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Your partner may be more honest if a question is posed via text message.
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Want A Guy To Tell The Truth? Text Him

Some may say there is a downside to our tendency to text, but there are plenty of perks associated with simple SMS messages. Thanks to sexting, you could be in a crowded room but still telling your boyfriend all the dirty things you want to do to him later. And, on the tamer (and potentially less harmful) side, texts are the best way to get someone to reveal the truth.

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A couple makes out near the port-a-johns in the infield at Preakness 2006.
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Get Your Preakness On! 3 Tips For Hooking Up At The Horse Races

"Growing up in Baltimore, I've attended many infield parties at the second leg of the Triple Crown, the Preakness. Something about that infield makes us all behave like heathens. Don't get me wrong — it's a good time (even though it feels a bit like a war zone). Hook-ups abound, and there are plenty of opportunities to merge with the opposite sex."

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Did your Jewish boyfriend or girlfriend invite you for Passover? What you need to know.
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10 Tips For Attending Your First Passover Seder

Attending a religious event like Passover that's unfamiliar to you can be stressful, especially when you're worried about making a good impression on your boyfriend or girlfriend's family. Here are some tips that will ensure that it all goes smoothly.

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Experts Blog

Compatibility 2012: eHarmony Versus HowAboutWe

In 2002 Wired Magazine said, “twenty years from now, the idea that someone looking for love won’t look for it online will be silly, akin to skipping the card catalog to instead wander the stacks…” Only 10 years have passed, but dating digitally is a massive movement. In fact, one in five relationships begin on an online dating site. And as the sheer number of users and couples grow in the online dating industry, innovation follows.

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"Hunger Games" mania officially started at midnight.
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Our 5 Favorite "Hunger Games" Pickup Lines

"Hunger Games" mania officially started at midnight. Are you into it? Or could you care less? Either way, dating site HowAboutWe has some awesome "Hunger Games" pickup lines. Here are some of our faves.

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It's almost St. Patrick's Day. You know what that means.
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St. Patrick's Day: Where Are America's Drunkest Singles?

With St. Paddy's day tomorrow, it may just be time to analyze how much alcohol we single folk consume. Not because it's going to stop us in any way from getting good and sloshed this Saturday, but because the results of this recent HowAboutWe survey are really educational and enlightening!

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You don't have to be gorgeous and heavily made up to attract love.
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5 Ways To Be Attractive To Anyone

Turns out the qualities people find most attractive about others are ones we can control: Grooming, diet, posture — not the beauty you were born (or not born) with. So, rejoice: You don't have to be a supermodel to get dates and be noticed by men.

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YourTango intern Rachel Kleinman and her adorable cat Fisher, back when he was tiny.
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6 "Psycho" Things Women Do That Aren't Crazy At All

It should be noted that women wouldn't be so "crazy" if it weren't for some idiot guy making us crazy with his devilish ways. And finally, a man comes to our aid and points out that sometimes our mild lunacy is somewhat warranted.

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Birds like to sing together, and so do people, research says.
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Study Proves People Don't Like Doing Things Alone

Have you ever wondered why we're always told that two is better than one? Why dancing is more fun when you have partner to get down with? Well, contemplate those deep thoughts no longer; the plain-tailed wren of Ecuador are about to answer your burning questions.

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Maybe Zooey Deschanel and Ben Gibbard split because she's a vegan who won't eat soy.
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4 Ways To Avoid A Quickie Marriage Like Zooey Deschanel's

Today, HowAboutWe explored whether celebs' short courtships could be the reason for their short marriages. Indie sweethearts Zooey Deschanel and Ben Gibbard, who just announced their separation, only dated for a year before their two-year marriage. Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries? Six months.

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According to Tastebuds.fm, Nickelback, Justin Bieber & Lady Gaga are dating dealbreakers.
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Why I Don't Date People Who Listen To Justin Bieber Or Lady Gaga

Tastebuds.fm just conducted a study to see which bands are dating dealbreakers. The top three: Nickelback, Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga. Please note I had to double-check the spelling of the first two, and can't name one by any of those three artists. And yes, the rumors are true: I did stop seeing a guy once because he had Coldplay on his iPod. Why? Because my vagina and ears have standards, that's why.

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Experts Blog

4 New Apps To Help Manage Your Love Life

Is your smartphone the first thing to greet you in the morning and the last thing you see at night? "If you're a power user of your smartphone, you should definitely use it in your dating life," says Laurie Davis, founder of online dating consultancy eFlirt Expert. Given how indispensable mobile apps are these days, it's no surprise that there are tons of applications to help you find a dating partner and plan a rendezvous. Pretty much every dating site has its own mobile app, Davis says. Besides that, you can download apps designed just to manage your dating life.