Take this advice if any of these happen while you're having sex.Not every hookup can play out like a sex scene from a Ryan Gosling movie. In fact, sometimes things happen that make the entire experience awkward. Yeah it sucks, but if you know what to do, you can easily bring things back to steamy. Here, real women share their most mortifying mattress experiences and experts weigh in on what to do.
By Casey Gueren
"I kicked my boyfriend in the face as he was about to give me oral." -Julia P.
Chances are he's probably not that hurt. See, the endorphins released when you're having sex keep feelings of pain at bay. "As long as he isn't bleeding, it's probably safe to just keep going," says certified sex therapist Marty Klein, PhD, author of Sexual Intelligence. Ask him if he's OK, then pull him in for a passionate kiss to get both of your minds back in the game.
"I got my period while we were having sex." -Danielle S.
OK, we know this is a bummer but it doesn't have to halt the action. "A lot of women assume that a guy's brain will explode if he
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Take this advice if any of these happen while you're having sex.Not every hookup can play out like a sex scene from a Ryan Gosling movie. In fact, sometimes things happen that make the entire experience awkward. Yeah it sucks, but if you know what to do, you can easily bring things back to steamy. Here, real women share their most mortifying mattress experiences and experts weigh in on what to do.Read More »from 6 Awkward Bedroom Moments Solved
We're all for going bare-faced every once in a while. After all, dermatologists swear it's good to give your skin a break, and sometimes…we just don't feel like putting it on. Looks like these celebs know what we're talking about. (But did they have to look so good in the process?)
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Try this with your nail polish.We all know the drill when it comes to nail polish: Paint and put away. But now you don't have to be so quick to shelve your shade. Here are 5 out-of-the-box ways to wield that colorful little wand:Read More »from 5 Unconventional Ways to Use Nail Polish
By Carly Cardellino
1. Use it to paint the sole of your high-heels (think: Christian Louboutin) as an easy (and cheap!) way to update them for spring. Note: Colored opaque formulas work best since they won't reveal the true color of your shoe. Also, avoid getting paint on other parts of your shoe by placing masking tape along the edge where the shoe meets the sole-the same way you would protect the ceiling and window panes when you're painting a room. Once you've covered the sole in color, allow it to dry before applying a second coat. If another layer isn't needed, pull off the tape to reveal a neat polish job.
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2. Cover up a scratch on scuffed shoes or boots. It can be hard to find shoe polish for colorful kicks, so try finding a nail
Try these first date that he'll love!Staring at each other across the table stiffly at a restaurant is so old-school. Instead, next time a new guy asks you out, propose one of these romantic yet guy-friendly date ideas:Read More »from 10 Fun First Date Ideas He'll Love
By Amary Wiggin
Catch a matinee showing of 21 Jump Street. It's silly enough to get a laugh out of almost anyone, and avoids veering into awkward romcom territory.
Slum it at a dive bar and challenge him to a game of darts or pool. Wow him by wearing cool-chick springtime gear: Converse, jeans, and a sexy tank.
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Rent bikes and explore a new neighborhood or park on wheels. Guys love being active, and he'll dig that you're the kind of girl who isn't afraid to work up a sweat.
Pick up a basketball and challenge each other to a game of hoops at your local playground. Shooting three-pointers gives him a chance to show off a little.
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Meet for lattes in the morning. Get up early before work one weekday and hit up your favorite coffee place.
Here's how you meet new people.We know you're already well versed in snagging a guy's attention. You've mastered the coy smile, the eye contact, the flirty texting. But sometimes it's new friends you're in the market for…and that can be way trickier than meeting dudes.Read More »from How to Meet New Friends on a Busy Schedule
By Molly Triffin
Reese Witherspoon recently confessed on Ellen that she has a girl crush on Kate Middleton, saying, "I would like to hang out. I'm not sure she wants to hang out with me…. Call me. Call me anytime." We get where she's coming from-whether you've moved to a new town, your besties are popping out babies and moving to the 'burbs, or you just want to broaden your social circle, almost all of us go through a time when we're on the prowl for buddies.
