Six unattached 20-somethings dish on a time (or times) that they decided to blur the lines of friendship by knocking boots.
A new relationship is exciting, and there's big temptation to be intimate early on. So when's the right time to start having sex? This expert advice helps you navigate intimacy and dating for lasting love.
Your new beau might not be ready for commitment, but does that mean you have to call it quits? This dating coach helps you navigate the tricky world of "not-quite-exclusive" without getting hurt.
Allowing a hookup to take precedence in your life will derail you from a meaningful relationship because you'll be growing feelings for a man who is not boyfriend material. This expert explains why casual sex rarely leads to love.
Kate Taylor's piece in the New York Times, "Sex on Campus: She Can Play That Game Too", caused quite a stir by putting a sexy new slant on hook-up culture: It's women in control, not men, who are driving the trend. But hooking up cannot replace or come close to fulfilling the human need for real connection. It doesn't make us smarter, stronger or more in control to avoid connection and intimacy. It doesn't set us up to be better or happier than the women who came before us. It just sets us up to be disappointed in a different way.
College is an opportune time not only to reach academic goals for launching a promising career and developing your skills and talents, but also for embracing the coming together of your peers. You should not discount the possibility of being open to love at a young age.
Popular in today’s culture among many college students, hook-ups do create anxiety and depression rather than a sense of well-being according to a recent study led by researchers from California State University, Sacramento. The results suggest “casual sex was positively associated with psychological distress.”
Is Bang With Friends, which was banned from iTunes just ten days after it was released, a straightforward dating site or is it turning sex into a business transaction?
Among other dating sites, PlentyOfFish has developed a reputation as a haven for hookups. But last week, founder Markus Frind announced to members that the site will be undergoing some major changes in an effort to make POF a more 'relationship-focused' site. However, as an online dating coach, I wonder whether the site was ever one that attracted relationship-seekers to begin with?
What do Big Macs and condoms have in common? They're both available in spades at the Olympic Village, along with thousands of athletes at the top of their games. Mixed in with human-interest stories of dramatic stuggles and triumphs, you may have heard tales of Olympians gone wild.
Whatever your plans may be this holiday, assert your (sexual) Independence by making time for a good 'ol outdoor romp. The holiday requires it.
"Growing up in Baltimore, I've attended many infield parties at the second leg of the Triple Crown, the Preakness. Something about that infield makes us all behave like heathens. Don't get me wrong — it's a good time (even though it feels a bit like a war zone). Hook-ups abound, and there are plenty of opportunities to merge with the opposite sex."
The rules for hooking up during/after holiday office parties. Are feminists to blame for the "hook-up culture?" Some people will say just about anything to get some tail. Would you stay with your husband if he cheated on you? Britney Spears songs have some great (and awful) things to say about love. The Austrian "sex school" that never was. 12 keys to healthy relationships. And, dating his clone to get over him. Yikes.