While a lot of people are looking online for everything from casual sexual encounters to long-term romantic hookups very few of us really know the very basics…like how to get a good picture to go with an online personal, how to really talk to someone if they begin speaking over mike, how long we have to wait between meeting someone online and making a suggestion to meet them off. A lot of our online hesitation also comes from our inability to really compliment someone proficiently, and only making clumsy stabs at sexual compliments. (more…)
Sometimes we can have friends that we really care about quite a bit, and they end up being friends with benefits. Often the relationship is actually even deeper than a romantic relationship because the couple started out being true friends. They end up being people that we can really confide in, tell our deepest and darkest secrets to, and share with in ways that we can’t with other friends that we are not intimate with.
It may not make sense that two people like that aren’t in love with each other and having a romantic relationship, but sometimes this type of friendship can actually transcend a romantic relationship or last quite a bit longer than the average marriage. Being a great match as friends or even friends with benefits does not preclude that the couple would be a great match for anything more than that. While in a friend’s with benefits relationship, there can be deep love between the two people, but a friend love instead of a romantic love, and the friend love is often the stronger and longer lasting of the two.
It’s the first month of 2012, and we all know what that means: a resolution to give your love life a face-lift!
Every January singles around the world decide that this is the year they throw their inhibitions to the wind and leave their single life behind them. Whether it’s a weekly fuck buddy or a long-term love, people seem to want to be coupled-up in January more than any other month. But how do you know if you should set your target on lust or love?