It's called a one-night stand because it's only supposed to be a short moment of your life, something you can just walk away from and maybe brag to your friends about. But if it changes you and leaves you with scars, can you still call it a one-night stand?
On the internets, the line between curious and sociopath is a fine one, so a good rule of thumb is: If your search goes longer than a cursory social media glean and image scan, you've probably crossed into a stalking state. In which case, it's imperative that you "Clear Recent History."
We may live in a country with social mobility, but the rules of dating still resemble the caste system of India. Here's how to date way outside of your own kind of average, not-so-impressive league.
If anything, being in this city will help you realize one thing: You're going to be just fine.
If you want to take your relationship to the next level (meaning less talk and more play!), but don't know how to break the ice sexually, there are a few things you can do to get your partner's attention without being too obvious.
Just as you wouldn't wear the wrong size shoe and just as you may fully understand the subtlety of a perfect fitting bra, a well fitting condom will take your (and your partner's) mind off of the condom and on to giving and receiving pleasure.
Picking up the pieces took more than a few tries. Starting over was part running away and part denial. A new life meant purging the one we built together.
No relationship comes without risks or baggage for that matter. I would have missed out on a life-changing relationship if I made his single dad status a deal-breaker. Being in a relationship with a man who has taken on raising kids makes my life that much richer and rewarding, mostly in unexpected ways.
I recently turned 24 years old. According to my brother, I'm officially in my mid-twenties. And now that I'm no longer "just out of college," I've rea...
The argument to "wait until marriage" puts sex so high on a pedestal that love and exploration -- what sex is truly about -- are lost to fear and uncertainty. It makes any kind of sex before marriage experience (good, or bad, or ugly) look like a failure when, in reality, those experiences can teach us a lot about ourselves, our wants and our desires.
Thinking to myself the other day, I unfortunately realized a sad truth in my life: I simply feel more comfortable, more at ease, more self-confident in bed with a girl than asking a girl out on a date.
They call Lisa Rinna 'The Body,' and there's no doubt that she's earned that title. 'I think we all know that I'm a workout fanatic,' admits the gorgeous 'Days of Our Lives' star. 'And I'll try anything that's healthy food-wise and diet-wise.'
A two-hour documentary can be condensed into a 5 minutes spoiler, and now the dating process can be shrunk to the glowing rectangles of our cell phones and intermittent chats throughout the day.
When we date we must be mindful of our own expectations and assumptions, our own projections, our own ways of communicating, our own psychological baggage, and our own attachment dynamics, so that we can learn how to grow intimately with another human being over a period of time.
As in any other relationship, it's important to be able to talk openly and honestly about sexual desires and concerns. However, in order to be able to have good conversations in bed, you have to be having good conversations outside of bed, too -- and not just about sex, but about all the other parts of the relationship.
Recently a close friend of mine had a baby daughter. When I held her for the first time, I was overwhelmed with how much love I felt for this tiny person that I was just meeting. All I wanted to do was teach her everything I know, right there, so that she could have the happiest life.