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The Secret Lives of Women
Ever since Sex and The City's vulnerable and delightful character Carrie confided that she would secretly eat a stack of crackers at night while home alone reading her fashion magazines, I have been fascinated by the secret habits of women.
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The Ultimate Guide to Late Night Snacks
TheChicSite.com, Author, Lifestyle Expert, Blogger, Public Spe...
Late night snacking just got a makeover and guess what?! It's delightful! Check out my list of recipes that makes snacking
How To Use Guilt To Spice Up Your Sex Life
Sexuality and Relationship Coach For Women, Author, Founder, B...
Guilt can keep us "in line," and take over our lives and convince us that we are "bad people" and stop us from living our lives fully. Guilt is a tricky number. But guilt can be an aphrodisiac too. Some of the best sex is so good exactly because we are so bad!
The Seven Types of Poetry
American poet living in England
The simplest but least useful way to think of poetry is as two types: good or bad. Yet for those willing to look deeper, there is much to be gained from attempting to understand and appreciate the wide and varied landscape of contemporary poetry.
Scandalously Sexy Romance Novels You Should Be Reading
Avid reader, smut writer, ex dancer, New Yorker and mother of two
Not everyone likes to read romance. In fact, a lot of people like to poke fun at the genre and those who enjoy it. Then there are others who pretend they don't read it, or those who actually do read it, but only to talk about how much they didn't like it.
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How to Overcome a Guilty Pleasure
Samuel 'Gentoku' McCree
Executive coach who helps inspiring online leaders become trul...
Think about one guilty pleasure you have and come up with a creative way to look for other ways to meet your needs. Remember be creative. Your solution should be fun and interesting, because the more fun, the more likely it is that it will work.
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The Dumpling Affair
The pink coil of the shrimp on top of shumai is utter foreplay to my mouth.
Say Goodbye to Your Guilty Pleasure
Student, Indiana University
While I realize world peace is a long shot, acknowledging others' guilty pleasures as genuine and valid interests -- and not something to feel embarrassed about -- may be a good starting place when it comes to improving relationships with our family and friends.
Allison K Hill
President & CEO, Vroman's Bookstore and Book Soup
While my fellow booksellers and I spent the summer eagerly awaiting the new Haruki Murakami, Margaret Atwood, Ian McEwan, and David Mitchell novels, I was also secretly counting down the days to the newest book in the
Shopaholic to the Stars
Why Are We Embarrassed To Have Guilty Pleasure Reads?
Executive Editor, SparkNotes
Why are we so precious about what we read? Admitting to a guilty pleasure TV shows is the stuff of Cool Girl celebrity profiles. Plenty of brilliant women are open about the "Real Housewives" backlog on their DVRs, but loving un-literary books still feels like a shameful secret.
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The Big Binge Theory
Founder and CEO, Faith Popcorn's BrainReserve; Best-selling au...
From food and alcohol to dating and entertainment, our consumption habits are morphing in shocking ways. The operating principle is a gleeful "gimme more!"
The 7 Best Guilty Pleasure TV Shows Of All Time
Writer, Speaker, Motivator and believer in all things possible
It was time to unplug -- and not because I was guilted or shamed into it, but rather because it was time to seize another opportunity. The good news is that there is room for all of it, if you carve out the space. Balance.
The Two Words That Really Get Under My Skin
16-year-old student at Regent House Grammar School
Recently my friend was looking through my iPod, and after looking up at me in faint pleasure, began to play "Careless Whisper" by George Michael. He then said -- over the hauntingly beautiful sax -- "Is this one of your guilty pleasures?"
10 Signs You're Addicted To The Investigation Discovery Channel
I Have Great Taste, Dammit! (Just Don't Judge Me By the Music I'm Belting Out)
Sharon Kay Edwards
Performer, hoarder of books, coffee addict and librarian in tr...
I used to feel that my love for all things Christmas music-related couldn't possibly coexist with the great taste in music that I take elitist pride in. I mean, in what brain is there a mutual respect for John Lennon and The Chipmunks?
Celebrity Guilty Pleasures Prove Stars Are Just Like Us
If you thought celebrities were too glamorous to eat tubs of ice cream while lying on their couches watching "The Real Housewives of Whatever" ... then you were wrong.
Celebrities Reveal Their Guiltiest Pleasures
You Are Hereby Freed From Your 'Guilty' Pleasures
DJ Louie XIV
These "guilty pleasures" are all-too-often tied to culture items that have been embraced by a mainstream audience and get erroneously filed away as "guilty pleasures" solely for their popularity.
My Not-So-Guilty Pleasure
Journalist, theatre critic RobinHoodRadio, and editor, 'Face I...
My name is Michele and I am a binge viewer.
FOOD & DRINK
McDonald's Hash Brown: My Secret Guilty Pleasure
What kind of magic holds those perfectly diced pieces of potato together?
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Bacon, Chocolate And 7 More Super-Decadent Foods You Can Actually Eat
Health Editors' Guilty Pleasures
Recently, we asked readers to share the one food they couldn't resist. And our own staff came out, discussing the health
Guilty Pleasure Diet: The One Junk Food You Can't Give Up
For some of us (ahem), it's energy drinks. For others, that 4 p.m. cookie looms large over our willpower. For many of the
A Rogue by Any Other Name
As my cries of protest died against our neighbors' chants of "drankkk," the truth became evident: I'd been hitting the romance novels way too hard.
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