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10 Things You Should Never Say To An Emotional Woman

On Crying
A writer talks about a time when everyone saw her cry. Read More »

It’s a rare man who knows how to deal with an emotional woman. I know that “feelings” scare a lot of dudes and in their fear and perfectly admirable desire to “fix things,” they become inert, inept, or insensitive. I’ll never forget the first time my most serious boyfriend saw me cry. He didn’t say anything at all, he just started to tear up with me. I remember thinking the man was a f**king genius! And I love him! And he should write a guide book for the rest of mankind! Not that I expect every man to cry with me, not at all, I just want them to let me feel without trying to make it stop, to comfort me without making me uncomfortable. But that’s rare. In the midst of an emotional jag, I usually end up reassuring the man that my emotions will soon come to an end and life as they know it will resume. This is why I prefer going to my female friends when I’m upset, they know better than to tell me to “buck up” or something lame like that. Just shut up and pass the tissues. After the jump, some things guys say when we’re emotional that really don’t work and some much better alternatives. Keep reading »

35 Frisky Reader Halloween Costumes

Meet reader Kara. She scares the s**t out of me. She dressed up as Regan from “The Exorcist” for Halloween this year and will be haunting my nightmares for the foreseeable future. Thanks, Kara. Please don’t drag me to hell.

Kara is not the only Frisky reader to send in their costume photos, in fact, over 30 of you responded to our callout, officially making me feel like the biggest sour puss ever for not dressing up this year. I’ve learned my lesson. We’ve got a Fraggle! Tributes to the Day of the Dead! Dexter Morgan and a hapless victim! Joan Holloway! A Pan-Am Stewardess! And many, many, many more! Happy Belated Halloween — and looking forward to seeing what you wear next year!

10 Things Kim Kardashian And Kris Humphries Should Do With Their Wedding Bounty

Kardashian Divorce
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After 72 days, Kim Kardashian is divorcing Kris Humphries. Read More »
Kim's Dating Timeline
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From Ray J to Reggie Bush to hubby Kris Humprhies. Read More »
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Upon discovering that Kim Kardashian’s 72 day marriage to Kris Humphries was ending, our first concern was the incredible fortune they amassed during their brief union . There’s the $17.9 million they raked in for their televised, fairy tale extravaganza, the $2.5 million People allegedly shilled out for exclusive photo rights, and, of course, their Gearys Beverly Hills registry, which included a $7,850 vase and a $730 ice bucket, to name a few of the ridiculous items. We don’t know the exact dollar amount they made off with … but it was a lot. (And apparently Kim has sold her divorce story to People for an as yet undisclosed sum!) After the jump, our suggestions for what the couple should do with their spoils. We’re sure their lawyers will disagree. Keep reading »

Forget Ryan Gosling, It’s Joseph Gordon-Levitt Vs. Kittens Time

Gosling Vs. Puppies
Where it all started... Read More »

Pop quiz: Ryan Gosling : Amelia :: _______ : me. If you answered Joseph Gordon-Levitt, you’d be correct. Inspired by Ryan Gosling Vs. Puppies, I’ve decided to pit My Celebrity Boyfriend That Just Doesn’t Know That We’re Perfect For Each Other (Yet!) up against a gaggle of squee-inducing kittens. Will JGL defeat the appealing meows of tiny furry kittens, or has JGL’s hotness finally met its match? Worlds be colliding! And while my allegiances are fairly well-spelled out, you may want to challenge my choices. Commence debate in the comments!

25 Celebs Dressed Up For Halloween 2011!

Happy Halloween! It’s the holiday in which celebs are free to dress up as the characters they wish someone would pay them to play. Click through this slideshow to see the costumes donned by stars like Kim Kardashian, Paris Hilton, Gwen Stefani, Lea Michele, Mindy Kaling, and Lindsay Lohan. And after the jump, check out celebrity costumes from 2010 and 2009. Keep reading »

18 Daring Examples Of Celebrity Toe Cleavage

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What the Guys On Our IM think of toe cleavage. Read More »

Something is afoot in Hollywood! Toe cleavage is everywhere. Celebs are steppin’ out in heels cut so low you can practically see their pedicures — and let me tell you something: I like it. I am a big fan of toe cleavage. Perhaps because it’s cleavage that I have, as opposed to the traditional sort. I am rocking some nearly vulgar toe cleave today (as you’ll see later in “What Are We Wearing Today?”) and this morning, I spent an almost disturbing amount of time perusing the photos of celebrity toe cleave on toe cleavage blogs like The Toe Cleavage Blog. Yes, such a place exists and it is heaven if you are a fan of feet. Anyway, to hold you over until my toe cleave is revealed this afternoon, here are 18 examples of celebrity toe cleavage. (Mine is just as good, if not as rich and famous.)

Girl Talk: I’m A Military Sister

Celebs at OWS
See who's been to Occupy Wall Street. Read More »
Military Trafficking
The military's dirty human trafficking secret. Read More »
women in combat
The military is recommending women for combat roles. Read More »
Army to ban manicures?
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The army is considering a ban on manicures and earrings. Read More »

My parents had only two rules for my brothers and me when we were growing up:

1. Don’t become a Republican.
2. Don’t join the military.

So you can imagine everyone’s shock and confusion when my fiercely liberal brother Corwin announced that he had enlisted in the Marines.

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Mirror, Mirror: My Snaggletooth Rules

Want Crooked Teeth?
In Japan, you can buy a clip-on snaggle! Read More »

Like a lot of people, my teeth were pushed and pulled with a variety of contraptions during my formative years. It all started innocently enough in 5th grade when I got spacers. Tiny rubber bands were wound between metal brackets that had been twisted around my back teeth. This was the first sign that my preteens were going to be painful and not because of my unflattering haircut and spotty  fashion sense; those bands were an agent of torture. Sure, they came in bright, fun colors, but I learned quickly that neon pink things can be used as a torture device too. When my jaw became too sore to snack on Hot Pockets after school as per my usual routine, I knew that shit was getting real. Keep reading »

Flowchart: What Last-Minute Halloween Costume Should I Wear?

You’ve got four days and $10 bucks — what are you going to be for Halloween? If you’re like most of us, you probably have no idea. If that’s the case, consult our handy last-minute costume flowchart. Still stumped? Check out some of our great inspiration boards and get your party on. 

Mind Of Man: Where To Meet Men

I’ll tell you where to find eligible, sensitive, loving, manly men are, and that’s Queens, which is like Brooklyn, if Brooklyn didn’t try so hard. This magical borough in New York City is positively thick with emo blog hacks from Texas. But if this gritty urban paradise isn’t convenient, then the next best place to meet men is, you know, wherever. Keep reading »

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