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My Boyfriend Was Ashamed Of Me Because I’m Black

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“I didn’t think you’d want to know.”

This was how my boyfriend of three years told me that he was leaving me for a different girl. A white girl.

As I watched him struggle with what to say, I remembered that I had seen them together around campus before, but had figured it was nothing; a harmless friendship that might be a little flirtatious, but not serious. Standing there on the sidewalk, I slowly began to understand that despite immersing myself in years of stolen glances, goodnight calls and sun-kissed smiles, it was all over. And even more shocking was the realization that he had always known it would have to end. Read more on Your Tango…

10 Love Quotes That Are Actually Total B.S.

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Love: It’s magic, and butterflies in your stomach, and candlelit dinners, and perfectly filtered Instagram pictures, and blah, blah, blah, blah, bleghhh.

Can we cut the crap already? Read all 10 quotes on Your Tango…

10 Weird Ways To Boost Your Sex Life

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It seems like every week there’s a new study out claiming to boost your libido. Some of them make sense, but a lot of them are flat out bizarre. We rounded up 10 of the strangest sex boosters, in case you were looking for a new way to get in the mood. Read them all on Your Tango…

10 Tricks For Dealing With An Awkward Silence

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It’s always so uncomfortable, isn’t it? The two of you are seated at the dinner table, face to face with each other, alone. Well, there’s that third wheel friend tagging along named Awkward Silence.

Sure, you could complain about the unbearable summer weather, or talk about your job or how your team lost the game again. And if worse comes to worse, you can always “accidentally” glance at your phone and realize you were supposed to (insert ridiculous, obviously B.S. story here) before you dash away. Read more on Your Tango…

10 Things Twenty-Somethings Need To Learn About Love

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People in their twenties are full of life and promise, and that’s a great thing. But they are also full of some lousy ideas about love. So let’s take a moment to educate ourselves on the things we need to know, and the misconceptions we need to drop, ASAP. Here’s what Gen Y needs to know about love on Your Tango…

9 Things We Hate About Sex On The Beach

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Prepare yourselves, kids. I’m about to take all the fun and romanticism out of beach sex. But I only do it because I care. There are things you need to know before you take the plunge into naughtiness on the beach. But if you read this article and still want to go for it, rock on. You’re braver than I. Read more on Your Tango…

19 Things You Need To Know About “The Fault In Our Stars”

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We recently prepped ourselves for “The Fault In Our Stars” by reading the book before the movie’s release.

It was beautiful, perfect, and we sobbed throughout its entirety. It’s a love story that we haven’t seen in a long time and shows that no matter how sick you are, you should be living your life to the fullest while you can. A good lesson for everyone to learn.

TFIOS is out this weekend, so we put together 19 things that you should know about the movie in advance of buying your ticket. Don’t worry, no spoilers here! Read more on YourTango...

The Pros And Cons Of Dating Younger

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Everyone knows how older men like to date younger women and many of my dating coaching clients complain about this. Yet in recent years, the tables are turning and many women are now dating younger men. Naturally there are wonderful things about a romance with someone younger, as well as  a number of challenges. A lot depends on the age span and how much younger you are talking about. Read more on YourTango…

Yams And 6 Other Surprising Things About The Pill

Although the Pill has been around for over 50 years now, there are still many misconceptions out there. Does it make you gain weight?(No) Make you attractive to different men? (Yes) Lower your sex drive? (Yes and no) It’s hard to separate the truth from fiction — which can make your birth control decision tougher.

We have some shocking facts about its creation and its benefits that will help dissolve some of the things that you may have heard about the number-one prescribed medicine in the world. Read more on Your Tango…

Why Being Gay Makes Me Appreciate Women

Being a gay man does not make me feel less manly or more feminine. All it does it make me more appreciative of what it means to be a woman in our society.

Granted, I have three very important women in my life — my ex-wife and two daughters — who provide me with a road map for understanding women and appreciating the connection that women and gay men share. But ever since I came out as a gay man, I discovered I had more in common with women than I ever thought possible and my respect for women has intensified. Read more on Your Tango…

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