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Top 5 Love Lessons from The Bachelor (Juan Pablo, Ep 6)

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

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screenshot from ABC’s The Bachelor Everyone has their patented move (e.g. gently curling your date’s hair behind their ear). Just make sure your move doesn’t become an automatic, robotic gesture when a) you’ve run out of things to say, b) you’re not interested in the words coming out of your date’s mouth, and/or c) you’ve [...]

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10 Problems with the Sex Scenes in “Captain Phillips”

Thursday, February 6, 2014

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1. We know that when a movie is literally swimming in strong female roles, it’s tempting to include gratuitous lesbian sex scenes, but we simply didn’t feel they added much to the story. 2. Okay, okay, we get it. Sailors stranded at sea masturbate. A lot. But did we really need the close-up on that [...]

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New Movie Encourages Open Discussion of Pregnancy & Infant Loss

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

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There’s a new movie set to come out in 2014 starring Minnie Driver called “Return to Zero,” about a successful couple who lose their first child in utero. Its award-winning writer/producer/director, Sean Hanish, has teamed up with ReconceivingLoss.com to help break the silence surrounding the topic, calling for submissions of stories, essays, poems and other [...]

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Top 5 Love Lessons from The Bachelor (Juan Pablo, Ep 5)

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

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screenshot from ABC’s The Bachelor Your date being interested in hearing about your career is not “AMAZING!”, it does not make him an extraordinary human being with mystical qualities that make him the perfect guy for you. Asking you about your job and him actually listening to the answer should be the bare minimum for [...]

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Blog Snog: 10 Valentine’s Day Ideas That Aren’t TOTALLY Cheesy

Friday, January 31, 2014

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  Your Tango:¬†10 Valentine’s Day Ideas That Aren’t Totally Cheesy The Frisky:¬†10 Superficial Questions Every Woman Wonders At The Gynecologist Pop Sugar: All the Sweet and/or Sexy Movies Coming Out in 2014 Nerve:¬†People Aren’t Having Sex Nearly As Much As You Think How About We: The 10 Most Romantic Starbuck Locations in the World 150 [...]

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The Best (Most Affordable) Valentine’s Day Present You Can Give

Friday, January 31, 2014

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Here are the top 10 reasons why our award-winning book 150 Shades of Play: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink makes the best Valentine’s Day present: It gives you the great excuse to try something new in the bedroom — perfect for longterm couples on Valentine’s Day. It also has staying power. The perspectives it can [...]

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Top 5 Love Lessons from The Bachelor (Juan Pablo, Ep 4)

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

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photo courtesy of ABC/Christopher Jue When your date confides in you about their terrible, deadbeat, alcoholic father who abandoned them, do NOT respond with, “Wow, that must have been so difficult for your father.” The appropriate response is, “Wow, that must have been so difficult for your YOU.” Don’t tell your date what you think [...]

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Which Disney Princess Are You? (Em & Lo Style)

Monday, January 27, 2014

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Results from the Zimbio quiz “Which Disney Princess Are You?” have been popping up in our Facebook feed this week. Most of them are as saccharine and subtly sexist as the Disney movies themselves: They’re just begging for a more honest edit, with a little tough love thrown in — one that reflects the disturbing [...]

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Hot & Cheap: How to Make a Home-Cooked Meal for a Dollar!

Friday, January 17, 2014

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Being able to cook is traditionally seen as sexy, but frugality? Not so much. But when you save money on food, think of all that leftover moolah you can apply to romantic dinners out, just-because gifts, and sex toy upgrades! When we think of sexiness and frugality, we think of Jack Murnighan. We used to [...]

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Blog Snog: Your Relationship Is an Oscar Movie (in GIFS!)

Friday, January 17, 2014

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Pop Sugar:¬†Your Relationship Is Basically a Movie (in GIFs of Oscar-Nominated Films) The Frisky:¬†Beyonc√© Pens An Essay For The Shriver Report: ‚ÄúGender Equality Is A Myth“ YourTango: 7 Science-Based Secrets to a Happy Relationship Nerve:¬†Gynecologists Designed a G-Spot Vibe That Supposedly Gets You to a ’3rd Level Orgasm’ How About We: Bravo’s New Show About [...]

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