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39 Ways to Make Your Love Last and Last!
By Kimberly Bonnell & Pamela Redmond Satran

Finding the right guy is up to you, but once you do, here are some little and some bigger ways you can strengthen your love — from activities to do once a week, to things to do together once in a lifetime.

Now that you've fallen in love with someone wonderful, are you wondering how to keep that love alive? Here's what you should be doing as a couple:

... Once a week

1. Fight (a little).
Getting your grrs out keeps small annoyances from snowballing. Britain's longest-married couple proves it: Together 81 years, Frank and Anita Milford say their secret is "a little argument every day."

2. Walk hand in hand.
Even just to your car after an evening at Waffle House.

3. Compliment each other.
This one's a daily to-do, if you can. There's no nice thing that's too small to mention: his excellent taste in music, the way he always opens the door for you — it's all worth a verbal love tap. And he will swoon.

4. Make love
(obviously). But also ...

5. Have generous sex.
You need at least one sexual connection a week that's all about pleasing the other person. (Dear busy people: Feel free to multitask and make this the sex from before. Same goes for this next one ...)

6. Sleep together before work.
Put down the straightening iron and heat things up this way: "Weekday morning sex is the secret sauce in a relationship," says Tristan Coopersmith, 33, coauthor of Menu Dating.

7. Get into bed and ... sleep.
"Sometimes the best thing a couple can do to ignite their passion for each other is sleep," says Hillsborough, New Jersey, sleep expert Carol Ash. If you two aren't in the sleepover stage yet, co-napping has been known to work wonders too.

8. Let something go.
Argue over the stuff that matters, but once a week let him (and yourself) off the hook for things that don't: Yes, he chews his popcorn loud. No, it won't kill you.

9. Laugh really hard.
Laughter is a relationship's Krazy Glue: It bonds you. Uninspired? Fast-forward to the chest-waxing scene in The 40-Year-Old Virgin, or send him something snortworthy from

... Once a Month

10. Be do-gooders.
Volunteering together (even just helping a friend move) bonds you because you're ID-ing "common values," says Elizabeth Lombardo, a psychologist in Wexford, Pennsylvania.

11. Do something scary.
Been together a while? A pounding heart mimics the rush of brand-new love, says Patti Wood, an expert on nonverbal communication in Atlanta. Fly in a balloon, or order the sweetbreads for two!

12. Talk about money.
Whether it's "Should we open a joint account?" or just, "Hey, let's split the bill tonight."

13. Brag publicly about him:
his fearless pursuit of the mouse in your kitchen, the armful of hydrangeas he surprised you with, the raise he landed even in this economy. Surely once a month you can think of something that'll make him blush in front of your friends. He'll probably get you back too.

14. Declare something "this stays in Vegas."
A silly nickname, or a crazy bedroom mishap. Share something intimate, then pull the couple bubble around you tightly.

15. Be the man.
Not literally, but if your guy always initiates dates, romance, whatever, take the lead for once. Christina, 26, of Jersey City, New Jersey, likes to ask her husband out on formal dates: "I've even brought him a red rose."

16. Disappear together.
Hike somewhere AT&T can't find you (and thus your mother, your boss and his needy friend Bob can't find you either). No woods? Any time spent totally alone together — a long drive, even — will do the trick.

17. Disappear alone.
We're not advocating game-playing, exactly. But in this world of 24/7 availability, it can be good for your relationship to each have some solo time. Afterward, you'll feel recharged, like the free-spirited single girl he fell for once upon a time.

18. Go to a party!
And mingle separately. It screams confidence and makes the after-party rehash even sweeter.

19. Have sex some way you've never had it before.
A worthy challenge, whether you've been together 10 days or 10 years. Try a new position or play out a fantasy. Doesn't matter whether it's really new to you, as long as it's new to you as a couple.

... Once a Year

20. Build a doghouse.
Or restore a Firebird. Or, OK, sew matching Star Trek costumes. Any team project "is fantastic bonding," says Wendi Forrest, owner of Time for Nine, a golf dating service.

