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Best Wedding Party Gifts: Cool Gifts for Groomsmen

If your guy's groomsmen wear button-front dress shirts to work every day, here's a cool gift they'll use again and again:<p>Say what?<p>They're Swiss Stays, fancy collar stays (the thing-a-ma-jammies that hold a guy's collar in place) that flip around to fit 24 different styles of collars. And they come …

New Sarah Seven Wedding Dresses: Best Wedding Dresses for a Beach Wedding

I'll try not to go all fangirl on Sarah Seven, but once again I want to yell about her wedding dresses from the rooftops. The latest designs—with classic shapes and sexy, sparkly details—are the perfect way to wow your wedding guests without risking a wardrobe malfunction. So you can look like a …

Out-of-Town Bag Ideas: Wedding Welcome Bags

If most of your wedding guests will need to book a hotel stay to attend your wedding, I think it's nice to leave them a welcome bag with little treats. Here are eight things I love to find waiting for me at the hotel:<p><b>bottled water</b> I'm all for reusable water bottles in everyday life, but I find …

Maya Angelou Quotes: 16 Unforgettable Things She Wrote and Said

Maya Angelou, who passed away this morning, gave up speaking for six years of her life and still managed to say some of the most stunningly affecting things I've ever heard. The vast majority of us never met her, but she's such a giant of words and thoughts, I think it's a privilege just to have …

Dating Advice: How to Know If He's Not The One

The Good-on-Paper Guy is the one who, by all accounts, is a great person for you to date: He's smart and cute and has a good job that he likes and has a lot of friends who vouch that he's an all-around great guy. He <i>sounds</i> perfect.<p>But sometimes, no matter how great that guy actually is, he just …

Aisle Aspirations: Take Your Wedding Website to the Next Level with Riley & Grey

When it comes to weddings, organization is key, and with technology tools, a website can be an integral part of your planning arsenal. It's the …

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Wedding Invitation Details; Celebrity Weddings

Most everyone's reaction to the ultra-simple Kimye wedding invitation was "YAWN." We all guessed they were going for "understated"—with muted gray paper and an unfussy font—but to me, the invitations felt a little <i>too</i> understated. It's your wedding invitations, not the agenda of a PTA meeting. I …

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Relationship Tips: Eat to Stop Anger

I always make it a point to carry some sort of snack with me when I'm out and about. Why? Because whenever I, my husband, my little kids, or one friend in particular turns into a crankmonster, I produce said snack and it almost always does wonders in making us feel better. Kind of like a mood …

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Gestures Women Appreciate

You are probably a wonderful boyfriend, a great date and a great one-night stand. You're probably the friend all your friends wish they could be for <i>just one night</i> to see how you do it. You're probably that awesome.<p>But still, you can always do better. So AskMen's female staffers are shedding some …

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If You Do One Healthy Thing Today, Do This: SMILE

Sometimes, the best health advice is also the simplest...and how <i>great</i> is it when that happens?<p>According to a new study, having a positive attitude can go a long way—in life in general, and even in your workouts. Researchers found that subjects who felt "powerless" were more likely to estimate the …

Girls Star Zosia Mamet on How to Deal With Insecurity

<b>We've all got our issues, writes Girls star Zosia Mamet in her debut column for Glamour. Accepting them changes everything.</b><p>"Your neuroses are like diamonds." A friend said that to me once, and it really split my world open. My insecurities are something I'd always disliked about myself; the idea …

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7 Reasons to Look in the Mirror When it Comes to Fixing Your Relationship

By Sherrie Campbell, Ph.D., for GalTime.com<p>When we are unhappy in a relationship, we need to look to ourselves before we look at our partners -- even if we think they are the ones "making us unhappy." We are responsible for our own happiness, first of all. Secondly, before you can approach him or …

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The Mindy Project: Love Is in the Air, Literally

IT HAPPENED.<p>I've been waiting upwards of 12 hours to talk about it, and I can wait no more: Mindy and Danny made out for the first time in last night's <i>Mindy Project</i> winter finale. You'd think that "winter finale" thing might have been a clue, but I never saw it coming. Not until the plane shook …

6 Foods That Might Make Your Cold Feel WORSE

This topic just happens to be on my mind extra-much right now, because I have strep throat and managed to eat some salsa a few days ago (it was mild!). And it hurt. Like, a <i>lot</i>. We already know that things like warm, brothy soups can help make us feel better—but what are some of the things that …

Everything You Need to Know About Sending Save-the-Dates

Do you have to send save-the-dates? Nope. But we recommend you do for a few reasons: 1) Your friends and family will appreciate the heads-up. 2) You're more likely to have first dibs on guests who know other brides getting married on the same day. 3) They're a great way to get everyone excited …

Exclusive White Collar Sneak Peek: Peter Found One of the Gold Coins! Is Neal Toast?

Tim DeKay and Matt Bomer<p>Between stealing the gold coins from that travel agency and snatching the 13th chapter of the MosconiCodex, Neal Caffrey …

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Postmortem: Revenge Boss on the Aftermath of the Shooting and What's Next

Emily VanCamp, Josh Bowman<p><b>[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from Sunday's midseason finale of Revenge. Read at your own risk!]</b><p>Payback is a …

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Short Celebrity Men Who've Been With Taller Women

For short men and tall women, the odds were never in their favor -- until "The Hunger Games."<p>The dystopian hit brought about an on-screen love that was truly unique: Josh Hutcherson is <i>shorter</i> than Jennifer Lawrence. While this may buck the traditional silver screen trend, in Tinseltown height …

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How Women Change Men

As daughters, sisters, wives, and coworkers<p>Soon after Jay Z welcomed his first child, Blue Ivy Carter, last year, a poem the rapper had reportedly dedicated to his new baby girl zipped around the Internet. “Before I got in the game, made a change, and got rich / I didn’t think hard about using the …

Your Regular Friday-Night Plans Make You Seem More Attractive to Men

Truth from pop culture: The cheerleader effect, of <i>How I Met Your Mother</i> origins, is real.<p>That is to say, people in groups are perceived as more attractive than they would be as individuals. According to scientists, this is because people tend to "average out" all the features of the group's …

30 Reasons It's OK to Be Single at 30 (and Beyond)

Thirty has long been the particular age at which women start panicking about getting married. You may feel ready. You may have been in the game a while. You might feel like you've out-dated every other woman in your city. But the only thing that's really outdated is the notion that you should be …

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