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4 Ways To Bring More Intimacy & Connection Into Your Sex Life, According To An Expert

Sex is pretty much the most intimate experience you can share with someone else, and yet it's still possible to have sex without really connecting with the other person. Whether you're newly committed and are still getting to know your partner on an …
By Jamie Kravitz

If You Hate Sleeping Over After Sex, You're Probably One Of These 3 Zodiac Signs

I need my personal space. For some people who love to cuddle up, especially after sex, that might seem cold, but just thinking about spooning all night makes me feel claustrophobic. I need to toss and turn at will, I need to not have someone's sweaty…
By Rachel Shatto

5 Sex Moves That Incorporate Ice Cubes Because It's So Freaking Hot Outside

Admittedly, few moments in the Fifty Shades franchise really got me going. Christian Grey's tantrums and red rooms aren't exactly my thing, you feel? That said, there is one scene in the first film that's undeniably a little intriguing — and, uh, som…
By Genevieve Wheeler

How To Talk To Your Partner About Sexting, Because It Can Get Real Awkward, Real Quick

There's a big difference between sexting and getting unwanted racy pictures. One can be hot and sexy, and the other is gross and may make you feel uncomfortable or unsafe. The difference is consent. Both people on either end of the digital line are w…
By Rachel Shatto

5 Steamy Reasons That Being Single Is Actually The Best Thing For Your Sex Life

Forget the comfort of being in a committed relationship. Contrary to popular belief, having someone to go home to every night isn't a guarantee that you're having amazing orgasms — or even having orgasms at all. Yes, having sex with someone you love …
By Jamie Kravitz

It's Totally Normal To Be Attracted To Guys Who Look Like Your Dad & Here's Why

Whether you learned it in Psych 101 or you heard it referenced jokingly on a TV sitcom, the idea that you may be more attracted to guys who look like your dad is not a new one. The concept stems from Sigmund Freud's Oedipus complex, coined in 1899 an…
By Jamie Kravitz

Experts Reveal How Long You Should Date Before Having Sex, & TBH, It's Very Personal

Deciding when to have sex with someone new for the first time is such a personal decision. Whether it's on the first night you meet or on your wedding night, I think it's important to start off by making it clear that there is no "perfect time" to ha…
By Tayi Sanusi

A New Report Is Calling For Major Changes To End Sexual Harassment At Universities

Current practices for handling on-campus sexual harassment cases are in dire need of reform — something that survivors of abuse are acutely aware of. Too often the process for investigating claims is tediously drawn out so as to protect the instituti…
By Nick Ciccone

The Way That You & Your Partner Cuddle After Sex Reveals A Lot About Your Bond

Am I the only person who thinks that cuddling with a hookup is the absolute worst? I doubt it. I mean, what does cuddling after sex mean really? For me, it means that my relationship with this person is emotionally intimate and maybe even a little co…
By Sydnee Lyons

I Asked Men What They Really Mean When They Call You Sexy Or Hot & It's A Lot

When I say David Beckham is the sexiest man to walk the planet, I'm talking strictly about how he looks physically. The ex-soccer player is undeniably attractive to me, thanks to his scruffy beard, gelled-up hair, and brooding eyes. I imagine my feel…
By Sydnee Lyons

There's No Need to Label Your Sexuality Just Because You're In A Relationship

There's no need to label your sexuality because you're in a relationship, especially if you feel your sexuality is constantly evolving, growing, and changing. Even if you're dating someone new and have defined the relationship, you don't need to defi…
By Cosmo Luce

Mandy Moore Claims Wilmer Valderrama Lied About Having Sex With Her As A Teen

Close your eyes and imagine you're a teenager in your first real relationship. And it's actually a good, healthy, happy relationship! You trust your partner and your partner trusts you back. OK, now imagine that ex claims in a public interview that h…
By Candice Jalili

This New 'Sex & The City' Merch Is For The Politically-Minded Mirandas Out There

Calling all Mirandas! And Carries, Charlottes, and Samanthas, too, actually. You may have heard that former actress Cynthia Nixon is running for governor of New York, and her latest campaign souvenirs prove that the former actress is embracing her th…
By Alison Turka

