If Your Hookup App Doesn’t Meet These Standards, It’s Time to Switch Things Up

Time to Switch Your Hookup App

Hooking up is just like anything else worth doing these days in that there are plenty of apps out there that can help you do it better, more often, and more effectively. Don’t make the mistake of assuming that if you’ve used one, you’ve used them all though. Some of the best options out there bring things to the table that can really help you take your game up a notch or two.

For instance, Mixxxer is one hookup interface that is really changing the way casual sex lovers go about finding new hookup partners by bringing a lot of exclusive features to the table. That said, if your hookup method of choice doesn’t do all the following, it might be time to try the Mixxxer life on for size. How does your favorite app measure up?

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6 Tips for Getting Your Mojo Back After a Break-Up

Getting Your Mojo Back After a Break-Up

Break-ups not only happen to the best of us, but they’re nothing if not complicated. Sometimes they’re unwanted, while other times they’re almost a relief. All of them can leave a person feeling like they’re not quite themselves for a while. Taking some time to yourself to get your bearings and regroup can be therapeutic for a while, but sooner or later, you’re going to be itching to get back to normal. Here are a few tips for coming back strong and getting your life back on track once you’re ready.

1.      Cleanse your social media of their presence.

Whether or not you think the break-up was for the best, it’s impossible to move past it if your ex is constantly turning up in your social media feeds. Unless there’s some reason the two of you need to stay in touch, unfriend and block them. This not only keeps them from showing up in the comment sections of mutual friends, but it will help curb the temptation to check in on them when you’ve got a little too much time on your hands. It also stops them from secretly checking up on you. While you’re at it, consider deleting their number from your phone as well.

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A First-Timer’s Guide to Swinging: What to Know and Where to Start

A First-Timer’s Guide to Swinging

If you’ve ever thought the idea of getting down and dirty with another couple sounded like the hottest thing ever, you’re not alone. With general society becoming increasingly accepting of alternative approaches to relationships and sex, couples aren’t stopping at fantasizing anymore when it comes to swinging. They’re actually experiencing the swinger’s lifestyle for themselves, and you can too.

However, knowing you’re ready to go from dreaming about swinging to trying it is easy. Figuring out where to start is another challenge entirely. Here’s a closer look at what you need to know to plan, arrange, and have an experience that’s everything you want it to be.

Why Are You Interested in Swinging?

Maybe you and your partner have already answered this question for yourselves. If not though, it’s important to do so before you start making concrete plans, because there are both good and bad reasons for wanting to swing. If this is something you think will fix a relationship that’s going sour or it’s something only one of you wants to try, swinging isn’t for you.

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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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