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You’re Probably Handling Rejection Wrong

Every now and then some asshole guy (or occasionally asshole girl) gets rejected online by a romantic prospect, goes apeshit over text, and then goes viral after his victim posts the conversation online. It’s a good reminder that this shit is happening all the time, mostly to women, because some people never learned…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Use Social Engineering—But Not in an Evil Way

If you want to win friends and influence people, well, there’s a whole book on how to do that. But how do you do social engineering the right way—to make life better for everyone, not just to manipulate people into doing what you want?Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Haven Is A Sci-Fi RPG About Being In A Long-Term Relationship

Usually, video game romances are about hot and heavy beginnings or fiery ends. Even visual novels often focus on the new and novel, rather than relationships that are doing their best to withstand the test of time. Haven, set to release next year, is different. It’s a game about a long-term relationship—ups, downs,…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Practice Breaking Up With Someone Using This Chatbot

If you’ve ever broken up with someone—and been on the receiving end of an angry series of texts or phone calls—you might recoil at the idea of ending a relationship when it isn’t working. To save yourself from having the talk altogether, you might even ghost dates instead.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Set Your Friends Up On a Date

So it’s finally happened. You’ve met someone great. They’re smart, they’re attractive, they have a job—and they’re perfect for your needlessly picky friend. We’ve all been there, you have one friend who’d be great for another and you’re positive they’d hit it off. But setting them up is easier said than done, unlike a…Read more… […]

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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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