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Why 'Faking It 'Til You Make It' Is The Real Key To Success

We're big fans of the "fake it 'til you make it" philosophy. It's easy, always applicable and most important: It actually works. Whether it's winging it at a new job or acting like a veteran online dater on your very first setup, sometimes you just h…
By Suzanne McKenzie
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11 Times You Should Put Yourself Before Anyone Else

Growing up, we're taught that selfish = bad, and selfless = good. We're told that putting others before ourselves is what “good” people do, and putting ourselves before others is, well, you can fill in the rest. But the older you get, the more you re…
By Suzanne McKenzie
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7 Unexpected Challenges Of Landing Your Dream Job

There's a reason they call it a “dream” job: It's been in the back of your mind forever, the shining star of your cheesy vision board and the secret thing you still hold on to, even after years of mediocre day jobs. It's beautiful, it's aspirational …
By Suzanne McKenzie
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7 Serious Struggles Of Working With An Ex

The workplace romance: It's exciting. It's forbidden. Let's be honest, it's hot AF. But while it's all making out in the supply closet and sexting in the beginning, it's only a matter of time before things fall apart. Regardless of whether your offic…
By Suzanne McKenzie
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Why Fantasy Holds Relationships Together

When we’re single we have one set of fantasies. We daydream about meeting someone mysterious who will captivate us and pull us into a bar bathroom for a hot make out session. We hope for our ideal match to come along and sweep us off our feet — and t…
By Blair Thill
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Couples Reveal Their Deepest, Darkest Sexual Fantasies

What do you get when you mix a few couples, 10 candles, 200 rose petals and a set of satin sheets? An orgy of honesty, that's what. Or at least that's what happened when we asked couples the age-old question: What's your fantasy? How would you respon…
By Camille D’Elia
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Why Love Addiction Is As Serious As Any Other Addiction

Love is magical and intangible, and the feelings it elicits are unlike any other human emotion. It provides a natural high that makes us feel unstoppable. Though love unites us, too much of it can get the best of you. What we sometimes fail to realiz…
By Gigi Engle
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43 Thoughts You Have When You're Being Ghosted

Can someone please explain to me why ghosting has become the most popular way of breaking up? I never thought I’d actually pine for the days when someone would look at me and say, “I think we’re better off as friends.” Or even, “It’s not you, it’s me…
By Blair Thill
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Unrequited Love Might Hurt Like Hell, But It Teaches You So Much

Despite our best efforts to remain logical, it's hard not to be hopelessly swept away when love is involved. Since love can be so consuming and is, ultimately, unavoidable, it’s no surprise that unrequited love can leave you hurt. How else can you re…
By Gigi Engle
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The Science Of Why Love Is A Powerful Drug

There’s a certain type of love we all crave and chase. We want it to be all-consuming. We want to think about our partners all day and night. We want to be love sick to the point of nausea. We’ve seen that type of love on television, and we’ve been m…
By Blair Thill
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10 Things You Learn From Getting Over A Toxic Relationship

Though the reasons may vary, it's pretty much guaranteed that you'll end up dating people who are completely wrong for you. And it's not something that only happens to young people. Even later in life, we can find ourselves in toxic relationships. It…
By Gigi Engle
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Why It's Human Nature To Lose Our Sense Of Reality When We Fall In Love

There is no simple way to articulate what being in love feels like: It’s paradoxically everything and nothing, omnipresent and ephemeral, exhilarating and draining. And as anyone who has ever felt its seductive pull can attest, love is like a drug — …
By Gigi Engle