21. Now get the dog.
Or at least a plant. Anything that'll grow with your love.

22. Say the tough thing.
The dark family secret. The crazy career dream. If you can't confess to your significant other, then who? (Hey, you think Barack never said to Michelle way back when, "This may sound nuts, but I think I want to be president someday"?)

23. Cancel Valentine's Day and invent your own lovey-dovey holiday.
Lobsterfest 2009, anyone?

24. Fall apart.
You can't schedule this. But it's important that you each know, via experience, that you can completely, utterly lose your grip — weep over a bad haircut, threaten to leave your job after a nutso day, have a wrenching fight with your mom — and not lose each other.

25. Don't. Get. Up.
At least once a year, break open some bubbly, disable the Wi-Fi, and don't get out of bed for the weekend.

26. Talk birth control.
Not so sexy, but potentially life-changing. Would a different method work better? Is it his turn (or yours) to take primary responsibility? And where are you on the whole kid issue, anyway?

27. Re-kiss your first kiss.
All timid and hopeful ... and wonderful.

28. Write each other
. New Orleans newlywed Rebecca, 32, was inspired by her husband's uncle, who writes his wife every Christmas: "One letter may not seem like much, but after 30 years it's a wonderful record of their lives."

29. Think back on all the reasons you fell for him, whether you've dated for a year or a decade.
Some will be big (his extra-dry sense of humor); some will be small (his love of argyle). Make sure you tell him, and remind yourself. Hello, butterflies! There you are again.

... And Once In a Lifetime

30. Get lost together in a foreign country.

31. Damn the cost and go do the dream.

32. Get intimate someplace you might be discovered.

33. Suffer through food poisoning together.

34. Go to each other's "fun" high school reunions.

35. Pay off the mortgage!

36. Come back from the brink of a breakup even stronger.

37. Together, convince a skeptic pal to believe in love.

38. Have a poor phase. Maybe a rich phase, too.

39. Count the stars. Know your love is one in a billion.

More from MSN Lifestyle Site Search: For additional content on lasting love, click here.

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5 Compliments Every Woman Loves To Hear
By Julie D. Andrews

Words of appreciation spoken directly to your romantic partner go far in paving the way to a happy, healthy relationship. What is sometimes too easily forgotten: disagreements among couples (from trifling to serious) can nearly always be overcome with a few words of gratitude from a partner (a.k.a., a healthy dose of authentic compliments). But it takes more than a "Hey Baby, you're hot" to really win points with your partner here. These are the top five compliments every woman loves to hear. If you can't remember the words verbatim, remember the key principles: appreciation, support and acceptance. This is the triage to a strong, lasting and powerful romantic endeavor.

1.You're Irreplaceable. This is a surefire way to light up your partner’s eyes. Saying these words (with full eye contact, of course) lets the special one in your life know that you know who she is as a person and that you value her as a unique individual. Why is this so effective? Think about when you break up with someone and part ways. One of the worst ramifications of the break-up is finding out, via Facebook update or chattering among friends, that you've been replaced by someone new. On the flip side, hearing from your current partner that you're valued for more than what you look like scores big, meaningful points.

2. You bring light to my life. Yes, we know this sounds like a bit much. But bear with us and let us make one point: relationships can go off course when one or both partners takes for granted the contributions the other makes to their lives. Saying this shows that a man understands and remembers that a women chooses to be with her man and opts to give her energy and time to him. Showing he appreciates that she shares her life with him is symphonic to a woman's ears. If the word light is a tad too over-the-top for you try replacing it with happiness, joy, sunshine—whichever word you can say with genuine meaning.

3. You are perfect just the way that you are. This one takes the gold star award for ability to make a woman’s day, week, month or even year (if, that is, whenever she gets miffed at you for something small she recalls you saying this to her). Ingrid Michaelson sang it best with her lyrics to the song "The Way that I Am." If you really want to make your partner's day, we suggest e-mailing this song or youtube video to the woman you love. Deep, lasting love is unconditional. Showing that you comprehend and embrace this idea will touch your partner way more than superficial comments such as, "Your earrings are cute." Read: Dating A Golddigger

4. I love your (fill in the blank: bright eyes, cute toes, toned arms, sleek legs, silky hair). We did not mean to give the impression above that we women do not like to hear you notice when we put extra effort into looking foxy for our man. But what’s key here is that what you say is genuine. Don’t just pick any random feature. Think about it. What is your partner’s best physical attribute and why do you like it? Telling your partner this will show her you pay attention to details, and to her.