A Sexpert Reveals 3 Ways You Should Never Use Ice Cubes During Sex, Because Ouch

Fans had a lot of thoughts when Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey used ice cream as foreplay in Fifty Shades Freed, but viewers might have forgotten that the couple also experimented with ice cubes during sex in the first Fifty Shades film. It's no…
By Jamie Kravitz

If You Have A High Sex Drive, You’re Probably One Of These 4 Zodiac Signs

If you had your way, how often would you be throwing a horizontal party? Weekly? Daily? Hourly? Have you ever been accused of having a libido that was too high? Or had partners who just couldn't seem to keep up? Well, chances are you’re one of the zo…
By Rachel Shatto

18 Women Reveal Relationship Stories That Prove Intimacy Goes Way Beyond Just Sex

Romantic relationships are filled with intimate moments. And I'm not just talking about doing the dirty. No, I'm talking about the *other* romantic moments, like when you fall asleep on his chest or he holds your hair back when you throw up or when y…
By Candice Jalili

If You're Always The One To Initiate Sex, You're Probably One Of These 4 Zodiac Signs

I am not ashamed to admit I'm a big ol' pillow princess. My favorite sex position is starfish, and I'm not really one to initiate sex. I'm not a prude, (far from it in fact), I'm just a Virgo, a sign that is notorious for never really kickstarting th…
By Rachel Shatto

A Study Finds That Couples Who Eat This Food Have More Sex & Get Pregnant Faster

Sometimes it feels like the world is a beautiful paradise brimming with sexual opportunities and other times it feels like you're trapped for what very may be eternity in a sexless desert. Obviously, we'd all prefer to be spending our lives in the fo…
By Candice Jalili

John Cena Just Posted The Sexiest Tweet & It Better Be About Nikki Bella

John Cena and Nikki Bella might be getting back together. Eventually. Soon? Probably. Not yet. They already are? I don't know. This whole whirlwind has been kind of confusing, but the pair definitely seems to be on the path to reconciliation. Cena ha…
By Kelli Boyle

If Chafing During Sex Is An Issue, Here Are 7 Products To Help Save Your Skin

Summer is great, but it does have its downsides. The high temperatures mean that things between you and bae can get a little too hot and heavy. If you shave or wax your pubic hair, all that friction between your sweaty, sticky, naked bodies can lead …
By Jamie Kravitz

Experts Explain Why It's Not A Great Idea To Have Sex In A Pool Or Hot Tub

From horror stories about infections and rashes to romanticized hot tub trysts on shows like Riverdale, you've likely encountered a lot of conflicting information about whether or not it is safe to have sex in a pool or hot tub. In an effort to set t…
By Jamie Kravitz

A Sex Therapist Reveals 3 Subtle Signs You're Incredibly Attracted To Your Partner

Can you identify individual signs you're attracted to your partner? It's not as straightforward as you might think. When you have a connection with someone (even just a physical one), it can be difficult to explain what you're feeling at first. Inste…
By Sydnee Lyons

This Sexy Makeup Tutorial Will Leave You So Vampy, People Will Want To Carry Garlic

Sometimes you just need to feel like a bad*ss MF — and makeup will always take you there. Most days, I'll put on some sensible nude shadow with a nude lip, but when I want to feel invincible, it's vampy makeup FTW. This sexy makeup tutorial is so gor…
By Kim Carpluk

Most Sex Scenes In Movies Are Missing These 3 Important Things & That's Not OK

Our ideas about sex are influenced by the culture we take in, whether that’s the music we listen to, the TV shows we watch, or even the advertisements we X out of every 10 seconds online. But when it comes to movies and TV shows, readers don't always…
By Emma Koenig

This Device Can Be Worn During Sex To Make It Way Less Painful & It's Genius

Sick of having painful sex? Well, if you're a woman, odds are you've definitely had your fair share of it and you know what? I'm here to say enough is absolutely enough. And I'm not going to give you some sort of obscure sex tip to try to make that h…
By Candice Jalili

