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Online Gaming Relationships: Can You Find Love While Gaming?

The old times when you would meet the love of your life in the library or your local shop while doing your weekly grocery shopping are gone. Instead, the younger generation is taking dating online, with recent studies revealing that finding your significant other on the internet completely replaced all the other ways of meeting…

What is Gaslighting? Are You a Victim of it?

Today, there are more ‘names’ for the kinds of things people have been experiencing for decades and decades. And this is actually a good thing.  Way back when, people would experience all kinds of abuse… not as overtly as physical, but mental, psychological, and emotional. And these kinds of abuse are just as harmful (sometimes…

Does Social Media Help Your Relationship or Ruin It?

The connection between social media and relationships has been the topic of conversations for years now. Multiple studies show that social media impacts our mental health and how we view ourselves, and our self-esteem. So it’s only natural to assume that it should also impact our romantic relationships, right?  According to Pew Research Center, 45%…

How You *Should* Navigate Dating Apps if You’re Looking for Something Serious

Everyone craves human connection. We’re hardwired for it. Our relationships, no matter how serious they are, give us the opportunity to reflect, to learn about ourselves and life, to experience pleasure, and to enjoy life!  Dating apps are one of the most revolutionary tools out there when it comes to love, sex, and romance. They…

Why Do Some Men Love Hearing About Their Partner’s Past Sexual Experiences?

There’s a lot to be said about double standards when it comes to sex and sexuality. You know, the whole ‘congratulating a man yet shaming a woman after sex’ thing?  And with that, we know that there are many individuals who deem their or another’s virginity as a ‘prized possession’, with some even auctioning it…

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What is Catfishing? And How to Spot an Online Catfish

In literal terms, a cat fish is a diverse ray-finned fish that has distinguishable barbels that look like a cat’s whiskers. But in the figurative world, a catfish is something completely different… and chances are, you’ve heard of this term before.  Regardless of your views on the matter, being a catfish is devastatingly immoral, cruel,…

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SexTok: Does the Rise of the Sex Community on TikTok Do More Harm or Good in Our Lives?

Tiktok is one of the largest social media platforms with over 1 billion monthly users. The app’s popularity can be widely attributed to its unique algorithm that quickly picks up on what the users like and want to see on their For You pages.  Due to TikTok’s algorithm being so accurate, it’s very easy for…

Blog Committed Relationship Dating Healthy Relationship Single  Why Do We Hate on Waiting Till Marriage? Maybe Virgins Have it All Figured Out

Why Do We Hate on Waiting Till Marriage? Maybe Virgins Have it All Figured Out

What’s your first reaction when someone says they “waited for marriage” or when someone mentions the concept of virginity? Do you cringe? Are you ambivalent? Does it resonate with you? Does it bring up some family and cultural baggage? Is it outside of your normal life but you’re curious? All or none of the above?…

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Did You Know? A Sexy Voice is a Powerful Aphrodisiac!

With the popularity of online dating, the chances of you speaking to someone on the phone or hearing a voice note from them before actually meeting, is high.  And how about the growingly popular TV show, Love is Blind, in which contestants base their levels of attraction towards another using only their voice?  It’s true!…

What Do Men Really Think About During Sex?

It might surprise you that it’s not “Boobs. Boobs. BOOBS.” There are many things that are going through a man’s mind while he’s making love–and yes, there’s a good chance he’s fantasizing about someone or something else. And that’s okay, because you’re probably doing it too! What is he thinking during sex? While making love,…

Does Vegetarianism and Veganism Affect Your Sex Life & Who You Date?

