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“I’ve never felt so guilty in my life,” says Anmol. He’s been with his girlfriend for two years but lately he’s found himself fantasising about her best friend.
“I don’t want to mess up my relationship over something like this but I really don't know how to get her friend out of my mind,” says Anmol. “I’m turned on every time I’m around her.”
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Outercourse? It’s a word that’s been coined to contrast with intercourse. Outercourse simply means sex without penetration.
Some do it as a method of birth control, others just find it to be the most comfortable way to make love. Whatever the reason, there's a lot of outercourse happening in bedrooms! So we've put together a Top Five Facts on the topic.
The mysterious case of the disappearing bird penises is solved! Same-sex marriage becomes old news as frog marriage gets trendy! Kinky people are more likely to be well-adjusted!
These news flashes and more in the 13 June 2013 edition of ‘Sex in the Press’, which goes to the birds so we can all better unite with the bees.
Should a man hold the door open for a woman? What about paying for dinner? A man who does is just showing he cares, right?
Though these gestures seem pretty positive on the surface, if you look deeper they can mean inequality in the relationship, say researchers who study benevolent sexism.
Q: Auntyji, I’ve been in a relationship with my boyfriend for the past seven months. I've heard you are not supposed to trust people who kiss with their eyes open. Is it true? Vibhuti (19), Chandigarh
Auntyji says... Very nice ji Vibhuti puttar, now that’s a good problem to have. Though dare I ask about how you saw his open eyes without opening your own?
“I like my girlfriend but I can’t stand living with her anymore,” says Ashley.
He has been dating S for ten months and she moved in with him three months back. In the first few weeks he was really happy to spend more time with her but of late he’s been feeling overwhelmed by her constant presence in his space.
Rape is the most common crime against women in India. Over the last 20 years, the number of rape cases has doubled.
But the actual number could be much higher, activists believe. Many don't dare to report their cases. Women are usually the victims, but there is also same-sex rape and women forcing themselves on men. Read more on rape in our top five facts.
‘Female Viagra’ may be on drugstore shelves by 2016. Will it cause “female excesses, crazed binges of infidelity, societal splintering”? And what does Michael Douglas have to with it?
These news flashes and more in the 6 June 2013 edition of ‘Sex in the Press’, which tries to defy gender so we can all stay excited.
Treat them mean, keep them keen: it’s the stuff of old proverbs and dodgy dating advice. But ‘playing hard-to-get’ is an evolutionary strategy too, a recent study found.
Heard of the three-day rule? ‘Don’t call someone till three days after a date.’ It’s a popular idea in American sitcoms, glossy mags and Bollywood films. But is there any science behind it?
Q: Auntyji, I am 18 and all set to lose my virginity to my boyfriend very soon. Is there anything I should definitely take care of apart from condoms? Swati, Noida
Auntyji says... Swati puttar, kya baat hai ji. First time sex can be very exciting and very scary at the same time, not to mention sensual, embarrassing, awkward and fun. So I am happy that you want be ready for it.
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