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The Benefits of Sexting

How the Taboo Practice Improves Relationships Picture this: You’re at lunch, eating and casually chatting in the break room with your coworkers. You hear a familiar ping alerting you that you have a new text, so you take your phone out of your pocket. It’s from your partner. Not expecting much, you open the message. Your face flushes. You’ve seen this person sans clothing numerous times, but this catches you off guard. Your pulse rises and the room gets a little warmer. You respond back with a quick tease. One thing leads to another and before you know it, you’re in the bathroom stall snapping pictures of your… um, eggplant and peach emojis. The majority of the public has sent a steamy

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The Struggle is Real: Dating in America

How American Immigrants Face Additional Hurdles in Dating If you’ve been on dates, flirted with someone or downloaded a dating app, there’s a great chance you know just how confusing the dating scene is to navigate. There are rules, games and behaviors that can be so overwhelming, even within the boundaries of your own childhood town. Now imagine that chaos within a brand new country, having no prior exposure to the dating culture — daunting, isn’t it? But that's the everyday life of many immigrants in the United States. Thankfully Hunt Ethridge, an award-winning dating and relationship expert, is currently specializing in what he calls the immigrant experience. Recently, he sat down with Ona to talk about the challenges many American immigrants face when

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