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Change your type and fall in love

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Oh my goodness; if I had a dollar for every lovely young woman who told me that the guy in question just wasn’t her type, then I’d be an unusually rich psychologist! But that isn’t my mission. What I am here to do, however, is to help you change course and encourage you to stop chasing after your usual type ...

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Is it safe to have sex while pregnant?

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Looks like some men may need a refresher course on sex ed: Most guys are afraid they could hurt the baby during sex while you’re pregnant, according to a new study published in the Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy. In this study, researchers recruited 105 men between the ages of 20 and 46 with partners who were on average about ...

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11 secrets men keep from their girlfriends

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I’m not great at keeping secrets. If anything, I’m prone to oversharing. But in the arena of love, there are still a few things that I—like most guys—would prefer to keep under wraps. But it’s not really that we’re hiding anything big about ourselves, we’re just omitting little details that may cause trouble or hurt your feelings. Does that make ...

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Warning: Guys who tweet a lot might be guys who cheat a lot

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Today in unfortunately rhyming news: The more you tweet, the more you cheat. According to a journalism doctoral student’s research of 581 Twitter users of various ages, those who are active Twitter users are more likely to experience Twitter-related conflict. Well, duh, that’s seems obvious–but the Twitter related convict can lead to divorce, breakups, and cheating. Basically, this means that ...

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6 Apps to help keep your long-distance relationship going strong

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Being in a long-distance relationship isn’t always ideal, but there are some varied reasons for why that may happen. It could be a new relationship where you met and liked each other and are waiting to see where things go before making a bigger commitment. It could be a job change or someone serving the country. It could just be ...

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Five steps for breaking out of a bad relationship

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Unfortunately, it is all too common to stay in an unhealthy or toxic relationship. In fact, most people can relate to over-staying in a relationship with a partner who was not right for them, who displayed major red flags, or treated them poorly. Many admit to staying in a relationship even though their gut repeatedly told them to get out. So why ...

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Why your favorite sex position just stopped working

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Most people have a go-to position. That ol’ faithful sex move that pretty much ensures you’re going to get off and wrap up in time to watch Wheel. But what happens when suddenly cowgirl or doggy or reverse-standing-jackhammer stops working for you? Your sex drive isn’t dead, and the spark isn’t necessarily gone from your relationship. There are a lot ...

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Four ways to cope with divorce without going numb

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Divorce can feel like failure. It can feel like rejection. And it can feel like betrayal. Divorce is a shock, even if you initiated it. Everything you know is turned upside down. So, it’s no surprise that so many people faced with divorce do everything possible not to feel what they’re feeling. Emotional numbing comes in various forms — a ...

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Quit yelling: 5 ways to fight fair in your relationship

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Married couples need to have discussions, they need to solve problems, and sometimes they need to disagree, but they don’t need to squabble, argue, bicker or fight. Fights are dramatic, which is not helpful to a discussion. If you have enough energy to create drama, you have more than enough to tone it down into a discussion. However, because social ...

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10 things never to text to your ex

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Maybe you need to ask your ex something. Maybe she still has your stuff. Maybe his dad is ill and you want to check in. Before you text an ex, try to honour a month-long “no contact rule” first. When you do send that first text, accept that you may not get a response or at least not the response ...

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