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But how, exactly, do you ask out a girl? "Don't fall into the trap of thinking that everyone already has plenty of friends," says Irene S. Levine, PhD, professor of psychology at the NYU School of Medicine and author of Best Friends Forever: Surviving a
These foods will help you burn fat.With rising temps come rising hemlines, bare shoulders... and eventually, bikini season. Add these metabolism-boosting foods and drinks to your shopping list, and you'll score a leaner and sexier bod.Read More »from 7 Foods that Burn Fat
By Carolyn Kylstra
Meet the ultimate wonder food. Chicken is packed with protein, which is essential for maintaining muscle mass-and the more muscle mass you have, the more efficient you are at burning calories. Even better, protein takes more time to digest than carbohydrates, so you'll feel full longer than if you ate the same number of calories in a carb-or fat-heavy meal. An ideal serving: the size of a computer mouse or a deck of cards.
Calcium consumed in tandem with an amino acid found in dairy products has been shown to burn fat. Consider it a fab excuse to add more yogurt, milk, and cheese to your meal plans. What makes Greek yogurt a standout dairy option is that it has more protein that the regular kind-so you boost the fat-burning benefits.
Would you talk to his ex?Jessica Biel just announced that she'll be starring in the upcoming film, Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho, alongside Scarlett Johansson...who reportedly once dated Jessica's now-fiance, Justin Timberlake.Read More »from Should You Be Friendly with His Ex?
By Korin Miller
Yeah, rubbing elbows with your man's ex can be awkward, but it doesn't have to be, says couples therapist Bethany Marshall, PhD, author of Deal Breakers.
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Facing a similar situation? Marshall recommends being friendly to your guy's ex, and calling out the elephant in the room in a joking way, like, "I heard we have at least one thing in common." An added perk of taking that approach: It shows you're confident (naturally) and not threatened by her past relationship with your guy.
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If you're going to be seeing your guy's ex a lot-maybe you're working together like Scarlett and Jessica, or she just befriended some of your friends-Marshall stresses that it's important to try to
We called up Deborah Lippmann, celebrity manicurist and founder of her namesake nail, hand, and foot care company, to see what polish you should be topping your tips with this season. (Not to mention the best place to wear them.)Read More »from The Hottest Nail Polishes to Wear This Spring
By Carly Cardellino
"Lilac hues are a great alternative to nudes," says Lippmann. "This shade is perfect for an interview because it's understated, yet allows you to still wear a bit of color."
Zoya Nail Polish in Kendal, $8, zoya.com.
"What's fun about a layering a clear, yet glittery polish over any hue is that it can really change up your manicure in seconds," explains Lippmann. She suggests painting on a top coat like this before heading out to happy hour.
China Glaze Capitol Colours Nail Lacquer in Luxe and Lush, $5.99, sallybeauty.com.
These magnetic polishes are mind-blowingly cool because they're blended with metallic particles that move when exposed to the magnetic-filled cap. Translation: You'll either end up with a super-subtle wave design on
Wanna know if he's really into you? Take a look at these celeb power couples. Body language experts say if your man is mirroring any of these dudes, it's a good sign.
By Anna Davies
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Why you shouldn't get back with your ex...There's something about having an amicable relationship with an ex that can make him so damn hard to shake. Maybe he promises he'll change, or you notice his new haircut kinda makes him look like Ryan Reynolds. Whatever it is, going back to the same dude can be awesome…but it can also lock you into an on-again, off-again relationship.Read More »from Why You Shouldn't Get Back with Your Ex
By Korin Miller
According to new research, that's not really a great thing. Scientists from Kansas State University discovered that dating (and re-dating) an ex is common-nearly 40 percent of people in college are doing it. But it can have lasting effects on your long-term happiness.
Researchers discovered that dating the same guy again increases your risk of having relationship issues in the future, especially if you end up marrying him. They found that people who got hitched after having an on-again, off-again relationship were more likely to have a lower quality of marriage than people who didn't break up beforehand.
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