Best Of YourTango: It's All In Your Head

Love, Self

This is your brain; this is your brain high on love.

This week, The Best Of Yourtango explores the importance of being rational in relationships. Get mentally pumped for Valentine's Day, because the one-month countdown is officially on. Once you're in the romantic mood, learn how to think your way to a better sexual experience. Remember, though, that sex, guns, and drugs are a bad combination. In fact, some people in Hollywood are speculating that the large amount of pain medication in his system is what prompted Dennis Hopper to divorce his wife of 12 years. If you're still optimistic about love and willing to search for it, we have a guide to decoding online dating profiles. When it's time to meet up in person, be sure to check out our video about making eye contact with men. Finally, we ask your opinion on Heidi Pratt's (nee Montag) possible plastic surgery addiction. Should Spencer have stopped her from going under the knife?

Love Buzz: 5 Ways To Get Psyched For Valentine's Day
Whether you're coupled or not, here are suggestions for how to psych yourself up for the biggest of the Hallmark Holidays.

Essay: Think Your Way To Better Sex
Before you hop in the sack, make sure you're in a good frame of mind.

Tomfoolery: Guns + Orgies + Drugs = Bummer
A night of partying goes terribly wrong, and everybody is left wondering: what were they thinking?

CelebLove: Dennis Hopper's Deathbed Divorce
Some people say pain medication left him unable to think straight, others say it was a matter of money. Either way, it's a sad ending.

Community Blog: Online Dating Dictionary
Find out how to translate profiles of potential matches. Read between the lines for what they're really saying.

Video: Advice: How To Maintain Eye Contact With Guys
If you're shy around men, this new way of thinking will boost your confidence.

Poll: Should Spencer Have Stopped Heidi's Surgeries?
Heidi Pratt of (mild) Hills fame got 10 cosmetic procedures done at once. Is she addicted to plastic surgery, and if so, should Spencer have stepped in?