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With advances in singledom such as Tinder, being single has never been more entertaining. I've decided to not waste the pretty and to fully enjoy being young, single and mostly free of societal and hormonal pressures. Still, I haven't quite decided if I'm part the solution or the problem.
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I crushed on guys who were "out of my league." I saw others get attention while I was ignored or rejected. I felt bad about my body, which was mostly fat, with little or no visible muscle. My face was pretty and my mannerisms were soft, leaving me pretty low in the hierarchy. So I took action.
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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.
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.
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 Tennessee State University recruited 300 college student...
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.
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 the list. A new study by The Miriam Hospital's Centres...
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 psychologist Suzanne Phillips, say no. "Those who have...