Jamy Hicks

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Oh, Okay: Tinder Is Secretly Ranking Your "Desirability"

Great.<p>While you may think of Tinder as a fun game of left and right swipes and maybe an ego boost to boot, welcome to the dark side—apparently, you have an internal Tinder score, a score that's calculated to reveal the most (and least) desirable people swiping on the app.<p>Referred to as an "Elo …

Relationships

3 Things You Should Never Lie To Your Partner About

<i>By Coach Todd Reed</i><br>We're all familiar with little white lies. We've probably all told some. In fact, recent research reveals that, on average, we lie …

Relationships

12 Creepy Things (Almost) Everyone Does In Long-Term Relationships

You love bae and bae loves you, but if your peers knew how you acted behind closed doors, they'd probably think you were a couple of creeps. It's not …

Relationships

5 Things All Healthy Relationships Require

<i>Toxic. Abusive. Destructive. Unhealthy.</i><p>These aren't words that we'd want to associate with relationships, yet so many of us have experienced this or are still experiencing this. <i>Why?</i> This is a question I used to ask myself often... <i>I was that girl.</i> The one caught in a string of toxic, abusive, …

How to Have One-Night Stands in Your Twenties

It's probably not going to be 100 percent dignified, but there are steps you can take to avoid it being incredibly awkward.<p><i>A version of this article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>There needs to be a guide to one-night stands because one-night stands are impossibly complicated. The challenges …

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8 Tips to Improve Important Relationships in Your Life

When I was a little girl, summer was a time filled with lazy days, family, friends and neighbors. My siblings and I spent our time at the local swim club surrounded by our friends; swimming, playing tennis, ping pong, and just hanging out. When we were old enough to work, we got jobs at the pool …

10 Ways To Know If Your Relationship Is Truly Marriage Material

<i>By Michelle Horton</i><p>I'm officially "of the age of marriage" -- meaning my Facebook feed has far less 2am bar photos and increasingly more "I SAID YES!" updates.<p>Old friends -- my little sister's friends, even -- are Instagramming engagement rings and testing out wedding hashtags. They're planning not …

What Your Sleeping Position With a Partner Says About Your Relationship

<i>By Elyse Wanshel, writer at LittleThings.com</i><p>We all sleep, but did you know that the way you sleep says <i>a lot</i> about who we are as individuals?<p>For instance, if you sleep on your back, it often means your the strong, silent type; and if you sleep on your stomach, it typically means you have an open, …

Things I Wished I Would Have Done Before I Got Married

I am nine months into marriage and already have regrets. I do not regret my choice of partner, or our choice to get married, but do regret who I was prior to marriage and what I did (or didn't do) when I was single.<p><b>I wish I had more sex before I got married.</b><p>I wish I'd had sex with more men and …

13 Things You Should Know Before Dating a Woman Who Doesn't Drink

Sober doesn't mean boring.<p>There was a time in my life when thinking about being sober while dating would have terrified me. In fact, once upon a time, my online dating profile included the line, "If you don't drink, don't message me." Drinking was a necessary part of my dates and my life. But times …

Relationships

I Tried to Have a Threesome...and Totally Failed

Awkward encounters of the third kind.<p>There are some secrets we men keep. Like that time that we attempted to have a threesome (which more of us have done than you think)...and failed miserably. Here, some of the most entertaining and brutally honest stories of men and their failed threesome …

Relationships

Is Male Birth Control Finally Happening?

This could be a game changer.<p>The Pill, the Patch, the Shot, the Ring, implants, IUDs—given the smorgasbord of options for women, it seems almost absurd that the condom is still the only form of male contraception. But that could soon change. Recent advances and successful animal trials mean we …

Birth Control

You Know You Want to Know: Men Get Honest About Giving Oral Sex

Four guys, one topic, lots of truthbombs.<p><b>How old are you?</b><p><b>Man A:</b> Twenty-three. <b>Man B:</b> Twenty-six. <b>Man C:</b> Thirty. <b>Man D:</b> Forty-two.<p><b>How often do you go down on women? Is it voluntary or do they usually ask?</b><p><b>Man A:</b> I go down on my girlfriend regularly. We don't do that every time we have sex, but I'd say a …

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Mutual Cruelty: The Twisted Way We Cope with Loss

