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We’re taught that dream-partners exist, but there is no right time, and there is no right person.
~ Sara Shah
Sleeping apart may actually be better for your sex life.
~ Gigi Engle
Experts explain why masturbation can actually help your relationship.
“I love you, but I love me more.”
Or is this just another myth designed to box us into impossible relationship standards?
Reflect on your relationship by filling in these blanks.
We asked five people who have traveled home with a S.O. for the holidays about their experiences.
~ Alanna Greco
You can still practice polyamory while handling the green-eyed monster.
~ Colleen Godin
Broaching sexual topics with your parents can build those bonds that only adult conversation can bring.
We need a better approach to STIs than crossing our fingers and hoping we don’t get one.
~ Louise Head
In relationships, codependent people can have trouble making decisions on their own.
~ Sara Radin
Readiness for sex post-partum is a physical issue—and an emotional one.
~ Helaina Hovitz
Do you have your masturbation routine on lock but are still struggling to come with a partner?