Relationship Advice & Tips

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    Watch Out for Red Flags When Falling For Someone Via the Internet

    “You’ve Got Mail”! A very popular phrase used in a Tom Hanks’ film a few years ago. Meg Ryan‘s character was always so excited to see that little phrase on her computer indicating ‘Joe Foxx’ had just sent her another message. The two exchange emails for quite some time,...
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    BOOTY CALL – Not For Everyone

    Interestingly enough, I recently had mixed opinions after posing the question, “Can one have a booty call without an emotional attachment?”  I was surprised the responses were mixed. Some people strongly believe you must have an emotional connection with the person to be able to have sex with them;...
  • An interracial couple dating over 40 face-to-face looking at each other

    Who Else Wants To Enjoy DATING OVER 40

    Finding love in your 40’s can be a challenge. It’s something I’ve heard but didn’t believe it until I started to think about the possibility of allowing myself to love again. After many failed relationships, it’s not something I thought I would ever want again. Plus, when you’re Ex...
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    When Dating Goes from Sweet to Scary

    I can’t help but think of those relationships that seem to be straight out of a bad horror movie. At first, the guy is sweet; cooking you dinner and holding the door for you, but soon enough that typical horror movie music starts to play softly in the background....
  • Young man smiling sitting on the floor with a Christmas Tree Behind Him

    How to Make a Good Impression Meeting His Parents

    Is your family going to like me. For many of you, this Christmas is going to be the first time you are meeting your significant other’s family and it can be rather daunting, nerve-wracking, and overwhelming. But, with these few tips and suggestions, you will make a great impression...
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    Sexual Violence: No Means No In The Bedroom

    “No Means No” is not just a slogan but a statement that should be taken seriously.  From personal experience gay men who I have slept with ignored this statement and preferred instead to challenge the fact, I did not want them to play with my rear-end.  I was raped...
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    The DISrespect of “BBC”

    The porn industry and its supporters are quick to make the claim that “porn is not sex ed” to exonerate themselves of their responsibility in terminologies and actions contributing to our sexual behavior regardless of our sexual orientation. One of these such actions that they need to take responsibility...
  • Couple sitting on a roof with candles surrounding them overlooking the city

    Rookie RELATIONSHIP MISTAKES YOU CAN FIX TODAY

    New relationships start off with a lot of open communication and long nights talking or having lots of sex like jack-rabbits. In the beginning, the relationship feels like it will last the test of time. That’s a joke! We never expect a new relationship to end soon after it...
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    Some People Excel At I LOVE YOU And Some Don’t – Which One Are You?

    “Love” (the “L” word) by definition states, ” a variety of different feelings, states and attitudes that range from interpersonal affection to pleasure. It can refer to an emotion of strong attraction and personal attachment. It can also be a virtue representing human kindness, compassion and affection; “the unselfish and benevolent...
  • A man covering his face in sadness after a breakup sitting on a sofa against a wall

    Short Story: The Truth About The PATHOLOGY OF RELATIONSHIPS AND BREAKUPS

    Fuck, why are relationships complicated? And why is it even harder to let go of them when they become toxic or unhealthy? A close friend of mine who is heterosexual and married is struggling with ending her relationship; a relationship, in my opinion, that was over a long time...
  • Five Guys Laying On the Beach

    Why We all Deserve a HOT GIRL/BOY SUMMER

    Summer love sounds like a magical experience, but it’s honestly the worst time to meet someone new. It’s the one season when we proudly wear our rose-colored glasses and ignore all the potential warning signs. We get caught up with spring’s breezes shifting into summer’s sweltering heat and all...
  • Two guys seating on the roof of a car looking at the sunset

    BEST FRIEND WITH YOUR EX Works Only Under These Conditions

    If you had told me 18 years ago that my ex and I would be best friends today, I would not have believed you. We just broke up and I moved out and on my own for the first time since college. I was disillusioned by our break up...
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    A Good OPEN RELATIONSHIPS Is…

    Did you hear the news? Nearly half of gay men have had an open or non-monogamous relationship, and is this really any surprise? Open relationships within the gay community are more visibly common than ever. Analysts from a survey conducted by FS Magazine produced by The Gay Men’s Health...
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    Can Love Be an Addiction – Blessing Or A Curse

    Love and Addiction, both powerful feelings. How do you distinguish between the two? Some may be able to know the difference, but others may confuse the "love" feeling with being addicted to someone....
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    The Hidden Mystery Behind The REFRACTORY PERIOD

    Sex, erections, and orgasms are topics men like to talk about freely until they’re faced with the real issues or those untold truths. We’ve all been asked, “How soon after an orgasm can you start again?” The answer is usually, “a few minutes,” but unless you’re 18, you’re telling...
  • A caucasian man with an African-American Woman Wearing Button Shirts Smiling Face to Face Saying I Love You

    If You Do Not Say I LOVE YOU Now, You Will Hate Yourself Later

    We all dream of hearing those three little words. Countless songs, books, movies and poems have been written about them. Heck, we’ve even created a special day of the year dedicated to them – Valentine’s Day. And yet as wonderful as they are to hear, said at the wrong...
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    Navigating Abuse: Stopping an Abusive Relationship

    Many people end up in abusive relationships only to feel trapped and afraid to get out; generally that’s because the abuser has worn you down, chipped away at your self-esteem and scared you half to death! The first and most important thing to know is ‘there is help’ and...
  • Article on Kinkster MAG about Long Distance Relationship. Handsome guy sitting in the airport watching a plane take off as the sun goes down.

    How to Make a Long Distance Relationship Work

    In the case that you met online and you live in different parts of the country or internationally, you may be able to sustain a long distance relationship longer than two people who have been forced to separate....
  • Can you find a love relationship on Facebook

    Have you ever known anyone who fell in love and had a successful relationship due to Facebook? I know, "what'? Think about it, is Facebook that much different than sites like, 'Manhunt' and 'Grindr'?...
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    Can a “No-Strings Attached” Relationship Lead to More

    Recently a friend of mine asked me if it’s possible for his 10-year on-and-off sex-only, no-strings-attached partnership to become more than what it is. ...
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    At Last, The Secret To LOVE Is Revealed

    The newness of love is always exciting. You just can't wait to hear from or see that person. The time in between seems long as you wait in anticipation for the next time you are together. ...
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    “No” Is A Complete Sentence

    The statement "No is a complete sentence" is something I embraced seconds after hearing it from Judith Orloff, a renowned writer on the spiritual awakening of oneself....
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    Picture Your NEW RELATIONSHIPS On Top. Read This And Make It So

    You are the only person who can make “YOU” happy. I want this to be a reminder that your reality is created because of YOU and not because of someone else. You have to know your own worth! When negative energy and fear invades a beautiful space called “LOVE”...
  • The Karma of “Preference”

    Then there’s the smack by Karma in which after disregarding one or more shades of people of color in their “young & beautiful” days that they finally decide to find those once disregarded shades worthy of their time. Then that person of color has one of two choices....
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