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How to Write a Love Letter: Inspiration from Beauvoir and Sartre

Skye Cleary | Posted 11.24.2015 | Women
Skye Cleary

Hot summer romances are a long distant memory as the northern hemisphere winter closes in and tempts us towards hibernation, hot chocolate, and heated holiday party debates.

7 Things You Should Never Say On A First Date

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 11.03.2015 | Divorce

First dates are stressful for a reason. Say the wrong thing and you can kiss date number two goodbye. Below, dating experts share some of the subject...

Why I Believe In Monogamy -- a Response to Barrett Pall

Rocco Papa | Posted 10.26.2015 | Gay Voices
Rocco Papa

No matter how committed you are to your significant other, you will always feel attraction to others. We can't help our feelings. We can, however, control whether or not we act on those feelings.

5 Women Share What It's Like To Be Divorced Before 30

Women's Health | Posted 10.27.2015 | Divorce
Women's Health

No one walks down the aisle on their wedding day with visions of their future divorce dancing in their heads, but statistics show separation is inevitable for some couples. This is especially true for the ones who get hitched young.

You’ll Never Guess Where Teens Are Learning About Sex (And It’s Not From Porn)

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 10.22.2015 | Books

Did you know that only 22 states require their public schools teach sexual education? And even in the states that do provide it, the curriculum c...

Why Sharing Your Sexual History With A Partner Is Risky

Ken Solin | Posted 10.21.2015 | Fifty
Ken Solin

It's impossible to unhear or unknow something, and sex is no exception. Sharing your body with someone is deeply personal and perhaps it's best to keep those experiences to yourself. Not knowing may help avoid feelings of jealousy, inadequacy, anxiety and a host of other bad feelings.

6 Powerful Ways To Connect With Your Partner

Richard Kronick | Posted 10.21.2015 | Weddings
Richard Kronick

You can listen to other people's advice and experience, but because you are a completely new and unique combination, your relationship will blossom only through trial and error.

A Woman Lost

Sophia Williams-Baugh | Posted 10.15.2015 | Women
Sophia Williams-Baugh

I know that my self-esteem decline interferes with me and my husband's intimacy. I know I don't feel attractive and that's why I'm not attracted. So I will continue to pray that I rediscover myself, that I rediscover my femininity, and that I gain the motivation to make myself feel and look beautiful again.

Is Virginity As Big Of A Deal As It Used To Be?

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 10.08.2015 | Women

Dr. Zoe Peterson, an associate professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, believes that for m...

The Purity Standard Is Outdated And Unfair. And it's Time For It To Go

Ali Owens | Posted 10.06.2015 | Women
Ali Owens

If I could sum up the era of my life in which I was discovering my sexuality in one word, that word would be: shame. Despite the personal nature of this story, I feel compelled to share it, because I fully believe that no young woman should have to experience such intense shame -- yet the sad truth is, most do.

4 Things I've Learned About Online Dating As The 'Most Popular Girl In New York'

Lauren Urasek | Posted 10.05.2015 | Women
Lauren Urasek

People will sacrifice hours of their lives, bored out of their minds on bad dates, in an attempt not to offend someone.

Finding Hope in the End

Lauren DePino | Posted 09.30.2015 | Women
Lauren DePino

The burning in me, in my chest and in my gut, the heat that makes me have to write, was keeping me alive. Words were my breath. They were coming from where the pain is, the same place from where the love comes.

Is This Man Acting Unethically If He Doesn't Tell His Girlfriend He Dated Men?

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 09.30.2015 | Gay Voices

When you start dating someone, how much of your past are you expected to disclose -- if anything? If you don't reveal something, are you acting unethi...

14 Little Things Every Guy Does When He's Really Into the Girl He's Dating

Christopher Lai | Posted 09.22.2015 | Women
Christopher Lai

You just met your boo and you have a good feeling, like, a really good feeling. You can't stop thinking about her. You'll text her while you're in class; you'll text her while you're in a meeting; you'll text her while you're crossing the road.

The 7 Emotional Stages Of Divorce In Your 20s

Joelle Caputa | Posted 09.25.2015 | Divorce
Joelle Caputa

When a 20-something woman's marriage is officially declared dead, she must journey through six levels of reality before reaching the after-life, also known as the "Celebration" phase. The steps of this difficult journey may vary, but the road traveled unites each woman.

How To Enjoy A More Creative Sex Life Without Upsetting Your Partner

Pamela Madsen | Posted 09.18.2015 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

So what is a "Relationship Pioneer" and how does anyone stay together happily for 10, 20, or 30-plus years? I think a 'Relationship Pioneer' is all of us that are not willing to throw away our 'foundational relationship' because we need something more added over time: whatever THAT more is.

Beware The Manic Pixie Dream Boyfriend

The Cut | Posted 09.15.2015 | Women
The Cut

The Manic Pixie Dream Boy: the self-mythologizing "free-spirited" dude who's determined to make your life magical, whether you want it or not.

The Habit That Can Lead To Hot Married Sex

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 09.14.2015 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

I met her at a social media meet-up and we clicked immediately. Her husband was also there -- across the room from us, hanging out with some cronies. They made frequent eye contact with each other. He winked. She smiled back. Their overt appeal apparent, I was captivated by their chemistry.

The One Must-Have Item For Seducing Your Spouse

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 09.01.2015 | Fifty
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

My husband bought me a massage table. I'm not kidding. A really good, really pricey table, with accessories! Felty-soft table bedding and a collection of lavender-infused oils and lotions.

If We Want Better Love Lives, We Have to Start Making Better Choices

Holly Sidell | Posted 08.31.2015 | Women
Holly Sidell

I want a better love life, and so I have already begun making better choices. These choices are different for me, and it feels uncomfortable because it's not what I'm used to. But it makes me feel empowered and hopeful. Because I am not a victim to my love life anymore... and you don't need to be either.

Can A Magic Spell Really Help Your Love Life?

The Huffington Post | Carina Kolodny | Posted 08.27.2015 | Arts

When it comes to love and sex, even the most skeptical amongst us can probably agree there is a certain "je ne sais quois" that is necessary to reall...

6 Things Every Independent Woman Should Know Before Falling In Love

Brianna Wiest | Posted 08.25.2015 | Women
Brianna Wiest

If at any point your partner makes you feel guilty, or as though you have to choose between who and what you love, you're probably not with the right person. The best relationships are the ones that make you more yourself, not less.

Take Your Love Life Into the Woods (And I Don't Just Mean Sex Outdoors)

Terri Trespicio | Posted 08.21.2015 | Women
Terri Trespicio

We expose the deliciously dark shadows of mystery and domesticate every last bit of wild within us. Responsibility. Maturity. And with it goes our wilder, untamed, but undeniably exciting nature, our lustiness, our sensuality, and our passion.

Want To Have Better Orgasms? Here's What You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 08.13.2015 | Women

Imagine being sexually active for your entire adult life and never having an orgasm. For Loly, a woman in her mid-twenties living in France, that scen...

55 Essential Pieces Of Dating Advice

Francesca Hogi | Posted 08.10.2015 | Women
Francesca Hogi

Embrace serendipity -- As long as there are other humans, there is the potential for you to meet someone to date, or someone who might introduce you to someone to date. Get excited about the possibilities!