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Emma Gray

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'The Bachelor' Season 17, Episode 1: Sean Lowe Witnesses 50 Shades Of Tipsy

Emma Gray | March 9, 2013 | Women
After a months-long hiatus, the world's favorite "I'm on a journey to find love and be vulnerably open" television series has returned. That's right, "The Bachelor" is back and host Chris Harrison tells us that it's going to be an "exciting" season. Let the white wine tears begin.
Marilyn Nagel

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Women Directors Help Companies Gain Competitive Edge

Marilyn Nagel | March 9, 2013 | Business
After years of campaigning for more gender-diverse corporate boards, ION published its Ninth Annual Status Report on Women Directors and Executive Officers of Public Companies. The good news? We're making progress, and have several thriving companies that lead by example.
Maisie Greenawalt

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Veg & Vodka: 5 Food Resolutions You Might Actually Keep

Maisie Greenawalt | March 9, 2013 | Taste
You never have to be hungry if you eat as many fruits and vegetables as you want. I sit down in front of the TV with literally a pound of steamed Brussels sprouts and eat them like popcorn.
Kathy Caprino

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The Top 8 Excuses People Make for Their Unhappy Lives

Kathy Caprino | March 9, 2013 | Women
People who are able to make life change have a sufficient dose of clarity, confidence, courage and commitment. Those four ingredients can make all the difference between a miserable life and a brilliant one.
Brenda Rothman

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Where Do We Find Support for Parenting Pain?

Brenda Rothman | March 9, 2013 | Parents
Experiencing problems with our children, being in constant emotional turmoil, feeling upset about our child's challenges -- those are natural experiences. It doesn't mean we are ill or broken.
Women & Co

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Awkward Wallets: When You Make More Than He Does

Women & Co | March 9, 2013 | Women
In an article in The Wall Street Journal, Susan Gregory Thomas cites the Bureau of Labor Statistics when she writes that 40 percent of American women are the breadwinners for their families. Are you an alpha wife? Here are some tips:
David Wygant

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6 Ways to Make Your Relationship Outstanding

David Wygant | March 9, 2013 | Women
These are some of my favorite little tips to not only keep a relationship running smoothly, but to make it outstanding. People are always looking for the "home run" thing to do, but it's really the little things you do that pay off in the long run.
Nadia Cho

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The Sex Talk I Had With My Mom When I Was 20

Nadia Cho | March 9, 2013 | College
This holiday season, I came out to my mom about being sexually active, being bisexual, writing about sex for my college newspaper and then getting a ton of media attention for my column on having sex in the library. But did I also mention that I got straight A's this semester?
Kerry Cohen

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Running On Empty: Wishing Adulthood for Elizabeth Wurtzel

Kerry Cohen | March 9, 2013 | Books
There are times I wish I could call Wurtzel on the phone and tell her how much her work meant to me. I think she's a good writer. I think she's smart. But until she has something new to say, something that is still truly about our generation, I wish she would stop.
Katie Groke Ellis

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Women's Soccer Is Back

Katie Groke Ellis | March 9, 2013 | Women
The excitement around the new league is building and I think 2013 could be the year that a women's professional league is successful in the United States.
Anne Chertoff

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How to Have Your Own 'Downton Abbey' Wedding

Anne Chertoff | March 9, 2013 | Weddings
Now that Lady Mary and Matthew Crawley have finally said "I do" brides are sure to turn to the "Downton Abbey" couple's big day for ideas for their very own 1920s-inspired weddings.
Susan McCorkindale

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My New Year's Resolution? Keep Doing These 5 Things

Susan McCorkindale | March 9, 2013 | Women
Did you make New Year's resolutions? I didn't. Not new ones, anyway. Instead, I simply reminded myself of the decisions I made just about two years ago, after my husband's death.
Michaela Haas

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The F Word in Buddhism: 'Daughters of the Buddha' Discuss How Buddhist Women Can Achieve Equality

Michaela Haas | March 9, 2013 | Religion
"They're telling the nuns, 'Oh, you're so humble, you're not interested in gaining prestige and power like these Westerners,'" Lekshe says with a calm voice but a quizzical look. "Well, I just wonder why they are not telling the monks that."
Raluca State

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Lessons For My Daughter And Lessons For Me -- If Only We Would Listen

Raluca State | March 9, 2013 | Parents
There are so many things I want to teach my daughter in life and by the same token, so many things I am learning in the process of being the mother of a smart, sensitive, curious, creative little soul... if only we both would listen.
Rachel Ryan

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Online Dating Is Doing Wonders for Monogamy

Rachel Ryan | March 9, 2013 | Women
This easy, immediate exposure to dating opportunities cultivates a delusional worry that there's always someone else -- nay, someone better! -- to message and meet tomorrow. Right? Wrong.
Monique Frausto

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Latina Food Bloggers: The New Storytellers

Monique Frausto | March 9, 2013 | Latino Voices
Not only are these women sharing recipes, but they're passing on fond childhood memories to their readers and creating new ones with their families. They're inviting each and every person into their Latino culture.
Maureen Ryan

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'Cougar Town' On TBS: New Vintage Is Quite Drinkable

Maureen Ryan | March 9, 2013 | TV
This "Cougar Town" vintage may be a bit brasher and brighter on TBS in its fourth season , but never fear: It's still quite potent and drinkable ... It's held on to the core things that made the ABC version of the show so much fun.
Megan Baldwin

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What I Know About Work In My 20s

Megan Baldwin | March 9, 2013 | Women
For starters, it is never easy to get to the why of "what do you want to do when you grow up," and unfortunately I learned no job will ever look quite as good as Ryan Gosling.
Melissa T. Shultz

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When A Bond Girl Needs The Company Of Women

Melissa T. Shultz | March 9, 2013 | Fifty
Normally, when it comes to movies, I'm a Bond kind of gal. Last week, between the cruddy news in the world and the looming changes in my own nest, I found myself in a bathrobe-wearing, chocolate-grazing sort of mood, for which the only cure is to watch a movie about women, starring women, and for women.
Petra Zebroff

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What Alcohol Really Does to Your Sex Life

Petra Zebroff | March 9, 2013 | Canada Living
A cocktail or glass of wine can help us to relax and even feel a little sexier. But does it actually result in better sex?
Lisa Belkin

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The Importance Of Family Travel

Lisa Belkin | March 9, 2013 | Travel
I have long been glad they "dragged" me to the ends of the earth, but it wasn't until the day in the Tetons that I fully understood what I was grateful for. Until then I'd thought only of what the travel had given me as an individual -- the sense of comfort in new places, the knowledge that there was a great big world out there. My call to my father was the first time I appreciated what the trips had given us as a family.
Ujjal Dosanjh

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Stopping Rape In India Starts With Ending Female Feticide, Dowry

Ujjal Dosanjh | March 8, 2013 | Canada British Columbia
Let us stop killing women by feticide. Let us stop expecting, asking for, or accepting dowry. Let us stop killing brides who have not brought "enough" dowry. Let us stop telling women what to wear and when. Let us stop restricting the woman's right to freely move about. The woman is and must be free to move about and dress as she wishes.