Posts in category "Hooking Up"

New Study Says Cuddle Time More Important For Men

New Study Says Cuddle Time More Important For Men
Ladies, NEWSFLASH. This little piece of news is pretty nice: men need frequent kissing or cuddling time to be happy in relationships, according to a new study cited in in the Daily Mail. Now I should probably say right here that the study focused on middle-aged couples (people that have been together for about 25... Read more »

Sexy Spring Fling Time, New Crush Time!

So spring is here (Well according to the calendar)…And while it may be taking its time to make itself known, it’s pretty much coming at us, and we start to think of all that heat that will soon be coming our way with summer… Admittedly, I’m convinced that the change in season means great things... Read more »

Sexy Sundays at Steppenwolf Theater Bring Out Chicago's Sexiest Bloggers

While there are tons of things going on in the world of The RD, here’s the hottest (right now): this Sunday, at 5:30, you’ll get to hear her talk about the fine line between public and private when it comes to dating, sex & blogging. Tricky combination, let me tell you! Now the question is:... Read more »
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Some Notes on Public Displays of Affection (Or, PDA)

When we’re really into someone, it’s so easy to forget yourself and the world around you. You’re suddenly reminded of all the reasons why you like someone and a handhold can become a kiss, a touch, a stroke…  Yes, sometimes it’s easy to get so carried away that this physical display gets a little messy... Read more »

Mind-blowing Bedroom Fun... Or Super Bowl? (Random Stats)

Photo Credit: ChicagoBears.com Last night’s playoffs were a disappointment, especially to the tons of loyal Chicago Bears fans out there… However, I’m sure that many non-football loving girlfriends are happy that they may at least get their guys back with the season being over. Sunday night’s loss may have hurt.But it seems that some random... Read more »

Being Dumped Is An Attractive Quality (So It Seems...)

The last few years have been quite a colorful journey in the world of dating and romance: I’ve met and fallen a few times, in most cases when I’ve least expected it. And, while the past has bubbled up from time to time, it’s ultimately stayed where it belongs — in the past — as... Read more »
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"Love & Other Drugs" Offers Doses of Beauty and Pain (Review)

It’s true — there ARE studies that imply that romantic comedies can totally do some harm to your real life romance. But if you’re looking for a sexy and touching lesson in what it really means to fall — and be — in love, then you should see “Love & Other Drugs,” in theaters today.... Read more »

Five Things You Should NEVER Apologize For In Dating

One of the things I’ve learned when it comes to matters of the heart is that whether we like it or not, things ultimately happen the way that they’re supposed to. Sure, we can think out every move in the hopes that things work in our favor. We could even let the chips fall where... Read more »

How You Flirt Tied To Relationship Success? Apparently!

Have you ever thought about HOW you flirt? Sure, trying to get someone’s attention is one, natural thing to do… But actually doing it? That is, the matter and style in which you do it? That’s another one, entirely. Ladies & Gents, take note: how you flirt makes a heck of a difference as to... Read more »
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In Dating, Credentials Shouldn't Overshadow the Red Flags

When I first moved to Chicago and started dating as a “grown up,” I was admittedly looking for a “total package” guy. And yes, I’ll admit included what I thought were desirable traits would largely be ones that look good on paper and were based on what many people can find on a resume: schools,... Read more »