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Flirt! Texts That'll Make Him Bend Over (With Laughter)

Mike Alvear | Posted 08.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Mike Alvear

Used incorrectly, texts can toss a promising romance into the garbage disposal and flick the switch on your hopes and dreams. Used correctly, flirty text messages can get you the love of your life or, at the very least, some serious action.

5 Overlooked Reasons to Give Online Dating a Try

Francesca Hogi | Posted 08.06.2014 | Women
Francesca Hogi

The biggest benefits of online dating are the ability to deliberately craft a great first impression (that can't be messed up by nerves) and to stretch yourself to date differently than you have in the past.

Can Virtual Flirtation Be Considered Cheating?

Alexa Cortese | Posted 08.05.2014 | Women
Alexa Cortese

In a world that thrives on instantaneous interaction with a vast amount of people, attitudes towards conversation have become increasingly casual. The etiquette of communication has changed.

The Worst -- Or Possibly Best? -- Pickup Line Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 07.31.2014 | Divorce

We're guessing you haven't exactly reached Ryan Gosling levels when it comes to charming the opposite sex. But that's OK, because on Wednesday, Red...

5 Quick Fixes For A Ho-Hum Married Sex Life

Fawn Weaver | Posted 07.29.2014 | Weddings
Fawn Weaver

Have you heard the rumor that married sex is boring? Well, that's not the case in my 11-year marriage, and it doesn't have to be for yours either. One of the beautiful things about being with the same partner for so long is you are able to explore each other's bodies.

The Art and Science of Flirting

Samantha Boardman MD | Posted 09.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Samantha Boardman MD

Truly listening involves hearing what the person is saying and also paying attention to their non-verbal communication. Respond by paraphrasing and reflecting on the conversation to move it forward -- it shows them you genuinely care about what they have to say.

Think You Know How to Flirt? New Research Says You Don't

Sara Eckel | Posted 09.14.2014 | Women
Sara Eckel

We don't know how to convey interest, and we are incredibly obtuse when it comes to reading other people's signs -- or at least the positive ones.

23 Texts That Sound Sexy Once You Become A Parent

Jessica Martin-Weber | Posted 09.10.2014 | Parents
Jessica Martin-Weber

With kids around, my husband and I have to get creative with how we flirt, communicate desire and find privacy. And it's amazing the things we now find to be quite flirtatious and sexy.

Teen Sexting Is Not A Felony

Stephen Balkam | Posted 09.09.2014 | Technology
Stephen Balkam

We need to take a moment to reflect on the state of our laws around "sexting." And we need to consider the crazy mixed messages we are sending our teens about sexual behavior in our digital world.

Here's Why You Suck At Knowing When Someone's Flirting

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 06.17.2014 | Science

You think you've got game. But when you try to chat someone up at the bar, you just can't tell if they're into you. Sound familiar? You're not alone. ...

How to Flirt Smart and Safe Wherever You Are

GalTime | Posted 06.30.2014 | Women
GalTime

In the midst of Spring Break and travel season, it's always fun to explore casual love interests here at home or overseas. But, it can literally be uncharted waters when it comes to how to flirt and what's appropriate -- especially when you're in a different country.

Has Your Flirt-Texting Turned Into Cheating?

Loren Ridinger | Posted 06.07.2014 | Women
Loren Ridinger

Flirty texts and emails may never become physical, but that doesn't mean you're not having an affair.

This Is What It Feel Like To Have Sexual Tension With A Friend

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 03.29.2014 | Comedy

Does this inner-dialogue sound familiar? If you and a friend share a mutual attraction, then sexual tension can be hard to avoid. After awhile, all...

7 Tips to Help You Get Your Flirt On

Jill Di Donato | Posted 03.14.2014 | Women
Jill Di Donato

The key to being a good flirt is to do so unapologetically, effortlessly, and in the most authentic way possible. There's no one way to flirt; in fact, the best ways incorporate your own personal quirks with some tried and true sex appeal to really get the ball rolling.

A Trader Joes Cashier Broke My Heart

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 11.06.2013 | Women
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Trader Joes.That bastion of affordable wasabi peas, almond milk and hemp oil. That innovator of quality ingredients for everyday low prices. That hire-er of a potpourri of gorgeous men tricked out in Reyn Spooner Hawaiian Hula Luau shirts who flirt with me. (Not the shirt, the men.)

Tracey Steinberg With Marlo Thomas (WATCH)

Posted 10.21.2013 | MarloThomas

Dateologist Tracey Steinberg dropped by Mondays With Marlo this week to share her expertise on flirting, dating and finding "the one." We chatted abou...

Flirting 101, From Tracey Steinberg (WATCH)

Posted 10.21.2013 | MarloThomas

When dateologist Tracey Steinberg joined me on Mondays With Marlo this week, she explained that if you're nervous about meeting the opposite sex, you ...

Why I Gave My Wife Permission To Flirt With Other Men

Posted 09.13.2013 | Weddings

A wandering eye can get married people in trouble, but what if your spouse encouraged you to flirt? That's exactly what happened to Georgia Lowe, w...

'My Husband Told Me To Flirt With Other Men'

Posted 09.12.2013 | Weddings

By Georgia Lowe of The Gaggle for GalTime.com “Go for it!” he said. “Flirting is fun. It feels great.” We were talking about how I have ...

Flirting With Disaster: How Your 'Harmless' Intrigue Is Undermining Your Marriage

Christina Pesoli | Posted 11.03.2013 | Divorce
Christina Pesoli

If you want to act like you're single, don't be married. If you're married, don't act like you're single. Like I said, it really is that simple.

Creative Ways to Meet a New Squeeze

Christine Gallagher | Posted 09.23.2013 | Divorce
Christine Gallagher

Maybe it's the summer doldrums but a number of my friends and clients are lamenting the lack of romance in their lives and expressing frustration over how to meet new people.

Ten Things to Avoid When Hitting on Me

Melanie Curtin | Posted 08.15.2013 | Women
Melanie Curtin

This is in an attempt to spare both you, my fine male friends, as well as myself and other women, the cringe-inducing effects of such attempts at, um, seduction.

10 Foolproof Tips To Be A Better Flirt

Ariel Kiley | Posted 08.06.2013 | Books
Ariel Kiley

Glorious summer is finally upon us. At last hot sultry days and long buggy nights when the sun doesn't go down until well past Happy Hour. You know what's especially fun to do with all those extra hours of daylight? Flirt.

Are You Flirting With Me -- Or Just Being Polite?

Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.25.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

On my wedding night in a beautiful mountain lodge that we had rented out for the occasion, my then 80-something Aunt Sophie called the front desk at midnight and asked if Frederic, the 26-year-old French chef who had just fed us a sublime meal and spent much of the evening dancing with her, could please come to her cabin to remove the spider she had just found.

How My Career As A Flirt Began

Tom Cramer | Posted 06.07.2013 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

Looking at the calendar, it's already spring. Yet the calendar is irrelevant here in Chicago, as it offers no help in predicting the arrival of warmer weather. In fact, I acknowledge the arrival of the season the same way every year. Like magic, a day comes when the streets and sidewalks seem to be overflowing with beautiful women wearing shorts, skirts or dresses.