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If You Want To Get Married, Don't Be A B**ch

Listen up, ladies: if you want to get married, you need to stop being a shallow bitch and slut. At least that's what Mad Men writer Tracy McMillan has to say in the Huffington Post this week, and though she's not a relationship expert, she does know a thing or two about finding the one (or not finding the one), as she herself has been married three times.

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Could Women Soon Have Access To Free Birth Control?

It's hard to imagine the words "free" and "birth control" being in the same sentence, especially to the women who have spent years paying upwards of $30 for their montly pills. Yet, the Institute of Medicine (IOM), which deals exclusively with women's and reproductive issues, has released a new report that suggests birth control could soon be free and accessible for all American women.

Surprise! Women More Likely To Sext Than Men
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Surprise! Women More Likely To Sext Than Men

Based on news headlines, you'd think men are hands down more likely to sext (that is, for those who don't know, send sexy pictures of themselves via text) than women. But, color us surprised, it seems the opposite is true! The New York Times reported yesterday on a new study that finds women are more likely to send sexy text messages than men.

Is Non-Monogamy The Key To An Affair-Free Marriage?
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Is Non-Monogamy The Key To An Affair-Free Marriage?

With each new sex scandal splashed across headlines, it's become impossible to hide from the realities of marriage, i.e., monogamy is hard. And with so many high-profile persons seemingly shirking fidelity, it's easier for couples unsatisfied in their relationship to start wondering if these cheating politicians just may have the right idea. It's these concerns and questions that The New York Times Magazine took on when reaching out to leading sex-advice columnist, Dan Savage for their recent exploration of monogamy and marriage.

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Online Dating Is 50 Years Old: The Humble Beginnings

Who knew that online dating got its start in the 1960s on New York's Upper East Side? Project TACT, the first-ever computer matchmaking system, was designed by New York accountant Lewis Altfest and his friend Robert Ross. The two were inspired by the Parker Pen Pavilion they came across at New York's World Fair in 1964, where a giant computer selected pen pals for anyone who wanted one. All they had to do was "fill out a questionnaire, feed it into the machine, and almost instantly received a card with the name and address of a like-minded participant in some far-flung locale—your ideal match." Sound familiar?