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My best friend is my ex. He knows I have strong feelings for him, but I don’t know if he still feels the same for me.

Ask Erin: I'm In Love With My Best Friend (Who Is Also My Ex)

My best friend is my ex. He knows I have strong feelings for him, but I don’t know if he still feels the same for me. Read...
Erin Khar   |   02.20.19   |   SHARE
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It is natural for memory to gloss over the painful events and emphasize the good ones. You may be viewing your ex through rose-colored glasses.

You Wanted The Divorce But You Still Miss Your Ex

It is natural for memory to gloss over the painful events and emphasize the good ones. You may be viewing your ex through rose-colored glasses. Read...
Wendi Schuller of DivorcedMoms    |   10.19.18   |   SHARE
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This isn’t highschool; I’m not hosting a sleepover.

Sleepovers Are For Children: In Defense Of Hitting It And Quitting It

Spoon your pillow instead. Read...
Peta Serras of SHESAID    |   09.1.17   |   SHARE
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Love In A Red Box: The Unexpected Heartbreak Of My Friends-With-Benefits Fling

Long Reads is a bimonthly feature, showcasing long-form essays. I glance over at Read...
Elana Rabinowitz    |   06.27.17   |   SHARE
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Me, 2013

Why Do I Date So Much, Anyway?

Sometimes, the catastrophic pain and miraculous triumphs that come with relationships are worth simply knowing a person. Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   06.4.15   |   SHARE
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I've Never Had A One Night Stand, But Maybe I Should

Dry humping my pillow and imagining it was David Duchovny seemed a much hotter alternative than doing the real thing. Read...
Brianne Hogan    |   11.12.14   |   SHARE
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Watch: "Sex Prep," In Which Amy Schumer Is Sad, Awesome—And Totally Right

Spontaneous sex? Ha! Getting ready to get it in is an all-day affair. Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   10.31.14   |   SHARE
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Study Calls Friends-With-Benefit Relationships Unhealthy; Here's Why It's Wrong

Sometimes, "science" deserves to be questioned. Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   10.14.14   |   SHARE
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