Life & Love

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From where she sat on a friend’s couch in Lexington, Kentucky, Jacqueline Kosongo Rukevya felt a brief wave of comfort. The living room buzzed with warmth and motion. A gaggle of kids huddled around the television, while the clatter of cookware and smell of familiar foods wafted from the kitchen. Back in the Democratic Republic
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If you want the best wine deal of your life, run, do not walk, to the nearest Target. In late August the store introduced California Roots, a line of $5 bottles of wine, and they’re finally available. The line, which includes a red blend, cabernet, pinot grigio, chardonnay, and moscato, doesn’t disappoint. It’s honestly hard
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Dear E. Jean: I recently lived through an attempted break-in. Two men put a ladder to my apartment window in the middle of the night. My boyfriend—who by chance was visiting—and I heard strange sounds and went to check it out, at which point the burglars ran off. I’m now afraid to be alone in
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Dear E. Jean: I’ve slept with easily 50 men in the past two years. I don’t feel ashamed. I have no qualms about it. I’m a hopelessly romantic 26-year-old attorney who happens to believe every sexual encounter will be the start of a meaningful and lasting relationship. Of course, this behavior has resulted in countless
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Intent on making 2017 your Best Year Ever? We can help with that, thanks to our 2017 Coach of the Month series. For September, Lauren Singer, the mind behind the sustainable lifestyle site Trash is for Tossers, CEO of The Simply Co., and co-owner of Brooklyn’s Package Free Shop shares lessons in eco-friendliness. This week,
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Dear E. Jean: Whenever I meet a girl I don’t know, I suffer from truly spectacular social awkwardness. It’s difficult for me to function at any level, including breathing. The result: I’m 40 and I’ve never had a girlfriend. Never even come close. I’ve gone out on three dates in my life—each one a disaster.
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In her new CNN digital series “This is Sex,” journalist Lisa Ling explores the taboos around sex in America and the ways in which sexuality has been stigmatized, policed and politicized. In the series, which will be available online and via CNNgo (at CNN.com/go and via CNN apps), Ling explores the state of sex education
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Dear E. Jean: I have a nice new boyfriend, but in nine months I’ve had one orgasm! The rest of the time, I’ve been faking it. I still enjoy a great libido, but I’m always left wanting. I can’t even climax with masturbation or vibrators anymore. With my past boyfriends, sex was always fabulous—three or
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Sep 13, 2017 Exactly 10 weeks before her due date, Shannon Frick woke up bleeding. She was scared, but, by now, she was used to being scared. Her entire pregnancy had been fraught with terror. Although Shannon initially conceived twins, one baby boy died in utero when she was 18 weeks pregnant. Survival was far
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Kelly Abeln Advertisement – Continue Reading Below They say that millennials aren’t buying houses because we spend all our money on avocado toast. While that’s definitely, irrevocably, 100 percent true, it’s probably also because we’ve seen too many movies about Wall Street disasters and have decided Hmm… I don‘t know that I want to give
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Dear E. Jean: My best friend constantly talks about how pretty she is. I’m not kidding. We can spend two hours together and the first hour is spent discussing how pretty she looks tonight, and the second hour is devoted to how pretty she looked last night and oh by the way, did you see
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Dear E. Jean: Seven months ago I rekindled things with my ex-husband, who’s now married to another woman. Foolish, I know! He swore he still loved me and was trying to extricate himself from his marriage. As it turned out, he and his wife were pursuing in vitro fertilization the whole time. Now I’m pregnant.