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The Worst First Date Questions You Could Possibly Ask

Why are you single? Why you shouldn’t ask: Although this question may seem harmless, it may leave your date feeling awkward and unsure how to answer. It also can be read as an insult. In essence, you’re asking, “So what’s wrong with you?”   How many exes do you have? Why you shouldn’t ask: Asking…

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Parenting Wins

A survey of 2,000 parents of children aged 2-18, from Pirate’s Booty Snack Food, asked about the little things parents find satisfying. Here are the Top 10 Things Parents Consider a “Win”: 1. Getting your child to eat their vegetables easily 2. Keeping your child occupied and quiet while grocery shopping 3. Getting your child…

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Worst Kissing Stories

In a thread on Reddit, men and women have been sharing all of the different things that have gone wrong for them while kissing somebody – from the mildly embarrassing, to the truly mortifying.   ·        “The girl I was making out with had a ton of garlic for lunch, and the smell/taste was super concentrated,…

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Bad Hair Days

The average American suffers 96 bad hair days a year, according to new research. A poll of 2,000 Americans discovered that the average respondent will have three months’ worth of bad hair days every year. That amounts to experiencing eight bad hair days a month, or slightly over a week trying to tame their locks.…

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The Online Dating Issues People Complain Most about in Therapy

1. Being on dating apps feels like a part-time job To cast a wide net, many singles have profiles on multiple dating apps, with multiple conversations going on with many people at any given time. Monitoring matches, swiping on profile after profile and sharing good banter with people of interest takes a lot of mental energy.  …

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Your Smartphone Is Really Dirty

Mobile phones are the devices that Americans touch more often than anything else. This makes them a hygiene disaster. Here are five disgusting habits to avoid, according to the survey of the daily cleaning habits of 1,200 U.S. residents over the age of 18.   ·        A whopping 88 percent of people surveyed admit to using…

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The Most Annoying Pictures We Take on Vacation

We love posting vacation photos, but do our jealous friends even want to see them?  A new survey asked people to name the most annoying types of vacation photos people post on social media.  Here are the top ten . . .   1.  “Hot dog leg” photos.  Meaning those point-of-view shots women take of…

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Little Things that can Ruin Your Day

A new survey asked people to name the little things that can RUIN your day.  Here’s the top 10 . . .    1.  A wardrobe malfunction.  Like leaving your fly down or spilling coffee on yourself. 2.  Stepping in a puddle without the proper footwear. 3.  Falling down. 4.  It rains and you don’t…

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Men and Women Are Sharing the Worst First Date Stories of All Time

In a thread on Reddit, people have been sharing the worst first dates that they’ve ever been on, or heard about secondhand from a traumatized friend after the fact. ·        “I had a girl try to convince me to cut off my long hair for the date. The first date,” says one guy. “She knew I…

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Have Sex or Watch the Game?

Dating app Plenty of Fish conducted a survey of more than 1,500 singles to find out just how big of a role sports play in modern dating and relationships, and some of the answers were surprising.   POF’s survey found that one-third of respondents would prefer to give up beer and wine before they gave…

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Compliments

Today is National Compliment Day – 60% of women over 35 say telling them they look young is the biggest compliment they can receive (Sanctuary Spa Wonder Oil) – 50% of singles prefer an interesting conversation or a simple compliment to an elaborate gesture (Wrigley’s EXTRA gum) – 36% of women feel sexy after getting…

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Most Super Bowl Party Attendees Enjoy the Food More Than the Game

Food is officially more important than the game when it comes to reasons for attending a Super Bowl party, according to new research. A survey of 2,000 American adults asked respondents the top reasons for getting together on the biggest sporting day of the year – and found that food topped the list (56%).  …

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Top Things We Ask Alexa to Help Us With

A team of researchers recently talked to 1,000 people who use voice assistants like Alexa and Siri at least once a week.  Here are the top ten things we use them for . . .   1.  To ask a random question or find out a fact. 2.  Check the weather. 3.  Listen to music.…

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Ending a Relationship

When you realize it’s time to end a relationship, do you dump the person immediately . . . or do you just keep on dragging it out for WAY too long?   According to a new survey, the average person says they’ll usually spend TWO MONTHS in a relationship with someone they’re going to dump before…

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Eating Meals Later On The Weekend Could Make You Gain Weight

If you’re lucky enough to get to sleep in on the weekends you likely eat breakfast later than you do during the week. A study finds this might not be such a good thing, though. University of Barcelona found people who ate three-and-a-half hours later on weekends had BMIs 1.2 units higher, compared to those…

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Living Together Before Marriage Can Kill Your Sex Life

At this point, it’s almost stranger when a couple DOESN’T live together before they get married.  So here’s a reason why you shouldn’t . . . besides, you know, making your sweet, religious grandmother happy.   According to a new study, couples who live together before they get married have WORSE SEX LIVES than couples…

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Home Arguments

Do men really care about décor this much? A recent survey found the average couple has 72 arguments or disagreements about their home each year.  That’s six a month.  And most of them happen in public, or in front of other people.  Here are four stats from the survey . . . 1.  The most…

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Having Babies is Expensive

Having a child is expensive, it’s just a fact of life. A report shows the estimated average cost of having a baby for women with health insurance was $4,569 in 2015, up from $3,069 in 2008. A new University of Michigan study found that between 2008 and 2015, 98 percent of women had some out-of-pocket…

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Things Couples Regret Spending Money On At Their Wedding

From the Huffington Post, here are 9 Things Couples Regret Spending So Much Money On For Their Weddings: 1. The flowers. Says one bride, “Our florals cost $3,600. At the end of the wedding, we couldn’t give them away so they were literally thrown in the garbage.” 2. The fancy photographer. 3. The traditional wedding…

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5 Good Things That Happened for the Environment in 2019

The fires in Australia may have already killed HALF-A-BILLION animals.  Thankfully, some much-needed rain just arrived, which should help.  But let’s take a second to look at some of the GOOD stories about the planet we saw last year.  Here are five positive things for the environmental that happened in 2019 . . .  1.  A…