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We Asked People How They Feel About Casual Nudity with Sexual Partners

"It’s a way to be free and not sexualized," says one person. Another just doesn't have air conditioning.
Leila Ettachfini
7.10.18
Sex
Sex

The Unwritten Rules When It Comes to Your Ex's Nudes

Is it flattering, unethical, or just plain weird to keep nudes from lovers past?
Leila Ettachfini
6.28.18
Queerly Beloved
Queerly Beloved

Queer, Poly, and Platonic: Two Partners Discuss Their Unconventional Love

"Over the years, our identities, understandings of relationships, and politics have changed radically with and because of each other. We now both have girlfriends, live in different countries, and are still deeply committed to one another."
Sarah Burke
6.28.18
How Though?
How Though?

How to Share the Burden of Birth Control With Your Partner

If it takes two to get pregnant, shouldn't it take two to prevent it?
Leila Ettachfini
6.22.18
Internet
Internet

As a Teen, I Was Haunted by the Sexual Persona I Created to Protect Myself

The person I created on the internet shielded me from the slut-shaming I endured at the hands of high school bullies. Rather than let their words break me, I molded my online image to embody sexuality.
Eda Yu
6.18.18
Dating
Dating

What Dating Older Men Taught Me About Power and Desire

Twenty-seven-year-old Amy Anderson says her 50-year-old boyfriend makes a better lover because he's more sexually liberated. But not all older boyfriends are created equal, she warns.
Amy Anderson
5.24.18
relationships
relationships

The New Breakup Equation: How Long It Will Take to Get Over Your Ex

I tried to come up with a new equation, as simple as I could make it, to calculate how long it actually takes to get over your ex.
Maria Yagoda
5.22.18
Dating
Dating

Why Do Men Always Assume You're in Love with Them? An Investigation

Evolution says it helps their mating odds; psychology says they have attachment issues. I think they just aren't very humble.
Sara David
5.18.18
Dating
Dating

Responding to Nudes with Mere Emojis Is an Affront to Human Decency

Why you should consider what went into this sexy selfie and access your horny gratitude.
Sara David
5.9.18
Dating
Dating

I Asked People Who Ghosted Me Why They Still Watch My Instagram Stories

Their answers range from "I'm trash" (true!) to "you post good videos of your cat" (also true).
Sara David
4.25.18
How Though?
How Though?

How to Break Up with Your Live-In Partner in the Least Torturous Way Possible

Breaking up is hard to do—especially when it involves moving out, changing names on a lease, or deciding who keeps the house plants.
Leila Ettachfini
4.16.18
Books
Books

The Hidden Economic and Social Power Of Chinese Mistresses Today

Chinese mistresses occupy a historic and unique position in their society—at once feared, respected, and admired for their intelligence and wit. For many young women, being a mistress is equivalent to a full-time career.
Roseann Lake
4.16.18