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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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Necking Doesn’t Mean You’re in Love

What is love (baby don’t hurt me)? It’s a tough question to answer, and people have been asking it since the dawn of civilization. Perhaps the best way to identify love is to learn what it’s not. This beyond-hokey instructional video from 1950 actually helps draw a clearer line between love and infatuation.Read more… Continue […]

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The Internet Is Using Fortnite To Test Their Relationships

You’re playing Fortnite. You’ve made it to the final ten, and the pressure’s on. Suddenly, there’s a buzz from your phone. It’s your significant other. You can either continue your dogged push toward victory, or respond to keep the dwindling flames of your romance alive. Which do you choose?Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Romance Novelist’s Guide to Hot Consent

The #MeToo movement has sparked a reckoning about power, sex, and consent that has already reached deep into the entertainment industry, inspiring conversations about how to build better a popular culture. Perhaps the most frustrating attitude that this has flushed out of the underbrush is that consent can’t be sexy,…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Nobody Wants to Date Someone Who Is Bitter and Jaded

If you’ve been on the dating scene for what feels like forever and you’re starting to feel frustrated and disillusioned with it all, it might be time to take a step back and do a little recalibrating. We project how we feel to others; people can sense your negative outlook from a mile away, which […]

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How to Sneak in ‘Microdates’ With Your Partner When You Can’t Get a Sitter  

“This is like … date night,” I said to my husband as we were sitting in the bleachers, watching our four-year-old at her weekly evening swim class. Maybe that realization should have made depressed—with so much going on, I couldn’t remember the last time we had a proper date night—but it didn’t. We were nestled […]

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What Would Actually Be Helpful to Hear When You Ask “Do I Look Okay?”

Oh, that awkward question before a big night out. We’ve all either asked or been asked “Do I look okay?” or “How do I look?” at some point in our lives. For many, it’s a simple call for a confidence boost. For others, it’s an actual question. What should we say?Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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