5. I am so proud of you. A big deal-breaker in any relationship can be supporting one another’s life goals or not. Paying attention to your partner’s current goals she is working hard to achieve endear her to you for life. Whether it is paying off her credit card debt, completing a class, putting in extra hours to earn a promotion or even trying to better balance her life, show your loving support for your women. Her heart will melt then and every time thereafter she remembers when you supported along the way to making things happen and brushing off when the chips are down.

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10 Surprisingly Sexy Dates!
By Celeste Perron

Face it, you’re probably not going to fall madly in lust while making polite conversation over roast chicken and a glass of Sauvignon Blanc. You’ve got a much better chance of forging an electric connection if you ditch your routine date destinations and try a slightly offbeat activity with potentially erotic undercurrents. Here are ten suggestions that will help get the electricity between you two crackling.

1. Play hooky. Why restrict your dates to weekend nights? Agree to each take a sick day and spend it indulging. Share a long lunch (with wine), catch an afternoon movie, browse in near-empty shops or do whatever else you never get time to do on the weekends. “It’s sexy because you’ll feel naughty since you’re doing something a little taboo together,” says Ian Kerner, author of DSI: Date Scene Investigation.

2. Take in some subtitles. Catching a movie is a stand-by date activity for a reason—namely, it’s a great way to log some time with somebody you’re just getting to know without having to stare each other down over a drinks or a meal. But instead of getting sucked into watching the wannabe-blockbuster of the week, hit a foreign film, whether a new one or a classic (the French Belle de Jour and the Italian La Dolce Vita are two erotically charged options to look out for at your local revival house). There’s something inherently sexier about watching a film in another language—maybe it’s that listening to a foreign tongue for ninety minutes lulls you into a dreamy state of mind or that it makes you and your date suddenly feel like travel partners even though you haven’t left the local multiplex.

3. Flirt surrounded by flora. OK, you probably haven’t considered going to a botanical garden since your grandmother came to town. But think about it: Where else can you feast your senses on natural beauty without putting on hiking shoes? “The botanical garden near me is really pretty in the early evening,” says Kevin Wells, 28, who has taken more than one date there. “And there are lots of scenic spots where you can make out if you’re so inclined.”

4. Try the tapas trend. It seems like at least half of the buzz-heavy new restaurants out there specialize in “small plates,” appetizer-sized portions that are meant to be ordered in multiples and shared. Luckily, this style of dining is perfect for dates. You’ll bond while debating the merits of different menu options, and find that leaning across the table to eat off of the same dishes — with a perfect excuse to feed each other — stirs up a lot more intrigue than staying hunched over individual entrees would.

5. Go back to school. Taking a class, whether a one-night seminar or a weekly thing, is a guaranteed way to get close. “When you learn something new together you feel like a team, which is very bonding,” says Kerner. And if you pick an area of study that’s a little sensual you boost the odds that sparks will start flying. Think courses that involve physical touch, like reflexology, or which engage the senses, such as a wine or Scotch tasting.

6. Go out to breakfast. You look and feel your sexiest when you’re relaxed, but the standard dinner date — in a noisy restaurant, with a waiter pressuring you to run up your tab with sparkling water — can make a chilled-out state impossible. It’s much easier to be languid over a weekend breakfast, which is why meeting a potential mate for the first meal of the day can actually be a better idea. Just pick a café where you can linger over your coffee, rather than a diner where they’ll try to shuttle you out the door in under a half hour. You’ll be able to assess each other in your pre-caffeinated states—and if you like what you see it will be a sexy preview of how your mornings will be once you start waking up together!

