Relationships / Sex

Masturbation breaks at work? Yes, an employer has this policy

“I need to touch myself. Will be back in a few.”Can you even imagine saying that work? Well, one boss is allowing her employees 30 minutes during the workday to take care of business on location if need be.No joke, but there is a caveat. The...

7-year-old charged with rape in New York – Yes, it’s possible

Per a WWNYTV March 29 report, a seven-year-old boy from Upstate New York has been charged with third degree rape. The young Brasher Falls resident allegedly committed the crime on Thanksgiving and will probably be charged as a juvenile delinquent, pending a bill in the state...

Sexual consent app (to combat rape) launches in Denmark; Lovers can give permission ‘for one intercourse, valid for 24 hours.’

A new sexual consent app in Denmark allows lovers to grant permission from their smartphones - after the country toughened its rape laws to require explicit consent.  The press of a button on the iConsent app gives permission for 'one intercourse' which is valid for 24...

An ex-Tinder and Bumble scientist predicts the future of online dating

Dr. Jess Carbino shares her expert predictions for the post-pandemic future of dating apps. Look, it’s no secret that the pandemic has been a great time for dating apps — as tasteless as it may sound to refer to the past twelve months as a “great time” for...

I love you: Men usually say it quicker – and have serious feelings sooner?

You must be kidding...A man is more likely to get hooked before his female partner in a heterosexual relationship? According to a 2010 study based on responses from 172 college students, men not only tend to fall in love with their dating partners / girlfriends first,...

Attracted to the opposite sex: Only half of young people are “exclusively,” per poll

Survey of 18-24 year-olds found 50% are 'only attracted to those of opposite sex'Proportion of people who only attracted to opposite sex got higher as got older  76% of 41- 54 year olds solely attracted to opposite sex. 81% of 55-75s said same Only half of all...

Dating while in a pandemic: More intimacy?

One might think the Coronavirus pandemic is souring intimacy for singles. After all, simply sitting across from a stranger is risky business these days. Couple that with bans on gatherings over 10 and the closing and partial closing of entertainment venues including restaurants, bars, and nightclubs,...

‘Slutpage’ sharing, revenge porn may be a common problem on U.S. college campuses

Revenge porn is the distribution of sexually explicit images or videos of individuals without their consent. The sexually explicit images or video may be made by a partner in an intimate relationship with the knowledge and consent of the subject at the time, or it may...

The science behind aphrodisiacs

As it turns out, they do. Nutrition experts say that aphrodisiacs do have some science to them, although that doesn't mean that there are foods which automatically heighten sexual desire. "Food can act as an aphrodisiac in several ways," Dr. Lauri Wright, spokesperson for the US...

Cannabis and Sexuality: How Consumption May Enhance Your Sex Life

Jointly is a cannabis wellness app that launched in April 2020. Jointly’s mission is to help people discover purposeful cannabis consumption. Purposeful cannabis consumption starts with the question: why do you use cannabis? Although cannabis has a long tradition as an aphrodisiac, many people are just now...