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Top 5 Love Lessons from “The Bachelorette” (Andi in Belgium)

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

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photo courtesy of¬†ABC/Geert Vanden Wijngaert It’s honorable to take the process of falling in love seriously (Marcus), but would it kill you to crack a joke once in a while? There’s a reason why people rank “sense of humor” as one of the most important qualities they look for in a mate. To quote Nick: [...]

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Top 5 Love Lessons from The Bachelorette (Andi in Italy)

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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screenshot from ABC’s “The Bachelorette” For the love of all that’s clean and right and good, wash your hands after you go to the bathroom! And not just when you’re on a date — every time. When on a date, don’t talk about how bad you are in bed, even if you’re just joking, for [...]

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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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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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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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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 5 Stages of Sexual Grief

Thursday, May 15, 2014

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photo via Flickr Making huge stupid mistakes in bed — we’re talking, like, of epic proportions — is a universal experience. People from all walks of life do dumb things they regret in the morning — it’s an inevitable part of life and love. But while there is no right way to mourn your sexual [...]

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Top 5 Love Lessons from The Bachelor Finale (Juan Pablo)

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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photo courtesy of¬†ABC/Rick Rowell When your partner’s family tells you he’s rude, he makes his mama cry, he won’t stick around when things get hard, he’s not an easy guy, he’s self-centered, he’s a know-it-all, he’s simple, he watches TV all day, and there will be lots of fighting, dump him. When your partner’s dad [...]

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Top 5 Love Lessons from The Bachelor (Juan Pablo, The Women Tell All)

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

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photo courtesy of¬†ABC/Rick Rowell Ladies, never say you “think too much.” Serious reflection, internal debate, philosophical pondering — these are all good things in a woman, in a romantic partner, in a human being (even if they may seem surprising to Juan Pablo). Honesty is the best policy when it comes to non-exclusive relationships — [...]

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Top 5 Love Lessons from The Bachelor (Juan Pablo, Ep 7)

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

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photo courtesy of¬†ABC/Michael Fullana If you’re looking for an “intellectual connection” with a potential mate (like Sharleen), don’t go on “The Bachelor.” If your date makes you wish you were a little dumber (like JP makes Sharleen wish she were), then that is a clear sign this relationship should be kept squarely in the booty [...]

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