Tips on relationships and dating
They’ve liked me a gosh-darn awful lot, but boy-oh-boy do they not want to pull out those three little words.” Convince Your Partner to Do Their Chores by Saying It’s Good for Your Sex Life by Gabriella Paiella “Sexual frequency is linked to overall relationship satisfaction, and relationship satisfaction is highest when couples divide the housework evenly.” Do Not Apologize for Having Loud Sex by Maureen O’Connor “The whole point of being a wage-earning, home-owning (or -renting) adult is that you can do whatever you want to do in the privacy of your home. I Took a Class to Find Out by Rose Surnow “I always figured sexiness was like a sense of humor or diabetes, either you got it or you don’t.
But that doesn’t stop people from trying.” When Women Pursue Sex, Even Men Don’t Get It by Ann Friedman “We’ve already established that females of all species are interested in sex for pleasure.
But in the human realm, that simple, fundamental motivation is all too easily labeled as ‘sluttiness,’ or some sort of deep desperation wrought by singledom.” There’s Nothing Sexy About Emoji Sexting by Gabriella Paiella “The whole sexting process is pretty straightforward: You say your thing, they say their thing, maybe you exchange some photos, everyone has a nice time and hopefully an orgasm or two.” How to Sound Sexy, According to the Women Who Narrate Audiobook Erotica by Grace Bello “If you’re going to talk dirty with your partner, try to figure out ahead of time what each of you wants to hear in bed; make sure that you’re both comfortable with the fantasy that will unfold.” Everything You Need to Know About Ghost Sex by Jessica Roy “For as long as humans have been conscious of a spiritual realm, humans have dreamed, fantasized, and (some claim) experienced doing it with ghosts.” Warning: A Column on Butt Play by Maureen O’Connor “Even as anal play becomes a common extension of genital play, nobody seems comfortable discussing it publicly — even though we seem to love talking about every other taboo we bust just as soon as we bust it.” Can I Sleep With My BFF’s Ex?
by The Cut “Two pairs of female BFFs discuss their overlapping love lives; what to do when you catch someone else’s partner cheating; and how to stay friends with a friend who falls in love with your ex (or a friend who’s just banging your ex).” Sneaking In (or Out) a Relationship’s Backdoor by Maureen O’Connor “Dating technology did not invent the backdoor DTR.
No one loves you quite like your friends do, so let them set you up with someone that they can vouch for.
What you have instead — and what I would argue is the most deeply romantic thing of all — is this palpable, reassuring sense that it’s okay to be a human being.” Do Happy Couples Masturbate?
When Masturbation Meets Cohabitation by Maureen O’Connor “If a hobby is an activity pursued for pleasure, then masturbation is perhaps the hobby most of humanity shares.” How to Stop Fighting Over Money With Your Partner by Mandy Stadtmiller “Fights about spending it, fights about saving it, and, perhaps most insidiously, fights about hiding it will doom your union if you aren’t careful.
’: 15 Couples on Not Having Sex by Meaghan Winter “Not everyone wants sex all the time — we know that.
But it’s hard not to feel rejected when the person you’re supposedly sleeping with starts going straight to sleep.” Trump Is Tearing My Marriage Apart by Mandy Stadtmiller “My name is Mandy, and my husband is a Donald Trump supporter.