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8 Tricks For Scoring A Date With Your Airplane Seatmate

You’re stuck in an 18-inch wide seat, traveling at 500 MPH in an aluminum tube. A woman (or dude with frosted hair) is trying hard not to roll her eyes as an unaccompanied minor keeps pinging the call button. The pilot wonders how he’s going to continue keeping his west coast family from finding out about his east coast family. And a good-looker is thumbing through a dog-eared copy of The Bonfire Of The Vanities less than a yard away from you. You’re single, what do you do?

The humdrum tedium of air travel can be easily filled with a new friend and some snappy patter. I’ve had pretty good luck dating ladies I sat next to on flights and so can you. If you’re into men, these tips should still work.

1. Wait until the flight is at least half over. An early pounce makes for an awkward next few hours. Read more…

Funny Girl Sex Guide: Girl-Proofing!

Dudes, This Is Really Not That Hard!

Come one, come all! Come view the first episode of Funny Girl Sex Guide, in which I, token funny girl, impart wisdom on a wealth of subjects related to dating and hooking up. This first episode focuses on girl-proofing, in which men are advised to make their homes suitable for female guests. Check out the three-part episode above and share your thoughts in the comments!

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Today’s Lady News: With “Bang With Friends,” The Virtual World Tries To Create Actual Hookups

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  • Want to see if there’s mutual lust between you and your Facebook friends?  There’s an app for that: Bang With Friends. Slate wants to know if an app created by the male-dominated tech industry will be used by women. [Slate]
  • France’s National Agency for the Safety of Drugs and Health pulled an acne medication, which is also prescribed as a contraceptive, from shelves because it  has been linked to the deaths of four women. [Telegraph UK]
  • Former Marine Corps General James Cartwright told “On The Radar’s” Martha Raddatz that women’s integration into combat units is long overdue.  He offered advice to two young women in the U.S. Marines who could not complete the infantry officer’s course: “‘Don’t give up.  If this is your goal and this is your and this is your passion, then get yourself back together again.” [Yahoo News] Keep reading »

Our Year In Dating As Told In GIFs

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Winona, Julie and Rachel spent much or all of the year in serious relationships, but Ami, Jessica and I were on the prowl. Here’s what the 2012 dating scene was like for us single Frisky ladies… Keep reading »

Is Casual Sex Right For You?

For all their emotional complications, “friends-with-benefits” relationships may offer one advantage: safer sex. The results of a new study show that people in friends-with-benefits relationships are more likely to use condoms during oral and vaginal sex compared to those in traditional romantic partnerships. So, what if you don’t have a “friends-with-benefits” relationship but like the idea of casual sex?

Back in the ’80s, while I was living in Europe, immersed in the world of modeling, there were lots of opportunities for casual sex. I had friends who never slept around and others who did. From this, I learned a few things.

Featured in an article on nymphomania in Elle magazine, I was labeled as someone who had a healthy relationship with sex. Looking back, I am not sure that is the case. But let’s say it was. What are the benefits of casual versus non-casual sex? And is it a good idea for you to have casual sex? Will it benefit you or not?

If you are young and single, it is your choice what you do with your body. Here are some questions to ask yourself first. Read more…

10 Dumbest Things That’ll Get You Laid

Want to get busy with another human being but have no clue how to go about it?

You’re not alone.

For eons people have been trying to come up with crafty ways to convince other people to do the dirty deed with them.

Here are some of the stupidest sexytime enticements that actually seem to work now and again. You’re welcome. Read more…

The 7 Best Kinds Of Kisses

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As you pass through your teenage years via the valley of lost virginities and the college years of random sex, the simple act of kissing starts getting really underrated. It makes sense, I guess. When you’re 16, the make-out sessions aren’t leading anywhere (at least for me, I started kind of late) so you can just relax and get into it. Making out is EXCITING at that age. It’s fun, it feels amazing. But, when you get a little older, kissing turns into foreplay – a means to an end. Seriously, when was the last time you just made out for hours with a guy without him expecting more?

But kissing is awesome. No matter what, there are some kind of kisses that will always maintain that magical quality. Or, if they don’t anymore, people should revive that! ‘Just’ kissing is nice. Here are 7 of the best kind of kisses ever. Read more…

How To Get Some Gravy On Thanksgiving

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Surviving the holidays is always stressful. And if you’re single, it’s the perfect time to eff the pain away! Thanksgiving weekend provides a few days to hunt for hotties — especially if you’re traveling somewhere. But even if you’re stuck home alone, make sure you take full advantage of all the seasonal action by following The Frisky’s Guide To Getting Some Gravy On Thanksgiving!

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Hot Links: 3 Reasons To Look For Love On Election Day

  • I’m so nervous about the election that I’ve had the runs all day, but maybe the rest of you are in a better place to get some action this Election Day. [Your Tango]
  • In their own words: Mitt Romney and Barack Obama on women. Have you voted yet? [Tres Sugar]
  • Kirstie Alley is swearing up and down that she had a secret relationship with Patrick Swayze in the ’80s. Look who’s talking… [Newser]
  • Is Willow Smith, the young daughter of Will and Jada Pinkett-Smith, headed down the wrong path like Lindsay Lohan? [Celeb Dirty Laundry] Keep reading »

6 Signs You’re His Faux Girlfriend

I’ve noticed a startling trend in the dating world: Something I’ll call the “faux-girlfriend” phenomenon. That’s when a guy treats you like a girlfriend in a lot of ways — you spend holidays together, you’ve met his parents, you have your own clothes drawer at his place. In fact, things are so girlfriend-y that it seems the next logical step would be fiancee-y and then wife-y. But something insidious and underhanded is going on. There are men out there (and women too, I imagine) who treat you like a girlfriend — but not really. That’s usually because while he wants the regularity and companionship of a real girlfriend, he doesn’t want the responsibility, the downsides, or the idea of cutting off his options.

How do you know if you might be the faux-girlfriend? Here’s six bigtime clues. Read more…

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