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Kiss Your Unhealthy Relationships Goodbye!

How to Remove Unhealthy Relationships From Your LifeAs a 20 or 30-something woman, you have your whole delicious life in front of you. You get to choose who you want in your inner circle.

If you’re finding that you have an unhealthy relationship with a friend who is bringing drama and stress into your life, you might also be finding that you get sucked into her craziness. You should know you don’t have to continue to feel that way.

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Think Before You Speak

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Janine Jankowski can still recall the last words she exchanged with a guy she was dating, who happened to be a few inches shorter than she.

“I had a lactose problem at the time, so I was buying all these health products,” says the tall, blonde 26-year-old. “What you would call his famous last words were, ‘Now I don’t have to drink any more of this lactose-intolerant bulls***.’ I said, ‘And now I can wear heels.’”

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14 Things Guys Don’t Ever Want to Discuss. Ever.

Things to Avoid Talking About to Your GuyThere’s a new book out called How to Set His Thighs On Fire by Kate White, editor of Cosmopolitan. In it, she lists nine topics that “make guys gag.”

That got us thinking. Could this really be all? Could it really be true? Are there actually women out there in the world still regaling their boyfriends with stories of menstrual cramps and ex-boyfriends who are professional wrestlers?

Sadly, the answer is yes. After talking with a number of men we learned that not only are women still gabbing endlessly about the nine topics listed in How to Set His Thighs On Fire; they’ve actually expanded the dreaded list to include more. Lots more.

Here are the topics White says guys wish women would just stop talking about:

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How to Date with a Sense of Humor

Couple Laughing TogetherEverything was going so well. The tuna was properly seared, the chardonnay crisp and dry, and you hadn’t once wondered if there was an exit out back for a quick escape.

But no sooner she thinks, “Hmmm, maybe I won’t be falling asleep to Wolf Blitzer tonight,” then it happens — you crack a joke only the boys would high-five you for and your date doesn’t know where to look for reassurance.

Pretty soon, you’re talking about having “a sexytime” with her, and your table is drawing the kind of looks normally associated with drunken frat boys on pub night. Dinner has turned into Evening at the Improv with your Uncle Ralph.

Guys, Listen up.

All those Borat impressions, Russell Peters one-liners, and SNL skit reenactments — fuhgeddaboutit.

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