Personal Development Coach: Advice for Scandal's Olivia Pope
We love to love Olivia Pope but are her decisions, well, questionable? Photo: abc.com
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6 Get-Real Tips For Scandal's Olivia Pope (Spoilers)

Kerry Washington and Scandal may be the hottest thing since sliced bread but personal development coach Francesca Hogi has a few choice words for Olivia Pope. Speaking to her as a friend, Hogi offers six pieces of advice that we'd offer a real friend who was in the same predicament. So listen up, Olivia!

The Mistress Rarely Wins
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The Mistress Rarely Wins

Do you find that you seem to attract guys who always have girlfriends or wives? In other words, are you always the mistress? If so, it could be that, inadvertently, you are sending out signals that are only picked up by those who are committed to others. You don't realize what your actions and body language are saying.

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"I think the answer to why this happens is much simpler than we wish to believe."
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A Mistress Speaks: 'The Broadwell-Petraeus Affair Was Inevitable'

When the news arrived last Friday that the beloved General David Petraeus had cheated on his wife of 37 years with his biographer, Paula Broadwell, I almost ignored it as a non-event. In a different world, I would perhaps be shocked myself. But having lived it, I think the answer to why this happens is much simpler than we wish to believe.

Torn Apart--Avoiding the Mistress Trap:  Part I
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Torn Apart--Avoiding the Mistress Trap: Part I

by Julie Robinson Married men don’t typically try and lure me into their bedrooms. If on a rare occasion a married guy does try to seduce me—I do a pretty good job of deflecting the situation until it fizzles out. Of course, I have been tricked into having sex with a married guy (sick bastard, I know), but if I’m going into the situation with my eyes wide open I have a firm policy—the answer is NO.

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Mary Pinchot Meyer, a longtime JFK mistress, was shot execution-style in 1964.
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Weird News: New Book Says CIA Assassinated JFK's Mistress

Conspiracy theorists who question President John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963 have, over the years, become obsessed with another murder. On Oct. 12, 1964, socialite and artist Mary Pinchot Meyer, a longtime Kennedy mistress, was shot execution-style in broad daylight while walking along the Georgetown canal towpath.

Why Men Have The 'Madonna-Mistress Complex'
A simple 30-second kiss can make you feel happy and bonded to prevent Mistress Day!
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Why Men Have The 'Madonna-Mistress Complex'

Valentine's Day should be special and romantic for couples, but it may actually be someone outside the marriage who is getting the attention and special gifts. AOL reports that February 13th is becoming just as busy for florists, restaurants and others because it's the day men take out their mistresses. In this situation, everyone loses.

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A little "harmless flirting" could lead to a much bigger affair.
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How Does An Affair Start?

Men are pretty unconscious about what makes them attractive. According to most women, it is not their looks that make them attractive, it is who they are and how they produce in the world. So...this married man goes to work and comes home and goes back to work the next day. At work there is a woman. She is single, attractive, smart, capable, speaks his language and someone who has time to pay attention to him. It starts as an innocent flirtation. What goes through his mind is something like "Let's see if I still have it!", so he starts flirting just to see what happens. Not a surprise, she responds by flirting back. This is the beginning of the affair.

What Leads To A Satisfying Marriage
Simply wearing a ring isn't enough!
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What Leads To A Satisfying Marriage

Taking a look at marriage breakups makes me question the beliefs we hold based on cheating. I feel strongly enough about cheating to voice my opinion as a mistress. There’s a need for us to address and face our “self love” and “vanity” as both lead us to believe we have the rights to own each other, especially if we are married to the person. Many are unaware that we are composite parts that relate to the three aspects to our being.

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Dirty Little Secrets: Did Jackie O Cheat To Get Back At JFK?

Jackie O lived through so much and had many secrets, many of which the public could only hope to have divulged at some point, likely well after she passed away. But some of those long-held secrets are about to be revealed, thanks to daughter Caroline Kennedy okay-ing the release of tapes of interviews historian Arthur Schlesinger Jr. conducted with the former first lady within months of JFK's 1963 assassination. The tapes could reveal that she also knew about Jack's many affairs with his interns, and she retaliated by being unfaithful as well.

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Maria Shriver Hires Private Detective To Help With Divorce

Maria Shriver is a woman scorned, and she's not going to let her husband, Arnold Schwarzenegger, off the hook for living a double life and humiliating her in front of the entire world. According to Radar Online, Maria has hired a private investigator to find out just how much the acting politician is worth, and to look into his past—is there another love child we don't know about? More than one? If so, she wants to know. She's gearing up for a divorce.