Sex

10 People Reveal How They Evolved Their Hookups Into Serious Relationships

My boyfriend and I didn't necessarily hook up the first time we met but we were definitely hooking up for a long time before we decided that we were officially dating. In fact, I'd say there was about three months of ambiguous undefined "Wtf is this"…
By Candice Jalili

10 Dirty Texts To Send Your Bae That Will Keep The Honeymoon Phase Going Strong

When we think about the honeymoon phase, we automatically think about all the sex —which, of course, is part of it, but that’s not the only thing that makes it special. There's also the excitement you feel whenever you talk or see each other. It's th…
By Rachel Shatto

9 People Reveal Their Most Scandalous Public Sex Stories & OMG, They Are Wild

I'm pretty sure no accredited colleges actually offer classes on where to have sex in public, but that hasn't stopped college students from getting frisky in the back of their lecture halls or on the sand volleyball courts near their dorms. It's no s…
By Sydnee Lyons

7 Single Women Reveal Why They Prefer To Stay Celibate Between Relationships

Choosing to have casual sex is just as empowering as choosing not to because, in both situations, you are completely in control of your sex life. Too often, the narrative of the sexually liberated woman is one where she's just as eager to have one-ni…
By Sydnee Lyons

5 Vibrators For Beginners That Are Easy To Use & Will Completely Rock Your World

Something you don't learn in sex ed. is how to please yourself. In fact, I don't think I've ever heard from a single person whose sex ed. lecture had anything to do with sexual pleasure. That's too bad because it'd be nice to end the class on a high …
By Sydnee Lyons

I’m A Woman & I Always Carry Condoms With Me, Here’s Why You Should, Too

My first trip to Planned Parenthood was in high school. All my friends were getting on the pill. I didn't have any real sexual prospects, but everyone else was doing it, so in a rare case of positive peer pressure, I marched myself down to the clinic…
By Rachel Shatto

7 Single Women Reveal How Often They Have Sex

Do you ever feel like you're constantly comparing yourself to other people? On social media, in your classes, at work, or even within your own family. I'm not sure what we expect the ~winner~ to receive or if we even know what it would take to win. W…
By Sydnee Lyons

What Happens To Your Body The First Time You Have Sex After A Long Dry Spell?

Dry spells can happen for many reasons. You just got out of a long-term relationship and you don't want to put yourself back out there, you're not lucking out on the dating scene, or you simply... don't want to have sex for the time being. There are …
By Elana Rubin

5 Women Reveal How Long Their Longest Dry Spell Was & How They Got Through It

Are there support groups for people who are going through a long dry spell? If so, where do I sign up? Dry spells are weird because they just sort of sneak up on you. It's like, all of a sudden, you realize it's been a hot minute since you've been wi…
By Sydnee Lyons

10 Men Reveal How Long Their Longest Dry Spell Was & How They Got Through It

"It's been like three weeks and I'm about to lose my mind," Eric* said, dramatically running his fingers through his hair. "Three weeks is a dry spell for guys?" I thought. I was genuinely confused. He explained, quite logically, that a dry spell was…
By Sydnee Lyons

Please Stop Asking Me Who The "Man" Is In My Relationship With Another Woman

I've dated both men and women. While there is definitely a certain "type" of person I go for (hint: bad "boy" transcends gender) the similarities in the relationships end there. Asking who is the "man" in a relationship assumes that somebody needs to…
By Caitlyn Luce Christensen

11 People Reveal If They Prefer The Lights On Or Off During Sex & OMG, Wow

When it comes to activities in the bedroom, everyone has different preferences for how things go down. And just like actual sex itself, everyone has their own reasons for why they like things the way they do. One instance, where people can have varyi…
By Elana Rubin

Let’s Be Real, Sex With A Condom Is So Much Hotter Than Sex Without One

Tell me if this sounds familiar: You're hooking up with a guy (could be your SO or a rando) and he tries to sell you on the idea of not using a condom. You stand your ground, declaring, "no glove, no love,” only to have them pout about condoms not "f…
By Rachel Shatto

The Weirdly Fascinating Ways People Prevented Pregnancy Before Birth Control

Every day before I go to sleep, I plop my little pill in my mouth to prevent any unwanted pregnancies. (Not like that's a huge concern as of late, but anyway.) Other options many people with vaginas use as birth control include condoms, an intrauteri…
By Elana Rubin

21 Tweets About Hooking Up Will Make You Say, "Damn, That's Me"

Anyone who's ever been even remotely involved with hookup culture can attest to the fact that the experience of hooking up with people comes with its own unique trials and tribulations. Some experiences within hookup culture are so weird and so inexp…
By Candice Jalili

A Sex Therapist Reveals Why Your Sex Drive Happens To Spike On Your Birthday

Birthday sex is one of those experiences that is so hyped up, you find yourself wondering if it's really all that great. Pop, rap, and R&B artists have been singing about doing it on your birthday for years. Then again, their music also covers not-so…
By Jamie Kravitz

Lots Of Young Women Don't Want To Discuss STDs With A Doctor & The Reason Why Is So Sad

The way I see it, being sexually active is just part of being human (if you choose to partake in sex, that is). That being said, with it comes responsibility. Yes, we are capable of being sexually active, but we also have to do so in a safe manner. T…
By Candice Jalili

21 Texts To Send Your Friend With Benefits If You Want To Hook Up Tonight

I'm a planner. I can appreciate spontaneity (within reason) in others, but I just feel my best when I have a plan in place and it all comes together. On the weekends, I know who I'm hanging out with, where we're going, what I’m gonna order at the res…
By Rachel Shatto

It's Possible To Get These STDs From Oral Sex, So Here's How To Stay Safe

I think one of the greatest misconceptions around safe sex — especially when it comes to the spread of sexually transmitted infections — is that you only have to be cautious during vaginal or anal sex. Think again, friends. As far too many sex ed cla…
By Genevieve Wheeler

These 3 Zodiac Signs Will Have The Best Sex This Month, So Time To Get ~Frisky~

With Mercury being in retrograde for the first half of April, this month might not have gotten off to the most sensual start for many. The zodiac signs having the best sex this month will be those who are able to roll with the punches of this astrolo…
By Caitlyn Luce Christensen