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Blog Dating Single  The Standby Spouse: Is A Backup Boyfriend Normal?

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…

Blog Dating Single  Can You Find Love on Tinder?

Can You Find Love on Tinder?

The majority of people meet their partners through friends, family, work, or social groups. But increasingly, we’re meeting our partners online, due to having access to a high volume of people, being able to organise them easily, and communicate with them safely, at our own leisure. Dating apps like Tinder have simplified the process even…

Advice Blog Committed Relationship Dating Lesbian LGBTQ Sensual Wellbeing Single  What Coming Out Should Look Like

What Coming Out Should Look Like

There are a lot of questions that arise before thinking about coming out (a metaphor used by the LGBTQ+ community referring to revealing your sexual identity) to your friends, family, workplace, etc. How do I tell them? When? What will they say? Is it even worth it?  It’s important to weigh the pros and cons…

Blog Dating Sexual Health Single  Introverts and Sex

Introverts and Sex

When we hear the word introvert, most of us imagine a person with robot-like social skills. Such extremes, however, are relatively rare, which is exactly what makes them extreme. In reality, there’s a continuous scale between absolute introversion and extroversion and almost all of us fall somewhere in between. Nevertheless, the fact that we gravitate…

#StaySafe Blog Committed Relationship Dating Interview READER Q&As Sexual Health Single  Sex and Love During Covid 19—A Q&A with Dr. Zhana

Sex and Love During Covid 19—A Q&A with Dr. Zhana

Hi everyone, this is Dr. Zhana, professor of human sexuality in New York University and it’s time to answer some questions about sex and love in this very strange time of the Coronavirus pandemic and the life-saving requirements to physically distance from people. It’s a challenging time for pretty much everyone. It’s challenging for single…

#StaySafe Blog Committed Relationship Dating Fact-checked by Doctor Single  Get Ready for the Quarantine Agers

Get Ready for the Quarantine Agers

This article was scientifically fact-checked by Human Sexuality expert Dr. Laurie Mintz. We’re in an age of categories. Baby boomers. Millennials. Generation Y. Gen Z. Can we expect a surge of babies in nine months’ time, as a result of the sex* we imagine is happening right now, with all of us self-isolating in the…

Advice Blog Dating Advice Single  Everybody Hurts Sometimes: 6 Tips for Dealing with Heartbreak

Everybody Hurts Sometimes: 6 Tips for Dealing with Heartbreak

Getting your heart broken is horrible, and unfortunately medicine has still not produced an overnight cure. Methods for getting over heartbreak can vary, but most can agree that embarking on a bender and then sending very regrettable text messages that alternate between trying to hurt and trying to reconcile with the heartbreaker is not the…

#StayTheFuckHome Blog Committed Relationship Dating Fact-checked by Doctor Single  How Love Can Help Us Overcome Anxious Times

How Love Can Help Us Overcome Anxious Times

This article was scientifically fact-checked by Human Sexuality expert Dr. Laurie Mintz. As the invisible virus keeps spreading globally, infecting people and transforming our reality into a new and unknown one, there is another virus threatening us – the virus of anxiety. To fight it, we must mobilize one of our basic survival mechanisms, and…

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