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Why We Love People Who Don't Love Us Back

In 2007, a boy came on my tights at a house party and then abruptly stopped talking to me – and I've been obsessed with him ever since.<p>I’ve been in love with the same person for 11 years. I say love, but it’s not really love, because our last significant interaction was about eight months ago when …

This Magical Dutch Town is Like Something Out of a Storybook

One of the main reasons people flock to Europe is for a taste of its history. Packed full of gorgeous architecture, the buildings you'll come across …

This guy's amazing Tinder profile is a PowerPoint sales pitch

If your Tinder profile doesn't look like a PowerPoint slide, you're not doing it right.<p>Niket Biswas, a software engineering manager at Facebook in …

Dating Advice from a Woman Who's Been Proposed to Nine Times

The woman is my mom.<p>I'm 25 and single. I've had plenty of boyfriends, but now I'm alone again and striving for that same thing I've been looking for since I was 15. Independence, self-worth, and someone to wrap myself around at night when it's so cold that I can see my breath hovering above me in …

Relationships

Cut it clean: Why a blunt breakup is always best

The kindest way to end a relationship is a clean break. A distinct line drawn between what was once “us” and is now “you and me,” and no waffling in between. It’s not easy to do. It feels cruel, cold even. But a clean cut heals faster. The scar less ugly.<p>Three years later, my ex-husband and I still …

When Will The Nose Have Its Beauty Moment?

A conversation about plastic surgery is also, in a complicated way, a conversation about the literal erasure of our pasts.<p><b>On Father’s Day a few weeks ago,</b> Kim Kardashian posted a photo of her late father, Robert. It’s a grainy, black-and-white shot from when she was a teenager, and thus her cheeks …

Hillary Clinton Stands on the Shoulders of the 28 Female Presidential Candidates Who Came Before Her

There always has to be a first. Though she just became the first woman to clinch the nomination of either major U.S. political party, Hillary Clinton …

Is This Porn? 5 Realities Inside A Strange New Art Form

While browsing YouTube, you'll occasionally run into a strangely popular video of a person, usually a young lady, doing nothing but making soft …

This poem about heartbreak has gone viral, but the poet’s response will restore your faith in love

*wipes away tears*<p>A 22-year-old poet from Ohio known only as Taylor has written a poem about how painful love can be, and the internet is going crazy …

How to say Yes! to sex (and not just 'OK, only if you shut up about it') | Jacqueline Hellyer

In most relationships, there’s a higher-desire partner and a lower-desire partner – how do you go about meeting in the middle?<p>I had a good chat recently with a woman who loves sex, and she said that she never refuses her husband, that she always comes from a place of “Yes!”.<p>Apparently her mother …

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The European Union is an ongoing disaster for Africa | Letters

Former international development secretary Andrew Mitchell speaks for Africa’s 1 billion people when he writes “the world is moving to a freer trading regime, protectionism is declining and discredited” (A plea to fellow Tories: let’s not relive the Maastricht years, 22 February). No continent is …

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This is the least useful passport to carry around the world

In many ways, the luck of where you are born dictates the course of your life: Some passports are simply more powerful than others.<p>A recently updated index from Henley & Partners, a London-based consulting firm that specializes in citizenship services, attempts to quantify the power of passports, …

Fort Worth mother Lacey Dangerstone breastfeeds other women's children

The mother who breastfeeds other women's children: Former nanny who nursed her own daughter until she was four hosts parties where moms feed each …

People think I’m ‘lucky’ in love. But hard work has a lot to do with it, too.

