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How to Avoid Being ‘Catfished’

In the wake of the Manti Te’o scandal, it’s easy to fear being duped by an online relationship. To avoid being “Catfished” — the term comes from both the 2010 doc, “Catfish,” which examined a deceitful online relationship, and the MTV show that followed — be sure to follow smart online-dating guidelines: How to avoid […]

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reasons to date an optometrist

15 Reasons to Date an Optometrist

They are the wonderful professionals who protect our eyes, ensure our optimal vision, and help prevent disease. Many of the qualities that make these men and women so valuable in their careers translate into personal relationships. If you have the opportunity to date an optometrist, here are plenty of reasons you should have the foresight to […]

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9 Things to Never Do in the First Month of Dating

The first month of dating is an exciting one. And in that excitement, it’s easy to jump ahead and make some big dating mistakes. Here are nine things to avoid doing in the first month of dating: 1. Make plans for the distant future. Here’s a rule you can steal from “How I Met Your […]

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first date questions

10 First Date Questions You Probably Haven’t Thought Of

You’re on a first date. Whether you’ve already run through the list of standard first-date questions — What do you do for a living? What do you do for fun? Where do you hope to see yourself in five years? — or are just looking to shake things up, conversation-wise, here are a few questions to […]

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is red a turn on

Ladies, Want More Online Dates? Try a Red Background

The color red is commonly acknowledged as being linked with passion and sexuality. Eve’s red apple is a symbol of seduction. Valentine cards, symbolizing romantic love, are often red. In films, from Marilyn Monroe in ‘Niagara’ to ‘The Woman in Red’, to Jessica Rabbit, iconic in her slinky red dress, beautiful women (and rabbits) wear red. […]

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5 Things to Never Say to a Woman on a First Date

Best-selling author Kezia Noble shares her thoughts about what men may say that turn women away! Here are her 5 no-no’s for a first date. 1. “I hope you like where I chose.” Women want to be with a guy who has a sense of certainty in what he does and in what choices he makes. If it […]

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toxic people

15 Ways to Spot a Toxic Person

First the good news: The world is full of honest, kindhearted, well-adjusted people. Now the bad news: There are also plenty of people who are less than emotionally healthy, the kind who manipulate, lie, and cheat. Definitely the ones you want stay far away from. You can avoid lots of trouble by knowing what to […]

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15 reasons to date a cyclist

15 Reasons to Date a Cyclist

If the cute guy who just asked you out spends his weekends on a bike, don’t hesitate to say yes. Here are 15 reasons to date a cyclist: 1. Two words: bicycle shorts. 2. It’s science: Cyclists are hot. A recent study found that cyclists who excelled in the Tour de France are perceived as more attractive […]

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15 reasons to date a makeup artist

15 Reasons to Date a Makeup Artist

Makeup artists might spend their days with beautiful people, but that shouldn’t intimidate you into rejecting a dinner offer. Here are 15 reasons to date a makeup artist: 1. If you’ve got a pimple, bruise or hickey, your date will have your back — and concealer. 2. Makeup artists see the beauty in people and enhance their […]

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15 reasons to date a fashion designer

15 Reasons to Date a Fashion Designer

Sure, they might have better style than you. But that shouldn’t discourage you from saying yes to dinner and a movie. Here are 15 reasons to date a fashion designer: 1. Your date will notice your new shoes. (He’ll understand your closet-space complaints, too.) 2. Remember when your ex showed up for dinner at your ‘rents in a […]

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