Technology-Age Love: Is It Okay to Check Cell Phones?
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Technology-Age Love: Is It Okay to Check Cell Phones?

We are all guilty of having things on our cell phone that we shouldn’t or that we’d be embarrassed if our parents or niece/nephew found. Admit it, you do! I know I have sexually explicit text messages, pictures of naked anatomy and some emails that would make the eyes melt out of some people’s heads. I am also guilty of having my 11 year old cousin pick up my phone without me knowing it and look through my pictures—OOOPS! Is your phone on lock down; attached to you at times?

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Love Buzz

Should You Snoop If You Suspect He's Cheating?

What to do when you have that sinking feeling that yours is not the only pillow your man has been fluffing? When you listen to that Whitney Houston "It's Not Right, But It's OK" song and suddenly find yourself relating to it? Should you just ignore it? Or go Jessica Fletcher on his ass and start snooping around, looking for concrete clues and confirmation that his recent interest in personal hygiene and the number of times he "accidentally" forgets to turn his cell phone on are actually indicators that he's cheating on you?

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Tomfoolery

Woman Fired For Running Background Checks On Dates

A community support officer began her work for the police with a man in her life but, when that operation soured, she began "googling" prospective manfriends using the Police National Computer, which became pretty addicting. Per an investigation, the woman once looked up a man 151 times in a single month. Her secret mission ran aground when she let it slip to one gentleman caller that she'd checked out his personal information on the old computing machine.

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Tomfoolery

The Links: Ultimatums & Changing Him

Why a guy's number (or a girl's) has to be baloney. What to do if he's boring in bed. What college-aged women don't care for in bed. Maybe faking an orgasm is OK from time to time. Getting even with an ex using a Craigslist escort. Do men snoop on their ladies? Poker star Vanessa Rousso tells you how to tell if a guy is lying. It is possible to change a man. When is it appropriate to bring up the past (sometimes never)? Are all dudes intimidated by tough cookie women or just timid dudes? Why are girlfriends-on-the-side unable to keep quiet? And are celebrity wedding vow renewals terrible or what?

Snooping
Love Buzz

To Snoop Or Not To Snoop?

When a live-in ex started "working late" and getting snippy with me on the rare occasions he was home, perhaps I should've gone through his wallet or dropped by the office to see what was up. Maybe I would have noticed that he'd started schtupping his coworker.

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Love Buzz

5 Things Your Mother-In-Law Won't Admit

Mama's boy or not, your husband's mother had first dibs on your guy even before you were old enough to walk, let alone say "I do." Now that you're married, there are a few things she'd like you to know about the man you now call your own.

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How Snooping Helped Me Survive Divorce

Snooping—reading his email, logging into his Facebook account—is generally a recipe for disaster. But for one woman, find out her husband's secrets was the key to getting over her divorce. "The pain of reading his diary was oddly liberating. Once I got past my disgust, I couldn't lose what I didn't have. And if that was the man I was married to, I thought, I didn't lose much. In actuality, reading his diary may have been one of the best things that have happened to me. It made me see that he was never really there for me to begin with. I didn't have to worry about how I was going to make it alone. I'd been alone all that time and just didn't realize it."

When Snooping Gets Out Of Control
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When Snooping Gets Out Of Control

She just can’t resist going through her boyfriend’s personal belongings, but sometimes snooping leads to more harm than good. By spying through his writing she finds his secrets and an invasion of her privacy. It turns out word, especially the Big Words, really hurt. Victoria Hirschfield finds this out the hard way when what she found was a dagger to her heart.