7. Check out some R-rated art. Visiting a museum or gallery exhibit filled with subtly suggestive painting or sculpture will bring the subject of sex front and center. However, since the works come with “high art” credentials, you won’t feel sleazy or bashful about seeing it with somebody you still don’t know all that well. For classic options, look for Andrew Wyeth’s nudes, Georgia O’Keefe’s suggestive blossoms, or Rodin’s sculptural celebrations of the human form. In search of something more cutting edge? Scan the art reviews in your local paper to find gallery shows with a slightly racy vibe.

8. Get lost. Head to a neighborhood you’re not totally familiar with but that you know is a safe place to explore. “When we were first dating my husband and I would buy tickets to way off-Broadway plays in remote parts of the city, then afterward we’d stop into whatever bar or restaurant looked interesting,” says Megan Dunham, 31. “The feeling of adventure it gave to those nights was a turn-on.”

9. Ride a roller-coaster. Hit an amusement park and get in line for the most stomach-churning rides they’ve got. Having your bodies whipped around curves or dropped from heights could be a surprising prelude to a night of passion. “Activities that feel dangerous raise levels of the neurotransmitters dopamine and adrenaline in your brain, which is the same biochemical activity that occurs when you’re sexually aroused,” says Kerner. Not to mention that a roller-coaster ride provides the perfect excuse to grasp each other’s hands, arms, thighs…

10. Watch the moon rise. Using the sunset as a backdrop to your date is a little too trite to be truly seductive, but catching the moon rise? Now that’s a suggestion that’s certain to feel magical. “My boyfriend drove me to the beach and set up a lovely picnic with a killer bottle of wine,” says Nevette Previd, 33. “Then he told me to turn around and there was the moon rising over the ocean—it was my favorite date ever.” Check the Old Farmer’s Almanac to learn the moon-rise times in your zip code.

Celeste Perron is the author of Playing House: A Starter Guide To Being A Grown-up. Visit Celeste at

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What Women Need to Know About Men's Sexual Health
The facts on male libido, infertility, 'enhancement' and more
By Rich Maloof for MSN Health & Fitness

It's not an enormous stretch to say that men are somewhat clueless about women's sexual health. We've been trying to understand you ever since middle-school health class and, as you know, our success has been marginal.

Still, the male body holds a few mysteries of its own. To help explain them, we contacted Harry Fisch, M.D., professor of clinical urology at Columbia University in New York. Fisch is the author of Size Matters: The Hard Facts About Male Sexuality that Every Woman Should Know (with Kara Baskin; Three Rivers Press, 2008). It's quite possible he has never blushed in his entire professional life. Which is more than we may be able to say for you, readers of the gentler gender, after considering what follows.

It's natural for his drive to drop

Levels of testosterone, the hormone that fuels the male libido, drop 1 percent to 2 percent every year once a male hits the age of 30. Taking the long view, that decrease can halve a man's libido by the time he reaches retirement. How does male drive play into expected sexual frequency? According to the American Sexual Behavior Study of 2006, the frequency of intercourse for married couples between the ages of 18 and 29 is 109 times per year (about twice a week). For couples in their 30s, the mean drops to 87; and for couples in their 40s, to 70 times per year. Couples over the age of 70 have sex at an average of 17 times per year. (Apologies if we've just made you picture your mom and dad.)

Healthy men have healthy libidos

Age, as well as physical health, plays a role in testosterone levels and, by extension, sexual drive. Testosterone is broken down in fat—especially fat found around the waist, which absorbs the hormone with disturbing efficiency. If a man has a disproportionately large belly for his frame, chances are his sexual drive is lower than it could or should be.

Also, the presence of varicoceles can cause low testosterone. Varicoceles are distended veins in the scrotum, and the heat emitted by their heavier blood flow disrupts the production of testosterone and sperm. "When a man's testicles are hanging low," explains Dr. Fisch, "it's because they have varicoceles. The testicles drop because they're trying to get farther from the body to cool down."

As an interesting side note, testicles will rise back toward the body after varicoceles are surgically corrected. Says the unflappable Dr. Fisch, "I mean, you don't see anyone advertising 'Correct your scrotal sac!'But the skin can come back to normal if the heat is removed. For men with low-hanging testicles, it's not that the skin has lost elasticity; it's the heat inside."

