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Dads Suffer Too: Helping Bereaved Fathers Cope with Loss

Thursday, June 12, 2014

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The following is a guest post by Tara Shafer, Psychology Today blogger and founder of¬†ReconceivingLoss.com, a site dedicated to helping parents cope with pregnancy and infant loss, especially through story sharing. She’s teamed up with the filmmakers of “Return to Zero“¬†(which has been getting Emmy buzz lately, especially for Minnie Driver’s performance) to create a [...]

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Top 5 Love Lessons from The Bachelorette (Andi, “The Journey So Far”)*

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

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If you’re going to talk politics on a date, then the only appropriate response to the topic of Benghazi is “Bring it on!” It’s gauche to ask your date about the ancient indiscretions of their partner, especially if said date was the Secretary of God Damn State. If you’re going to tell your date how [...]

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Why Lo Won’t Watch “Game of Thrones” Anymore

Monday, June 9, 2014

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Lo wanted to pen a smart, thoughtful piece on all the serious, misogynistic, pro-rapey problems with “Game of Thrones” that have made it unwatchable for her, but after reading Bethany Jones’ piece¬†‘Game of Thrones,’ Sex and HBO: Where Did It Go Wrong For TV’s Sexual Pioneers? over at Indewire’s “/bent” blog last week, there was [...]

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Blog Snog: How to Be a Feminist When You’re a Man

Friday, June 6, 2014

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photo via Nerve.com YourTango: Her Secret to Lasting Love? Radical Acceptance! The Frisky: The Case For Being The Third Wheel The Date Report: How I Got Over My Breakup with Oysters, Jack and Cokes, and a Book Launch Party Pop Sugar: Who Is Your YA Boyfriend? Nerve: A Simple Guide to Being a Feminist, Even If You Are [...]

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Top 10 Love Lessons from The Bachelorette (Andi, Ep 3 & 4)

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

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photo courtesy of ABC/David Moir On a date, do not go on and on about what a nerd you were in high school — that’s a story best told after they’ve fallen in love with the totally rad person you are today. That said, do wear cool, memorable pants. Never underestimate the power of unexpected [...]

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The Weirdest ‚ÄúSex‚ÄĚ Photos from Getty Images, Part 2 (NSFW)

Thursday, May 29, 2014

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  When you do a search for “sex” on Getty Images, you get a lot of interesting results — so many, in fact, that we were compelled to create a superlative series of Getty “sex” search images. Today’s installment highlights the weirdest — actually, there were so many we had to present them in two [...]

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Top 5 Love Lessons from “The Bachelorette” (Andi, Ep 2)

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

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photo courtesy of ABC/Todd Wawrychuk Don’t let your snowboard instructor (ballroom dance instructor, pottery instructor, etc) touch your date more than you. Don’t show your date your anus on your second date, whether accidentally or not. You can ask your date “What’s the worst thing about your parents?” as long as A) you’re not wasted, [...]

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Blog Snog: 15 Crazy Facts About Kissing

Thursday, May 22, 2014

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The Frisky: Watch Janeane Gar0falo declare her support for pubes. The Date Report: How we have rebound sex now (according to science). Nerve: History’s most notoriously terrible lovers. Pop Sugar: 23 reasons a long-distance relationship is actually awesome. YourTango:¬†15 crazy kissing facts. 150 Shades of Play:¬†Father‚Äôs Day is coming up!¬†(Remember, dads can be kinky, too.)

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Top 5 Love Lessons from The Bachelorette (Andi, Ep 1)

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

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photo courtesy of ABC/Rick Rowell When on a date, follow the same rule of the writer: show, don’t tell. Do not say “I have a lot to offer” as your opening gambit. Prove it by being charming, smart, funny, compassionate and so on. Do not refer to your date as “ma’am” at any point, even [...]

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The Weirdest “Sex” Photos from Getty Images, Part 1

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

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  When you do a search for “sex” on Getty Images, you get a lot of interesting results — so many, in fact, that we were compelled to launch a superlative series of Getty “sex” search images¬†today. This inaugural installment highlights the weirdest — actually, there are so many we have to present them in [...]

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