Friends With Benefits

My Awkward One Night Stand With a Friend

The Purple Fig | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
The Purple Fig

I was determined to sleep with my long-time friend, Jake. How would I know if I was really attracted to him if I didn't try? It was odd and unromantic. His place was a mess, his bed was unruly and his gentlemanly ways went out the window. The next thing I know, he is unnerved. His condom supposedly wasn't on securely...

Sex At Parties Is More Acceptable Than Sex On First Dates?

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 08.17.2013 | Canada Living

A new U.S. study finds that university students say hooking up at a party is more acceptable than sex on a first date. Researchers from Middle Te...

Are Hookups Replacing Romantic Relationships?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.08.2012 | Canada Living

For parents who think college and university is full of wild parties, all-nighters and hooking up — they can officially scratch that last one off th...

Can A 'Friends With Benefits' Relationship Ever Work?

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 07.03.2012 | Canada Living

It's the age-old question everyone has an opinion on: Can two people have sex without any emotional drama getting in the way? Some experts, like psych...

The Beginner's Guide to Exes

Kaitlyn Kochany | Posted 04.28.2012 | Canada Living
Kaitlyn Kochany

In the weeks after my first real heartbreak, I made an effort to spend time with my ex in a misguided attempt to prove that, despite being brutally dumped, I was still awesome. He couldn't care less; he had already started dating someone else. But being around the source of my rage was eating me alive.

Booty Call Or A One Night Stand? Casual Sex Has Rules

CP | Linda Shearman, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.31.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Casual sex isn't just called casual sex any more.A University of Ottawa researcher says young people have their own codes to describe sexual...