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Forget the men this Valentine's Day and celebrate the gal pals in your life!
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Fun & Easy Valentine's Cookie Decorating Party!

Ladies, take a breather from thinking about men, and pause to focus on your gratitude for the great gal pals you have in your life! In the spirit of friendship, this Valentine's Day, or before, hostess a fun and easy Valentine's Day Cookie Decorating Party! It's fast to set up, inexpensive to do and the bonus is you get to join the party! I coined this celebration "Gal-entine's Day" just for you and your gal pals—no guys allowed!

FLIRT your way through the Valentines Season
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FLIRT your way through the Valentines Season

If you're single, its that dreaded time of year again! Hearts and flowers all around, when you probably just want to run and hide!  However, it is also a  season is brimming with friends, parties, blossoming romance! With all those valentines singles parties around, its the ideal time to see who you can meet! Flirting need not be a scary word – it is nothing more than charm, with perhaps a little romantic charge behind it.

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Things you shouldn't put up with from your boyfriend or husband.
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Love Bytes: 11 Things Women Should Never Put Up With

Nice guys are boring. Not ALL men hate being alone. There are six dates you want no part of. There are 11 things a lady shouldn't put up with. Keep up the touching. He slept with her friend whilst they were on a "break." Nina Hartley gives up some sex advice. There is a right and wrong way to win over Zooey Deschanel. The holiday party blowback is in effect. What if you hooked up with a coworker at the fete? Post-divorce advice from Suze Orman.

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Sweating your coworker? Sweat no longer. But be discreet, please.
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Love Bytes: 5 Rules For Hooking Up At The Holiday Office Party

The rules for hooking up during/after holiday office parties. Are feminists to blame for the "hook-up culture?" Some people will say just about anything to get some tail. Would you stay with your husband if he cheated on you? Britney Spears songs have some great (and awful) things to say about love. The Austrian "sex school" that never was. 12 keys to healthy relationships. And, dating his clone to get over him. Yikes.

Healing Heart
Put the band-aids on your broken heart and enjoy the holiday season!
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Holiday Breakup Survival Guide

Whether your summer breakup still stings, your fall heartbreak feels fresh, or your holiday heartache has yet to happen, one thing’s for sure. The holiday season is here and dealing with a broken heart can be especially tough during these “feel good” months. After all, there are holiday gatherings to attend, mistletoe to stand under (GASP – alone!), and happy couples cozying up to one another wherever you turn.

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There's no better time to find love than during the holidays!
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3 Paths To Holiday Love

The Holidays. The perfect time for romance. As a dating coach and matchmaker, I find that it's one of my busiest seasons. There's something about crackling fires and the smell of pine and glitter that seems to trigger the feeling in us that screams for affection and companionship. It reminds us of hearth and home, and gets both sexes warmed right up for more than just a quick fling. This, is why the Christmas season is the perfect time to look for love!

Relationship Fail: I'll Hire You To Be My Christmas Party Date!
What's a office holiday party without a hired escort?
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Relationship Fail: I'll Hire You To Be My Christmas Party Date!

Obviously, someone is a huge fan of The Wedding Date, the 2005 romantic comedy in which Debra Messing hires sexy Dermot Mulroney to be her plus one at her sister's wedding to make her ex-fiancé jealous. Although, what works in the magic of Hollywood cinema doesn't always translate into real life. But hey, a girl can try, right?

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Make sure to slot in some time for kissing under the mistletoe this holiday season!
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5 Tips For Making Holiday Plans With Your Partner

The holidays are a jam-packed time full of lavish parties, loads of fun, and hopefully just a handful of obligatory commitments. If you're in a serious relationship, chances are much of this time will be spent with your partner.

Don't Let Food Control You This Holiday Season
Avoid focusing on what foods you CAN'T eat!
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Don't Let Food Control You This Holiday Season

With one holiday under our belt, may I remind you that we have a couple more to go - Christmas and New Years! Ugh. If I had a dollar for everyone who told me this past week that they’ll “start their diets after the holidays,” I’d be a richer woman! The truth is you hear this statement all the time. Maybe you've even found yourself saying this lately.

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A survey of singles' holiday habits, just in time for Thanksgiving.
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Are You Bringing A Date To Your Thanksgiving Dinner?

Pretty soon, we'll all sit around a table with loved ones, break bread and share what we are most thankful for this year. But as the season kicks off, there are some stresses that we don't feel grateful for -- like the challenge of dating during the holidays.

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Single On St. Patrick's Day? 8 Tipsy Dating Tips

It is no secret that alcohol and dating share a volatile but intimate relationship, especially on St. Patrick's Day. In fact, for the most part the two go hand-in-hand. The key is to reach a level of intoxication that has you feeling loose and confident, not nauseated and belligerent. (Read: don't stumble over there and grab his crotch or bellow in her ear.) Because despite your previous finding-true-love-at-a-bar experiences, sometimes two people actually DO meet when they're drunk and manage to form a connection that lasts longer than a hangover. Who knows, maybe that guy over there with the green party beads who's doing a shot of Jameson is your soul mate. So we've compiled a few dating tips to help you make a drunken connection that won't damage your dignity.

Handling The Holidays When Your Life Is In Limbo
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Handling The Holidays When Your Life Is In Limbo

Sure, the holidays are filled with great food, fun parties, and general good cheer (I was at a crowded Macy’s yesterday, and I wasn’t shoved once!), but for a lot of people, this is anything but the most wonderful time of year. Those of us in periods of transition—even positive ones—are especially susceptible to the feelings of loneliness, frustration, depression, and the stress the holidays can elicit. After the jump, a few tips for surviving the holidays during some of life’s biggest transitions