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Five Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Casual Sex

Simone Katerine | Posted 04.07.2014 | Canada Living
Simone Katerine

Although I hope sex ed class has changed a lot since I was a teen in the mid-90s, I'm not holding my breath. From learning how to be comfortable in my own skin to dealing with those messy things called "feelings," here are a few things I really wish someone had told me about casual sex.

How I Was Rewarded For Having Only Two Sexual Partners

The Purple Fig | Posted 04.21.2014 | Canada Living
The Purple Fig

I've had only two sexual partners in my life and being diagnosed with abnormal cervical cells doesn't feel like the best way to be repaid. Women are constantly being shamed about their bodies and how they use them and to think even a lack of proper usage can result in the same shame and disconcerted feelings about female sexuality.

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...

Women Have Always Liked to "Hook Up"

Mitch Wolfe | Posted 09.29.2013 | Canada Living
Mitch Wolfe

The New York Times, in a recent article entitled, "Sex on Campus, She Can Play that Game, Too," breathlessly announced the obvious: "That traditional dating in college has mostly gone the way of the landline." I suspect that young women have been calling the shots on sex on campus, ever since American women first invaded those hallowed halls of American academia.

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...