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Brittany Wong is the Associate Editor of Huffington Post Divorce.

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12 Online Dating Fails To Scare You Off Dating Forever (NSFW)

(88) Comments | Posted April 18, 2014 | 7:03 PM

Hey single people: At a loss for what to say every time a friend or family member tells you to give online dating a try?

There's no need to say anything -- just show them this list. Below, 15 online dating profiles and messages that prove all your fears...

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This Fourth Grader's Note Is Your Elementary School Love Life In A Nutshell

(15) Comments | Posted April 18, 2014 | 3:15 PM

A fourth grade girl is about to give you a master class in not giving a damn after your crush turns you down.

Get ready. Here it is:

Done and done.

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What This Stepmom Learned From Going To Counseling With Her Husband And His Ex

(3) Comments | Posted April 18, 2014 | 11:45 AM

As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we spotlight a different stepfamily to learn how they successfully blended their two families. Our hope is that by telling their stories, we'll bring you closer to blended family bliss in your own life!

When Kama Fletcher married her...

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Blake And Miranda Respond To Divorce Rumors In The Best Possible Way

(0) Comments | Posted April 17, 2014 | 3:26 PM

Worried about the state of Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert's marriage?

Don't be -- they aren't too concerned about it.

The couple may be perennially dogged by the divorce rumors (just this week, Life & Style claimed the country crooners had been involved in a...

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These Food Crimes Are Basically Grounds For Divorce

(41) Comments | Posted April 16, 2014 | 6:35 PM

You swore "till death do us part," but maybe it should have been "till death do us part -- or till I can no longer stand your shady eating habits and disgusting ways around the kitchen."

Below, eight food-related crimes we can't believe real-life spouses had the nerve to...

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Tori Spelling Breaks Her Silence On Husband's Dean McDermott's Affair

(43) Comments | Posted April 16, 2014 | 2:49 PM

Tori Spelling is finally breaking her silence on husband Dean McDermott's affair with another woman late last year.

In the new issue of Us Weekly, the reality star opens up about the cheating scandal that rocked her seven-year marriage and explains why...

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6 Really Weird Things You Do When You're In A New Relationship

(18) Comments | Posted April 15, 2014 | 7:22 PM

You may not realize it, but there are, in fact, two versions of you: There's the single version of you and the relationship version of you.

As our friends at BuzzFeed illustrate in the video above, Relationship You -- at least in the very beginning stages --...

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The 5 Best And Worst States For Getting A Divorce

(5) Comments | Posted April 15, 2014 | 5:34 PM

Think the lion's share of divorces are long, drawn-out and super costly?

Not exactly. As the charts below illustrate, for most Americans, the cost and time it takes to end your marriage depends on where you file.




Find the Data's "ease of filing score" is calculated based on the waiting period before the divorce is finalized and the filing fee. They collected the data from individual state government websites (most recently checked July 2013) and the American Bar Association.

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How You Imagine Your First Date Will Go Vs. What It's Actually Like

(5) Comments | Posted April 15, 2014 | 3:44 PM

You did it! You've weeded through seemingly thousands of questionable online dating profiles (we're looking at you, hairy man riding a unicorn on Tinder) and found the one person you're willing to date!

He could be The One -- or at least the one you're willing to...

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These Moms Have Great Advice On Keeping The Peace In A Blended Family

(0) Comments | Posted April 10, 2014 | 11:51 PM

As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we spotlight a different stepfamily to learn how they successfully blended their two families. Our hope is that by telling their stories, we'll bring you closer to blended family bliss in your own life!

This week, we meet Jodi...

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19 Reasons Your Relationship Status Still Reads 'Single'

(149) Comments | Posted April 10, 2014 | 3:10 PM

Are you so perplexed by the sad, sorry state of your love life that following advice plucked from a trending Twitter hashtag seems like a pretty solid idea?

You're in luck, because on Thursday, the good people of Twitter took it upon themselves to enlighten you on why you're...

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Here's All The Proof You Need That You'll Get Through Your Divorce

(2) Comments | Posted April 10, 2014 | 2:50 PM

During the darkest day of your divorce, you need gentle reminders that everything's going to be alright.

The best source of reassurance? People who've been right where you are now. To that end, we asked our readers on Facebook and Twitter to share with us...

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10 Surprising Secrets People Are Keeping From Their Spouses

(76) Comments | Posted April 9, 2014 | 4:33 PM

If you're married (and you value that marriage), you know there are some things that are just not worth telling your spouse. They don't need to know about the growing number of candy wrappers you've been accumulating under the driver's seat since your kid's last trick-or-treat outing -- and they...

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This Second Grader Thought She Was Playing A Game. What Happened Next Brought On Tears

(25) Comments | Posted April 8, 2014 | 1:44 PM

Sweet military homecoming videos like the one above never fail to reduce us to happy tears.

Lyrique, a second grader at a Mount Dora, Fla. school, thinks she's playing a word game. Eventually, she and her schoolmates realize they're spelling out the phrase "Lyrique's Dad is Home" --...

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5 Things To Know About Befriending Your Ex

(28) Comments | Posted April 7, 2014 | 3:19 PM

We can't help it: We're in awe whenever we meet a former couple who've managed to remain chummy after the split.

"What's their secret?" we wonder. "How did they manage to seamlessly transition from exes to good pals? Is that brother-sister vibe just an act? Are they secretly still...

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19 Soul-Crushing Responses To 'I Love You'

(79) Comments | Posted March 28, 2014 | 5:24 PM

On Thursday, the good folks over on Reddit weighed in with some of the most embarrassing responses they'd ever received after telling someone they loved them.

Below, we've assembled some of the best (and by best, we mean soul-crushingly terrible) replies to the thread. Our virtual hugs...

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14 Hidden Truths About Being A Child Of Divorce

(91) Comments | Posted March 27, 2014 | 3:50 PM

If you're a kid with divorced parents, constant checkups from mom and dad can be exhausting: "Are you doing okay?" they ask. "Do you want to talk to a therapist? If there's anything that's bothering you about the divorce, you'd tell me, right?"

And though you could tell them...

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This Cat Was Looking To Get Lucky. The Cat Behind Him Had Other Ideas.

(56) Comments | Posted March 24, 2014 | 6:35 PM

This cat was trying to get lucky...

...but then this other cat behind him was like, "naw, man, it's not happening."

We've all been there, gray and white kitty.

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6 Ways To Beat Stress In A Blended Family

(0) Comments | Posted March 21, 2014 | 11:48 AM

As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we're spotlighting a different stepfamily to learn how they successfully blended their two families. Our hope is that by telling their stories, we'll bring you closer to blended family bliss in your own life!

Want to know real stress? Get...

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There Ain't No Party Like A Divorce Party, And Here's Proof

(43) Comments | Posted March 14, 2014 | 5:50 PM

Think bachelor and bachelorette parties are the be-all and end-all in debauchery? You've obviously never been to a divorce party.

Below, 11 divorce parties that will give you something to look forward to if "till death do us part" doesn't really pan out.


The one where this...

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