If you’re feeling sexual desire for friends or if you like the idea of a “friends with benefits” situation, then it seems that most widely-accepted definition of “demisexual” still encompasses your experience. But the more important questions here are: what do you want and why do you want it?
“How do I know this isn’t some quarantine induced haze and I’m just projecting my feelings of loneliness onto her?”
Polyamory is all fun and games until you get an STI from one partner and then your other partner shames you for it. STIs aren’t fun, but they do happen. Learn how to discuss safety frameworks, talk about the risks, and actively engage with consent.
Aries is a sign that wants what it wants, when it wants it. Can this inherently selfish impulse can be harnessed for the greater good?
Being too eager or too worried about saying the right thing can be just as alienating as disapproval.
Remind yourself that your life is your life and that you don’t need validation from her.
“You mention that you don’t want to shout that you are a lesbian from the rooftops, and of course, there are places that would be unsafe to do that — but you might consider the possibility that there are more opportunities to do so than you think.”
Pandemic haircuts, changing your perception around friendships, do you want kids, do you need to know what you’re looking for when dating, feeling weird about not feeling New Relationship Energy, and more!
My advice for folks who KNOW that they want to break up with their partner is almost always the same: Break up with your partner!
This month, jealousy rears its pesky head for one polyamory veteran. Find out how to normalize jealousy, decode your feelings, and reframe jealousy as a gift to point you towards exploration and growth.
What to do when your girlfriend keeps talking about breaking up, considering whether to prepare for a life alone, how to move a conversation off of a dating app, discussing bras with your tween daughter, and more!
Aquarius encouraged us to break free of broken systems and start fresh, and Pisces takes that open space and thrives within it, dancing and screaming and being our strangest, most wonderful selves. What magic do we wield? What happens when we leave old limits behind and stop following the beaten path? How does showing respect for our own dreams help us find new ways to love ourselves?
Opening ourselves up to a new kind of perspective can change everything, and giving ourselves permission to leave old ways behind can help us become the kinds of people that we have always dreamed of being.
You need to find ways to happiness whether you remain single or whether you find your ultimate kinky monogamous life partner.
Advice for coping with a parent who’s an addict, being accountable to people you’re dating, and more!
You’ve been vetoed — that truly sucks! A veto is where each person in a relationship has the power to end the other person’s relationships — “I vote against you dating this person. Break up with them now because I said so and I’m the most important, thanks!!”
Moving on doesn’t mean forgetting the past, but it does require some space to let your brain and heart breathe.
What if you don’t like receiving oral sex, but want to? What if you canNOT get your new crush/person out of your head, but need to focus on work? What to do if you’re longing for queer chosen family, but don’t feel like you’ve gotten there, and more!
When your anxiety stems from a valid concern about a real and terrifying threat, it’s hard to draw the line between reasonable fear and full-blown panic – here are some concrete tips for managing COVID anxiety.
The confident vibe you get from me? The “naturally sexy” way you (might) think I am? It’s not natural at all. It’s a choice; it can be learned. Here’s how!
She’s isolating you from the things that make you a capable, confident, well-rounded person, and when you adhere to her rules, you’re enabling codependency.