For the 90 million singles in the US suddenly feeling giddy with the season change and warmer weather, Bad Online Dates launches a Spring Fever Dinner Dates Sweepstakes for a romantic dinner for two for $200 Click here to enter on Facebook and on Twitter. This candlelight opportunity was designed for those feeling easily distracted and daydreaming about that perfect night out.
Ginger Ambition presents…
A comedic short film by Kellyann Wargo
By Nina Hartley
I’m 30 years old, and have been dating a guy for two months.
We have a great sex life — he recently asked me to go to a swingers party.
Honestly it’s a bit scary — what exactly goes on, are they safe, and what’s expected of me?
To swing or not to swing?
Swing parties have come a long way since the 1970s, so everything you think you know about them is likely very out of date. I devote an entire chapter in my book, Nina Hartley’s Guide to Total Sex to swing parties, which you many find helpful. Click here to read more…
Hope For Disaster Daters
BadOnlinedates.com celebrates the day after Valentine’s Day
I’ve had it with Valentine’s Day! The pressure, the costs, the uncomfortable underwear and mostly the expectations that this ONE day a year is somehow a magic bullet for love.
This year I am NOT celebrating Valentine’s Day. This year I’m celebrating the day after Valentine’s Day and calling it…ready for this?
DATE DETOX DAY Click here to read more…
New Year, Open Heart
“Always is relative.”
Such were the cruelest words ever spoken to me, by my “soulmate,” as I pondered aloud the meaning of the engraving on his ring, which I had worn for almost a decade. It said: “ALWAYS YOU.”
I had the supreme fortune and the supreme misfortune to fall head over heels in love at the age of eighteen. He was unlike any human I had ever encountered, a wild-eyed, brilliant artist whose dreams and energy knew no bounds – my perfect match. A fellow adventurer, he was a grand romantic and our relationship was filled with momentous gestures, tender moments and incredible voyages. Click here to read more…
By Shilo Urban
We sit down for a fireside chat with BadOnlineDates.com CEO and founder Jennifer Kelton to find out what went right, what went wrong and what went down in 2011 – plus her dating predictions for 2012.
What overall dating trends defined 2011?
The expectation of sex on the first date is alive and well. Like much of modern life, dating is more accelerated than ever. And thanks to the proliferation of internet porn, guys expect a LOT in bed – they expect porn stars. Men are more saturated in sexual images than ever before, and the bar has been raised. All of a sudden they not only want but expect dirty talk, anal sex and zero hair down below. Click here to read more…
By Kelly Seal
The holidays are a time of happiness and cheer, right? In theory, perhaps – but when it comes to romantic relationships, the most wonderful time of the year could turn pretty tense when anger, bickering, and break ups factor into the equation. In fact, more couples break up between Thanksgiving and Christmas than any other time of the year. Click here to read more…