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  • He's battling childhood demons and trying to date

    He's battling childhood demons and trying to date

    Dear Anna: When I match with women on Tinder or OkCupid, they never respond. I probably send a dozen messages per day and most days never get any responses. What am I supposed to say? What are these girls expecting?

  • How to tell this new, hot girl that my 'de-rection' isn't her fault?

    How to tell this new, hot girl that my 'de-rection' isn't her fault?

    Welcome to "Threesome." Each week, we'll take a look at a relationship question from the public and have three panelists give their insights. Have a question to ask? Shoot it over to us on Twitter at @redeyechicago or on our Facebook page. If it's a little more private, feel free to email it to...

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  • Some folks should follow One Direction and take a good, long hiatus (cough, Trump)

    Some folks should follow One Direction and take a good, long hiatus (cough, Trump)

    Shortly after their Soldier Field pheromone explosion last weekend, the members of male-identifying pop band One Direction confirmed that they would be taking a hiatus beginning in March to focus on personal commitments* for at least one year. Fans’ emotions are in shambles, and, in a way, so are...

  • Love and how to stop hating your body

    Love and how to stop hating your body

    Dear Anna: I need your help. I’m recently out of a relationship and I’ve gained a lot of weight. I hate the way I look and it’s come to the point where I avoid mirrors and dress in the dark. I get depressed more and more every day with how much I weigh. What can I do to get myself back? —Weighty...

  • Will shooting deaths of journalists on live TV finally prompt tighter gun control?

    Will shooting deaths of journalists on live TV finally prompt tighter gun control?

    They were doing their jobs.

  • Women, are you straight or gay for the stay?

    Women, are you straight or gay for the stay?

    If you're a woman who's currently married to a man, but had sex with women prior to marriage, how would you define yourself now? Straight? Bisexual? An amalgam of both? None of the above?

  • Why women should swallow 'female Viagra'

    Why women should swallow 'female Viagra'

    Dubbed the “female Viagra,” flibanserin is now FDA-approved and expected to be available beginning in October under the name Addyi. For those ladies on the fence about dropping A, here are a few reasons why you should take the plunge on the pink pill (daily, at bedtime, with a full glass of water).

  • The iGeneration skips calling, sends voice messages: 'I just want them to hear me'

    The iGeneration skips calling, sends voice messages: 'I just want them to hear me'

    A long time ago, around 1999, we used to spend hours talking on the phone. Then, when cellphone packages began including unlimited text messages, we stopped talking and started texting. Calling someone usually got you their voicemail, and a text from them 10 seconds later.

  • The new female Viagra isn't what you think it is

    The new female Viagra isn't what you think it is

    Congratulations, it’s a pill! The Food and Drug Administration approved the little pink pill Addyi, which many are touting as “the female Viagra.” While this might be a victory for women’s health, gender equality and horny or, more accurately, wishing-they-were-horny women everywhere, it’s important...

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