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Figuring out what you're into in the bedroom

What you find kinky is subjective, but we guarantee that more people are doing interesting (ahem) things in the bedroom than you might realize. Here's how to figure out what you're into.

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What you find kinky is subjective, but we guarantee that more people are doing interesting (ahem) things in the bedroom than you might realize. Here's how to figure out what you're into.

Dating

Mind your manners when you're online messaging

Five tips for improving how you come across in someone's DMs.

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Five tips for improving how you come across in someone's DMs.

Dating

6 things to do before a first date

"Be prepared" is a motto that'll set you up for a good time.

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"Be prepared" is a motto that'll set you up for a good time.

Health

Educate yourself about STIs

Our friends at Stigma Health tell you everything you need to know – but were too afraid to ask – about Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs).

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Our friends at Stigma Health tell you everything you need to know – but were too afraid to ask – about Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs).

Dating

Coffee, commute, connections

Why your morning commute is the perfect time to suss out your next hookup.

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Why your morning commute is the perfect time to suss out your next hookup.

The HUD Love Club

How the hell do you make friends as an adult?

Post-school and in the real world, how do you actually meet people to hang out with?

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Post-school and in the real world, how do you actually meet people to hang out with?

Desires

Fetish 101: What's a foot fetish?

People make jokes about selling foot pics on the internet, but honestly, foot fetish isn’t that uncommon – or even that unusual of a fetish. Here’s the lowdown on foot fetish.

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People make jokes about selling foot pics on the internet, but honestly, foot fetish isn’t that uncommon – or even that unusual of a fetish. Here’s the lowdown on foot fetish.

Dating

Hey, who are you calling "slut"?

HUD’s resident sexpert Danielle Simpson-Baker (aka The Sexpot Therapist) says it's time to shut down the shame that comes with being called a slut.

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HUD’s resident sexpert Danielle Simpson-Baker (aka The Sexpot Therapist) says it's time to shut down the shame that comes with being called a slut.

Dating

Three key ingredients for a good date

Do you give up on dates before you've even finished your first drink? This might help.

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Do you give up on dates before you've even finished your first drink? This might help.

Dating

Help! I've caught feels for my FWB

What to do when you've developed feelings for your friend with benefits.

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What to do when you've developed feelings for your friend with benefits.

Safety

8 ways to stay safe when you’re meeting someone in person

Staying safe online and in person is critical – and should be your first priority.

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Staying safe online and in person is critical – and should be your first priority.

Dating

Why women should date like men

Yes, how women and men approach dating is different – here's how women can level the playing field.

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Yes, how women and men approach dating is different – here's how women can level the playing field.

The HUD Love Club

Valentine's Day: A day of love, not just lovers

This Valentine's Day, let's challenge the conventional. Let's celebrate the love that exists within every facet of our lives.

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This Valentine's Day, let's challenge the conventional. Let's celebrate the love that exists within every facet of our lives.

Dating

The art of a no-strings-attached Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day often conjures up images of serious commitments, grand romantic gestures, and the pressure to define relationships. But what if we told you that Valentine's Day could be equally meaningful and enjoyable without the weight of expectations?

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Valentine's Day often conjures up images of serious commitments, grand romantic gestures, and the pressure to define relationships. But what if we told you that Valentine's Day could be equally meaningful and enjoyable without the weight of expectations?

Dating

I'm single and I'm fine, thanks

Is it ever appropriate to question why someone is single, then immediately try to fix them up with a date?

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Is it ever appropriate to question why someone is single, then immediately try to fix them up with a date?