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Latina Loves: Have You Tried Blue Apron Yet?
Latina Loves: Have You Tried Blue Apron Yet? Here's Why You Should

You guys, I've seen the light. As a single New Yorker, I find myself ordering takeout and eating snacks as "meals," more times than I really care to admit. (Okay -- all the time.) That is, until I found out about Blue Apron. The company is slowly and surely teaching me some things in the cocina, and it's resulting in some delish meals and Instagram-worthy foodie photos. Sorry, I'm one of those people.


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Dimelo: "Is It Okay For Girls to Ask Out Guys?"
Dimelo: "Is It Okay For Girls to Ask Out Guys?"

Dear Pauline,

My best friend and I are having an argument right now that we've turned into a bet. I say it's okay to ask a guy out and that waiting and hoping is old-fashioned thinking. She says being the one to ask makes a girl look slutty and desperate and that waiting for him to notice you might be old-fashioned, but that that alone doesn't make it wrong. We are 16 and we've never had a boyfriend or been on a date yet.


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Dimelo: "I've Never Had a Boyfriend"
Dimelo: "I've Never Had a Boyfriend"

Dear Pauline, 

I'm almost 23 and am a fourth-year-college student who spends more time in the psych lab than I do on the dating scene. I've never had a boyfriend and, to be honest, I've never even been on a date, although a waiter at a restaurant I go to likes to flirt with me. There's also a soccer-player I know who has talked me a lot since freshman year. I'd like to get to out there more but am not sure how to do that without losing my integrity and self-respect. 


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Summer Escape: This Weekend I Fell in Love with Sag Harbour & Some Seriously Cute Swimwear
Summer Escape: This Weekend I Fell in Love with Sag Harbor & Some Seriously Cute Swimwear

We've been busy, busy, busy over here at the Latina offices (We're getting ready to move offices, which as anyone who has ever moved can tell you, is hell!). But that's not the only thing that's been stressing me out lately. Summer is upon us in NYC and that means you basically sweat your entire commute to and from work. Just imagine walking from your apartment to the subway in 85+ degree weather with 80% humidity, getting on a packed train (Read: Lots of body heat) and then having to walk from the train stop to your office in the scorching weather again.


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Latina Fashion Exclusive: Get 70% Off of Desigual’s Vente-Privee Sale Before Anyone Else!
Latina Fashion Exclusive: Get 70% Off of Desigual’s Vente-Privee Sale Before Anyone Else!

There’s nothing we love more than buying designer items for less—especially when it involves one of our favorite clothing lines. Barcelona-based fashion brand Desigual is offering 70% off of 80 different women’s and men’s items ranging from blouses, skirts, dresses, denim, to overcoats, jerseys, and bottoms, and Latina is giving you a head start on this major sale! The official event begins this Thursday, 6/5 at 10:00 AM EST, but we know you like being a #VIP, so we’re letting you in on the style scoop early.


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Contiki Gives You a Quick, Easy Way You Can Help Save Endangered Sea Turtles
Contiki Gives You a Quick, Easy Way You Can Help Save Endangered Sea Turtles

Contiki, a travel company that specializes in group travel for the 18-35 set, recently partnered up with Celine Cousteau, the renowned explorer and documentarian and a group of storytellers from all over the world to tell a conservation story that is very near and dear to my heart. It's no news that sea turtles are an endangered species and there is a ton of conservation work that needs to be done in order to protect them along with their habitat.


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Dimelo: "How Do I Tell My Family I'm Not Having Kids?"
Dimelo: "How Do I Tell My Family I'm Not Having Kids?"

Dear Pauline,

I've decided I don't want to have children. I know it's not what my family wants to hear and I'm not even sure how to bring it up without a major fight.

I'm 32 and engaged to an incredible man. I can't wait to start planning our wedding!


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