Friends With Benefits

17 Rules For Friends With Benefits

Carlen Costa | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada Living
Carlen Costa

Have the talk before you hook-up (or once you've peed right after) and set the lay of land. You both know what this is. Games are meant to be played with rope and whipped cream, not with each other's emotions. If you're feeling compromised about a situation have the courtesy to put it out there and mutual respect to problem-solve together.

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...