6 Important Ground Rules for Those New to Casual Sex

Ground Rules for Casual Sex

Even the smoothest Casanova you know was new to hookup culture at one time or another, so don’t worry. No matter how new you are to casual sex yourself, it’s easy enough to get the hang of things if you know the basics as far as what works. The following ground rules can help you find your groove when it comes to hooking up, as well as avoid some of the most common pitfalls newbies face.

1.      Make Sure You’re Ready

Like anything else worth doing in life, there are good reasons and bad reasons to have casual sex. Bad ones include trying to prove to yourself or your social circle that you’re over your last relationship when you’re totally not. This isn’t the kind of thing you should do because “everyone else is doing it” either, especially if you know you’re a relationship person deep down. However, if you’re going casual because you know it’s a better fit for who you are, either right now or in general, then more power to you!

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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 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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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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