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Random Hookups Are Actually Good For You, Says Science

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In a study called Who Benefits From Casual Sex? The Moderating Role of Sociosexuality, researchers found that, “having casual sex was associated with higher self-esteem and life satisfaction and lower depression and anxiety.” Read more on College Candy…

Girl Talk: Maybe I’m Just Not Cut Out To Have A “Fuck Buddy”

6 Rules For F**k Buddies
Amelia on six rules for a successful f**k buddy relationship! Read More »
Dating While Divorcing
Girl Talk: It's Not Wrong To Date While You're Divorcing
It's not wrong to date while your divorce is being processed. Read More »
I Can't Handle FWB
"Friends with benefits" didn't work for me. Read More »
Sex Rules To Break
These sex rules are not worth following. Read More »
GT-eff-buddy

When I broke up with my ex about a month ago, I was determined to rebound as quickly as possible. No wallowing this time; it was over and I was moving on.

It was almost too convenient that I was presented with an immediate distraction. Jack was someone I’d known for years; we were never super close, but he’s part of a circle of friends I’ve known since high school. I’d lusted after him for years, too. About four years ago, I even asked my boyfriend at the time permission to make out with Jack, just to “get it out of my system.” My boyfriend said “no,” alas, and so the pining continued. The timing had just never been right.

Until now. Keep reading »

Dating Don’ts: How To Juggle Dating Multiple People At The Same Time

Dating Don'ts: How To Juggle Dating Multiple People At The Same Time

There comes a time in everybody’s dating career when your dance card suddenly becomes fuller than you know what to do with. One day, you’re swiping sullenly through Tinder bemoaning the lack of attractive, normal-seeming men that are possibly as tall as they say they are in their profiles, and the next, you find yourself drafting a spreadsheet to keep track of the nine dates that you have somehow booked for one week. Dating karma is like that. Like all things in life, your dating life will ebb and flow. Years of Sahara-like drought will give way to a summer full of eternal possibility, teeming with tapas dates and dinner dates and beach dates galore. One day, you’ll wake up in a daze, and find yourself with a bucket full of eligible, decent, good dudes, all clamoring for your attention.

“How could I possibly date two people, or even three people, when handling one person was too much?” you ask yourself as you scroll thru your texts one lazy Sunday. “How could it be that the universe is handing me such a Herculean task?”

Keep this in mind, dear reader. This embarrassment of riches is your prize for enduring countless shitty dates and rebuffing the advances of grody bros in I-banker loafers who are too drunk to see straight while you’re waiting in line for the bathroom. If you ever, ever feel bad about dating more than one person, remind yourself that if you were a dude, this behavior would be second nature.  This is unfamiliar territory, and it is perfectly natural to have questions. Let me assuage your concerns. Here are a few tips and tricks for juggling two people — or more! — at once. Keep reading »

7 Ridiculous Sex Acts I’d Like To Forget (But Will Share Instead)

7 Ridiculous Sex Acts I'd Like To Forget (But Will Share Instead)
What Men Want In Bed
Do these things and he'll be a happy man. Read More »

I’ve lived in New York City for a little over 10 years. As any of the other writers for The Frisky can tell you (and have written about over and over), dating in this city isn’t as easy as a walk in Central Park. In a city of eight million people where the single women outnumber the single men by roughly 150,000, the stakes are high and the pickings slim. Having been out there floating in that sea for longer than I would have wished on most people, archenemies excluded, naturally I have found myself in sexual predicaments that, tragically, I probably won’t be forgetting anytime soon. Actually, there’s a very good chance I’ll never forget some of these scarring and haunting forays into the ridiculous. And because of this, I think the best way to deal is to share them with someone besides my therapist. Keep reading »

Funny Girl Sex Guide: Lessons Learned From One-Night Stands

Funny Girl Sex Guide: One-Night Stand Lessons
Finders Keepers Losers Weepers!
FGSG: Bad Sex-tiquette
Funny Girl Sex Guide: Sex Etiquette
Jesus Christ, have some damn sex manners! Read More »

I’m sure this will come as a shock, but I’ve been around the block a few times. I’ve had a handful of serious relationships, a few regular fuck buddies over the years, and, well, enough one-night stands that I could probably write petition for a grant and write a sex study based on my personal experiences. Instead, I’ll share my findings directly with you! In this episode of Funny Girl Sex Guide, I’m breaking down just some of the things I’ve learned from having one-night stands.

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This Casual Sex Ad Generator Will Boggle Your Mind

CL Casual Encounter
One writer's first casual encounter on Craigslist. Read More »
Psychic Breast Exams?
This dude was offering psychic breast exams on Craigslist. Read More »
Casual Sex Tips
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The 10 commandments of casual sex. Read More »
Weird Missed Connection
This May Be The Weirdest Craigslist Missed Connections Ad Ever
This may be the weirdest CL missed connection ever. Read More »

So, you want to get deep on the concept of casual sex? Look no further than Collective Love, a site that searches casual sex classifieds (like Craigslist’s “casual encounters”) in your area and applies a markov chain algorithm to generate text using the ideas and feelings expressed by the ad posters. What does that mean exactly?

According to the website, it’s an attempt to use “the relative anonymity of the internet” to bring forth “humanity’s hidden thoughts” and extract “the semi-conscious impulses from beneath the veil of cultural repression, liberating long lost desires, giving them oxygen and sunlight.”  Keep reading »

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