Kristine Fellizar

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Women Reveal How Using Sex Toys With A Partner Transformed Their Relationships

For the month of September, Bustle's Sex TBH package is talking about sex, honestly. We’re delving into how women approach the things they’re taught to be shy or embarrassed about in the bedroom — and, in doing so, we're liberating people to live the…
By Kristine Fellizar

What Americans Want The Most In Bed —And How To Get It

What would you say is your favorite part of sex? In a paper published in the journal PLOS One, researchers conducted a first-of-its-kind study to see what kinds of sexual behaviors Americans are interested in as well as how much they really like them…
By Kristine Fellizar

These Are The 17 Best Sex Toys For Women Right Now

For the month of September, Bustle’s Sex TBH package is talking about sex, honestly. We’re delving into how women approach the things they’re taught to be shy or embarrassed about in the bedroom — and, in doing so, we're liberating people to live the…
By Kristine Fellizar

Here's What Your Cheating Dreams Really Say About Your Relationship, According To Science

Even if you know they're not real, dreams can still have a way of messing with your head throughout the rest of the day. For instance, if you're in a relationship where you're super in love with your partner and you suddenly, start having dreams abou…
By Kristine Fellizar

13 Millennial Women Reveal How Their Relationships With Their Parents Have Changed Post-Election

A lot has changed in the months since Donald Trump was sworn into office, both on a political level and a personal one. Bustle’s State of Our Unions series looks at how millennial women's relationships with their friends, family members, and romantic…
By Kristine Fellizar

Experts Explain How To Make Your Love Mean More

Nowadays it's fairly easy to find someone to go on a date with (thanks, dating apps). But it's a little more of a quest to find someone you can actually connect with on a deeper level. While casual relationships aren't bad for a number of reasons, no…
By Kristine Fellizar

13 HR Managers Reveal Whether Stunt Resumes Actually Work

For the third year in a row, Bustle's Upstart Awards are honoring young women who are doing incredible things in the realms of business, STEM, fashion and beauty, the arts, philanthropy, and beyond. Want to be an Upstarts honoree one day? Read on for…
By Kristine Fellizar

The One Sign Your Relationship Is Toxic, According To Experts

Relationships go through their ups and downs. But there are huge differences between being in toxic relationships and healthy ones. In general, healthy relationships are fairly easy to spot. You know you're in one when you feel safe, cared for, loved…
By Kristine Fellizar

Science Says This Is How Long Foreplay *Actually* Lasts

As many women already know, foreplay is super important. Great foreplay can not only heighten arousal and amp up your sex life in the best possible ways, but it can also bring you closer to your partner. But how long should foreplay last? "For men a…
By Kristine Fellizar

These Subtle Body Language Cues Reveal If Your Date Is Into You

How can you tell when someone likes you during a first date? It's a question I'm sure many of us have asked ourselves before. Luckily, a new video by Function titled, "The Science of Dating (Eye Tracking Ep. 2)" has all the answers. In an experiment…
By Kristine Fellizar

The One Question To Ask Yourself Before You Stay Friends With An Ex

One of the hardest parts about dealing with a breakup is having to adjust to the fact that someone who’s been a constant fixture in your life for some time isn’t going to be there anymore. I know it's tough to cut someone out of your life completely.…
By Kristine Fellizar

The Real Reason Millennials Cheat Is Because They're Stressed AF About Life

People will cheat for a number of different reasons. But if your early 20s was filled with heartbreak caused by unfaithful exes who didn't seem to know what they wanted in life, you're by no means alone. As a new study published in the Journal of Sex…
By Kristine Fellizar

This Is The Mark Of A Successful Date, According To 2,000 Singles

If you've ever gone on a date with someone you really liked and wondered if it was a success, the answer is pretty simple. Just think back on the conversations you had. As a newly released survey conducted by Plenty of Fish found, nine out of 10 sing…
By Kristine Fellizar

Why Summer Is The *Best* Time To Be Single

Online dating may reach some peaks during this time of the year, but if you ask me, summer is the best time of the year to be single. I know I can't be the only one who thinks so. "Research shows that summer is the favorite season for about 30 percen…
By Kristine Fellizar

This Is The Busiest Day For Online Dating In The Summer

One of the best things about summer is the promise of new beginnings, adventure, and maybe even a little romance. According to a new Match survey, over 60 percent of singles say they have a bucket list they're looking to complete, and 83 percent say …
By Kristine Fellizar

This New Dating App Feature Will Make It Easier To Talk To Your Crush

One of the issues you can run into with online dating is that you can like a bunch of people, match with them, but never get a chance to actually talk to them for whatever reason. Since you're constantly being introduced to new faces through dating a…
By Kristine Fellizar

Why You *Always* Need To Include A Cover Letter

For the third year in a row, Bustle's Upstart Awards are honoring young women who are doing incredible things in the realms of business, STEM, fashion and beauty, the arts, philanthropy, and beyond. Want to be an Upstarts honoree one day? Read on for…
By Kristine Fellizar

What Experts *Really* Think Of This Birth Control Method

A recent study published by the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics found that teens today are more responsible about sex than ever before. The good news is, contraceptive use has increased from 86 to 90 percent for females and 93 to 95 perce…
By Kristine Fellizar

Can This Weird Thing Predict Relationship Commitment?

It may not be super noticeable to you at first, but your relationship has a way of changing who you are. You might start picking up habits that your partner does or use language they do that you typically don't. If you have started noticing that you …
By Kristine Fellizar

Is Sending A Follow-Up Text A Turn-Off On Dating Apps?

When it comes to dating apps, is double-texting a bad idea? Let's say you're on an app and you match with someone who really catches your attention. From your initial take on their profile, they're cute, they have a quirky sense of humor, and they ha…
By Kristine Fellizar