relationships

Dating

Presenting as Non-Binary Changed My Dating Life Completely

Staying true to my femme gender non-conforming identity has definitely made relationships more complicated.
Travis Alabanza
4 days ago
uk

These Women Are Doing 'No Man 2019' And —Surprise!— It's Going Great

These women say they're using their year-long break from men to build a stronger relationship with themselves.
Maighna Nanu
4.26.19
Sex

Dominatrixes Tell Us What Makes a Good Sub

Ease in slowly, ask questions, and don’t mistake your domme for a therapist.
Graham Isador
4.25.19
Common Misconceptions, Answered

A Poly Person Answers All Your Burning Questions About Polyamory

Since polyamory is more about communication than anything else, let's see if we can talk through some myths about jealousy, raising families, and, duh, sex.
Dominique Sisley
4.17.19
relationships

You Don’t Need the Same Personality as Your Partner to Be Happy

This is where dating apps have it all wrong.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
4.16.19
mental health

I Tried Rope Bondage as a Coping Mechanism for My Anxiety

It felt like yoga—a steady, reliable movement from discomfort to comfort and I was in control of the pace.
Tracey Duncan
4.9.19
Memes

We Spoke to the Meme Goddess Behind @Tinyhat_skatelife

"I really enjoy making the memes that make fun of the girls who date skaters because I'm making fun of myself."
Niloufar Haidari
4.8.19
bdsm

How to Tell if Your BDSM Relationship Is Abusive

A psychologist explains the line between a healthy exchange of power and potentially fatal abuse.
Matthew Terrell
4.4.19
so sad today

It Sucks That Fantasy Isn’t Reality: Advice from So Sad Today

With a stranger, there are so many empty spaces we get to fill with our imagination, but as we get to know a person better, there are less blanks.
So Sad Today
3.25.19
Sex

Why I Decided to Start Kink Shaming Myself

I've invited abuse into my sex life for too long.
James Greig
3.22.19
Sex

My Boner-Pill Habit Became a Dependence on Nasal Spray

Allow me to explain.
Grant Stoddard
3.4.19
FEEL IT

Let's Talk Boundaries

Having boundaries is just the recognition that you’re soft and permeable and everything you encounter has its own energy that you’re subject to and have to manage, all on your own.
Kate Carraway
3.4.19
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