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The Best Advice I Ever Got from My Mother-In-Law

Churn, baby, churn Marian Weyo/Shutterstock “‘You can never use enough butter. Butter makes everything taste so much better. Add some more butter.’ Butter was her thing. I was always thinking, ‘ew,’ but as it turns out, everything is better with butter!” — Marcia Friedman Permission to play favorites sirtravelalot/Shutterstock “As the mother of five children, with […]

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14 Things Confident People Would Never Do—So You Shouldn’t Either

Relationships Charlotte Hilton AndersenOct 23 Show, don’t tell. No really, telling people how confident you are is one of the surest ways to convince them otherwise. Get defensive when corrected g-stockstudio/Shutterstock Confident people understand their own talents and faults and are able to politely accept constructive criticism. “Accepting feedback graciously exudes quiet confidence and perceived […]

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If Your Partner Keeps Gaslighting You, Here's What You Can Do

Few things are as unsettling as realizing that you’re romantically involved with a gaslighter. These master manipulators lie, deceive, and obfuscate, all in an effort to gain power over you by making you doubt reality. Trying to defend yourself against a gaslighter only makes their strategies more effective. If you express hurt or frustration, gaslighters pivot to phrases like “it’s […]

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This Might Be the Only Sex Toy Men Need. Here’s Why

2018 just might be the year that sex toys for guys finally go mainstream—led by the growing popularity of a buzzy pleasure gadget called a prostate massager. What’s it all about? A prostate massager is a vibrator-like device designed to send good vibrations (literally) to the walnut-size organ found between the bladder and the urethra, right in front of the rectum. Though one of the […]

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If You Masturbate to Porn, Here Are 3 Things a Sex Educator Wants You to Think About

Sex educator and YouTube star Laci Green shares a few pointers for maintaining a healthy relationship with porn in this excerpt from her new book, Sex Plus: Learning, Loving, and Enjoying Your Body. At the end of each year, massive porn distribution site PornHub releases their “Year in Review” detailing their website’s analytics. During the years of 2015 […]

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5 New or Underrated Dating Apps Anyone Who's Not Married Should Try

When it comes to dating apps, you know which one reigns supreme: Tinder. And love it or hate it, Tinder has changed the dating landscape forever. Pre-Tinder dating sites and apps typically required filling out lengthy profiles; the idea was to match based on personality traits as much as appearance. Tinder, however, pretty much reduces everyone to an image to be […]

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This Powerful Form of Emotional Abuse Allegedly Broke Up Mandy Moore and Ryan Adams' Marriage

Have you ever felt like a partner, family member, or friend was constantly making you feel insignificant? Those who’ve been there should know that this kind of criticism, belittling, is never your fault, no matter how much the other person makes it seem like it is. You’re also not the only one who’s experienced it. PEOPLE recently […]