There’s a well-known expression that goes, “birds of a feather, flock together”. So we were curious to find out whether this expression was applicable when it comes to sex and dating.  Well, more so about whether vegetarians and vegans were more likely to date other vegetarians and vegans (spoiler alert? They are!), and if being…

Monogamous Relationships & Their Benefits

While polygamy is rife in many societies, monogamy still seems like the most mainstream way in which to have a relationship.  We’re often bombarded with images, influences, and expectations to get married, have that white picket fence, three children, and a dog, then live happily ever after.  But because we’re more open-minded today in exploring…

Leave Romance at the Door: Lithromantic, Explained

You know how people often associate romance with a warm, gooey feeling? Like butterflies in one’s stomach that flutter and twirl so uncontrollably that it feels as though they’re going to burst from excitement, love, or lust? Turns out, not everyone feels that way about romance! Indeed, there are individuals who consider their romantic orientation…

Friends First? Exploring Demiromantic Relationships

You may or may not have heard of the term ‘demisexual’. For reference, demisexual is when a person only experiences sexual attraction to another when they have a close emotional bond with them. This bond need not be romantic in nature however—it could even be a platonic friendship. Regardless, demisexuality isn’t actually about being sexually…

How To Talk Dirty During Sex Even if You’re Shy

Sex columnist Dan Savage explained the art of talking dirty very simply: “Dirty talk for beginners: Tell ’em what you’re going to do, tell ’em what you’re doing, tell ’em what you did.” This formula sounds perfect, but what if you’re shy and struggle with articulating your thoughts?  Not all people are comfortable with voicing…

LELO Podcast: Love Revolution During the Pandemic

The second episode of our pleasure podcasts takes around the globe to discuss the effects of the ongoing pandemic of human relationships. How has the prolonged time spent together influenced couples? How has the dating scene changed? Or how to deal with the psychological impacts of lockdown? These and many more questions form the basis…

Sexual Compatibility: It’s Not About Instant Attraction

Sexual compatibility is one of the most important aspects of every relationship. Whenever we meet a new partner, we’re always eager to find out whether we’re compatible in the sheets.  We’re looking for that spark, that instant attraction to another person, where you can’t seem to get enough of each other and where you don’t…

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What’s ‘Second Base’ These Days, Sexually Speaking?

Whether you’re a pinch hitter in middle school or a relief pitcher who’s been to the mound a few times, you’re probably like us and very, very confused by all the baseball terminology that pop culture has made so famous. We’re of course talking about the different bases correlating to different levels of intimacy with…

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What Does it Mean to be Panromantic

LGBT. LGBTQ. LGBTQI. LGBTQIA+. As an out and proud member of the queer community, I relish each letter our little web of support brings to the table. Under such a big, welcoming archway of possibility, there are few things more beautiful than queers and our ability to meet one another exactly where we’re at. Most…

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How To Compliment a Girl Through Text in 4 Different Ways

Is your partner’s love language verbal affirmation? If so, you should definitely take advantage of World Compliment Day to show them some love. Words are one of the most powerful tools of communication and making your crush, girlfriend, wife, or life partner feel butterflies can start with a simple text.  What is World Compliment Day…

Blog Committed Relationship Dating Healthy Relationship Sexual Wellness  Strengthen Your Relationship with These 5 Love Languages

Strengthen Your Relationship with These 5 Love Languages

While no two couples are the same, there are a few tips and tricks that can definitely make a difference when it comes to having a stronger relationship.  And according to Gary Chapman, a doctor of philosophy, counselor, and author, the key to having a lasting relationship is to know, and make use of, the…

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The Standby Spouse: Is A Backup Boyfriend Normal?

We have very complex mating strategies as a species. Research shows that a heterosexual woman will adapt their behavior and the way they dress depending on the kind of relationship they’re looking for. Whether it’s innate or it’s down to external, cultural pressures is an important consideration, but whatever the reason, straight women looking for…

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8 Sex-Themed Anniversary Ideas for Raunchy Couples

We’re not saying that these eight sex-themed ideas aren’t ideal for any day! But, if you and your partner or your friends with benefits are coming up on an anniversary of some sorts, these raunchy activities are not only unique and fun, but also super sexy.  From staycations and seemingly innocent games turned dirty, to…

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