Some women want a shoulder to cry on. Others will do almost anything to laugh.<p>The text read, "You said you would laugh so hard when this happened to me…what was it?"<p>It spawned an elaborate guessing game between one of my best friends and me as I tried to solve the riddle. Did she pee her pants in …

Relationships

This Formula Tells You If Your Relationship Will Last

One mathematician thinks she has found the secret to healthy relationships.<p>Mathematician Hannah Fry thinks she has found the perfect formula to tell if your relationship will last, <i>Business Insider</i> reports.<p>What Fry's formula comes down to is how negatively a husband and wife perceive each other. "In …

Relationships

My Husband Cheated, and It Was the Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me

His life collapsed under scandal while I was able to flourish.<p>Months into our separation, I resisted my husband's efforts to lure me back. The kids and I lived comfortably in my grandparents' home out-of-state, where we had fled one afternoon while he was at work. I saw him twice, once for a …

Relationships

Why I'm Secretly Hooking Up With My Ex-Husband

I just want to have my family back.<p>Nine years ago, my ex-husband Brian* and I had moved from Austin, Texas, to stay with my best friend Sarah* and her husband Dan* in their New England farmhouse. Brian had just quit his job and I was pregnant with our first child. We figured we would stay with them …

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52 Celebrities on the Weird, Surprising, and Occasionally Fun Act of Shooting a Sex Scene

Why, yes, they *do* find them awkward.<p>"I am on the floor and my clothes are being ripped. I don't like it, I don't like it. To be honest, I'm like, 'Let's get this over with as fast as possible.'" —Kristen Dunst, on <i>The Beguiled</i>.<p>"It was pretty awkward when you have to take off your pants in front of …

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This Hilarious Instagram Account Perfectly Captures the Angst of Being a Third Wheel

SO MUCH ANGST.<p>[instagram align='center']<p>Ever single person has been there. One half of your happy couple friends calls you and asks you to join them for lunch. You hesitate. "Come," they say. "It'll be fun," they say. "It won't be awkward at all." But it is.<p>Now, 29-year-old software developer and …

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Tell Us: Are You into Porn?

Whether it's 100% yes or *hell* no, you should definitely take this survey.<p>We all know that women do, in fact, watch porn—although finding out exactly how <i>many</i> of us do it isn't easy. In 2013, it was reported that only 8 percent of women watch porn online—but apparently one third of adults roaming …

Documentaries

If You Get Married at This Age, You're More Likely to Get Divorced

Sooooo, now what?<p>When your nosy Aunt Jenna pulls you aside at your family barbecue and tells you you're too young to marry, for the love of god, please heed her advice—even if you'd rather stick it to her and prove you're ready..<p>The University of Utah took data from the National Survey of Family …

Divorce

My Weird and (Somewhat?) Rewarding Experiment with Orgasmic Meditation

What happens when you let a stranger try to get you off.<p>I can count on my two hands the number of times I've had an orgasm during sex. I've tried all of the methods that empowered women are supposed to try. I bought my first vibrator when I was 17. I insisted on receiving oral. I experimented with …

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This Domestic Violence Survivor Is Speaking Out After Being Horrifically Attacked

Warning: This story might be triggering for some people.<p>Kate Friday, 20, endured pain and suffering that is disturbing on many levels. After suffering a terrifying attack from her now ex-boyfriend that left her throat <i>ripped</i>, the British student is speaking out about domestic abuse so other women …

Sociology

#TheEmptyChair Movement Is Helping Sexual Assault Survivors Come Out of the Shadows

Following New York Magazine's wave-making feature on the women allegedly assaulted by Bill Cosby, a new narrative has emerged.<p>The cover story of <i>New York</i> magazine this week is a chillingly powerful portrait of 35 women who have all accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault. It's a lot to take in—which is …

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Apparently You Need These 6 Traits to Have Multiple Orgasms

If you say so...<p>OOOoOOOooOooOooh, it's National Orgasm Day. Does Hallmark make cards for this? No? Damn. Well, at least we have Match.com and its annual Singles in America survey to ring in the holiday.<p>According to the dating website's data, 72% of women admit to faking it with a partner—not that …

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Recipes Of Green Tea For Weight Loss

Do you want to lose weight? Or are you planning to lose weight? Here is the secret which I want to share with you on weight loss. If you are unaware …

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