Sex & Love
Sex & Love
Adults Are Sharing The Most Explicit Things Porn Gets Wrong About Real-Life Sex, And Wow, These Answers Are Spot-On
"I always have considered this as a possibility, and in some ways, I feared it."
17 Overused Dating Profile Cliches That People Are So Sick Of Seeing, They're Basically The Equivalent Of A Red Flag
Turns out if you mention liking "The Office" in your bio, you're not the only one.
"The fact that I am a nurse in obstetrics and my coworkers and I have never heard of this made me want to share my story with others even more."
"None of your business," in response to a harmless opening question seems like a bad sign.
"When I realized that he didn't want the life I was working toward, and only said he did because he didn't want to break up."
It's time to find out if you'll still be going steady, turning over a new leaf, or settling down for good.
A reminder that it's hard out there.
"Falling in love is realizing that you are willingly allowing yourself to have a kryptonite-level weak spot. My house could burn, the 401(k) could get raided, or my job could get downsized — I'll just yell, 'Plot twist!' and keep moving. But let harm come to my husband or kid? The deeper the love, the deeper the ache."
"It only lasts so long before they switch up on you, too."
"After we were married, I would lay in bed and keep wishing I could 'go home.'"
Women Are Sharing Things They Won't Do For A Guy Unless They're Dating, And As Someone Who's Terrible At Establishing Boundaries, I Needed This
"We would have to be strong in our relationship for me to let you eat from my plate and touch my food."
"I don't know how to bring this up without the focus being that I read his texts."
From Netflix's From Scratch to classics like The Proposal and How Stella Got Her Groove Back.
Liberal Americans Are Sharing Why They Don't Date Conservatives, And It Shows Just How Divisive Things Have Become
"'It’s just politics' line showcases an utter lack of understanding or caring, neither of which are good."
The Internet Is Warning People Not To Brush Their Teeth After Oral Sex, So I Went To An Expert For The Truth
"Many people with STIs have no symptoms at all but can still spread infection to others."
People Are Sharing "Basic" Things About Sex That Come As A Surprise To Most Folks, And This Is Better Than Any Sex Ed Class I've Ever Attended
" It’s not as clean as they show in movies and TV shows. You don’t go from having sex to getting up, putting on a skirt with no underwear, and getting back to the office."
50 Screenshots Of Absolutely Unhinged Messages On Dating Apps That Make Me Very Glad I'm Single In 2022
The audacity is simply astounding.
"He Helped Me Through My Colonoscopy": Women Are Sharing How They Realized Their Partners Actually Loved Them, And It's Heart-Warming
"I wanted to buy my nephew a Nintendo Switch in a certain color for Christmas. It was sold out online and in stores near us. While I was sleeping, he drove to a Target an hour away and waited an hour before the store even opened to get it. He surprised me in the morning with it."
People Are Revealing The Opinions And Behaviors That Immediately Give Them The Ick, And A Lot Of Them Are Pretty Fair
"Referring to their ex-girlfriends as 'psycho' or 'crazy.'"
"I Knew When I Saw Her Reflection In His Sunglasses In A Pic He Sent Me": 21 People Revealed How They Learned Their Partner Was Cheating
"Turns out that person who was 'just a friend' was a full-fledged relationship."
"Eight years later, he emailed to say he was an idiot."
"He tacked a 'hehe' onto the end of his message, and I unmatched him. 'Haha' is fine, but 'hehe'...I don't know, I just can't do it."
"When I Experience It From One Person In The Relationship, I Know It's Over": Couples Therapists Share Specific Red Flags In Relationships
"It's very unhealthy and a huge red flag. Always ends in a painful and messy breakup."
Pretend You're On "Love Is Blind" And We'll Reveal The Season 3 Contestants You're Most And Least Compatible With
Keep Coleslaw and Bathwater away from me, please.
"It's not even just physical energy either — it's a whole thing. Running a 5K feels less exhausting some days."
"His mother also apologized for not having chopsticks when serving me rice."
19 People Who Asked For Wayyyyy Too Much On Dating Apps, Like One Person Had A Whole Questionnaire To Fill Out
These people really had the time, the nerve, and the audacity, it seems.
