sex and relationships

5 Things Cheaters Are Looking For In An Affair Partner Right Off The Bat

For those of who has never experienced having an affair, it can be a little mind-boggling imagining how affairs happen. Someone not only has to decide to stray, they have to arrange meetings, exchange messages, and, of course, go through with it.…
By Lea Rose Emery

7 Things No One Tells You About Dating A Friend

It's no secret that successful relationships need to involve a level of friendship. Because loving someone and liking them, to paraphrase Leslie Knope, is essential in a relationship, some theories even suggest that the best relationships are the…
By Amanda Chatel

8 Signs You're Attached To Your Partner, But Not Actually Emotionally Connected

Attachment and connection are two totally different things. But if you're unaware of the differences, it's easy to confuse one for the other. So how do you know if you're actually connected to your partner or just attached? According to experts,…
By Kristine Fellizar

7 Things To Do On A First Date When It's Not Going How You Planned

It's an unfortunate truth that the perfect first date doesn't really exist. Yes, you may have some really great first dates, but often, when there's bound to be something that goes a little wonky from time to time. And in some cases it can go very,…
By Lea Rose Emery

Experts Reveal How To Feel More Comfortable Talking About Sex

So many people might be surprised to hear that Kim Kardashian is not comfortable talking about sex. As Kardashian explained in a recent interview with Bret Easton Ellis for Richardson Magazine, the persona she shows the public isn't necessarily…
By Lea Rose Emery

6 Physical Signs You’re Not In Love Anymore

Falling out of love with someone can be confusing, and you might not even realize it's happening at first. In these cases, you may even experience some physical signs you're not in love anymore before your mind catches up to you. Since our mental…
By Carina Wolff

7 Ways To Make Your Relationship Less Codependent & More Interdependent

Being codependent in your relationship is just toxic in nature. According to experts, the best kind of relationship dynamic you can have is interdependence. If you feel like you and your partner rely on each other too heavily, there are ways to…
By Kristine Fellizar

Here's Your 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…
By Mecca Woods

The 4 Zodiac Signs Most Likely To Be Commitment-Phobes

Becoming a commitment-phobe can happen for all sorts of reasons, but for some, it's just an aspect of their personality. And for those who believe the stars might have something to do with how people operate in this world, understanding the zodiac…
By Eva Taylor Grant

This Simple Lifestyle Hack Is The Key To Better Orgasms, According To Science

Mindfulness and meditation are having a moment in a very big way right now. It seems like everyone is at it and the benefits are innumerable. Studies have found that meditating can lower your stress levels, allow you to reflect, and make you an…
By Alice Broster

7 Dark Traits People Often Mistake For Attractive Qualities

It's never a bad idea to stay away from people who exhibit dark personality traits, as psychologists call them, such as narcissism, psychopathy, Machiavellianism, or sadism. But interestingly enough, research has found that people who may exhibit…
By Kristine Fellizar

Hooking Up With Your Ex May Not Be As Bad For You As You Think, A New Study Says

It seems like there's one piece of post-heartbreak advice that's more common than any other: 'whatever you do, don't sleep with your ex!' While this admonition is typically given with the best of intentions, what works for one person doesn't…
By Laken Howard

The One Problem You’re Most Likely To Have In Your Relationship, Based On Your Partner's Sign

If you're into astrology, then you may want to learn more about your partner's sign as a way of getting a glimpse into who they are as a person — including all their personality traits, quirks, and eccentricities. You won't get all the answers, but…
By Carolyn Steber

Let Me Introduce You To My Favorite Sex Toy Ever

There are certain moments in a person's life that you never forget. For example, your first kiss. Whether it was good or bad, you never forget it. There's also that time when you finally got your driver's license, moved into your own apartment, met…
By Amanda Chatel

Hinge's New Feature Asks You Questions About Your Date So You Can Get Better Recommendations

In a society where online dating has become one of the most common ways to meet people, dating apps are constantly looking for new innovations to make their platform stand out and, ideally, offer something that other apps don't. Recently, dating…
By Amanda Chatel

These Condoms Are About To Become Way Easier To Find In The U.S.

Fact: internal condoms — also known as “female condoms” — are not as popular as external condoms. Some people argue that’s because they’re more difficult to use. Some people say they’re just not comfortable or they’re too big. But probably the…
By Emma McGowan

The One Zodiac Sign You’re Likely To Fall For The Hardest, Based On Your Sign

Whenever you feel yourself falling head-over-heels for someone, it's often because they have a quality you find intensely attractive — yet you may not have an easy time defining what it is about them. It can be tough to pin down what, exactly, makes…
By Carolyn Steber

Scientists Have Designed A New Condom That Could Revolutionise Your Sex Life

Over the last 50 years, a lot of research has gone into making sex fun and safe. Whilst the pill revolutionised birth control and there are now many more options out there to prevent unwanted pregnancy, condoms are still the only way to protect…
By Alice Broster

Being Able To Laugh At Yourself May Mean That You're Better In Bed, A New Study Says

It’s probably no surprise that a shared sense of humor is helpful in a healthy relationship. However, those shared LOLs might translate beyond witty text banter into the bedroom as a new study suggests people who can laugh at themselves have better…
By Mia Mercado

So Cuffing Season Is Actually NOT A Good Time To Get Into A Relationship & Here's Why

As the days start getting shorter and the nights start getting colder, that can only mean one thing: the beginning of cuffing season is upon us at last. Cuffing season is that time of year when singles start desperately searching for a partner to…
By Laken Howard