sex and relationships

This Country Searches For Sex Toys The Most

When it comes to buying sex toys, some countries take it more seriously than others. Or at least that's what new data from Vouchercloud, a UK-based voucher website, showed. They used a sample of 18 of Lovehoney’s most popular products to see just how…
By Lea Rose Emery

Here's What Young People Really Want In A Partner Compared To Older Generations

There are so many different ways to meet people today, whether you do it IRL, online, or have someone fix you up. Unlike dating apps that typically use algorithms to find your perfect match or friends who like to pawn you off to their other single fr…
By Kristine Fellizar

Here's Your Love Horoscope For The Weekend

We’re constantly fascinated by what our zodiac sign says about our lives, whether it's which signs are most compatible or how each sign handles conflict in relationships. That's why Bustle has enlisted Mecca Woods, a New York City-based astrologer of…
By Mecca Woods

Amber Rose Reveals Her 6 Favorite Sex Toys — And Why You Should Try Them

Amber Rose is known as an advocate for sex-positivity, so many were surprised to learn on The Amber Rose Show in 2016 that she had never used a sex toy. But since then, she has not only discovered the wonders of the vibrator (and the butt plug and th…
By Suzannah Weiss

I Went To The Museum Of Broken Relationships Alone On Valentine's Day & Learned A Big Lesson

While some people spent Valentine's Day with a significant other, I spent it alone, thousands of miles away from friends and family. But before you cue the somber violin music, it was actually one of the best Valentine's Days I've ever had. As a digi…
By Natalia Lusinski

6 Things People Who Found Love On Dating Apps Have In Common

If you're an avid online dater who's yet to find a lasting relationship, you've no doubt wondered if there's some sort of secret to finding love on a dating app that you're as-yet-unaware of. While there might not be a magic formula that will guarant…
By Laken Howard

The Top 15 Things That Cause Stress In Relationships

When it comes to relationships, even happy and healthy relationships, stress is just part of the equation. Not just because it can sometimes be stressful to put in the necessary amount of effort to keep your relationship strong and on track, but the …
By Amanda Chatel

Healthy Relationships Are Predicted By How Well You Know Each Other, Not How Alike You Are

My partner and I are very different. He’s an introvert — I’m an extrovert. He’s a minimalist — I love kitsch. He wears all black — I prefer bright, clashing colors. He’s tech — I’m handmade. I wouldn’t go so far as to say we fit under the “opposites …
By Emma McGowan

7 Daily Habits That Can Lead To Cheating Over Time

Most people don't wake up one day and think "I'm ready to cheat on my significant other." Often, this infidelity comes as a result of a buildup of different thoughts, desires, and ways of thinking. There are a number of reasons why people cheat, incl…
By Carina Wolff

8 Things That Seem Like Positive Relationship Qualities But Actually Aren’t Healthy

When with a partner long-term, it might be easy to mistake unhealthy relationship characteristics for positive relationship qualities. Take for instance, jealousy. People like to romanticize the idea of jealousy by thinking their partner must really …
By Kristine Fellizar

Here's The One Time When Where Pooping Might Push Your IUD Out

You’ve just gone through the process of having your IUD inserted. You’re back home. You’re hanging out. And… You have to poop. Suddenly the thought flashes through your mind: “Is it possible for my IUD to fall out from pooping?” It’s a scary thought,…
By Emma McGowan

These Are The 6 Zodiac Signs Most Likely To Emotionally Cheat on Their Partners

When we're talking about personality traits and habits that are associated with the zodiac, each sign comes with its fair share of positives and negatives. For example, astrologers say there are zodiac signs that are most likely to cheat emotionally,…
By Carolyn Steber

Tinder's New Feature Lets Women Decide Who Gets To Make The First Move

Some women are put off from online dating after being totally inundated with messages from their matches every time they open their inbox. It can be an overwhelming deluge of "hey", "Hey", and "HEY" — or it can be even more aggressive that that somet…
By Lea Rose Emery

People Are Sharing How They'll Celebrate #SinglesAwarenessDay & It's Goals

February 15 is Singles Awareness Day. Though some people celebrate it on February 14, the actual "holiday" is on February 15. If you’re wondering what it’s all about, for those people not dating or coupled up, Singles Awareness Day is all about celeb…
By Natalia Lusinski

15 Reasons Long-Term Relationships Fail, According To Reddit

Every long-term relationship is unique, but pretty much all couples have at least one important goal in common: to not break up. Unfortunately, not all relationships have what it takes to last, and even if everything seems just peachy right now, ther…
By Laken Howard

Here's The Most Popular Sex Toy In Your State

If you've spent any time at all browsing through some of the most popular sex toys out there, you'll know that the options are pretty much limitless: dildos of all shapes and sizes, couple's vibrators, all things anal — it can be overwhelming trying …
By Laken Howard

9 Signs Your Relationship Isn't Moving At A Healthy Pace

When you enter into a new relationship, it's easy to get swept up in all honeymoon-type feelings you typically have for your new partner. Regardless of whether your relationship is headed towards lifelong commitment or not, pacing is super important.…
By Kristine Fellizar

Here's How Many People Matched On Tinder In PyeongChang Leading Up To The Olympics

In case anyone is looking for love — or just have fun — with the 2018 Olympic athletes, popular dating app Tinder has you covered. Because Tinder is letting users in the Olympic Village use Tinder Gold, their premium version, totally free of charge t…
By Lea Rose Emery

Here's How Romantic Young People Are Compared To Other Generations

You've probably heard that "romance is dead," and young people are responsible for killing it. Sure, our generation may approach love and relationships a lot differently than previous ones, but that doesn't necessarily mean we don't know how to be ro…
By Kristine Fellizar

This Lingerie Is Designed To Help Women Enjoy Sex More — And Here's How It Works

Oral sex is a huge part of the sexual experience for a lot of women — and for some, it's as good as it gets. In fact, in a 2010 survey of over 9,600 women from Esquire, 35 percent of women said it was a necessary part of foreplay — and 10 percent sai…
By Lea Rose Emery