People Are Sharing Their "It's Me, Hi, I'm The Problem, It's Me" Moments In Their Relationships, So At Least They're Aware
"Instead of being emotionally mature about it, I just blamed his behaviors for mine."
“Exploring What I Wanted In Life, Sex, And Love": People In Non-Traditional, Poly, And Open Relationships Are Sharing What They Think Everyone Should Know
"I wish people knew that one of the most amazing things about polyamory is seeing someone else love a human as much as you love a human."
This Woman Wants To Cheat On Her Boyfriend, But Thinks She Should Ask Him For An Open Relationship First — What Do You Think?
"My new idea is asking him if we can have an open relationship."
Men Are Sharing Less Common Dating Red Flags They've Noticed In Other Men That They Want To Warn Women About
"Any man who identifies as a 'lone wolf' should be avoided. They have been ostracized by everyone already. If the man doesn't have dudes, then there is something very wrong."
People Who "Divorced Over Money" Are Sharing The Breaking Point That Ended Their Marriage, And It’s Wild
"My ex refused to work, even when I begged him to. We lived on my salary alone, and it was so hard. Eventually, I just snapped and asked for a divorce. It’s been six months since I filed, and I already have more savings than we ever had as a couple."
24 Times Men Saw A Woman Simply Living Her Life And Genuinely Thought It Was An Invitation To Hit On Her
Like, read the room, my guy.
A Gay Man Revealed The Story Of How His Ex-Wife Realized He Was Having A Same-Sex Affair, And It's Sparking A Heated Debate
"All I knew was how to be what other people needed. I was raised from birth until my early 20s in church. Looking back, I spent a lot of those years in survival mode."
15 People In Interracial Relationships Are Sharing The Biggest Challenges They And Their Partners Face
"You find out just how many closeted racist people you know when you’re in an interracial relationship."
These will make you think twice before opening up that joint savings account.
"I was married for just shy of a decade. I'll never do it again."
Forget all those nights of asking, "Well, what do you want to do?"
"Even though he has forgiven me, I will never forgive myself."
This Woman Took A DNA Test And Discovered A Shocking Family Secret — Should She Tell Her Family About It?
"I honestly have no idea if I should reveal this information or not."
Women Are Sharing How It Hit Them That Their Significant Other Truly Loves Them, And It's A Reminder Of What Honest Romance Looks Like
"He wasn’t a 'grand gestures' guy — he showed his love through everyday actions that were smaller, and meaningful."
"That he lives in a five bedroom house — just him, his daughter and his daughter's nanny/help. The nanny/help in question was his wife."
To be or not to be monogamous, that is the question.
Couples Therapists Shared The "First Signs" That Signal A Relationship Won't Last, And My Eyes Are Open
"I can rescue couples from the brink of divorce after an affair — I can’t bring the spark back."
Poor People Who “Married For Money” And Rich People Who “Married For Love” Are Sharing What It’s Really Like, and Wow
"I married for love — my husband came from a poor family and didn’t have a high-paying job. After we got married, I realized he had hid a lot of debt from me: credit card, student loans, and the wedding, which I was told was taken care of. We’ve been married for eight years, and I have been the breadwinner and sole provider for at least half the marriage. I do find myself wishing I married for money, out of pure exhaustion."
"My love for you is like a tree, growing every day / I wish that you would notice me, before we go away."
"His Mom Had To Bring Him New Sheets": 26 College Hookup Stories That Are Embarrassing But Hysterical
"I lost my virginity at a college Halloween party to a guy who was wearing a Spirit Halloween Luigi costume."
Asian Americans Are Sharing The Most Offensive Thing A Non-Asian Person Has Said To Them "Romantically," And My Jaw Is On The Floor
"While hitting on me, a guy said, 'I love it when you get mad because you look even more Asian.'"
You're going to need a serious box of tissues for this one.
Turns out, "women are supposed to be professional sandwich makers" isn't actually a good pick-up line.
"Here Are The Symptoms I Wish I'd Known Beforehand": This 23-Year-Old Had Her Drink Drugged, And She Is Sharing Her Story To Help Others
"We always tell people to protect their drinks, but we never tell them what happens after it happens."
