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7 Signs You Need Some Excitement in Your Relationship

By Sylvia Smith When you reach a certain point of comfortability in your relationship, it sure is nice. You don’t have to worry about impressing each other anymore, you’ve seen each other at your worst and still love each other, and you just really “know” each other on a deeper level. But there is another side to this level of…

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Why We Love Bad Boys

By Kadi Hunt As I was driving home this afternoon, I spotted a dog running frantically through my neighborhood. I stopped the car and spent fifteen minutes trying to lure this creature, who couldn’t decide if he’d rather play with me or bite me, into the backseat. After several minutes of painful squatting and embarrassing baby talk, he finally ran…

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Single and Dating in 2015: 6 Ways Social Media is Ensuring We All Die Alone

By Guest Blogger Leila Glen Don’t get me wrong, our internet driven society and age of social media mania definitely has its perks; people can work remotely, re-connect with old friends and stay in touch with family all over the world – not to mention the ego-boost you get from a well-liked Instagram selfie… However, one thing that has most…

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My Life: From Stripper To Therapist

By Guest Blogger Maya Jordan I was an ugly duckling as a kid.  Awkward, face full of braces and freckles, tall and skinny as a Kenyan track star in a culture that valued short and curvy. I grew up in the Midwest, where, as Lebron James says, nothing is given, everything is earned. He’s not kidding. I had major dreams…

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The Perks of Dating (And Flirting) At Forty

By Guest Blogger Amy Larson It feels like just yesterday I was wearing big hair, jelly shoes and bracelets, rolled sleeves on my jacket, and running around with boys that turned up their collars and wore football jerseys in town on the weekends. How did I wind up sitting at a Mexican restaurant next to a mature gentleman with touches…

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When Your Man Has Been Living A Double Life

By Guest Blogger Kiri Blakely One night five years ago, I was getting ready for bed. It was about 11 p.m. My fiance, Aaron, whom I’d lived with for ten years, was in the living room. I could hear Sex and the City droning on the television. “Kiri, come here,” he said, softly. “We need to talk.” I padded into…

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The Secrets of Being a Fabulous Lover for Valentine’s Day

By Guest Blogger and Author of "The Essentials Fabulous," Ellen Lubin-Sherman In an era where professional thank-you’s are sent as text messages, romantic break-ups are done over e-mail, and the sloppy word “Whatever” is tossed around carelessly, the zeitgeist of a self-absorbed society too busy being "fabulous" to be anything but dismissive, we need to stop and return to the timeless…

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Keepin’ It Light

I thought today I'd do a collaboration of ALL the "On The Fence" topics you have suggested over the past year. It turns out there are MANY. Here is the top 35! I didn't hold back. I have kept track of EVERY "On the fence request" since Day 1. Please feel free to voice your faves for further expanded Blog…

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Lessons To Learn From Life

I thank my mother, who forwarded this to me. It's a great reminder. I think it's something we should all read at least once a week. Make sure you read to the end. Written By Regina Brett, 90 years old, of The Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Ohio "To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45 lessons life taught me. It is…

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BREAKING NEWS!! HSN Kicks Off 99 Series Launch

Due to the demand and hype around the pioneering and revolutionary Book Series I have written for The 99 Series,  The Home Shopping Network is kicking off the launch September 3rd, before the World Launch date of October 19, 2010! This is great news for all of you who are excited to get reading!! There are a bunch of options,…

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