Many people assume that sex and intimacy are the same. In fact, you can have one without the other! Here’s how.
Before the pandemic, we didn’t really need to think too much about our physical interactions on a date. But clearly, social distancing has radically altered the expectation of touch.
Physical intimacy is only one of four types: physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual. Here’s how to really go deeper in your relationship on every level.
In need of some inspiration when it comes to your love life? These quotes will make you think about love in a whole new way.
These quotes perfectly define how you might feel when you’re swept up in the feeling of love, lust, or entering into a brand new romance.
Relationship books can be great for advice on your love life, or for just having a great read.
The men of Reddit weigh in on what makes them feel good and appreciated in relationships.
A couple who laughs together stays together.
Quotes from others who’ve been through a toxic relationship can help show you’re not alone.
Sending your partner a loving quote might just make their day.
“Do what you did in the beginning of the relationship and there won’t be an end.”
It’s time to bust out of the dating scene box.
From New York To Los Angeles, there’s romance across the country.
Your financial situation may affect your sex life in more ways than you thought.
Phone sex can be a bit awkward at first. But with a little practice, you’ll be a pro in a no time.
Shelter-in-place might have you cuffing longer than expected.
I’ve grown so much since this experience.
There are still ways to date safely and responsibly.
I didn’t think relationships were for me, until I tried non-monogamy.
Romance and safety don’t have to be mutually exclusive.
Having a digital paper trail can make all the difference.
Fantasizing about my exes doesn't threaten my current relationship.
This piece of scripture can be interpreted many ways.
Three is just more to love.
First, ask yourself why you’re even wondering.
“Maybe we should just not talk anymore; maybe we should write all our problems down.”
It’s understandable if you want to stay home to be on the safe side. If you get to stay in with your partner, even better!
If I don’t treat the topic gently and seriously myself, then I can’t expect my partner to.
The episode may help people understand this type of relationship can be an option for them.
Cupid must be keen on me this year.
By merely living in the Western world and consuming media, I understood Valentine’s Day was for lovers, and lovers had sex.
It’s hard posting Valentine’s Day #content to Instagram without seeming cheesy. Here’s some inspo that will make you feel original!
Hate Valentine’s Day? You’re not the only one.
Want to send your S.O. a Valentine’s Day message that’s not so cliche? It can be hard! Which is why we’ve compiled 32 unique messages you can send your love without seeming TOO cheesy.
Need some safe word inspo? We’ve got you covered — just say the word.
Intimacy has a lot of definitions. This is what it looks like for me.
“Can you tell me about your other partners?” It was a question no gynecologist had ever attempted asking me before.
Let’s all practice better communication with our partners in 2020.
“If you get back with them, it’s like, ‘How could you? You let all of us down.’”
We love alone time almost as much as we love each other.
I’d tried to ignore that my needs always came second in our relationship.
Need some inspo? We’re here to help you with all your horniness expression needs!
Every partnership sets its own boundaries for what constitutes cheating.
My partner was there for me when Crohn’s left me hospitalized and bedridden. Now he’s supporting me in our journey as parents.
Vulnerability is hard! But we have some tips for you on how to work on your vulnerability, and ways to make that easier.
¡La vulnerabilidad es difícil! Pero tenemos algunos consejos para ti sobre cómo trabajar en tu vulnerabilidad y las formas de como hacerlo más fácil.
Is the “Turkey Drop” a real thing?
For me, it felt liberating.
Para mí, se sintió liberadora.
Our sex life was extraordinary. It was more than enough. For me.
“It took me a long time, but I’m very happy [being single].”
Here’s what happened when I found myself 25 and single for the first time in my adult life.
“I’d come to realize the dynamic I was in wasn’t serving me nor was it serving my daughter.”
Here’s what you need to know about the new-ish relationship term.
It’s like ghosting’s undead sister.
If you’ve always been “old-fashioned” about relationships, you’re not alone.
Si siempre has sido “anticuado” sobre las relaciones, no estás solo.
Experts say the secret to a healthy relationship is having dinner together. But is that really the case in 2019?
Los expertos dicen que el secreto de una relación saludable es cenar juntos. Pero, ¿ese es realmente el caso in 2019?
Willow Smith shares her thoughts on polyamory and why it gets such a bad rap.
Why do we behave the way that we do in relationships? It probably relates to the attachment style we learned as kids.
Don’t like being the center of attention? Are you a great listener? Don’t mind your S.O. being the center of attention *all* the time? You may be an echoist.
¿No te gusta ser el centro de atención? ¿Eres un gran oyente? No te preocupes por tu pareja ser el centro de atención *todo* el tiempo? Puedes ser un ecoista.