“You’re so lucky.”<p>I hear that a lot from the women in my life. <b></b>Whether it’s aimed toward my marriage, my writing career, my house, my ability to be a stay-at-home mom, it’s a declaration I have trouble accepting.<p>My husband is funny and big-hearted, and the successful owner of a bagel bakery and five …

Blind ‘fingering’ dates are London’s latest craze

“Who wouldn’t want to get their genitals stroked regularly, pleasurably, and with no strings attached?!” writes one orgasmic meditation practitioner, with palpable enthusiasm. “(These classes) feel good, with side effects of better communication, more body awareness, less mental chatter, and the …

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“The political discourse has gone off the rails”: Right-wing nationalism on the rise in Germany

<b>Thousands of people take part during a demonstration initiated by the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party. (AP/Jens Meyer)</b><p>It’s not just happening in America. AfD party leaders advocate shooting refugees who illegally enter the country<p>Dan Peleschuk<p>February 15, 2016 4:00pm (UTC)<p>This article …

6 reasons to visit Kenya's Swahili coast | CNN Travel

Love, Sex, and Dating as a Neo-Virgin

Abstaining from sex when you know what it feels like is a lot harder than if you'd never done it at all.<p>I had a very happy, idyllic childhood. Even though I had Baptist ministers for parents, they weren't frightening or hardcore. They were very loving. I was an only child—my parents tried for 13 …

Three Things I Sacrificed for an Amazing Marriage

When my wife and I got married I knew there would be some things I would be giving up. Most men worry about never sleeping with another woman again or not having the freedom to go out with the guys. I'll grant you that the first absolutely applies. The second? Not necessarily.<p>In a truly amazing …

Kenyan Muslim who shielded Christians in al-Shabab attack dies

<b>A Muslim teacher who shielded Christian fellow passengers when their bus was attacked by Islamist militants has died in surgery to treat his bullet wound.</b><p>Salah Farah was on a bus travelling through Mandera in Kenya when it was attacked by al-Shabab in December.<p>The attackers told the Muslims and …

The world’s richest 62 people now have more wealth than the poorest 3.6 billion combined

So much wealth has accumulated among the world’s richest that the 62 wealthiest people on the planet now own more than the poorest 3.6 billion people, or half the planet, according to research published by Oxfam, an anti-poverty charity.<p>That ratio has become a good deal more skewed recently. In …

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Man jailed for infecting lover with HIV after meeting her on online dating site

Simba Kuuya's victim only found out about his condition when one of his former partners contacted her on Facebook<p>A 32-year-old man has been jailed for more than two years for infecting a woman he met online with HIV.<p>Simba Kuuya kept his illness secret from the woman and continued having unprotected …

Woman With Alopecia Opens Up About The Difficulties Of Dating: 'It Has Shattered My Confidence'

A beautician who has alopecia has opened up about what it's like to live with the condition on a new dating show.<p>Chloe, 29, is almost entirely bald …

Relationships

The refugee who took on the British government | Ben Rawlence

For British politicians, foreign aid to Africa has become a cherished emblem of our idealism and generosity. But what happens when our funds harm those they are meant to help?<p>One day in late 2010, a farmer – I will call him Opik – woke up in his village in the remote Ethiopian province of Gambella. …

Thai ad with 'white makes you win' message lambasted for racism

Online advertisement for skin-whitening pills shows Thai model slowly turning black and saying she owes her success to having white skin<p>An advertisement for skin-whitening pills with the slogan “white makes you win” and featuring a Thai celebrity attributing her success to her pale complexion …

This woman repurposed her wedding dress into gowns for stillborn babies

LONDON — For many women, wedding dresses are treasured items, and — though they may never be worn again — these items are often kept as a wedding day …

Weddings

This woman has travelled the world for free by getting her dates to pay

Monica Lynn, 25, estimated her lavish trip, which involved camel trekking in Dubai and shopping sprees in Hong Kong, would have taken up to a decade …

Relationships

8 Guys Reveal the Real Reasons They Ghosted You

"I know most people would say I should have just told her that I didn't see a future, but those people aren't thinking about how insanely confrontational that could get."<p>Among women I know, guys who seem really into you and then straight-up stop texting you is happening more and more often, and it …

Chemistry Counts in Relationships — But How Much?

When it comes to romantic relationships, chemistry is a loaded word. Does one of these beliefs pop into your mind when you hear it?<p>For a good …