Casual sex is a minefield. For two consenting adults who are on exactly the same page, hooking up can be the perfect scratching post for a very particular itch. But, seldom is that the way.
It's Metafilter's 20th anniversary! To celebrate, scan some cats or help fund Mefi! I early 30s woman recently traveled out of town to have dinner and see a show; at dinner, I flirted with the bartender early 20s man because he was Just My Type, and I could not resist.
Casual sex takes many forms. You know the obvious ones: the one-night stand, the booty call, sex by appointment. More recent variations include "rec" recreational sex, which exists because, as one friend told me, "every great athlete needs practice.
The hook-up culture is too accessible. Every girl, no matter how attractive, intelligent or interesting, has at least 3 guys in her contact list she can call if she needs sex. More than likely, she has at least one casual sex partner she uses to get by and maintain her sanity. She knows that relationship is going nowhere and she is cool with that.
Are there really girls out there who enjoy casual sex arrangements? Gabrielle Morrissey answers a common question. Question: Is it really true that a female is capable of a one night stand or a casual sex arrangement?
Everyday Health Emotional Health. Have you ever wondered exactly what casual dating is? To some people it sounds glamorous and mysterious.
So, we now know casual sex can actually make you feel good if you view it positively. If hearing that news is like your birthday and Christmas rolled into one, read on for tips from Dr. Be sex savvy.
Here are some tips from Losee and a few other sources on how to manage hooking up with or dating someone in the office. Often, people confuse solidarity against a mean boss with something more. It's a lot like what happens to battle-scarred comrades in wartime, says Losee. Don't just talk about work together, and make sure you get out with people other than your colleagues.
Over the weekend, I spent some time with my dear friend Jack, a frequent contributor to Nerve. And yet, he's no geek: When he talks, you're mesmerized by the stories he tells, amazed by the books he waxes so eloquent about it, and laughing at the jokes he's always making. Plus, he's so rakishly handsome--with a thick swirl of ginger hair, a toothy smile, and high cheekbones--that I always have a moment of elevated heart-beating when I first see him again.
A lot of people decide to be casual and not get involved emotionally, at least for some period of time. However, even if you decide to be casual, there are certain things that you need to pay attention to. After all, you and your partner both want to have a fun, casual sexual relationship, without any strings attached, and for this to work, you both need to stick to some ground rules.