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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How To Make Sure That One-Night Stand Totally Happens

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We all have that one friend who makes hooking up look easy, but – try as we might – we can never seem to score with the same consistency ourselves. So what’s that person’s secret anyway? Believe it or not, charisma and good looks have a lot less to do with it than you might think. It’s actually a lot more likely that they simply have a knack for not only picking potential partners, but knowing what it will take to close the deal. Allow us to elaborate.

What to Look For and Where to Find It

It’s true that awesome connections with potential one-night stands can start just about anywhere, but there’s a reason why most people rely on old standbys like the local clubs or their favorite bar. While not everyone that goes there is necessarily looking for sex, they are there because they want to have a good time and are likely to be open to the idea of mingling a little. Continue reading…

How to Stay Positive About Dating: Tips to Keep in Mind

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Most of us have something of a love-hate relationship with dating and it’s not hard to see why. On the one hand, meeting new people and allowing yourself to get excited about the possibilities can be a real blast. On the other, dating comes with more than its share of drama as well. It can be especially hard to find other people that actually want the same things you do, especially if you prefer no-strings-attached dating to traditional relationships.

All things considered, it’s understandable if you find it hard to stay positive about dating instead of just throwing in the towel altogether. Here we’ll discuss some ways you can actually stay optimistic about the whole thing and increase your chances of finding the type of connection you’re really looking for. Continue reading…