts can't orgasm consistently or (in some cases) ever during sexual intercourse? Can a pill, patch, cream, or vaginal collagen injection, morph a frigid woman into a sex pot with O-faces aplenty? Here's a round-up of how science has tried to help women reach orgasm.

10 Secrets Women Keep From Men
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10 Secrets Women Keep From Men

So my friend Joe Rocket decided to let it rip and write about the 10 Secrets Men Keep From Women...since it can be said both men and women have secrets, I decided to reply with the women version of his secrets saga. Enjoy!

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2 Surprising Sperm Facts

Today we stumbled upon two studies touting how physical attractiveness plays a role in sperm and their swimming skills. According to scientists, evolution has caused "sperm loads" to thicken or thin depending on how much sex the male gets. Also, men may be able to control their the amount of seminal fluid they ejaculate depending on how attractive they find the female.

women respond to commitment in advertising
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Women Want Commitment... From TV Ads?

Historically, researchers have found women to be turned off by racy ads showing excessive nudity and sexual language. New experiments are showing, though, that the problem for advertisers may not be that sex doesn't sell to women, but rather that women don't often agree with the way sex is portrayed.

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Women Smell Like Grapefruit, Men Smell Like Cheese

In a recent study, Swiss researchers took sweat samples from men and women's armpits, mixed them with the enzymes from bacteria normally found there and discovered that men smell like cheese and women smell like grapefruits or onions. That's right: grapefruit or onion. So, if your man's ever been tempted to sprinkle sugar on you in the morning or sauté you in olive oil for taco night, there you have it.

can men and women be just friends?
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Can Men And Women Just Be Friends?

It's the aged old question—does he want to be friends or is he hoping one night I have one too many beers and my clothes slip off? Despite CNN's 83% "yes" vote in favor of male and female friendships, there are generally two popular schools of thought on such an issue. 1.) Yes, of course men and women can be just friends. (says the woman) And 2.) Are you insane? Men want to sleep with anything moving and halfway decent and unfortunately you fall into that category. (says the man.) Sigh.

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You're Pretty... Because Everyone Else Thinks So

As unique as we all like to think we are, there's more lemming in us than we realize. Not only are our actions open to suggestion, as previous studies have shown, so are our opinions about non-essential things like beauty. A new study explains that we have our unconscious brain to thank for that.

Black And Female: Destined To Be Single?
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Black And Female: Destined To Be Single?

Is there a crisis in black relationships? Despite millions of examples of loving couples, black women and men still have negative perceptions of each other. As a successful black woman in her 30s, marriage is on my mind. So I set out to find out where these perceptions came from—and if they are true.

Calling All "Ugly Ducklings"
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Calling All "Ugly Ducklings"

A mining town in Australia's predicament got their Mayor in a little hot water. Basically, there are way too many men in Mount Isa. And the mayor suggested that unattractive women (2s and 3s, presumably) can move there and be treated like 7s and 8s. And then came the hate mail.