This Is The Ultimate Sext To Send Based On Your Myers-Briggs Personality Type

If you've ever wondered about the meaning of those four letters people sometimes list in their dating app profiles — like INTJ or ENFP — you're not alone. The MBTI (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) test is meant to determine an individual's preferences, …
By Jamie Kravitz

3 Major Ways Sex Changes When You're Single Again After Being In A Relationship

Of the last eight years of my life, I've been in committed relationships for approximately five and a half and single for the other two and a half. I've had long-distance partners, live-in partners, and long-term hookup buddies, each of whom has taug…
By Sydnee Lyons

A Doctor Explains Why Sex Can Be Painful Sometimes, & It Makes So Much Sense

Sex is so often depicted in movies and on TV as this hot, magical thing that always goes well for all parties involved. Everyone finishes at the same time in the same way (seriously?!), and no one seems to worry about things that real people have to …
By Brittney Morgan

6 Early Signs You'll Have Amazing Sexual Chemistry With Your New Crush

OK, so you've got a new crush, and now all you can think about is whether or not things will work out between you — both romantically and sexually. The key to predicting your connection? It's about looking out for early signs of sexual chemistry. "[S…
By Brittney Morgan

These 10 Sexting Horror Stories Will Make You Cringe So Hard, Your Face Will Hurt

If you've ever sent or received a sext, you probably have a few sexting horror stories that you'd like to erase from your memory for good. Same. There's a reason people prefer to sext on Snapchat rather than over text. Snaps disappear and, with them,…
By Sydnee Lyons

A Sexpert Reveals 7 Fascinating Insights About What Sex Parties Are Really Like

Whether you're planning on attending your first sex party or are simply curious about what these kinds of events might entail, it can be difficult to find helpful details. If you're looking for a thorough explanation that goes beyond one individual's…
By Jamie Kravitz

11 Sultry Boudoir Photos You Need To See To Inspire Your Next Sexy Selfie

Does gifting yourself a boudoir photo shoot count as self-care? Because I'd like to advocate that it should. The best boudoir photographers can make you feel like the strongest, most confident woman in the world, which is just one of the many reasons…
By Sydnee Lyons

7 Moms Give Their Best Sex Advice, Because Let’s Be Real, Mom Knows Best

Some moms are very open about discussing sex with their daughters, while others are more reserved when it comes to this sometimes touchy subject. Over the course of your mom's lifetime, the way American society views sex has changed: the invention of…
By Jamie Kravitz

Treat Yourself To One Of These 5 Best Sex Toys For Your Next Solo Session

Your self-care needs can vary from day to day. You're not always necessarily in the mood for a Lush bubble bath and a charcoal face mask (although I've had my share of long days that called for that exact remedy). Other times, it's much more effectiv…
By Sydnee Lyons

5 Places To Hook Up Outside Without Getting Caught Now That The Weather Is Nice

Right after joining the mile-high club (having sex on an airplane), most people fantasize about having sex outdoors. Call them what you will — thrill-seekers, adrenaline junkies, exhibitionists, or just life enthusiasts — these people are having the …
By Sydnee Lyons

Yeah, You Can Legit Study Sex In College — Here Are 6 Courses You Could Take

For many undergrads, college is a time to expand both your sexual and educational horizons. And understandably so. I mean, when else in life do you have rare book collections and free condoms at your fingertips? Not often enough, that's for sure. If …
By Genevieve Wheeler

Cole & Lili's Met Gala Body Language Might Reveal Something About Their Sex Life

Of all star-studded events and award shows, no red carpet gives me more joy than that of the Met Gala. I mean, what more could I ask for? Amazing outfits, celebrities from all sorts of industries, and, of course, new celebrity couple debuts. Througho…
By Candice Jalili

