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Happy endings, unrequited love and all that drama: How movies have ruined real-life dating

by Victoria Valenzuela // April 18, 2014

Ask me what my favorite romantic movie is and without hesitation, I’ll tell you it’s author Nicholas Sparks’ best seller-turned-cinematic-masterpiece...

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Why I choose to date Christian men–inserting religion into relationships

by Victoria Valenzuela // April 8, 2014

It’s a general rule that two of the most sensitive topics to keep out of the conversation on a first date are religion and politics. Lucky for my dates,...

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Being a “cougar” in college—where age is definitely more than just a number

by Victoria Valenzuela // March 28, 2014

I’m channel surfing the other night and I come across a show on TLC that I’d never heard of before—“Cougar Wives.” Intrigued by the title, I...

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Being “just friends”: is it really possible?

by Victoria Valenzuela // March 13, 2014

In the movie “Just Friends”, we find the main character Chris (played by Ryan Reynolds in a fat suit), the token nerdy and overweight outcast, preparing...

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A letter to my 18-year-old self: Things I wish she knew

by Victoria Valenzuela // March 7, 2014

Dear Victoria, You are on the cusp of the rest of your life. You’ve graduated high school, you’re about to start college classes, and you’re ready...

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Dating apps—for the desperate and love-starved or the smart and savvy?

by Victoria Valenzuela // February 27, 2014

Zoosk. Tinder. Hot or Not. That’s right, I’m talking about those apps that you might have hidden on your phone that you don’t want your friends or...

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When it comes to dating, honesty is the best policy

by Victoria Valenzuela // February 23, 2014

So I met a guy. Our first date went pretty well—flirtation, chemistry—it had it all. Then there was a second date, then quickly afterward, a third...

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Dating for Dummies Book

Relationships, dating, and love–from a girl who gets it

by Victoria Valenzuela // February 23, 2014

If you're looking for some practical advice for your most frustrating dating problems, I'm your girl. Think of me as your new Love Guru--one that tells...

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