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6 Times You Should Live Your Life Like 'The Real Housewives'

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Everyone has guilty pleasures. Mine is reality television. I feel the need to actively "Keep Up with the Kardashians," or see what the moms on "Teen Mom" are doing. It's an addiction that constantly needs fulfilling. Out of all of the reality shows…

Why Our Dating Culture Today Makes 'The Bachelor' Even More Unbelievable

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On the finale of "The Bachelor," we saw JoJo struggle as she came to realize Ben was in love with another woman. “I love you. I'm in love with you,” we hear him say behind a closed door. “But you love her too. Am I right?” JoJo asks. There's a…

The Fall Of Materialism: Why More Millennials Aspire To Have Nothing

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Minimalist trends in art and style have come and gone. But when Millennials talk about minimalism, they aren't interested in the art forms of the 1960s. They are turning minimalism into a lifestyle. It's far from being the all-encompassing lifestyle…

In Defense Of The Break-Up Text: Why You Should Digitally Dump Someone

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For a while, breaking up with someone over text was one of the worst sins anyone could commit. Most break-up texts were shown to friends, who would then indignantly cry out, "He did what?" However, since most people now perform most of their…

How Selfies Now Dictate The Way We Experience The World

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What do a gym locker room, an upscale restaurant, your grandmother's tombstone and Chernobyl have in common? I'll take “Places Where I Can Take Selfies” for $400, Alex. The selfie phenomenon has grown to epic proportions over the past few…

The Male Gaze: What It's Like To Be Objectified In The Gay Community

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Recently, I received a Facebook message from a guy I had briefly talked to in the past. We came close to going on a date that, for one reason or another, never materialized. I was pleasantly surprised when he reached out, and I assumed he would want…

The Poverty Gap Will Only Continue To Widen As Americans Couldn't Care Less

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Poor people exist. *GASP!* Poverty is alive and well within the world, especially in the United States. *MORE GASP!* The middle class is shrinking; the rich are living a life of luxury at the top of the food chain, and the poor are still poor. The…

5 Simple Rules For Anyone Who's Thinking About Dating My Little Brother

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Dear Potential Girlfriend, First, you need to know that even as 6-year-old, I took my role as a “big sister” seriously. I was smitten the minute he came home from the hospital. Even though he became the favorite, inherited all the athletic ability…

10 Translations Of What Your 20-Something Boyfriend Is Really Saying

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If you asked any male member of Generation-Y to name a few of his hobbies, he’s 99.9 percent certain to reply with, “Sex, eating, sports and sleeping," and not necessarily in that order. The kicker? His hobbies are actually “sex, eating, sports and…

10 Translations Of What Your 20-Something Girlfriend Is Really Saying

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Women: You can’t live with them; you can’t live without them. You can, however, attempt to understand them -- and by understand them, I mean accept that you’re more likely to experience the ultimate plot twist (read: a satisfied girlfriend) than to…

She Can Hang With The Boys: How To Be The Girl Who Is 'One Of The Guys'

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She’s the girl that girls love to hate, and the girl that guys eventually realize they want to date. She’s living proof that women and men can be completely platonic, despite everything that social media, rom-coms and your single girlfriends tell…

A Call To The Millennial Male: 4 Things Guys Can Keep In Mind When Another 'One' Gets Away

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Love. It is human nature. It is a whirlwind of volatile passion and full of ecstasy. When we were younger, it was engrained in our heads through multiple outlets that you need to find that one special person and create a family together, riding off…

How Women Contributed To The Making Of The New Millennial Man

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A specific style, music, movies and other fleeting cornerstones of society identify specific generations. Accepted gender archetypes also contribute to the marking of these generations, whether we like to believe it or not. Where many men once…

5 Keys To Making Each Failure A Worthwhile Venture

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I have reached some incredibly low points and moments that many would consider to be failures. Not convinced? During my time in college, I was removed from my university after only my first semester and subsequently banned from campus until further…

The 10 Ways You're Turning Off Women Without Even Realizing It

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Amidst your efforts to score, you may have unknowingly turning off oodles of women. That’s right, you may guilty of one or more fatal fatal faux pas in the art of seduction. So, to circumvent this sad sexual reality, let’s check out the top 10 ways…

Gentlemen, The Answers To All Her Tough Questions When You Approach Her

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Have you ever approached a woman and she immediately puts you through a few little tests before deciding if she wants to speak with you? Women use these tests to weed out weak men. Check out some of the most common tests women will use and learn to…

Ladies, You Have Been Warned: A Breakdown Of Men Who Seek Mistresses

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There are three types of cheating men who seek mistresses. Use this information to examine a guy more critically, to categorize who he is and what his intentions may be before you enter into a potentially awful situation. The Dodgy Boyfriend You had…

Explore Your Options: Why College Students Shouldn't Settle For What's Familiar

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Lots of people will tell you that you should "do what you love" with your life. It seems like good advice, and the idea certainly has immediate appeal—after all, who wouldn't want to do what they love? But in reality, it's not that…

Teamwork Makes The Dream Work: The Importance Of Being A Team Player

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If you're a motivated person, it's easy to put your personal goals ahead of those of the people around you. It’s natural and not necessarily a bad thing; however, it is crucial to learn to be a team player. Acting as a part of a team builds…

How To Be A Gentleman: Qualities Of A Gentleman For Every Gen-Y Guy

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Although most people might disagree, I often like to believe that the term “player” should be synonymous with gentleman. Quite frankly, if a player weren’t a gentleman, he would have a hard time being a player. If we look at it this way, we can see…