How to Recognize a Catfish Sooner Rather Than Later

How to Recognize a Catfish

At this point, everyone knows what catfishing is. They know it’s a real thing, and they know it really does happen to people. What most people don’t seem to get is that catfishing is actually something that could happen to them. After all, not every catfish is laughably obvious. Even smart, woke daters can fall victim to a catfish that’s slick enough and really knows what they’re doing, so it’s important to know what to look for. Here’s how to go about making sure it doesn’t happen to you.

Understand Why Catfish Do What They Do

Catfishing is about more than just trivial lies almost anyone might be tempted to tell. After all, who hasn’t been tempted to fudge the truth when it comes to their age, their weight, their hairline, or their financial situation? Truly dedicated catfish can create identities and faux lives that are so detailed, that they really do seem real.

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5 Things to Know About Open Relationships Before Taking the Plunge

Open Relationships

If it seems like just about everyone is talking about open relationships these days, it’s definitely not your imagination. Every day seems to find yet another social media contact, acquaintance, or celebrity opening up about their own preference for open relationships and with good reason.

Open relationships offer modern, forward thinking people an approach to love and sex that makes a lot more sense to them than traditional monogamous relationships do, so it’s only natural to wonder whether it might make sense for you and your partner as well. Here’s a look at what you need to know before jumping in feet first.

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Does Sugar Daddy or Sugar Mama Want You to Meet Their Family? Here’s How to Deal

Meeting Sugar Family

If you’re one of the many people who’s had a casual dating situation with an affluent single transition into a sugar baby-style situation, then you don’t need to be told how great mutually beneficial relationships can really be. However, what do you do if things unexpectedly get more serious and your sugar benefactor decides they’d like you to meet their family? It only makes sense that a lot of difficult questions would be flashing through your mind.

How much does their family really understand about you or the nature of your relationship? How can you make sure you charm his loved ones to the same extent you’ve charmed them? Meeting a sugar lover’s family has more in common with meeting any other partner’s family than you might think. It’s all about being prepared. Here’s how you can put your best foot forward and make the best possible impression should you decide to go ahead with things.

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How to Get Someone to Send Nudes (and Like It)

Sending Nudes

Between the internet and the ubiquity of smartphones, it’s hardly surprising that taking and sending nudes is simply no big deal anymore. Nearly everyone enjoys snapping a few sexy or silly shots when they’re alone just to see what they look like. If they like what they see, it makes perfect sense to show them off to the right person, so you’re definitely not alone in finding nudes intriguing.

That said, it’s a lot easier than you think it is to talk a five-alarm hottie you’re chatting up into sending you a few choice pics of her own. You just need to know how to go about it. Here’s a closer look on what to do and what not to do for best results.

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7 Make or Break Factors for Every Casual Dating Relationship

Make or Break Factors for Casual Dating

While there’s definitely nothing wrong with being in a serious relationship, you really need to be in the right head space to make it work. Sometimes “committed” is exactly what you want to be, but other times, you just want to have certain needs met without the need for a commitment you’re not ready for.

A casual, no-strings-attached relationship is a great way to enjoy the aspects of a relationship you do want without the ones you don’t, but you need to know how to manage the situation for it to actually work out. The following are just a few of the most important factors to keep in mind, as they literally spell the difference between a casual situation that’s awesome and one that’s destined to become a disaster.

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Could Casual Sex Be Exactly What You Need Right Now?

Casual Sex

Hot, sweaty, satisfying sex isn’t just for those in relationships anymore. Not only are more people having casual sex than ever, but it’s becoming increasingly socially acceptable as well. It only makes sense that you’d be thinking about snagging your own piece of that sweet, no-strings-attached action. However, as fun as casual sex is, it’s not for everyone. Here’s how you can tell whether or not it’s right for you before you dive right in yourself.

So Why Isn’t Casual Sex for Everyone?

Whether it’s seen as a sacred way to connect with a partner or just an extra-fun way to spend a Saturday night, sex is about something different to everyone. It can also mean different things to the same person at different points in life, so anyone interested in going the casual route should think about why they’re considering it right now.

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How To Keep Your No-Strings-Attached Relationship From Turning into More

No-Strings-Attached Relationship

No-strings-attached relationships really are the best of both worlds when you’re just not ready for anything serious. You get to enjoy plenty of amazing sex, often with a pleasant dose of enjoyable companionship to go with it, but without the commitment and obligation that comes along with something more traditional. No-strings-attached relationships are great ways to experiment a little with your sexuality as well.

In other words, there’s so much to love about keeping things casual that it’s easy to see why you’d prefer to go that route. What’s not as easy is making sure your casual connection actually stays that way. Here are a few tips for keeping your no-strings-attached relationships from inadvertently evolving into more for either party involved.

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Sizzling Rebound Flings: 8 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Partner

How to Choose an Ideal Rebound Fling Partner

Not everyone wants to deal with a recent break-up by swearing off dating and staying home alone until they’re completely over everything that happened. Some people find it much more natural to get right back out there, have a little fun, and sow their wild oats for a while instead. If you’re the latter, then you’re probably one of the many that actually benefit from rebound relationships.

Rebound relationships tend to get a bad rap in certain circles, but it’s largely undeserved. No, it’s not the best idea to jump into something else serious right after ending a major relationship. However, if you’re fully aware you’re on the rebound and make your choices accordingly, a rebound fling could be just the thing to help you bounce back sooner rather than later.

The key to success lies in choosing the right rebound partner. You want someone that’s up for having a carefree affair to remember, not someone that’s clingy because they aren’t on the same page you are. The following tips can help you make a choice you’re bound to be happy with.

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10 Tips for Having Safe Cybersex Like A Pro

Having Safe Cybersex

At this point, it’s definitely safe to say that technology is here to stay, as is everything that comes with it. That absolute includes e-dating, online hook-up sites, and cybersex. Even if you’ve never done it before, you almost certainly know what cybersex is. You probably also know it can be a fun, no-strings-attached way to relieve some sexual tension and meet interesting new people as well.

Even so, knowing what cybersex is all about is one thing. Actually knowing how to do it properly is another. While good cybersex can be fantastic, bad cybersex is cause for embarrassment at best. It’s important to know how to cyber safely as well. Here we’ll go over some of the most important dos and don’ts to keep in mind when you let your fingers do the walking for an experience that’s positive on every level.

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6 Must-Know Bedroom Hacks for Lasting Longer Between the Sheets

Bedroom Hacks for Lasting Longer

As nice as it would be to turn in a Casanova-level performance every time you’re getting busy in the bedroom, most people do get that reality doesn’t necessarily allow for that. However, there’s a lot you can do to be better in bed overall, especially when it comes to lasting longer. The following tips can help you really bring your A-game to the table more consistently and to a much higher degree.

  1. Pay more attention to your health.

Pumping iron or lacing up your running shoes on the regular doesn’t just help you look better naked (although that’s definitely a nice bonus). The healthier you are, the better you become at just about everything that’s important to you, sex included, so you officially have one more reason to get serious about your workouts.

If you smoke, drink a lot, or do drugs on the regular, you might want to think about cutting way back, if not quitting altogether, as well. Smoking can drastically affect circulation throughout the body, including to the sex organs. Overuse of drugs and alcohol can likewise lower the quality of a person’s sexual performance.

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