Sexology comedian Wolfgang Weinberger talks about a new competitive sport known as ’sex’
Would a box of chocolates and flowers suffice? Or would you buy something for expensive to mark the special day? Normally it can become a mad last-minute scramble to the nearest shops.
I hate Valentine’s Day. It’s the one day of the year when I am forever reminded that I am single. I have only once had a boyfriend on Valentine’s day and that was at school, and only because I was away skiing as we broke up as soon as I got home. Overall my dating stats aren’t that great…
The course of true love never runs smoothly. This certainly rings true if the recent survey by Date With A Mate is anything to go by. Members of the site were asked to share some of their dating disasters and the stats that suggest that first date nerves are common place and can lead to some embarrassing situations.
If your idea of using your mobile phone for help in the bedroom is switching it on to vibrate, think again. It turns out that many of us are now turning to our phones to improve our sex lives. According to a survey by myvouchercodes.co.uk, 34 percent of Britons have downloaded one or more apps to help improve their sex life. It seems Avenue Q was right, the internet really is for porn.
It sounds like a modern day adaptation of a love story between ‘the untouchables’ of the Indian caste system. But, as you have probably heard, it’s the latest in line of Channel 4 documentaries that are trying to challenge social prejudices. This one follows nine people with disabilities and disfigurements on their search for love. The hope is that the public watch the programme with empathy rather than with tantalising gasps on their faces, and that they gain a better understanding of what it’s like being disabled and trying to find love.
Love or loathe him, Saint Valentine has come to remind us of that special loved one (or lack thereof) in our lives. As 1 billion Valentine’s Day cards are received worldwide today, various surveys have been commissioned with this very thought in mind. Here are a selection of their findings… it might just cheer you up.
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I’ve always been dubious about taking the “gap yah” that many pre and post students take. I find myself wondering if it’s just a glorified extended holiday where more often than not the same places are visited and similar people are sought out.
People say that I am lucky to have had a boyfriend who has stuck by throughout three and a half years of stress, eating disorders, other forms of self destruction, self hate and depression. It is true. Who would do that? How many men would live with being lied to, wondering if their other half [...]
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