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5 First Date Outfits and What They Say About You

Finding the perfect first date outfit generally ends with a ravaged closet, a clothes-strewn room, and panic. (Um, for me it does, anyway.) Here's a quick rundown of the main options — and what kind of impression they'll leave on him.<p><b>1. Skirt with Converse.</b>This outfit says, "I am an alt-sprite who …

17 Ways Older Sisters Make Your Life Better

<b>1. She broke in your parents for you.</b> Good old "first-born child syndrome." By the time you were breaking the rules, your parents were like, "Eh, whatever, your sister stayed out late and she turned out fine."<p><b>2. She gave you rides to the mall and random parties so you didn't have to get a ride from</b> …

16 Things Only People in Casual Relationships Understand

So ... do we kiss good-bye in the morning, or what?<p><b>1. One person starting to like the other person more but feeling as if they need to stifle it.</b> And then the person who likes the other person more has that two-month period where they try to insist to everyone — including themselves — that this is …

How I Have Sex as a Quadriplegic

Rachelle Friedman, author of The Promise: A Tragic Accident, a Paralyzed Bride, and the Power of Love, Loyalty, and Friendship, dispels misconceptions about the sex lives of disabled people and speaks frankly about her own.<p>It was the summer of 2010 and I was having a bachelorette party. I had been …

14 Reasons Not Living Together Is Great for Your Relationship

It might seem ideal to get boo'ed up permanently by having your boyfriend move in, but there are lots of perks to living apart.<p><b>1. You don't have to factor him into your apartment search.</b> Believe me, it's twice as hard finding a place when you've got to accommodate another person's requirements for …

22 Things You Should Stop Feeling Guilty About

Sorry, not sorry.<p><b>1. Being single.</b> Despite what Facebook or your mother may lead you to believe, there is no law against being single. Go be your ***flawless self and enjoy all the great stuff you have — and getting to take up your whole queen bed by yourself.<p><b>2. Saying no to plans with someone.</b> …

Makeup How-To: Create a Dramatic Eye Crease

Your days of figuring out how to make up a monolid are over!<p>Not everyone has a double eyelid, so if you have a monolid and would like to learn how to create a dramatic crease, this tutorial is for you. Makeup artist Lauren Cosenza breaks down the steps below.<p><b>1. Prep your eyelid with primer.</b> Since …

14 Things I Wish I Knew About Social Media When I Was Younger

Mostly variations of "It does not mean as much as you think it does."<p><b>1. Checking Facebook and Twitter right up to the minute you go to sleep isn't really great for your sleep.</b> It's been linked to sleep issues and subsequent bad grades in teenagers who have FOMO — and let's face it, your job is …

7 Signs You're Too Sick to Work Out

Consider this your doctor's note.<p>During cold, flu, or allergy season, it's all too easy to write off exercise until you feel 100 percent — an approach that can, over time, deter you from reaching your fitness goals. While you should A-L-W-A-Y-S listen to your body, and take days off whenever you …

The 8 Types of Guys Your BFFs Marry

When two people meant to be together meet, the choir sings, the heavens part, and they know they'll always be together. It's you and your best friend. Until she marries the guy in the "FBI: Female Body Inspector" T-shirt.<p><b>1. The finance guy.</b> You saw it coming — they've been together for years, and …

This Mother With Cancer Fought to Get Married Before She Dies — And Won

When Niki Quasney was diagnosed with stage IV ovarian cancer in 2009, her main concern was for her family — her partner and two children who would be left without legal protection because the state of Indiana refused to recognize her marriage to partner Amy Sandler. But now they can finally rest …

Will This Trick Really Make Eyeliner Easier to Apply?

Find out on this episode of Beauty or Bullsh*t.<p>Will this lighter trick turn your regular kohl eyeliner into a gel liner <i>and</i> make your eyeliner easier to apply? Watch the video and see!<p><b>For more Beauty or Bullsh*t?, see below:</b>[link …