Dating

The power of celibacy:’ Giving up sex was a massive relief’

The plethora of dating apps has bolstered societies obsession with sex, but many people find that a period of abstinence stimulates them happier and healthier In a world where you can get a sexual partner faster than a pizza delivery, it has never been easier to play the field. Yet, despite all that swiping right, …

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TSA Employee Accidentally Gropes A Woman’s Chest Thinking She’s A Boy, Ends Up Scoring A Date With Her

Love can blossom in the most unlikely places and in the most embarrassing situations. Like when a TSA employee accidentally groped a grow woman during a pat-down, thinking that she was a teenage boy because she had short hair and was wearing a hoodie and sweatpants. Reddit user TifuthrowawayTSA4 told the r/ tifu community about …

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Why I Just Can’t Quit Watching Reality Dating Shows

When Are You The One? returned to MTV this month for a seventh season, it did so with all the predictable tropes of the reality dating subgenre. There was Zak, the Toxic Relationship Addict. Kayla, the Guy-Crazy Romantic. Kwasi, the Muscled Egomaniac. Sam, the Independent Feminist. Tevin, the Too-Suave Pretty Boy. All were reductive archetypes; …

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Blind date: ‘He asked if I wanted “a little prick”’

Grace, 24, brewery ambassador, meets Marcin, 33, head of programming Marcin on Grace What were you hoping for?A fun evening, good story and memorable experience. First impressions?Tall, punctual, friendly, confident and open. What did you talk about?Beer, wine, yoga, Morocco, family, climate change, plastics, Bali, India, bad dates and marriage. Not in that order, though. …

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I never guessed I would marry. But my friend persuaded me- after he died

In this new series , noted authors will write about the person who changed them forever. To kick off, author Richard Grant remembers his friend Johnny Ferguson Its been three years since my friend Johnny Ferguson died, but I still hear his voice so clearly. I hear the grain and lilt of that marvelous Irish …

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