Latino & Engaged
Hot Couple of the Week: Jackie Rodriguez & Angel Romero
By Amaris Castillo | 01/11/2013 - 19:50

Last week, we kicked off our Latino & Engaged: Hot Couple of the Week column, where we introduced a pair of lovebirds to our readers.

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Latino & Engaged: Hot Couple of the Week!
Latino & Engaged: Hot Couple of the Week!
By Amaris Castillo | 01/04/2013 - 13:52

Here at Latina, we love hearing stories of love. We’re talking about heartbeat-jolting, weak-in-the-knees kind of love! The kind that makes you want to shout your feelings out to the entire world, and even spill to your mami.

Which is why we’re launching a new column called Latino & Engaged: Hot Couple of the Week

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How to Survive a Friend Break-Up
How to Survive a Friend Break-Up
By Valerie Tejeda | 10/20/2012 - 15:00

There is something special about a good friend. Research shows that friendships are important for our sense of vitality, social support, comfort and continuity in our lives. Just like a romantic relationship, sometimes a friendship can end – either with a falling out or simply from growing apart. J. Maria Bermudez, Ph.D., LMFT, Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy at The University of Georgia, shares with us how to recover from losing a friendship. 

Recognize the Loss 

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Christina Aguilera at The Voice press event
6 Strong Latinas Who Overcame Domestic Violence
By Samantha Leal | 10/02/2012 - 17:16

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a time to bring awareness to the issue in hopes of ending the cycle of abuse. One in four women are victims of domestic violence at some point in their lives, with 20 percent of women in Hispanic households suffering partner violence. It's up to us to stop the abuse! If you or someone you know is being abused, please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233).

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Young Couple and Friend
Are Your Friends Ruining Your Love Life?
By Jenna Birch | 08/29/2012 - 15:00

Does it ever seem like you’re just on the verge of happiness in a new romance, when your friend suddenly steps in to plant a seed of doubt or drive a wedge between you and your man? Brea, 21, has been there. Her friends threw her a surprise birthday party a couple years back, and one of her good guy friends was in attendance. She talked to him periodically throughout the evening, but didn’t think anything of it -- until her boyfriend questioned her. "A friend, who actually set us up, told my boyfriend that because I was talking to another guy, I must have been cheating.

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Romantic Couple
5 Simple Ways to Bring Back the Spark!
By Valerie Tejeda | 08/20/2012 - 16:00

Ready to spice up your relationship? Sujeiry Gonzalez, known by many as the “Latina Carrie Bradshaw,” is a relationship expert and author of Love Trips: A Collection of Relationship Stumbles. Read on for her easy ways to get back the spark – fast! 

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Couple in Bed
New Study Shows Why Women Fake It (Plus Sex Tips to Avoid That)
By Sujeiry Gonzalez | 08/10/2012 - 14:00

All women want to reach orgasm. Unfortunately, a recent survey by suggests faking orgasms isn't just a tale passed on by abuelitas. 47 percent of women pretend to experience the big O. The reasoning for the fakery varies. 33 percent of women said, "It just wasn't going to happen." 35 percent admitted they didn't want to hurt their partner's feelings. Other explanations included feeling tired (7 percent), bored (4 percent), or uncomfortable (3 percent).

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Written in the Stars: Celebrity Astrology Matches
Written in the Stars: Celebrity Astrology Matches
By Valerie Tejeda | 07/30/2012 - 17:00

Finding the perfect match isn't always easy, especially for those in Hollywood. While dating at any stage of life can be tricky, could your sign have something to do with it? Here are 12 famous Latinas and their love matches according to the stars. Who are you destined to be with?

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Fun Date Ideas For Summer Nights
Fun Date Ideas for Summer Nights
By Valerie Tejeda | 07/19/2012 - 17:00

Celebrate summer (and get out of your date rut!) with these fun outdoor ideas that won't kill your budget. 

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Woman Flirting
7 Flirting Mistakes Women Make
By Latina Staff | 07/18/2012 - 16:30

By Devon Brown for YourTango

One of the most effective ways to initiate communication and let a guy know you are interested is by flirting with him. Flirting demonstrates your confidence and lets the guy see your intriguing, feminine side. However, flirting can backfire or take you in an unintended direction if not done correctly. 

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