Dating

17 Awkward Things That Are Bound To Happen During Sex, So Don't Panic

Sex is awesome. When you are enthusiastically consenting to get freaky AF, there is nothing better. But we've all been there when things suddenly go... awry. There you are in the moment, and you are feeling yourself, and then, suddenly, something rea…
By Rachel Shatto

5 Easy Aphrodisiac Recipes To Make On Date Night For A Really Sexy Time

We have an input/output relationship with the food we put in our bodies. There are foods that can sharpen your vision, improve your memory, and yes, boost your sex drive. In other words, you kind of are what you eat. The ingredients in these easy aph…
By Caitlyn Luce Christensen

4 Texts To Send To Let Your Winter Cuff Down Easy Now That Spring's Here

If my experience with rejection had a title it would be "A History of Over-Personalization." A first date with no follow-up text? I must've done something wrong. A rejection letter from Harvard? I'm not special. An ex who doesn't live near me anymore…
By Kimmy Foskett

3 Important Red Flags To Watch Out For When You're Dating Someone Older Than You

My first serious relationship was with someone almost ten years my senior. We got together during my first semester of college (after meeting through mutual friends) and I'd be lying if I said our breakup didn't have anything to do with our significa…
By Sydnee Lyons

The Bad Dating Habit You Need To Break ASAP, According To Your Zodiac Sign

We've all got habits we'd like to break. Bouncing your leg. Biting your nails. Hitting snooze no less than 20 times before finally rolling out of bed in the morning. Those are just a few daily habits I wish I could break — and they don't even skim th…
By Genevieve Wheeler

You Should Pay On The First Date If You Want To, Regardless of Gender

If I were a waitress, one of my worst fears would have to be getting caught in an awkward hand-race as both parties reached for the check after I'd delivered it. Awkward as that would be, I'd secretly high-five them in my head for both offering to fo…
By Sydnee Lyons

How To Plan A Staycation For A Couple When You & Bae Can't Go On Vacation

If you're reading this while lounging on a beach in Oahu, plotting whether you'll indulge in a Mai Tai or a rum punch come 5 P.M., then I'm a little bit mad at you. It's cold in New York, and all I want to do is soak in that vitamin D and partake in …
By Kimmy Foskett

5 Seriously Hot Books To Read If You Couldn't Get Enough Of 'Fifty Shades'

Love them or hate them, the Fifty Shades books and movies were a reminder of how hot and exciting erotic literature can be. Sure, you can find porn all over the internet — and don't get me wrong, porn can be amazing — but it will never be able to bui…
By Rachel Shatto

Another Dude Made A PowerPoint On A Dating App & Twitter Is Pretty Impressed

Some people will stop at nothing to get quality matches on dating apps. Changing your pictures to reflect some kind of theme, making your bio a little wittier, or changing your settings to attract a larger pool of people are all good options, but Sam…
By Veronica Lopez

Here's What To Talk To Your Partner About Before You Guys Get Serious, As Told By Real Women

Deciding to get married is fun, beautiful and exciting. But, more than anything else, it's IMPORTANT. You are deciding to spend the rest of your life with someone. So, yes, it would be easy to get swept up in the excitement of the wedding planning an…
By Candice Jalili

8 Myths About Sex That Couldn't Be More Wrong, According To Experts

I used to have some serious (and dangerous) misconceptions about sex. I went to an extremely conservative school, and our sex ed class wasn't so much about the "ed" part. It was more about scaring the hell (literally) out of us. In fact, it wasn't ev…
By Rachel Shatto

Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir's Quotes About Each Other Will Make You Wish They Were Dating

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir might have won a gold medal, but frankly, that's the least of my concerns when it comes to this painfully sexy power team. All I care about is why in the world they are not together considering the chemistry those two have…
By Candice Jalili

People Are Literally Using Avocados To Propose & I Am The Most Done I've Ever Been

What's your dream proposal like? The most important thing for me is that my best friends and my family are all there to celebrate after. As far as where it happens, it could take place anywhere. As long as we're happy and feeling in love. You see, I'…
By Candice Jalili

I Made Dinner For My Date Using Only Aphrodisiacs & The Results Were Shocking

Last night, this dyke princess got domesticated. I've been seeing Ryan* for about a month. We're three dates deep, which in lesbian years is the appropriate amount of time to invite someone over for a lavish, home-cooked meal made entirely of aphrodi…
By Dayna Troisi

6 Red Flags You're Dating Someone Who Won't Ever Fully Commit To You

When I was a freshman in college, I connected with someone during the first week of school. We explored our new city, ate together in the dining halls, and had pretty deep conversations that all made me think we were meant to be. Even our zodiac sign…
By Elana Rubin

5 Sexy Games To Play With Your Significant Other For A Steamy Date Night In

Whether it's raining, cold, or you're still kind of hungover from the day before, sometimes staying home with your partner beats going out. There's no shame in a quiet night in, but if Netflix and chill has become synonymous with The Office reruns an…
By Jamie Kravitz

Every Single Thought That Occurs To You When Your Partner Gets You Lingerie

Buying lingerie for yourself is sort of a spiritual experience. You get to pick out personal items that you know will make you feel sexy and confident in the bedroom (or on the couch watching Netflix). Plus, the whole "Treat Yo Self" philosophy reall…
By Sydnee Lyons

5 Sneaky Ways To Figure Out Your Girlfriend's Ring Size Before You Buy Her Jewelry

If you want your engagement to really be a surprise, and your partner hasn't dropped loads of hints about all things rings, you may need to do some digging on how to figure out your girlfriend's ring size all on your own. Because someone's ring size …
By Elana Rubin

The One Thing To Keep In Mind If Another Casual Fling Just Fizzled Out AGAIN

After spending about six years in two consecutive, serious relationships, one of the first things I noticed when I got back into the dating game was how quickly and frequently my casual relationships kept fizzling out. I like to think of this phenome…
By Sydnee Lyons

People Reveal What Squirting Feels Like To Them & TBH, It Sounds Super Empowering

Female ejaculation, commonly referred to as "squirting," is one of those sex happenings that not everyone can experience. It's not someone's fault if they can't squirt, and it's not their partner's fault either. Both squirting and not squirting are t…
By Veronica Lopez

10 Sex "Rules" You Needed To Unlearn Yesterday, Because They're Total BS

When you are having sex, there are a lot of really important things to know. You know, things like how to prevent pregnancy or STD transmission, what enthusiastic consent is and whether or not you have both given it, etc. However, along with all the …
By Rachel Shatto