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Where’s the Love?

Among the many paradoxes of human communication, is that of expressing affection. We often see affection as entirely good for relationships, but let’s face it; relationships are never that simple. Sure, if our partners want our affection, then expressing it … Continue reading

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Who’s Your Money Match?

Money isn’t romantic. In fact, it’s seen as taboo in many relationships. We’ve all grown up with stories about falling in love regardless of financial disparities (e.g. the pauper marrying the princess), and we love these stories because they are … Continue reading

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I Will Survive (This Breakup)

Breakups rock our world. By the time we’re in our mid-20s, most of us have experienced our fair share of doozies. (You know, crying on the bathroom floor, playing angry love songs on repeat…) But seriously, we all revert to … Continue reading

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Love Your Weight (And Love Your Friend’s Weight Too)

We live in a society obsessed with weight, and it seems that the more we worry, the more we gain. Young women are particularly prone to weight concern, which is problematic because weight is widely recognized as a part of … Continue reading

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Humor is Sexy! (When it’s friendly)

We all know that having a good sense of humor will get you far in life. In the dating sphere, humor is one of the most highly sought-after qualities in a mate. Funny men are supposedly better at getting dates … Continue reading

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Facebook: The Jealousy Machine

Let’s face it. When we’re romantically interested in someone, we want to know everything we can about that person. Our search for information may involve a small (or large) amount of “Facebook stalking” before we know them well. But Facebook … Continue reading

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Gain from her Pain: It’s Evolution!

Imagine an obnoxiously attractive person of the same sex walking toward you on the street. Let’s say it’s someone that you would consider “competition.” Suddenly, a bus drives by and covers them with mud. How do you feel? If you’re … Continue reading

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