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For the last five months, I’ve been walking around with one-and-a-half breasts. The reason: My breast reconstruction, a two-part surgical process that began with expanders and will end with the implants I’ll get tomorrow, didn’t exactly go according to plan following the prophylactic mastectomy I had two days before Christmas.

Due to this post-op… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Your man displays any number of great qualities: kindness, the ability to keep his mouth shut during a movie, a willingness to entertain your “does this make me look fat?” clothes-modeling ritual, an unwillingness to splash out any cash any time you two go out …

Hold up — what was that last one… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

I am prepared to make a confession for the sake of womankind. I’ve given it a lot of thought (arguably too much) and decided it’s time to come clean for all the girls out there who’ve been down the same road. My message: You are not alone, and you are not to blame.

(deep… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Yesterday a post on Psychology Today caught our eye: “Why Men Use Porn (And How to Get Them to Stop).”

Interesting, we thought. Porn is a divisive issue in a relationship. It can help. It can hurt. And it can also be hard to talk about. Read more … … READ MORE »


Guys

when stalking pays off: one guy asked the same girl out for years.There is something to be said for consistency. Take me, for example. I’ve consistently asked out the same girl, once every eight to 14 months, for the past five years. She’s consistently rejected me. Some might call this foolish, like Ralph Waldo Emerson… READ MORE »


Style

The geisha lifestyle might seem like a far cultural cry from any modern woman’s daily routine, yet aspects of the Japanese ladies’ arduous beauty regimen certainly haven’t fallen out of vogue.

As I write this, my face feels soft and my complexion looks bright, and while I can generally chalk up those delights to… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

My boyfriend has lots of friends who are girls. Likewise, I have tons of friends who are guys. The problem is both of us are slightly jealous people, but neither one of us wants to give up our friends first. What should we do? Read more … … READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Standing by the side of an unfaithful husband may get you some shaking heads of disapproval, but it still happens all the time.

So when Silda Wall held herself responsible for her husband Eliot Spitzer’s extramarital affair with a hooker, we got kind of riled up. Sure, it takes two for a marriage to… READ MORE »


Guys

How much porn have I watched in my life? I don’t know, how many breaths have you taken?

No, no, I’m exaggerating. How many times have you said “like”?

Here’s the thing: When it comes to having sex, most people don’t actually want it to be like the porn they love. At all. READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Do you need a reason to stay awake all night? Like, maybe you’re babysitting late, pulling an all-nighter at the University of Phoenix, or you’re trying to head off jetlag by staying up until you’re on Tokyo time?

Well, it’s your lucky day. Meet Alex McRae, the creepiest creeper ever to skulk the creep… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

People are always asking how they’ll know when they’ve found The One, when it’s time to settle down for good and get married. But what I’m here to tell you is, you may already be “married” and not even know it. Read more … … READ MORE »


Style

What’s a girl to do when you go out drinking sans purse and pockets? Your ID and phone sure aren’t walking themselves to the bar. If you’re anything like CJ and her well-endowed friends, you let your bra do double duty as both rack support and small-item storage.

From reader responses, it looks like… READ MORE »