"I found an old love letter he had written to me, so I decided to spray it with my perfume, glitter-bomb it, and mail it back to him. I found out later that it actually arrived on his birthday and made a huge mess. It was the perfect revenge, and I don’t regret it one bit."
"I always use protection and would never put him at risk."
Some of these are truly wild.
"If he would have been honest with me, and not gaslighted me when I knew something was up, we might have been able to work through it."
"My girlfriend and my husband went out on a date, and I can't explain just how excited and happy I was for the two of them!!! I couldn't wait for them to come home so I could hear how their incredible evening went."
Apparently, being rich completely changes your airport experience.
Women Are Revealing Realistic Safety And Dating Tips First-Time Female Daters Should Know, And I Appreciate Their Honesty
"Have your own hardcore boundaries already established before you date. It's never mean to say no to something."
If You Have Ever Been In A Toxic Relationship, You Will Immediately Know These 5 Red Flags An Expert Says To Look Out For
Speaking about toxic relationships, expert Sabrina Alexis Bendory said, "You may feel a great deal of shame — there is a part of you that feels shame for being in this situation, but you rationalize it away because it’s painful to accept that you are being mistreated. Maybe you tell yourself it’s not so bad or you’re just being dramatic. Maybe the problem is actually you and you need to solve it, and on and on."
Zero subtlety, lots of uncomfortable, forced sexual conversation.
Women Are Sharing Things Men Do That Make Them "Ghostable," And Seriously, Everyone Needs To Read This
"I went out on a coffee date with a guy. He admitted that he placed a GPS tracker in his ex's car to track her without her knowledge. Immediately no."
"Years ago, my cousin was dating this girl for around six years, and we all liked her. So, he called her house one day to take her out to find out that her HUSBAND picked up the phone. He had no idea she was married!"
Cold/gross world out there, y'all.
"Neither of us have red hair."
"And The Show Is Called 'The Audacity'" — People Are Applauding This Artist For Turning Every Single Unsolicited Dick Pic She's Received Into Very Brilliant Works Of Art
"I believe that sending unsolicited dick pics can be a precursor to pushing the envelope of consent, and lack thereof, in other ways. It's unnecessary, uncomfortable, and unwanted," said Audrey Berck, who had the idea to draw and create an art gallery out of all the unwanted penis photos she has received since high school.
"I lost my focus" — you taking this quiz while you're supposed to be working.
Asian Americans Are Sharing The Worst Thing A Non-Asian Person Has Told Them While Dating, And My Brain Has Short-Circuited
"This happened every single time I used dating apps."
People Who Married For Money Are Sharing What It's Actually Like, And It's Not What I Expected At All
"I was 25 and had $200 to my name. He was 35, and his dad was a millionaire. We've been married for 10 years now. It was exciting in the beginning, but now, I have regrets."
"I'm Looking For My Lobster": Here Are 15 Dating Bios, And You Have To Tell Me Which Were Written By An AI
Real person or robot: "I’m the life of the party, always up for a good time. I’m also known for being a bit of a tease. But don’t worry, I’m all talk.;)"
If there's gonna be second date, I'll need these questions answered...
Please for the love of everything good, don't repeat these.
"When You Change Women’s Sex Hormones, You Change Women" — It Turns Out There's Evidence That Hormonal Birth Control Actually Affects Who You're Attracted To, And Now I'm Questioning Everything
"Women deserve to know the full range of side effects possible with the pill, so that way they can make informed decisions about their health and the version of themselves that they want to be."
Therapists, Psychologists, And Other Mental Health Experts Are Sharing "Red Flags" To Look For In The First Six Months Of A Relationship
"It seems so nice, but it's just a way to get you to depend on them and turn a blind eye on the things that they really want to do."
"He's 31. She just turned 19. We worked with her since she was 16."
People Are Explaining How To Find Out Someone's Ring Size Without Tipping Them Off, And Anyone Planning A Proposal Needs To TAKE! NOTES!
"I measured my wife's finger with a piece of string while she was sleeping and took the string to the jeweler."
