Relationships

How to Start Dating and Having Sex During COVID-19

| 07/16/2020

dating and sex during covid Illustration by Sophi Gullbrants

Meeting up and (safely) finding an intimacy buddy is a small suggestion for those who are struggling with loneliness and isolation.

Long-term involuntary loneliness and isolation can be detrimental to one’s emotional and physical health. If you are happy with online dating, then feel free to continue, but many are seeking connection and finding online connections falling short. Have you met someone online that you trust? Maybe you have an old flame or good buddy who is also sheltering alone? If so, one idea is to shelter safely together. Maybe meet up a couple times a month, or more if you are sure all parties are being as safe as possible.

  1. Always practice social distancing while being social with someone outside your bubble, especially in the beginning.

And, for the people in your bubble:

This piece was originally published on Medium.

Dame is now offering workshops! Learn more here, and sign up for Moushumi’s course on intimacy during COVID here.

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