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On the flip side, if this survey is really helpful to you then you’re probably in trouble.
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I think my favorite part is when the ball pops out of the speaker.
Also, the patience it must take to make one of these blows my mind.
Giving a gal flowers works online, too. A study shows that the ability to add a rose to an online dating proposal increases your chances 20%.
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This weekend, I realized that (while I’m not excited by a world in which chastity belts are commonly utilized), chastity belts also probably PROTECTED women too.
Band of lice (or worse) infested marauders coming my way? PASS ME THAT BELT, SISTER.
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NY Fashion week is happening right now.
Certainly the way a woman dresses is noticed by men — if only perhaps subtly. Now, for the most part (exceptions exist), if one of my male friends ever said to me “OMG is that Phillip Lim*?” I would fall over and die.
So, while maybe they’re not experts, I know that men notice how women dress. They have eyes. And what we chose to wear is a central signifier for our tastes and identities.
The thing about high fashion is that it’s often a lot more about fantasy for me. (I can’t afford it, can you?) In many ways too, it’s more about art and self-expression than attracting men. They’re tied, though, is what I’m saying.
Signifiers aside, I do love the shows. Click to see them, too.
*I own a whopping two pieces of Phillip Lim. Both covetously bought on sale at Jumelle.
Every once and a while we, you’re sittting at home with a pint of Ben and Jerry’s like some effing stereotype wondering what is wrong with your love life. But friends, it could be worse. You could like, be chilling in a chastity belt circa 1557.
Oh, and for the record, I Google Imaged “chastity belt” so you don’t have to. Eyes. Burning. Whatever you guys…just make sure you have a safe word.
Okay, let’s get to it…
CHASTITY BELT FACTS
PRESENTING THE BELTS
One from Venice. Gah.
Oh, this heart totally makes it waaaaaayyyy better.
Kinda elegant at the Musée du Cluny
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Again with the teeth!!
Looks kinda like my pancake flipper.
I feel like I could get around this one.
I feel like I could NOT get around this one.
Also, what the eff?! is it like to try and SIT in this thing. Or, like WALK. Through my incredulity & perverse fascination I’m only getting to this revelation now.
Dudes, you are not immune.
Masturbation is the devil’s handiwork!
Kaitlyn Trigger, the girlfriend of Mike Krieger, Instagram’s co-founder, has just lauched an Instagram add-on that allows you to send photo valentines via Instagram.
Lovestagram makes a slideshow of all Instagram photos shared between you and your intended, through coinciding usernames, tags, locations, times or comments exchanged. Sign in through your Instagram account and enter the username of the person to whom you’d like to send a Lovestagram.
Italian artist Anna Utopia Giordano has taken Photoshop to famous paintings of Venus, reducing the goddess to a size zero.
It’s pretty amazing how much less compelling and robust the paintings are. They all look kind of deprived. Opinions aside, it’s a rad artistic premise.
Definitely check it out.
P.S. How does your body image factor into your confidence in your relationships. It totally factors into mine…for better or for worse.
New study says you might as well meet someone in a bar and have a beer.
P.S. Has anyone used any of those mobile dating services?
Via xoJane. The belly project. User submitted belly photos.
Truth: My number one insecurity, circa age 13. Raspberry THAT.
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