No, he's not always in the mood

Even when the testosterone tank is full, his motor may not rev. Contrary to the notion that guys can never have enough sex, not every time is the right time.

Mood disorders or intermittent mood disturbances like a bout of anxiety will dampen desire. Physical pain, likewise, usually sends a signal to the body that it's time to be insular and protective. And, while a little bit of alcohol can help shed inhibitions, too much booze is completely inhibiting. "One of the biggest things that [can cause] a decrease in sex drive is drinking too much," says Dr. Fisch. "Alcohol is a depressant and will ultimately diminish drive. If a man is repeatedly having trouble in bed, the first thing he should do is cut out the alcohol."

Nearly half the time, he is the infertile one

Fertility issues can be tough on couples, and the heavy emotional toll is compounded by a significant financial burden for those who pursue in vitro fertilization. Before exploring expensive routes to impregnation, consider that for 40 percent of couples having trouble conceiving, it's the male, rather than the female, who's infertile or subfertile. (In 40 percent of cases, infertility is due to a problem with the male, the same percentage represented by females. In the remaining 20 percent, both partners contribute, or the cause of infertility is unknown.)

Sperm count, shape (morphology), and motion (motility) are the major factors in male infertility. Two of the most common culprits in dropping the quantity or quality of sperm are varicoceles and infections of the prostate. According to Fisch, one of every three men who enter a doctor's office for prostate screening has prostatitis and doesn't even know it.

The good news is that varicoceles can usually be corrected with surgery, and prostatitis with antibiotics. "More often than not, male infertility is correctable," says Fisch. "You can frequently correct the underlying problem and achieve a pregnancy naturally."

He may not be aware he has an STD

By age 25, half of all sexually active people in the U.S. have contracted an STD, and the most prevalent diseases can be completely asymptomatic. It's not a matter of trust—even the most sensitive, honest guy can simply not know he's carrying a sexually transmittable disease. That goes for HPV, the most common STD, and other widespread conditions including trichomoniasis, chlamydia, and even HIV. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 90 percent of all people with genital herpes don't know they have it.

Being free of symptoms is no excuse for not getting tested. Unfortunately, it's when people make assumptions about a partner's sexual health— assumptions based on emotion rather than clinical fact—that they wind up needing treatment for an infection they never thought they'd acquire. Only 8 percent of the nation's sexually active young women believe they're at risk, though about 50 percent will contract an STD. So, as good a guy he is, you have to ask yourself: Isn't there a significant chance you could find yourself in that 42 percent margin?

He knows a condom may be necessary, but it's a drag

It's not just a matter of romance but physical sensation when your man says he doesn't want anything to come between the two of you. But unless other means of protecting your health and/or preventing unwanted pregnancy are in place, he needs to know there's simply not a choice.

Though guys may complain about the barrier to direct contact, some couples reap an unforeseen benefit to condom use. Says Dr. Fisch, "As far as I know, no condom is going to make a healthy guy lose his erection. They can actually be helpful for men with premature ejaculation because they reduce sensation. It feels a little like being slightly numb, which can be a good thing."

The equipment can break

Despite the implication of that particular slang terminology, there's no bone in the penis. Instead, its shaft is composed of sponge-like tissue (that stiffens with the pressure of blood flow), attached to a suspensory ligament. However, errant sexual activity can result in enough pressure to cause a fracture of the ligament. This rare event is evidenced by two disconcerting sounds: an audible pop, followed by a howl of pain.

Says Fisch, "It usually happens when a woman is on top and the penis comes out during sex. If she sits down on it and the penis hits her pubic bone, the pressure of her weight is too much." Fractured penile ligaments represent a medical emergency, and surgery is required to correct the tear.

He may be hurt if you suggest "penile enhancement"

Think twice before delivering your loved one a bottle of ExtenZe as an early birthday present. Your message may not be so subtle nor so welcome. Besides, the late-night TV ads that promise to increase membership are for the most part bogus.

You'll both be well-served to know that average size is a little more than five inches, seen in all its glory.

