Pop culture makes it easy to believe that having feelings for someone means you need to act on it. We explore why it can actually be healthy to have feelings for people without being attached to a specific outcome, or needing to tell them, and have you can process it on your own.
The best tops. Sorry not sorry.
You may be wondering, do I really have to communicate directly about EVERYTHING? In short… yes! Well okay, in slightly longer: almost always yes.
A lot has been written about first dates — but what about the second date? The third? Beyond?
With a mess of planets in Virgo, are you ready to get to work?
Let’s get rich.
“Ok, I said I would never date a Sagittarius, and I am currently dating a Sagittarius and I… fucking love it.”
If you love the soft silicone base of the Mustang Royale, you might find yourself wishing every dick you use has one — which is where the BumpHer comes in.
I once described a particularly elaborate session I’d had to a friend, and she seemed shocked and impressed. “You like, really love yourself, huh?” I do. I really do. And you can too!
“I wouldn’t want to judge based on that limited experience. I will say while emotionally neither experience was positive, the sex was really, really good.”
We’ve assembled this list of fan favorite toys at a discount that have earned their following, either because Autostraddle staffers have put in the time and reported back favorably or because the good people buying from Eve’s Toys have voted with their dollars and made these products bestsellers (or both!). Will they be fan favorites for you too? Only one way to find out!
I don’t want to put any songs on my breakup playlist that any of my exes have used, or are using, to woo their new girlfriends.
Breaking up is hard to do, but what do we know about breakups between Dominant and submissive? This is a personal exploration of how grief settles when the collar comes off.
You don’t need to measure up to any of the things you’ve been taught are the “right” ways to be as a sexual being. There is no way to do sexuality “right” by any objective, external standard.
It’s the little black dress/suit of the vibrator world. Simple, well-designed, and versatile.
Leo season is arriving in full lushness. It’s time to come out again.
“I’ve dated several Leos and they were all very mean to me!!!!”
A relatable icon for adult dating is Real Women Have Curves’ Ana García bringing index cards of conversation topics to her first date.
I’m not saying this summer will necessarily be a Summer of Breakups again — although it’s true there are two eclipses in Cancer season this year, yikes — but if you do find yourself suddenly among our number, I and many others are here to tell you that some semblance of a love life does exist on the other side of breakups, even if it doesn’t feel like it right now.
Someone has gotta make the first move, or you’re gonna spend the rest of your life hyper-aware of the fact that two centimeters of your outer thighs are touching as you sit next to each other rigidly on the sofa watching Masterchef Junior.