#MeToo Could Have A Big Impact On The Elections This Year, New Report Shows

On the heels of a massive wave of allegations that came out against former film mogul Harvey Weinstein, sexual misconduct has been the topic of the year. And voters don't seem to be letting it go anytime soon. It turns out that sexual misconduct is a…
By Hannah Golden

5 Sexts To Send If Your Relationship Is New & You Don’t Want To Come On Too Strong

Sexting is a great way to keep things spicy after the honeymoon phase ends. It's a reminder of those early days when you just can't get enough of each other. But what about during that honeymoon phase? It's never too early to start getting sexy with …
By Rachel Shatto

The Rock Had The Best Reaction To DJ Khaled’s Sexist Interview & I’m Speechless

In my book, there are lots of things that constitute a real gentleman. For example, I'm thinking of a dude who holds open the car door, pays for a first date, always texts or calls the day after, isn't afraid to talk on the phone, holds your hair bac…
By Candice Jalili

21 Dirty Texts To Send When You Literally Cannot Study For Finals Anymore

Cramming for college finals could honestly be an Olympic sport. Successfully prepping for cumulative exams and timed essays takes the practice and precision of a trained athlete. There are many different strategies for achieving an A, but not everyon…
By Jamie Kravitz

5 Sexts To Send If You're Finally Seeing Your Partner Tonight After A Few Days Apart

There's nothing like spending a little time apart to remind you of exactly why you find your partner oh-so-f***ing hot. What is that saying? Oh, yes. "Absence makes the heart grow fonder and makes the V thirsty AF." I believe that was Shakespeare. An…
By Rachel Shatto

KJ Apa Opens Up About Filming 'Riverdale' Sex Scenes With Camila Mendes & It's Hot

I can't speak from experience on this matter but I have to admit that filming a sex scene just seems like it would be 5,908,098,983 different kinds of awkward. I mean, the way I see it, regular off-camera real sex with someone new can be awkward. But…
By Candice Jalili

6 Ways Sex Changes After You Stop Using Condoms, So You Know What To Expect 

Deciding to stop using condoms with your partner is a huge decision that should not be taken lightly. While there are a lot of risks associated with foregoing barrier protection, there may come a time when the two of you decide together that you are …
By Rachel Shatto

If Anti-Depressants Are Tanking Your Sex Drive, Here's What You Can Do About It

If you've been diagnosed with depression, you may be taking antidepressants to assist you in managing your mental health. One side effect of some antidepressants is a decreased sex drive, according to psychiatrist and co-founder of Neighborhood Psych…
By Elana Rubin

This New Product Line From LOLA Is 100 Percent Dedicated To Your Pleasure

Menstrual care brand LOLA, which delivers subscription boxes of organic tampons and pads to customers' doors, has launched a new line of contraception and sexual health products. LOLA's new "Sex by LOLA" sexual health line is not only gynecologist-ap…
By Elana Rubin

This New Study On Relationships & Bad Sex Will Seriously Bum You Out

As anyone who's ever gone through a breakup, had a friend go through a breakup or even watched a breakup on TV can attest to, there are plenty of reasons to end a romantic relationship. Of course, there are the popular ones we're always hearing about…
By Candice Jalili

6 Sex Moves To Try If You Love Oral Sex & Want To Make It Even More Satisfying

How many licks does it take to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop? I'm still not quite sure but it's probably not as many as you'd need to get your partner off during oral sex — with the right moves, of course. That's right. There are oral sex moves.…
By Sydnee Lyons

3 Sex Toys For Queer Women That'll Take Your Pleasure To New Heights

There are so many things I love about being queer that it would be unfair for me to rank them or put them on any hierarchy. I love that my queerness gives me permission to invest as much in my friendships as I do in romantic relationships. I love tha…
By Cosmo Luce

I Had Sex In Front Of A Mirror & Was Shocked By How It Made Me Feel

As someone who grew up fantasizing about being a porn star, sexted with strangers from AOL chat rooms, and was something slutty for Halloween ever since I was five, it only makes sense that I grew into a sexual AF adult. I’ve made a career out of my …
By Dayna Troisi