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First Time For Everything: A Polyamorous Relationship

I really didn’t know what polyamory was until I fell into it at 27. I was arguing one day with a couple I’d been sleeping with for about a month,…

Anya James | April 30, 2010 - 4:00 pm

First Time For Everything: Sex Parties Helped Me Overcome My Intimacy Issues

I double-checked my bag: Wallet, bus pass, lip gloss. A bottle of cheap wine. A variety pack of condoms. My favorite vibrator and a pair of handcuffs.

My…

Steph Auteri | February 12, 2010 - 4:00 pm

First Time For Everything: Screwing My Gay Best Friend

“I’ve never even kissed a woman,” Adam said. One of my best friends on the planet, Adam was unequivocally gay—the kind of caricature personality who lisped, wore pink, plucked his…

Anonymous | October 20, 2009 - 2:00 pm

First Time For Everything: A May-December Romance

We met when I delivered his mail, a task performed by all the interns. But I liked to think I was different: I was an eager little NYU journalism student,…

Jessica Wakeman | September 23, 2009 - 4:29 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

First Time For Everything: Swinging

When I first set out to write about swinging for an article about the lifestyle, the last thing I expected was to find myself nodding when a slim, curly-haired brunette…

Diana Vilibert | September 3, 2009 - 2:00 pm

First Time For Everything: Rough Sex

I thought I’d had “rough sex” before; I’d been spanked on my butt plenty of times, had my hair pulled, even been caned once while strung up with my hands…

Rachel Kramer Bussel | August 17, 2009 - 2:30 pm

First Time For Everything: Getting Spanked

My first spanking was at my 16th birthday party. My guy friends tackled me on the kitchen floor and took turns giving me 16 spanks. And maybe one for good…

Jessica Wakeman | June 1, 2009 - 1:00 pm

First Time For Everything: Hot For Teacher

It began with my high school English teacher. I was 15 and shy; he was 30 and moonlighted as a poet. He also cursed in class, horsed around with his…

Christiana Yiallourides | March 2, 2009 - 4:00 pm

First Time For Everything: Hot Ugly Sex

“So when can we meet him?”

This is a question that most women long to hear from their friends after dating a great guy for a couple of…

Joey Simon | February 9, 2009 - 2:30 pm

First Time For Everything: I Called Off My Engagement

Recently, I committed the ultimate relationship taboo: I told a man who wanted to spend the rest of his life with me that I couldn’t marry him. Even worse, I…

Lauren Cook | January 12, 2009 - 3:00 pm

First Time For Everything: Dating A Younger Man

I have forever dated older men. Some by a year. Others by four years. Another by ten years. My theory came to be that ten years might be the ideal…

Natalie Krinsky | December 15, 2008 - 2:30 pm

First Time For Everything: Holiday Party Hook-Up

There I was at my first company Christmas party, looking respectably sophisticated in a little black dress and kitten heels. Fresh out of college, I was working a coffee-running, “Ugly…

Jacqueline Frankel | December 8, 2008 - 3:30 pm

First Time For Everything: Shacking Up

You truly don’t know your man until you perform the ultimate test of compatibility. No, it does not involve signing up on eHarmony.com to see if you’re meant to be.

Marissa Willman | September 29, 2008 - 12:30 pm

First Time For Everything: Sex On The Beach And Other Unlikely Places

Everybody’s talking about British psychoanalyst Brett Kahr’s meaty new tome, Who’s Been Sleeping in Your Head?, based on the largest study of sexual fantasies ever undertaken. Not surprisingly, sex in…

Erin Flaherty | August 31, 2008 - 5:30 pm

First Time For Everything: Dating A Grandfather

Last year, I had sex with a grandfather. That sounds bad, but I didn’t know he was a grandpa until after we’d done it. Plus, he’s a good thirty years…

Rachel Kramer Bussel | July 21, 2008 - 1:00 pm

First Time For Everything: The Great Twentysomething Move-Out

As Erin already pointed out, there will be some point in your career as a twentysomething when someone will break your heart. There’s also a chance you’ll break someone’s heart.

Elizabeth Kaufman | July 7, 2008 - 4:00 pm

First Time For Everything: Dating A Good Guy

I have dated losers of all stripes. Degenerate gamblers, pathological liars, cheaters, guys who can’t get it up, nymphomaniacs, older guys, younger guys, short guys, out of shape guys, steroid-pumping…

Natalie Krinsky | June 16, 2008 - 1:00 pm

First Time For Everything: The Rebound

After a bad break-up, I hid in my room for a while listening to Beck’s sad Sea Change, clutching my childhood stuffed animal, Muffin, wondering what I did wrong. But…

Jacqueline Frankel | June 2, 2008 - 2:00 pm

First Time For Everything: Losing The V-Card

I will forever associate my virginity with toads. No, this is no allusion to fairy tales, no delusions of princess-like grandeur. To my grave disappointment, at no point during my…

Natalie Krinsky | April 14, 2008 - 2:00 pm