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Goodbye Tinder: Facebooks New Dating App Finally Allows You To Romantically Connect With Your Dads Friend Who Likes All Your Posts Even Though Youve Never Met Him

Online dating can be a serious headache, and it’s more likely you’ll find yourself stuck in an endless cycle of dead-end first dates than in a compatible match. But if you’re experiencing dating app fatigue, don’t lose hope of finding that special someone just yet, because Facebook just announced a brand-new dating feature that will finally allow you to romantically connect with your dad’s friend who likes all of your posts even though you’ve never met him. Unveiled yesterday at Facebook’s annual F8 developer conference, the social media platform’s incredible…

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I Often Overhear People Say Funny Things, So I Started Illustrating Them

The characters in the world of “#ThingsThatiHear” are people we all know: They are our office mates who complain to us about the daily grind. They are the awful online date we are trying so hard to forget. They are the people silently stalking our Facebook. More than anything they are the US when we think no one is listening. Read more: http://www.boredpanda.com/overheard-conversations-illustrated-avner-geller/

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5 Outrageously Awkward Text Message Breakups

You should NEVER break up with someone via text, but if you have to for some reason…definitely don’t do it like these people. 1. Ugh…so awkward. 2. Yikes. We can barely look at this one. 3. This couple takes the awkward text breakup to the next level! 4. This text breakup got REAL. 5. 🙁 Read more: http://www.clickhole.com/article/5-outrageously-awkward-text-message-breakups-1433

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90-Year-Old Couple Play Impromptu Piano Duet in Mayo Clinic Lobby

Filmed in 2008, this serendipitous moment was filmed by Jodi Hume who was at the Mayo Clinic visiting her mom. On the piano are Fran and Marlo Cowan, a 90-year-old couple that have been married for 62 years at the time. The song is ‘Old Grey Bonnet’ and Jodi describes the day she happened across the piano playing couple: “From the balcony we could see an older couple sitting side by side at the piano playing together and entertaining a host of people. Some were in wheelchairs, others were sitting…

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26 Heartwarming Memes And Comics That Will Improve Your Mood

Let’s turn those frowns upside down, people.  1 Via: raidaisy 3 Via: raidaisy 5 Via: raidaisy 7 Via: raidaisy 9 Via: raidaisy 11 Via: raidaisy 13 Via: raidaisy 15 Via: raidaisy 17 Via: raidaisy 19 Via: raidaisy 21 Via: raidaisy 23 Via: raidaisy 25 Via: greencaptain Read more: http://cheezburger.com/3161093/26-heartwarming-memes-and-comics-that-will-improve-your-mood

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My life in sex: I have found that young men are very willing to please

The 52-year-old dating younger men Four years ago, I separated from my husband after a 25-year marriage and three children. Our sex life had become a once-a-fortnight duty shag, with no orgasm even expected. The problem was, as I hit 50 I felt hornier than ever. Since Ive been on my own, Ive been making up for lost time. I met a guy through work soon after the split. I knew he was younger, but didnt realise just how much. He was 34 and took me to places I didnt…

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Youre Allowed To Leave

“If you ever find yourself in the wrong story, leave. Mo Willems. Youre allowed to leave any story you dont find yourself in. Youre allowed to leave any story you dont yourself in. Youre allowed to leave a city that has dimmed your light instead of making you shine brighter, youre allowed to pack all your bags and start over somewhere else and youre allowed to redefine the of your life. Youre allowed to quit the job you hate even if the world tells you not to and youre allowed…

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This Is The Kind Of Guy You Should Wait For

Wait for the guy who reaches for your hand on the street and holds it proudly. Wait for the guy who grabs your sides after stepping off the curb too soon. Wait for the guy who reaches for you through the heavy mountain of blankets in the middle of the night, pulling you close. Wait for the guy who slips out of bed as quietly as possible in the morning to shower, letting you catch a few more minutes of sleep. Wait for the guy who almost always places his…

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What Its Like To Be In Love When You Have Depression

No one will love you until you learn to love yourself is an easy enough phrase to believe is true. But its terrifying, especially when you have depression. What if you never learn? As a teenager, it made me fear for my life as an adult. I was certain I would never be capable of being in a relationship, but I was very wrong. Honestly, I do not like myself very much, and in August of 2013, a boy fell very, very much in love with me. I have dealt…

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Why Modern Dating Makes Me Want To Punch Myself In The Throat

As a 22-year-old single woman I’m pretty much living in the thickest part of the modern hookup culture perfecting the art of getting the right guy to buy you a drink at a bar, crafting the perfect response to a text to make you seem just interested enough, taking the proper five seconds to adequately judge a person and determine whether or not to swipe left or right on Tinder. That’s the world I live in now and I have to confess: I hate it with every fiber of my…

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17 Reasons Why High School Sweethearts Have The Strongest Relationships

1. You started dating during your most awkward phases.You fell in love in the time of braces, heavy clownish makeup, and and douchey Abercrombie t-shirts. If you were attracted to each other even then, you’re set for life. 2. You’ve gotten to see how far each of you has come.You’ve seen each other graduate high school, head off to college, have no sense of direction for a couple years, kind of figure things out, graduate college, and cautiously step into adulthood. And now you can admire how much progress you’ve…

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10 Old Fashioned Dating Habits We Should Make Cool Again

1. Coming to the door to pick someone up. I think we’ve all had it with the incredibly unromantic “here” text, and meeting up always seems to be more casual and platonic than the alternative. Of course, meeting someone from online or any circumstance like that would probably be the exception to this rule, but generally: the 30 seconds it takes to get out of a car or cab and knock on the door makes a huge difference. 2. Trying to dress really nicely for a date. “Nicely” means different…

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I have herpes and my partner and I have lost our libido

She insists I wear a condom and is going through the menopause, leading to dryness, and I am experiencing premature ejaculation My partner and I have been together for 15 years but the sex has always been a bit hit and miss. I get occasional bouts of herpes and as she is, understandably, worried about it, she insists I use a condom, which I hate. She has also been going through her menopause, leading to dryness and tightness. Neither of us has any libido and, to top it all, I…

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Kasey Edwards: I love being married, but am I the exception?

The author asks happy couples the secret of their success and is shocked by what she finds out I was never going to get married. After bearing witness to my parents three decades of misery, I was not stupid enough to do it myself. When my father left my mother for a younger woman, I conducted my own little investigation into married life. I asked all my parents friends to give me an honest account of their marriages and explain why they were still together. I suspect the little girl…

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Blind date: Hes an I and me conversationalist

Eugenia, 27, project manager, meets Thomas, 34, freelance journalist Eugenia on Thomas What were you hoping for?That hes not so beautiful that I clam up and cant talk. First impressions?He wouldnt have been my first choice, but maybe hell be cool. What did you talk about?Politics. And we touched on books, music and family. Any awkward moments?When he offered to share a taxi to the same part of town, and I chose to get the bus. Good table manners?So-so. The food was quite messy and he did all right, apart…

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