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Essential Tips For Traveling As A Couple

Taking your first vacation as a couple is a huge relationship milestone. Travel is stressful, no matter where you’re going or how many margaritas you’ve had. Will your relationship survive the journey or will it get left behind in paradise?  Here are three ways to ensure your love will outlast your vacation:

1. Plan the trip together. It might be tempting to tell your boyfriend that he can plan the trip, but you’ll only end up disappointed when he reveals his plans include diving with sharks or visiting every sports museum in a 100 mile radius. Read more …

Dating Olympics 2012: Which Country’s Singles Win The Gold?

The 2012 Summer Olympics in London officially kick off today, but the United States has already taken home gold. Dating gold, that is.

Our friends at Match.com recently conducted an international survey inspired by the Olympic Games. Luckily, they left the athletic ability to the competitors and focused instead on the dating norms and preferences of each nation. Six countries (the U.S., U.K., Australia, Japan, France and Canada) competed in the games – read below for some highlights.

U.S. Wins Gold. The red, white and blue took the top spot in the “most dates” category; 77 percent of singles surveyed by Match had gone on two or more dates in the past year. Read more…

4 Hot Olympic Power Couples

When it comes to the 2012 London Olympic Games, there are a few things we’re really looking forward to – and one of them is seeing the sexy couples that will be competing together or cheering one another on!

Shooters Russell and Lauryn Mark:

While some may think competition interferes with a relationship, here are four couples who show that love and championships can indeed go hand-in-hand. Australian Shooters Russell and Lauryn Mark have been making headlines recently as they are heading to the Olympics together, but apparently in separate rooms. The two—who married in 2004—were told they are not allowed to room together, while many same-sex couples are allowed two. Russell has two Olympic medals and two Commonwealth Games’ medals; Lauryn has four Commonwealth Games’ medals. Read more …

Is Your Date Too Good To Be True?

Ever sense that your special date is too focused on fun to settle down in a relationship? Does your date say and do everything right–except commit to a relationship?

“Everybody plays the fool, sometimes,” sings Aaron Neville in his hit song.
There’s a big difference between feeling like a fool in love and being played as a fool in a dating relationship.

In our tribe, we call these magnetically attractive and emotionally risky dates, “Pioneers”, since they’re always after greener trails.

Pioneers often are recently divorced or “free again” after a big break up, when they enter a phase of chasing pleasure in serial dating. Read more …

5 Fun Moves To Spice Up Your Sex Life

Sex. The word itself used to make people uncomfortable. But now, more than ever, women are branching out in their sexual behaviors, and discovering what gets them going. From incorporating sex toys in the bedroom to paging through 50 Shades of Grey, women are mixing it up and increasing their pleasure in the process.

It used to be that a woman needed a trench coat, dark sunglasses and a non-descript hat to cover up her curiosity while scanning the shelves at a sex shop. Now, it only takes a walk through the local drug-store to find name-brand vibrators in the aisle next to the condoms. The next time you’re feeling inspired to try something new with your partner, incorporate one of these five bold moves into the bedroom. Read more…

7 Flirting Mistakes Women Make

One of the most effective ways to initiate communication and let a guy know you are interested is by flirting with him.Flirting demonstrates your confidence and lets the guy see your intriguing, feminine side. However, flirting can backfire or take you in an unintended direction if not done correctly. The following are seven flirting mistakes you should avoid:

1. Playing games. Playing mind games or playing “hard to get” are never good. It may work here and there, but guys with any level of self-respect will not keep chasing a girl who plays games. If you are interested in a guy, show him you are interested or he will move on.

2. Being disrespectful. Sarcasm and humor can be effective tools when flirting. Humor keeps the discussion relaxed and sarcasm can show him your fiesty side. However, you want to be careful not to be mean-spirited. You don’t want to offend him or embarrass him in front of other people. Teasing a guy about something he says or does is different than challenging his manhood. Read more …

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