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Premarital Sex

6 'Dating Rules' That You Should Absolutely Break

Jill P. Weber, Ph.D. | Posted 09.26.2014 | Women
Jill P. Weber, Ph.D.

Assess each new partner as an individual, and stay keenly connected with how you experience yourself while in his or her presence.

Texas Man Arrested For Suspected Premarital Sex With His 16-Year-Old Wife

Reuters | Posted 07.11.2014 | Crime

By Amanda Orr HOUSTON, May 10 (Reuters) - The marriage may be legal but the suspected premarital sex was not, authorities said on Sat...

Sex Sells: How Nevada is Confusing the Hell Out of Little Girls

Lester & Charlie | Posted 07.08.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

This week's poll from the Lester & Charlie Institute of Forward Thinking! A few weeks ago, we told you about the insane things going on in Mississipp...

The Problem With 'Waiting For Marriage'

Mandy Velez | Posted 06.04.2014 | Women
Mandy Velez

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.

How to Get Your Virginity Back

Kalliope Lee | Posted 08.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Kalliope Lee

Lying about whether you were a virgin was the standard way you dealt with the double-bind of satisfying desires and the resultant guilt and shame instilled by a repressive Confucian ethos. An MO, which -- as anything hidden does -- only produces greater shame.

Having Premarital Sex Now Means You're Married In India

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 07.15.2013 | World

A court in India has ruled that premarital sex amounts to marriage, which has sparked humorous reactions across the Internet and a heated debate over ...

Something Magical Is Happening In This Photo

The Huffington Post | Erin Migdol | Posted 06.14.2013 | Weddings

Virginia couple Bre and Josh Curtas decided not to see each other on their wedding day until Bre walked down the aisle. But that didn't stop them from...

5 Reasons Every Couple Should Have Sex Before Marriage

Posted 05.26.2013 | Weddings

Written by Kiri Blakeley on CafeMom’s blog, The Stir A lot of teens these days are taking something called the "purity pledge," wherein they vow...

Why I'm Glad I Waited For Marriage To Have Sex

Posted 05.13.2013 | Weddings

Is waiting to have sex until you're married a good idea? For freelance writer Alissa Henry, the answer is definitely yes. Henry stopped by HuffP...

Dear Wall Street Journal, Married Women Like Sex Too

Emma Gray | Posted 06.23.2013 | Women
Emma Gray

Great sex happens when both parties are into it, and telling women that they need to offer more sex in order for their husbands to maintain a fighting weight and sunny disposition seems like a twisted way to incentivize the act. So please, Wall Street Journal, stop discussing sex as though it's a duty instead of a pleasure. That isn't good for anyone.

Holy Sex! What Do You Hold Holy?

Crystal Syben Haidl | Posted 05.04.2013 | Religion
Crystal Syben Haidl

Sex, religion and politics are eternally entwined bed fellows. No matter how you might want to clothe it, your sexual beliefs and lifestyle are sourced from and impacted by the long traditions and policies within this indivisible trinity.

School Allegedly Fires Unmarried Pregnant Woman For Premarital Sex

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 03.04.2013 | Religion

A former employee at a Christian college has enlisted the help of high-profile attorney Gloria Allred to sue a California school that allegedly fired ...

Why My Friend's Sex Life Made My Jaw Drop

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Maggie does not exude Sex Goddess, yet recently she told me she's had "somewhere between 30 and 40" lovers in her life. And her husband, Mark, has had three, including Maggie.

Teen Study Shows Two-Way Link Between Early Sex, Later Love

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 10.19.2012 | Science

When it comes to sex, "late bloomers" may have a better shot at finding happiness in romantic relationships later in life, according to new research c...

Answering Kids' Awkward Questions

John McCormick | Posted 11.10.2012 | Parents
John McCormick

Last week, I sat down with my 11-year-old son to deliver that time-honored rite of passage -- for parents as well as kids -- our first "Birds and the Bees" talk. I was prepared for every possible question, except the one he asked.

Sex In The Downton Abbey Era

Frances Osborne | Posted 08.14.2012 | Women
Frances Osborne

Lady Mary and her heartbreakingly handsome Turkish visitor were far from alone in going to bed together out of wedlock.

Why Men Can’t Cope With Monogamy

Vicki Larson | Posted 08.30.2012 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

Monogamy is failing men.

Hook Up vs. Shut Up: Yeshiva University’s Sex Story Controversy

Shira Dicker | Posted 02.12.2012 | Religion
Shira Dicker

How did a poorly-written, not-entirely-credible account of first-time guilt-ridden yeshiva sex ignite a firestorm of controversy that has dominated newspapers, blogs and Shabbat table conversation?

'Stayover' Relationships: The Most Progressive Dating Trend You've Already Heard Of

Brenna Cammeron | Posted 10.03.2011 | Women
Brenna Cammeron

Contrary to what some think, "stayover" relationships aren't about delaying marriage; they're a reflection of the natural progression of dating relationships in America.

Brenna Cammeron

Lady Gaga Says Women Don't Enjoy Sex Until Mid-Twenties

HuffingtonPost.com | Brenna Cammeron | Posted 09.19.2011 | Women

Lady Gaga's never been one to shy away from making controversial statements. But it's her stance on sex that been making headlines in recent days. ...

The Renunciation Of 'The Waiting Game'

Elizabeth E. Evans | Posted 08.07.2011 | Religion
Elizabeth E. Evans

I was amazed, not to say a little disgusted, to find that Haggard is going to have a role in an upcoming pro-abstinence movie.

A New Approach to Global HIV/AIDS Education

Dr. Piya Sorcar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Piya Sorcar

Given how widespread HIV/AIDS awareness campaigns are, you'll be surprised to learn how little knowledge many people actually have about the diseases. It is not at all easy to teach people about them either.

Medieval Morality in Abu Dhabi: Brazilian Teenager Gets Six Months In Prison for Having Sex

Chris McGowan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chris McGowan

The sentencing of a 14-year-old girl to half a year in prison for having had sex is beyond the pale in 2010. President Lula should contact the UAE and bring the Brazilian teenager home immediately.

Non-Virgins Need Not Apply

Rev. Debra Haffner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Debra Haffner

I couldn't believe it was true: The Southland Christian School in St. Cloud, Florida, fired an elementary school teacher, Jarretta Hamilton, for having had premarital sex.

Jarretta Hamilton, Teacher Fired For Having Premarital Sex, Sues Southland Christian School (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

A Florida teacher is suing the private school that fired her for having premarital sex. Jarretta Hamilton, a former fourth-grade teacher, appeared on...