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Does splitting the check mean she isn't into me?

Took this girl on multiple dates. When the check comes, she insists to split in half. Was I on friend zone all along and didn't pick it up? Her argument is she will tell me when I can treat her. Friend zone or nah?  —Question via Reddit Keri Wiginton Photo editor and part-time advice giver at the...

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  • Is it cheating to kiss your gay friend? Or watch Netflix without your partner?

    Is it cheating to kiss your gay friend? Or watch Netflix without your partner?

    I’m a straight woman, 27, and have been with my boyfriend for two months. Sometimes I’ll go out drinking and dancing with my gay boyfriends, and occasionally we will make out. It’s totally platonic and fun, but my boyfriend sees this as cheating. I do not. Is it cheating? I’m not trying to be an...

  • Help! She's the worst at kissing and oral

    Help! She's the worst at kissing and oral

    I have been in a new relationship for the past three months. I am 35, and she is 34. I really like her, and we get along great. Two issues, though, are making me question the relationship. First, she is the worst kisser I have ever dated. Second, the oral sex is not much better and sometimes can...

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  • Make the GOP convention the most memorable 4 days of your life

    Make the GOP convention the most memorable 4 days of your life

    Americans have been waiting four years for the Summer Olympics, a new Frank Ocean album and the election of our next president. We’re about to get one step closer to the latter as Republicans gather in Cleveland to select their party’s nominee. For those lucky enough to attend, here’s how to best...

  • What it's like to be black in Naperville, America

    What it's like to be black in Naperville, America

    Editor's note: Brian Crooks moved to Naperville when he was in the 5th grade; his parents still reside here. On Saturday, he wrote a Facebook post about his experiences being an African-American living in America that has since gone viral and has elicited hundreds of comments from people around...

  • On again, off again: Not meant to be?

    On again, off again: Not meant to be?

    So basically me and my gf broke up two times and now we are back together. We broke up because we did not have good communication between each other, and now we have established that. Some people say that couples who break up are not meant to be together. Do you think [that’s true]? —Question via...

  • He won't delete his exes' photos from Facebook, and I'm jealous

    He won't delete his exes' photos from Facebook, and I'm jealous

    I'm in love with this guy who is boss. He’s the first guy I’ve dated. We're still not in a relationship; we're in the dating stage. I’m confused because I think he's not over his ex-girlfriend. He has photos of his exes on his Facebook. I have told him that I get jealous seeing all the pictures...

  • Career advice for the dozens of CPS principals who quit this year

    Career advice for the dozens of CPS principals who quit this year

    Not only does Chicago Public Schools continue to wreak havoc on the well-being of kids, but it’s hitting another group of casualties as well. A record 42 CPS principals resigned this year—in addition to the 23 who retired. (CPS officials could not be reached for comment, because schoolz out, duh.) ...

  • All the questions you need to ask yourself before having a threesome

    All the questions you need to ask yourself before having a threesome

    I'm [an older] female, and my boyfriend wants to do a MMW threeway. Should I? —Anon. Dear Anon., That really depends on what you left out. Namely, do YOU want to do a man-man-woman threeway? If you have zero interest in pursuing this kind of arrangement, then it doesn’t really matter if your boyfriend...

  • How do I tell a clingy person that I'm not interested without cutting them off completely?

    How do I tell a clingy person that I'm not interested without cutting them off completely?

    Dated this girl I met online, and we went on a few dates. She’s definitely done nothing wrong but has been very clear she wants to see me ALL THE TIME. I just don’t feel the same way and am ready to end things. I don’t want to just cut her off completely. What’s a good way to tell her “I’m not...

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