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By Megan Greene Public Service Announcement: Calling all single ladies! Have you ever been on the dating scene and stumbled upon a guy or two, and asked yourself if  he's Mr. Right or Mr. Right now? If you answered yes, then you can probably relate to this article and after reading you will feel better about whether you decided to keep him or kick him to the curb.  If kicking him to the curb was the ending result perhaps he deserved it. However, are your single days boring you and you're prepared to be "wifey material" for your prince charming? If... CONTINUE READING 6

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polyamory

While many turn away from the notion of “sharing” their partner, others embrace love with open arms. Polyamory has gotten a bad reputation– namely through popular television series that depict polyamorous couples as promiscuous, selfish sex addicts that are afraid of commitment. We’re here to break that stereotype. The Claim Here’s the question on everyone’s minds: is maintaining a polyamorous relationship possible? And... CONTINUE READING 13

spender-or-saver

Money, while it cannot buy you love, can help you be miserable in comfort. But when it comes to our romantic partner, we'd prefer to believe that money does, in fact, buy us love AND comfort, and as for that whole misery part, well, can we just leave that out? In love, while we're loathe to think about it, many of... CONTINUE READING 10

your-first-real-boyfriend

Most of my friends are  married to their first “real” boyfriends. I know exactly how this happens. You meet someone you like in your 20s. You slowly get comfortable, move in together, develop a routine, and before you know it you’ve been together 5, 6, 7 years, at which point it seems easier to just get married than try to... CONTINUE READING 31

5-first-date-questions

It's your first date. You're sitting at the restaurant, face to face with the new guy, and there's a moment when neither of you are speaking. You're nervous, you want to ask any question under the moon just to get conversation going, but you don't want him to think you're awkward or weird or self-centered. Oh screw it, you attempt... CONTINUE READING 8

more-sex-more-money

Time is money, health is better than wealth, and now, the new saying goes, “just have more sex." According to a recent study published by the German Institute for the Study of Labor, people who romp in the sack four or more times per week out-earn their less sexually active co-workers by 5 percent. The connection between wampum and whoopie seems pretty... CONTINUE READING 18

substance-abuse-feat

Whether you’ve been in long-term relationship or have just started seeing someone with a substance abuse problem, there are a few things that you’ll need to realize in order for your loved one to get help. Here are 5 ways to acknowledge the problem and start the path towards healthy living – for everyone involved. 1. Can you "change" or "fix"... CONTINUE READING 4

8-books-for-the-broken-hearted

It’s over—and it really hurts. You are not in the mood to "go out." You are not ready to meet someone new. So aside from watching every show available on HBO Go, here's a list of books you should be reading to help shuffle away your sadness and try to feel better about yourself and your world.  Remember, this life-sucking... CONTINUE READING 10

why-we-fall-in-love

Why do we fall in love with people? According to author Paul Debransky of The Secret Psychology of How We Fall in Love, these are the most common factors that initially spark that attraction with the beloved. 1. Similarity in background We're initially attracted to people who we have a lot in common with - who can understand where we come from... CONTINUE READING 9

top-5-date-movies-feat

With air conditioning and endless snack food, movies are a perfect date option for beating the mid-August heat.  Read on for the top five movies to see with your sweetie this month! The Canyons Lindsey Lohan makes her umpteenth comeback attempt in this erotic thriller directed by Paul Schrader and written by Bret Easton Ellis (of American Psycho fame).  Lohan plays Tara,... CONTINUE READING 8

40days-dating-feat

by Erin Mayer Jessica Walsh and Timothy Goodman found themselves in a dating rut at the same time.  Tired of the New York City dating game,the two friends hatched a plan: date each other (and only each other) for forty days.  They hoped to learn more about why all their past relationships had failed by embarking on one with a trusted... CONTINUE READING 8