Feeling uninspired with your sexts? Here are some out-of-the-box ideas you can use to get you and your partner in the mood.
Does the idea of talking dirty in bed make you want to curl up into the fetal position? There’s no need! Here are some basics to get you started.
Are you more likely to date a consequentialist or deontologist?
How should you start a conversation with your new match on Tinder? And what if the conversation slows down? Fear not! Answers to all your Tinder messaging questions are here.
Creating a Tinder profile can be stressful. But with these suggestions, it gets a little easier.
“Breadcrumbing”? Eggplant emojis? DTF? If you’re feeling lost in online dating slang, make this your go-to guide.
From Tinder to Thurst, there’s a whole universe of queer online dating to explore. Here are our top tips for cruising the interwebs.
With a ton of dating apps to choose from, which are the most enjoyable to use? And which will get you the best matches? Explore the top apps for women and gender diverse users.
Whether you've just met someone, or known them for a while, if you're thinking that sooner or later you want to have sex, then here are some things you're going to want to know.
Hookups should be fun, hot, and safe. So, what are the basic building blocks of great hookups? This is your guide to satisfying dating and casual sex.
It’s easy to lose that spark when you’ve been together for a long time—happily there are ways to get that lovin’ feeling back.
Learn how to figure out what you want and advocate for your relationship needs with these DTR pro-tips.
So you think you might be Bi! Welcome fam, check out these tips for navigating your maiden voyage into the queer Tinder-sphere.
Getting turned down is never easy, but we all get a “No” sometime in our lives. Here are some strategies to weather the storm of rejection.
How to talk about using a condom. What to say when you want to use protection. Ways to maximize pleasure when practicing safer sex.
New to Tinder? Trying dating apps for the first time? Explore the basics of swiping, messaging, and meeting up.
Have you ever wondered: are we on a date? Did they just invite me on a date? Or are we just hanging out as friends? It’s not always clear, read on for tips to figure out where things are at.
87 percent of adults have sexted, as have one in every seven teens.
How do we actually get dates with lesbian, bisexual, pansexual, gay or queer women?
So you like porn. You are not alone. Watching porn with your partner can be hot and a great way to explore a fantasy together, but are they into it? Here’s how to start the conversation.
Get better at flirting with these five steps.
Arranging your first threesome can be confusing and stressful—but less so with these strategies! Learn how to channel the power of the internet into bedroom fun.
So you’re interested in having sex, but aren’t sure how to communicate what you want? These pro-tips will help.
So you matched with a trans cutie on Tinder—awesome! Here’s everything you need to know about gender identity and how to engage with them respectfully.
As long as it’s consensual, there’s no wrong way to send a dick pic but there are ways to enhance it. ;)
From Hide and Go Freak to Role Play, come chill with Afrosexology and explore sexy, playful games to add to your sex life!
Grindr, Tinder, Bumble, Don’t Stumble. Join SNJ as she tells you about getting engaged after meeting on an app. The Do’s and Don’ts of swiping Mx Right!
Helping you find the words to maximise hot and minimise awkward. O.school’s resident cunninglinguists Kate and Louise will show you how to master your dirty talk game.
In this intro to Consensual Non-Monogamy, Dr. Yoni will tell you about the types of alternative relationships out there, share some concepts of how they work, and will give you some tips to take into your monogamy that would enhance your relationship.
Is living separately from your spouse the new “conscious uncoupling”? We asked the experts.
Get wise before you advise! LexxieLex has some critical ideas on how to be the most thoughtful, sex-positive and validating friend. We'll respond to audience submitted questions and take yours live from our anonymous chat space.
So, you're single, ready to mingle and introverted. How do you put yourself out there when you're single and introverted? Q will share tips with you around connecting and letting someone know you’re interested in them.
Dating is tough. If you identify as outside of mainstream beauty and romance standards then you might have a unique perspective on the dating world. Tune in with Matchmaker Claire AH to ask her anything and get tips for dating while disabled.
You love your partner but the sex isn't the best. Do you leave them? Talk to them? Masturbate more? Join this stream to learn about the different ways to explore chemistry and desire, increase communication and how to build better sex with your boo.
What is solo-polyamory? How does it differ? What does ethical non-monogamy look like when you don’t have a primary partner?
What is dating? How do you figure out who you even like? How about asking someone out? Come chat with me about all this and more! This class is for folks with disabilities 18+ and also parents and teachers.
What do we need to share and know before we get down to intimacy? Let’s talk about disclosing status, expectations, consent, and more and getting over that awkward conversational hurdle.