Mary Bokanovich

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Exactly How Many Dates, Relationships, and Heartbreaks You'll Have Before You Meet The One

It takes a lot of effort to get to the point where you can frolic in a meadow with the love of your life.<p>That is, if you're the average woman. (And, of course, I would never call any of our amazing readers "average.")<p>But so you know what median numbers you might expect, here's the rundown on …

30 Sex-Life Resolutions to Make This Year

When it comes to New Year's resolutions, the usual suspects are a snooze. Dieting is boring, saving money is hard, and keeping your closet color-coded just isn't going to happen....

Get Ready to Learn Way Too Much About Cameron Diaz's Pubic Hair

Cameron Diaz has come out with a book celebrating women's bodies called <i>The Body Book</i> that sounds lovely and empowering, and mayyyyyyybe a bit overshare-y. 'Cause, apparently, it contains a chapter called "In Praise of Pubes."<p>Her stance? Women should forget the razor and go full-out down there. Not …

How to Get Rid of Relationship Baggage

<i>Editor's note: Finding the love of your life isn't always easy. Just ask self-help guru Gabrielle Bernstein, author of</i> May Cause Miracles, <i>who tied the knot this past year. Bernstein is the first to admit that getting to this point took work. Here she shares her story of how she got rid of what was</i> …

Taste Test: Is Better Vanilla Extract Worth the Price?

Real vanilla extract doesn't come cheap. Depending on where you buy it, it can range from a little under a buck an ounce all the way up to several dollars. Add real vanilla beans into the mix and prices can climb even higher. But does more expensive vanilla make for better flavor? Tastier cookies …

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You'd Be Shocked at What These Fashion Editors Are Editing Out of Their Photos

A former editor at <i>Cosmopolitan</i>, Leah Hardy, recently wrote an exposé about the practice of Photoshopping models to hide the health and aesthetic costs of extreme thinness. Below is an example featuring Cameron Diaz:<p>The story about Diaz, in <i>The Telegraph</i>, includes the following description of the …

Photo Manipulation

Gabby Bernstein's 60-Second Body Confidence Secret

Photo: Getty Images<p>No matter what shape or size we are, most women have a mental list of what we hate about ourselves—the features that make us feel unpretty, unsexy, ultimately unworthy. But harsh self-criticism is not synonymous with truth telling. Want to overcome your insecurities right now? …

6 Easy Ways To Feel More Energized

Power up your mind—and body—with these easy tips.<p>Sure, it's the New Year, so you want to have that get up and go sensation. But between frigid temperatures, early sunsets and most likely, a sugar and carb-filled holiday, that's not as easy as it sounds. Frank Lipman, MD, an integrative and …