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How To Tell Someone You’re In An Open Relationship

Open relationship, ethical non-monogamy, polyamory, monogamish: there are so many words for telling someone that when it comes right down to it, you’re dating someone else. Here’s how to do so in a way that is respectful of their time and energy.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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What to Do If You Hate Your Partner’s Social Media Presence

I once briefly dated a guy whose entire Twitter feed was about biking. He spent his day posting links to cycling routes, talking about his bike, communicating with other biking enthusiasts, advocating for cyclist safety efforts, and putting up photos of cars obstructing bike paths. All of this is admirable, of course,…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Where to Get Help if You’re ‘Involuntarily Celibate’ 

Right now, the largest communities of the involuntarily celibate, or “incels,” are toxic. These communities (sometimes on larger sites like Reddit or 4chan, sometimes on their own domains and chat rooms) cater mostly to straight men, especially white ones, and they preach a message of hate that has contributed to…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Keep Your Relationship Going Strong With a Daily Maintenance Text

There’s no magic bullet or divine secret to maintaining a romantic relationship—every couple is different. But if there’s one thing that’s almost always guaranteed to help, it’s more communication. And yes, even the silly, superfluous kind will do.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Successful Relationships Don’t Necessarily Last Forever

As a society, we tend to look at breakups and divorce as a failure. But a relationship ending doesn’t mean it wasn’t successful in some way. Sometimes a fling is ideal for both parties, sometimes a long marriage ending is the only chance for a new beginning, and every relationship teaches you something you didn’t […]

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How to Propose Marriage Without Screwing Up

A wedding proposal deserves a little spectacle. Not an obnoxious viral-video stunt, but something to make your partner feel special. Putting some planning into it is an act of love. I talked to January of Engaged by January, a proposal planning service, about what to do—and what not to do—when you propose. And it’s…Read more… […]

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Ask Dr. NerdLove: I’m Trapped In An Abusive Relationship

Hello all you fiery sex meerkats of the Twitterhord, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column that’s the real King of Kong. This week, we’re solving your dating dilemmas, dashing through your deal-breakers and helping you last all the way to the killscreen of love.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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What to Do With Stuff Someone Left at Your Place

Whether it’s a former roommate, an ex-partner, a friend, or some random partygoer whose name you’ve forgotten, someone is going to leave stuff at your home at some point. But hold on there, pal, that property isn’t automatically yours now. Here’s what you should do with it, according to common U.S. law.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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What to Do If You’re a Victim of Revenge Porn

In 2010, Taylor got a phone call that would, at least temporarily, blow up her life. Someone had posted nude photos of her on a revenge porn website called IsAnyoneUp.com and sent her former employer the link. Her friend, who happened to be dating her ex-boss, called to let her know. “That was how it […]

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