Posts tagged "casual sex"

Are You More Willing To Have A One-Night Stand On New Year’s Eve?

I’ve had a few one-night stands in my life. Don’t look so surprised! But I have never had a one-night stand on New Year’s Eve, which, according to a study

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 20, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Dater X: Why Does Sex Change Everything?

As Scruffy Beard began unhooking my bra, a panic signal went off in my head. Uh oh, Dater X, I thought to myself. This is your third date and you

Dater X | December 14, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “My Boyfriend Repulses Me”

When I asked my current boyfriend out, I was very clear to explain that I wanted something casual and certainly not monogamous. But somehow, he now thinks that we are…

Wendy Atterberry | November 30, 2010 - 5:00 pm

Girl Talk: The Two-Night Stand

I met Elliot* at a restaurant. I was sitting at a table having dinner with a friend when I saw him sipping a bourbon at the bar. My palms got…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 17, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Poll: Can Casual Sex Turn Into Romance?

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Kate Torgovnick/ | November 8, 2010 - 12:10 pm

According To Stephen Fry, Women Only Have Sex To Get A Relationship

British Actor Stephen Fry is the latest in a line of celebs to quit Twitter, but is the first to do so because he didn’t like being called “sexist.” The…

Joanne Hinkel | November 1, 2010 - 7:15 pm

The Official Map Of Non-Monogamy

Click here for the full image.This map of non-monogamy makes me understand why so many people subscribe to monogamy … it’s way less complicated. I am going to go study…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 21, 2010 - 6:15 pm

For One-Night Stands: Men Are Into A Hot Bod, Not A Pretty Face

Attraction is complicated – it’s about his personality, how he smiles, how he moves, and so much more. But in that first initial encounter it’s all about the face, right?

Joanne Hinkel | August 27, 2010 - 2:39 pm

Can Casual Hookups Really Lead To Love?

A new study from the University of Iowa found that casual hookups are a perfectly acceptable way of stumbling into a happy relationship. Couples who became sexually involved as friends…

Ami Angelowicz | August 25, 2010 - 6:45 pm

Dear Wendy: “I Caught My Husband Perusing The Casual Encounters Ads On Craigslist”

The other day I got home and “caught” my husband perusing the casual encounters ads on Craigslist. He’s done this in the past and tells me he does it when…

Wendy Atterberry | August 25, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “My Booty Call Got Me Pregnant”

I have been (VERY) casually dating this guy since March. I met him at a bar and started to hang out every week or so — nothing too serious. I…

Wendy Atterberry | August 2, 2010 - 3:30 pm

10 Women Weigh In On Casual Sex With An Ex

We’re back to that very interesting debate when it comes to our exes: Is it OK to have casual sex with an ex or is it better to not go…

Jalpi Sixbear | July 20, 2010 - 6:30 pm

Girl Talk: I’m In The Market For A FWB

Here is a fact: I have never had a f**k buddy/friend with benefits. This is likely for the same reason it’s become common knowledge that I am incapable of having…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 15, 2010 - 3:00 pm

If You’ve Got One “Friend With Benefits,” You Probably Have Two

Another day, another wasteful scientific study about “hooking up.” According to a new University of Iowa study on ““The Contexts of Sexual Involvement and Concurrent Sexual Partnerships,” people who are…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 10, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Dealbreaker: The Guy Who Just Wants Sex

Have you ever scooped a red jellybean out of a bowl, expecting it to be sweet and cherry-flavored and instead you’ve shocked your tongue with a hot cinnamon surprise?

Natalie Krinsky | May 5, 2010 - 4:30 pm

Girl Talk: My First Attempt At Casual Sex

I always change after I’ve slept with someone. It’s a subtle metamorphosis, but one I can count on—after sex, I feel emotionally attached. Even if the sex was boring, or…

Contessa Schexnayder | March 18, 2010 - 1:00 pm

Is Casual Sex Experiencing A Backlash?

Earlier this week, blogger Jessica Grose at Slate wondered if there is “a new backlash against casual sex.” Grose points out that pop culture seems to have toned it down…

Jessica Wakeman | March 5, 2010 - 3:30 pm

GuySpeak/GirlSpeak: From Booty Call to Boyfriend?

We’re back again for another edition of GuySpeak/GirlSpeak, where we take a close look at the advice given by guys to girls over at GuySpeak, throw in our own two…

Lemondrop | December 29, 2009 - 7:15 pm

Breaking News: Casual Sex Won’t Ruin Your Life!

Breaking news! Hooking up won’t lead to ruination, death by AIDS, and a locust plague. A recent study by University of Minnesota School of Public Health found young adults who…

Jessica Wakeman | December 10, 2009 - 2:30 pm

First Time For Everything: The Gratifying One-Night Stand

As a single lady who has lived in a big city for years, and now moved to a new one, I’ve had my fare share of one-night stands. I’d never…

Anonymous | September 8, 2009 - 1:00 pm