Aly Walansky is a New York-based freelance lifestyles writer.
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7 Weird & Awesome Day Tours That Are Worth The Trip

If you're in a new destination, you may want to tour the local food and wine spots. I'm with you. There's nothing like a great vineyard or cheese expedition. But if you want to have an unforgettable experience when you're on vacation, there are some …
By Aly Walansky

What You Need To Know About Traveling With Sex Toys

If you're planning a relaxing getaway, your favorite form of stress relief (and pleasure) may be coming along for the ride. But there's a lot you need to keep in mind before traveling with your sex toys. We all have a right to pleasure. And if you ar…
By Aly Walansky

How Watching Porn Made Me More Confident In Bed

When I was in middle school, I’d often watch General Hospital with my mom and grandma. While I was by no means watching porn, the sex on TV was portrayed as explosive. Gorgeous bodies, gleaming with sweat, clinging together, moaning in intense pleasu…
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6 Places Where You Should Do It At Least Once

What is your sex location fantasy? Is it the backseat of a car? Maybe an airplane bathroom? The back room of a bar with the hot guy or woman in a band? The beach? "We all love our rom-coms that depict those hot steamy passionate sex scenes we all dre…
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Why "The One" Should Be Banned From Your Vocab

Between Lifetime, Disney, and fairytales, we've been conditioned to believe that finding our soulmate is the end game for anyone seeking happiness and love — that there's this perfect person out there for just waiting for us. But the reality may be q…
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10 Tricks You Should Try In Bed Tonight

When people talk about sex and foreplay, there are usually things that some of us enjoy and others don't. Some people may love it a little rough, while others want slow and romantic. Some may have very sensitive nipples, while others may prefer havin…
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6 Small Ways To Make Somebody Else Better In Bed

We have to accept responsibility that sometimes we can make improvements in the sack. That goes for all of us, of all experience levels, with all our partners. But that doesn't mean our partners are perfect either. While they can learn from our signa…
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The Easiest Way To Be Better In Bed

Many of us want to have better sex, and while we'd love to push that responsibility onto our partner, a lot of the ball (so to speak!) remains in our court. Vocalizing your pleasure during sex is a seductive (and easy) way to improve your skills in b…
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10 Sex Positions For Small Spaces

Remember those nights in your bedroom or your parents' house, struggling to find inventive ways to be intimate in a twin-sized bed? Perhaps you'd move it outside, and try things in the backseat of your partner's car. Whatever you tried, you didn't ha…
By Aly Walansky

How To Be The Best Wing Woman To Your Single BFF

Dating is hard, hard work, and sometimes, it requires a team effort. Obviously, this applies to both parties in a relationship making things work — but it can also apply to meeting someone new. Having a fun, social friend with you while you are out c…
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Why Not To Be Ashamed Of A One-Night Stand

Sometimes, a date is all about great conversation and hearts and flowers. But sometimes it's all about chemical attraction, and a lost few hours in time, and that becomes a one-night stand. Sometimes, no-strings-attached sex can be incredibly liberat…
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6 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Sperm

Though sperm is often associated with having sex, spitting and swallowing, and making babies, there are so many other ways it can be used beyond what goes on in the bedroom. Actually, there are a ton of sperm uses — for your health, mind and well-bei…
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5 Signs Your Vibrator Is Your Life Partner

A vibrator is a must-have for your sex life. This remains true whether said vibrator is to supplement a partner — or to make pleasuring yourself a lot more interesting. You remember that first vibe you got. It was a little intimidating. You weren't s…
By Aly Walansky

7 Worst Things You Can Do In A Relationship

The universe gives us mixed signals when it comes to relationships, especially at the beginning. Should we have lots of sex, or hold out? Should we spend all our time together, or not be too available? Should we embrace total awkward honesty about ou…
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The Best Positions For Your Mood

There's a lot that goes into finding the right sex position for you and your partner. Obviously, what feels great is a big part of what you'll decide to do. But you may also adjust your moves for small spaces, not-so-private spaces, tight spaces, acr…
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When Is The Best Time To Go On A Honeymoon?

Planning a wedding can be incredibly stressful. The honeymoon should be the escape from all the crazy and a celebration of being together —but then you discover planning a honeymoon that has a bunch of stresses of its own! "So much work and anticipat…
By Aly Walansky

Can You Tell If He Has A Big Penis?

There are certain things you can tell about a guy, just by observing him. You can tell if he's kind, funny, if he has good hygiene, good taste in clothes, etc.. You can tell if he loves beer or green juice, if he likes to read, if he wears glasses wh…
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How To Have Hotter Sex, According To Porn Stars

Somewhere deep down, we know that porn isn't real life. We know that we can watch and enjoy it, but we can't necessarily expect the pizza guy to bend us over the coffee table. That said, porn sex looks so damn hot. And who doesn't like hot sex? So ma…
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3 Things To Consider Before You Send That Sext

While sexting may seem like the brave new world of flirtation, there's a lot to consider before hitting send on that dirty text or naughty photo. If it ends up on the internet, would you be OK with that? Or, suggests sex expert Laurel House, do you k…
By Aly Walansky

How To Tell Someone They're Bad In Bed

It's said sex is like pizza: Even when it's bad, it's pretty good. But that's not saying there's not always room for improvement. But should you tell someone they're bad in bed? If you want to keep on having sex with someone who can use some tutoring…
By Aly Walansky