The Maneater

Tag: Sex & Relationships

What you need to know about emergency contraceptives

Emergency contraceptives are readily available here to assuage your fertile fears.

Why peeing after sex is important

While not eliminating the risk of contracting a UTI, peeing after sex significantly reduces the risk.

Intimacy plays an important part in relationships

In relationships where people engage in sexual activity and in those in which partners do not, intimacy is important in establishing a connection between partners.

How emotional cheating can harm your relationship

Emotional cheating greatly decreases the quality of a relationship and is just as serious as physical cheating.

What to do if their penis is too big

By taking the proper steps and communicating with your partner(s), you should be able to minimize or end discomfort during sex with someone with a large penis.

Sex Edna: Education is vital to a healthy and happy sex life

From anatomy to toys to boundaries and so forth, education is key.

Welcome to the jungle: Shaving shouldn’t be an expectation for women

Sex Edna delves into womanly landscaping is a sexist and stupid standard

Sex education is failing the youth

Abstinence-based sex education causes more issues than it solves.

It’s impossible to assign a single definition to sex.

The endless definitions are what makes sex so complicated and wonderful.

A letter from Brian Chervitz, president of MU Triangle Coalition

Men aren’t from Mars, women aren’t from Venus, and hey, none of the other genders are from space, either.

Men aren’t from Mars and women aren’t from Venus

How to learn to recognize the differences between men and women and then respond to those differences in a healthy and productive way

Everyone is thinking the same thing: Will they like me?

The power of a first impression does not have to be intimidating; if anything, it can be encouraging. In fact, the strength first impressions have can be used to our advantage.

He’s just not that into you, and that’s OK

While the feeling of being rejected is hard to deal with, it’s something that everyone has to face at some point in their lives.

Single Girl Diaries: Saying goodbye to London

(Reminiscing & Sappy) Columnist Ellise Verheyen on her final days abroad.

Long-distance relationships don’t have to be so bad

With the right amount of communication and trust, long-distance relationships really can last.

You’re not ‘forever alone’

Even if it seems like you’re never going to have anyone, here are a few reasons why that is fundamentally untrue.

Single Girl Diaries: Eurotrip: Love like whoa

(Wistful) Columnist Ellise Verheyen on distant dreamboats and Build-A-Boys.

The problem with college hookup culture

Since when is feeling intimate, honest emotions about another human being a bad thing?

Stop being clingy, keep your independence

Relationships don’t last forever, and trying to force your significant other into every part of your life will end badly for both of you.

Single Girl Diaries: Eurotrip: A fellow Single Girl’s Italian love affair

Columnist Ellise Verheyen passes the torch this week to fellow single girl Kaity Martin.