"There's no way of making the penis longer than it is," says Fisch, "but what can make it appear or feel larger is increased blood flow. Viagra and other pharmaceuticals have proven helpful for this, and can increase girth, but there are natural means to achieving the same end. Antioxidants, including those found in berries and the bioflavonoids found in teas, can increase blood flow. As I always say, what's good for the heart is good for the penis."

You can preserve your guy's self-respect by quietly sharing your blueberries and pouring him a daily cup of green tea. Meantime, when estimating your partner's size in a discussion with friends, he'll thank you for rounding up.

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Rich Maloof is an award-winning writer who has covered subjects ranging from soda pop to stem cells. He has written for MSN, CNN, MSNBC, Yahoo!, Women's Health, and various other publications. He is the published author of 12 books to date, including several instructional titles for musicians.

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Should You Try Again with an Ex?
By Diana Vilibert and Abraham Lloyd

Get a male and a female perspective on whether it's a ever good idea to reunite with an ex for a romantic round two.

He said: We've all been there, right? You break up. Time goes by. Things get quiet, and then out of nowhere you get an innocent text message, e-mail, or phone call. Before you know it, "How's it going?" leads to "Sure, I can meet," which turns into "Why did I break up with him again?" and ends with the question "Should I try this again?" No, you shouldn't.

Exes are like old clothes in your closet. Sometimes they fit, sometimes they don't. They may be out of style. You may not like to wear them, or maybe you do, or maybe you just wear them once in a while. For whatever reason, though, you just cannot bear to throw them away. Just like the clothes you keep in your closet and no longer wear, there is a reason that your exes are just that.

Time apart from an ex can provide a moment of clarity about the relationship that was not possible or difficult to achieve during it. Hindsight gives us the ability to savor our regret and reconsider the choice we made. In vulnerable moments, though, hindsight also affords us the opportunity to crave something that was flawed but comfortable over the journey of understanding what it is that we truly want in a partner.

If you regret the choice to end a relationship and recognize that it was right for you and meets your needs, then do everything you can to revive it. Otherwise, have the courage and conviction to leave your ex in your past. In either case, be decisive.

In the end, settling for someone you have had before knowing full well that they are not the answer to your relationship needs does more harm than good because it reinforces that you cannot have or deserve what you want. Now, call me a romantic, but I think that everyone deserves to have an amazing, life-altering, loving, and passionate relationship. Do we all get one? No, but if we do not have the will to try, how will we ever know if we can?

She said: There are two kinds of exes you're tempted to try again with. There's the short two-monther romance that barely had time to get off the ground before bad timing and the like intervened. And then there's the one that made you swear you would never love again and get a third cat. Go ahead and see if it works with that guy you had a summer fling with a few years ago ... but as for the latter? Don't attempt it unless one or both of you has changed sufficiently to possibly make it work.

The caveat is that people don't change.

They do, of course, but not when and how you want them to. The chronic cheater you dumped may very well mature into the monogamous man of your dreams ... but his moral makeover won't happen five weeks after the breakup when you're considering getting back together with him. I don't believe that once a cheater, always a cheater, but I do believe that "once a cheater, next month a cheater." There are the rare exceptions, of course — perhaps one of you had a change of heart about a deal-breaker issue like children or religion — in which case, proceed with caution. But for those exes who don't fall into that category (and most don't), what's the rush?

Give it some time. Let yourself go through the entire breakup aftershock and all the wet tissues, promises to join a convent, and complaint sessions with friends that the process entails. Pining for a toxic ex is like craving drive-through junk food. They're right there and exactly what you want at the moment, but you'll regret it in the morning. It too shall pass, so let it.

More from MSN Lifestyle Site Search: Get additional content on reuniting with an ex or moving on.

About the Authors: Abraham Lloyd is a divorced dad, closet geek, and aspiring author dating in New York City. He believes all men should own at least five jackets, know how to dance, and pay on a first date. You can tweet him at

Diana Vilibert is Marie Claire's associate Web editor, a chronic oversharer, closet romantic, and blind-date addict. You can e-visit her at

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