How to Prevent Masturbation from Ruining Your Relationship

Is there a place in relationships for masturbation? The easy answer is “yes!” It’s your body, you should be able to do whatever the hell you want with it. But like anything else in life, masturbation has some complexities that can affect your relationship. Here’s how to have a healthy relationship with your partner and »9/30/15 12:19pm9/30/15 12:19pm

The Gentleman's Guide To Making Her Come Without Using Your Dick

It’s time to be honest about something women don’t talk about much: the orgasm deficit. A large majority of women can’t reach orgasm from penis-in-vagina intercourse alone—as few as 7 percent can climax regularly from this method—and, worse, some men don’t seem to even realize it! Too often, well-intentioned dudes… »9/29/15 12:13pm9/29/15 12:13pm

How To Make Your Relationship Non-Monogamous

There comes a time in the course of many romantic relationships when one party feels strongly compelled to have sex with someone other than their beloved. It is, dare I say, normal. Ideally, all adults have practice controlling their impulses, so it’s not the end of the world to occasionally commit adultery in your… »9/17/15 10:46am9/17/15 10:46am

How To Have An Actual Conversation With A Woman

I know the headline may have ruffled your peacock feathers, but please, hear me out. Many men do not know how to have a conversation, and it would behoove our communities, our country, and dare I say the entire human race if this disconnect could be bridged. I’m not referring to suaveness in the pickup department or… »8/13/15 1:46pm8/13/15 1:46pm

How To Sext Without Being A Creep

Welcome to Ask An Adequate Woman, a safe space where dudes can ask the questions they can’t (or maybe just won’t!) pose to their fellow dudes about relationships, fashion, family dramas, dating, existential crises, weird sex stuff, and so on. In our continued effort to help you attain adequacy, the Women of Deadspin… »6/18/15 3:14pm6/18/15 3:14pm

How to Talk To Your New Girlfriend About Your Ex

First and foremost, congratulations on the decision to put your fuck parts together with another person's fuck parts in a more meaningful way than you were putting fuck parts together with others during the abysmal slog through Tinder you've been on since your break-up. Things are probably great: you two have stopped… »3/25/15 12:40pm3/25/15 12:40pm

I Tried BroApp and It Did Not Turn Me Into an Awesome Boyfriend

Every day on my way to work, I spend the entire train ride deleting inane press releases from my email inbox. Diet pills? Delete. A series of seminars on how to convince your boyfriend to propose? Delete. The launch of a new cake flavored vodka made especially for tampon soakage? .... Archive. But the other week, one… »3/05/14 6:04pm3/05/14 6:04pm

Dudes, Stop Putting Women in the Girlfriendzone

Many an internet whine has been wailed over women who, for some ungodly reason, do not reward the men who are nice to them with sex. It's because girls only do sex with Bad Boys, reason the complainants, and they're always putting Nice Guys in the ~*friendzone*~, a terrible space where these hapless, lovestruck Nice… »1/24/14 2:59pm1/24/14 2:59pm

What Does It Even Mean to Be a 'Needy' Girl?

Who is 'That Girl' anyway? Is she a sketchy drunk? An insecure mess? An attention whore? One thing is clear, the phrase That Girl is a stigma-laden expression. Whatever you're doing as That Girl, rest assured, you're doing it wrong. But a therapist who listens to women fret about being That Girl thinks maybe That Girl… »12/04/13 12:35pm12/04/13 12:35pm

Levels of Intimacy: When to Burp, Fart & Poop in Front of Your Partner

Recently, we learned via study something we all suspected was true on some level: that the "average woman" waits a good four weeks before allowing a man she fancies to gaze upon her bare, makeup-free face for fear of scarring him with the knowledge that human eyes don't come rimmed in kohl at birth. But this is only… »10/23/13 5:05pm10/23/13 5:05pm