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    How To End Things With The Person You Love, But You're Just Not In Love With

    How To End Things With The Person You Love, But You're Just Not In Love With

    One of my best friends is currently going through a breakup, and unfortunately, it's an amicable one. Why are mutual, friendly breakups always the hardest? See, my friend and her boyfriend love one another very much, but they're no longer in love with each other. Their relationship became a partnership. They became best friends — roommates, […]
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    5 Surefire Ways To Get Over Your Very First Love

    5 Surefire Ways To Get Over Your Very First Love

    Once, after one of my first loves broke my heart in high school, I spent every day driving past his house for, like, a year. I even sent him a Valentine's day present, even though we were very much not together anymore. His dad emailed me like, “Hey, can you stop, you complete psycho?” Sometimes, […]
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    5 Ways To Tell You're With The Right Person, But It's Just The Wrong Time

    5 Ways To Tell You're With The Right Person, But It's Just The Wrong Time

    Do you have a “one who got away”? What about someone you fell madly in love with, but you just couldn't make it work out because your careers, travel, or personal circumstances got in the way? It's that age-old phenomenon — you know it — when you're dating the right person at the wrong time, […]
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  • Alison Segel in Dating

    7 Confusing AF Things He Does That Mean He's Terrified To Commit To You

    7 Confusing AF Things He Does That Mean He's Terrified To Commit To You

    I once dated a guy for five months who refused to call me his girlfriend, but who also told me verbatim that's basically what I was. We went on vacations together. I was his plus-one at weddings. He insisted on meeting my parents, and he introduced me to his sister. I was even on email […]
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    6 Freeing Things You'll Only Feel When You're Finally Over Your Ex

    6 Freeing Things You'll Only Feel When You're Finally Over Your Ex

    I recently got over one of my exes, and let me tell you, that feeling is one hell of a drug. I can breathe again. I listen to the radio without crying. I go on social media without worrying that a picture I don't want to see will pop up. I go to parties he might […]
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  • Alison Segel in Sex

    Here's Exactly How Anal Sex Can Give You A Killer Orgasm

    Here's Exactly How Anal Sex Can Give You A Killer Orgasm

    Full disclosure: I have had anal sex before, and I hated it. Clearly, I wasn't doing it right. On the receiving end, I felt zero pleasure, and that feels like something that's pretty important for every sexual act. You shouldn't just be a receptacle for someone else's good time. I deserve to come, too. But can you orgasm […]
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    4 Legit Reasons Benching Is Infinitely Worse Than Being Ghosted

    4 Legit Reasons Benching Is Infinitely Worse Than Being Ghosted

    I recently went on a great first date with a guy who even texted me after to tell me he would like to do it again. But now, it's been months, and that second date has never happened. However, he keeps on texting me every few days, liking my social media posts, and direct messaging me on […]
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    If Your Partner Does These 3 Things, They're Being Possessive, Not Protective

    If Your Partner Does These 3 Things, They're Being Possessive, Not Protective

    Does your partner check your phone? Do you only hang out with each other? Are you jealous? If so, you might have improper boundaries with your significant other. Sometimes, it's hard to see the signs your partner is possessive because they are heavily shrouded in what looks like love, care, and protection. But if you're in what […]
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