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Paul Ryan and family at the Republican National Convention last night.
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When It Comes To Politics, Do You 'Stand By Your Man'?

Do these women actually believe everything they're so eagerly supporting? How much of a relationship between a couple like Mitt and Ann Romney is for love, and how much stems from sharing dare-we-say intellectual ideas, values and beliefs? After all, Ann Romney is pro-choice and the Republican platform couldn't be clearer about their anti-woman stance on abortion. Do their dinner conversations just never "go there"?

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Anti-abortion protesters pray outside the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Sexual Health Experts Call 'Legitimate Rape' Argument 'Nuts'

The real hero of the entire legitimate-rape debacle is not Missouri Rep. and Senate candidate Todd Akin, who, in a statement that he later apologized for and excused as an "off-the-cuff remark," seems to think that women's bodies magically block sperm from impregnating them during rape. In case you need a refresher, here's what he said in a recent TV interview...

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His cruising style might tell you more about his personality than you think.
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5 Things You Can Tell About A Guy By His Driving Style

How do you and your partner spend time on the road? Are your car arguments reflections of larger issues you have with each other? Read on to see what his behavior when you're driving together could indicate about his personality — and see if you detect any of these behaviors in yourself.

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"Remember that argument we had six months ago? Well, I'm still mad about it."
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8 Things Not To Say To Your Partner While Driving

Driving with your partner can be as enlightening as it can be stressful. It's a great opportunity to learn more about each other and enhance your relationship — though some topics are better saved for the times you aren't behind the wheel.

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Quick fixes for all your hair and makeup oopsies.
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Oops! 5 Beauty Quick-Fixes

Streaky self-tanner? Overplucked eyebrows? You're not alone. We've all had these beauty mishaps more than once. No one can keep it together 100 percent of the time; not even you, sexy lady.

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Keep the fun going, even when the "dating" phase is over!
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In A Relationship? Don't Lose Your Dating Mojo!

You share a bed, a Netflix queue, and maybe even a puppy. You know each others' friends, families, favorite books and deep-seated fears. It's safe to say you've comfortably settled into a long-term relationship. But has it become a routine where you spend every night at home, or at one of your apartments? Do you miss real dates?