"You Might Meet 'Mr. Right' And Change Your Mind" — This Woman's Conversation With An OB-GYN About Getting Her Tubes Tied Has Gone Viral For Showing The Sexist BS Women Have To Deal With
"I don’t want to put my body through the risk of pregnancy, and I don’t want the lifelong commitment of being a mother."
People Are Sharing How Birth Control Caused Them To Develop Blood Clots In Their Brain — Here's What Experts Say About The Risks Of Birth Control
"When the doctors told me the diagnosis, I was confused and shocked."
"I don't want to celebrate that day because it only brings memories of finding the messages and the fights that ensued."
This Man Changed His House Locks Back After His Wife Asked To Get Them Changed, And People Have Strong Opinions On The Situation
A husband secretly changed his house locks back to the original after being asked to change them, and a rift with his wife ensued.
This Woman Is Passing Out "Dating Resumes" To Men With Her Photo, Hobbies, And Interests, And It's So Genius It's Going Viral
Tired of scrolling on Hinge, 27-year-old Emily Zgoda started passing out "dating resumes" at sporting events, grocery store meat sections, car washes, and more "target" areas — and millions of people are following along on her journey.
I Constantly Fantasize About My Coworker When I'm Having Sex With My Boyfriend — Am I About To Cheat On Him?
"At first I thought about famous people, but recently I started fantasizing about a coworker."
"Liking the show Two and a Half Men, loving Joe Rogan, and thinking Jordan Peterson is smart are HUGE red flags in potential relationships."
"He called his mom to bring him new sheets." 👀
People Are Revealing What Happened After They Took Back Their Cheating Partner, And It's Interesting, To Say The Least
"The pandemic hit, so we had good family alone time, aka quarantine, and have been happy ever since."
"We've Been Married 15 Years And He Still Doesn't Know": People Share Secrets They Kept From Their Partner And Don't Regret
"We've been married 15 years, and he still doesn't know and never will."
Women Revealed The Worst Thing They Heard A Man They Thought They Were Close To Say, And It's Terrifying
"Our other friends excused his behavior because they said it wasn't like he was going to hurt me."
"If I could stress anything, it's getting back to humanity."
"Women that wear loose T-shirts over their workout clothes are the reason sexism exists."
"I've Been Married For Over 34 Years, And My Husband Still Doesn't Know How To Give Me An Orgasm": People Are Sharing The Aspects Of Marriage They Wish They'd Prepared For Before Tying The Knot, And It's Eye-Opening
"I would have liked to have known more about sex, specifically orgasms. I've been married for over 34 years, and my husband still doesn't know how to give me an orgasm, and I don't know how to educate him. Sex has been very disappointing."
15 Faith-In-Humanity-Draining Screenshots Of Interactions On Bumble That Show How Exhausting Dating Is
Extreme jealousy from someone you're barely getting to know is ALARMING.
"Bigger Isn’t Always Better": Here Are 34 Lessons People Wish They'd Learned About Sex Before Having It
"For god's sake, everyone wash your damn hands before touching the fun bits!"
Professional Matchmakers Are Sharing The Secrets And Stories From Their Job, And I Honestly Don't Know Where To Start
" Your person is likely in a very different package than you expect them to be in. A good chunk of our success stories are between two people who were either lukewarm after a first date, or who never would have picked one another out on an app."
"I Let Her Walk In On Me In Bed With Another Woman": 25 Breakup Stories That People Are Having Qualms Over
"I broke up with my boyfriend on Valentine’s Day, which was, unfortunately, also his birthday."
This Wife Asked Her "Unemployed" Husband To Live With His Parents After He Was Caught Lying, And People Have Some Thoughts
A fed-up wife asked her recently laid-off spouse to go back to his parents' house after he seemingly gave up on his job hunt.
"As soon as I cut contact, I felt a huge rush of relief."
"The waitress distracted my date while I walked out the door."
21 Women Are Sharing The Toxic Rom-Com "Tropes" They're Tired Of Dealing With In Their Real-Life Relationships, And I Agree With Every Single One
"Fighting as a couple. 'Oh, it means we are passionate and love each other.' Like The Notebook. No, it means you have crappy conflict resolution skills and need to work on it."
Men, your lack of boundaries is showing.
"She has been talking about being allowed to sleep with someone else herself."