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What We're Reading: The Little Black Book of Big Red Flags
Keep falling for the wrong guy? This book has got you covered.
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Advice From Real Wise Sages: Married Women
I admit that my previous post, "Advice From Three Wise Sages: Marrie…
7 Bad Manners For A First Date
When I broke up with my last girlfriend I received a rather venomous…
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Annoying Girlfriend Behavior: Talking Over the TV
Sometimes a successful relationship is about how little you annoy ea…
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How to Deal If You're on a Boring Date
Jackie Kennedy Onassis teaches us by example. 
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Should You Ever Get Back Together with an Ex? Pros & Cons
Making a decision is challenging because it feels like you're damned if you do, damned if you don't.
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Would You Date an Unemployed Guy?
A new study shows women have no problem dating men who don't have jobs.
My Chemist's Romance: Stuck in town with island fever? Splash on any one of GapBody's new Bath + Skin scents, whose tropical-colored infusions come in sleek, modern apothecary bottles. Occasionally, I like to mix light scents; IslandHop, a sweet infusion of coconut water and hibiscus, and SugarSnap, which smells of fresh pear flower and musk, really go great together.
Old Lady Perfume & Snorting: A Guy's Date Deal Breakers
As if looking good wasn't tough, there are other senses we're blessed with that help figure out attraction.
Is Not Wanting Children a Deal Breaker? (Part 2)
The three topics that cause the most conflict in relationships are money management, where to live, and whether a couple should have ch…
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Is Not Wanting Children a Deal Breaker? (Part 1)
A recent trip to the beach with my family sparked a debate in my mind about whether I really ever wanted to have kids.
Should Religion Be a Deal-Breaker?
What about when you're an atheist?
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9 Dating Dealbreakers
Recently, my friend found out his fiancé was a full-on lesbian (not bi, I mean lesbian), for three years.  I guess it didn't destroy th…
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What Does a Woman's Hair Color Tell Me About Her?
Have you ever taken a Rorschach test?  The doctor shows you "inkblots" and you blurt out what comes to mind. The inkblots measure perce…
Are You a Drama Queen Part I: A Dramatic Night Out
Drama was one of the few classes I did well in.  It was my rare chance to work off my excess energy and soak up the spotlight. Nowadays…
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What's Your Least Favorite Physical Trait in a Guy?
I've heard women complain about different physical traits they don't like in men. As I get older, I fear that these traits may slowly …
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7 First Date Dealbreakers
He Said/She Said: Abraham Lloyd and Diana Vilibert get on their dating soapboxes and duke it out.
How To Lose A Guy in 4 Ways
I'm a terrible flyer but, if a hot girl sits next to me on a plane, I suddenly forget all my fears.
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A Deal Breaker In Atlantic City
For my buddy's bachelor party, I booked rooms at the lavish Caesars Atlantic City. Our plan included "Dusk," the club where the late D…
My 4 Visual Deal Breakers
A few weeks back I had a great time working on an upcoming "Man in the Street" feature for Marie Claire. We asked women what makes a …
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What Your Friends Really Think of You
A tale from the dating trenches.