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Is Your Sex Pain Standard—or a Serious Red Flag?

What you need to know when it doesn't hurt so good.

Pain

The Best Sex Positions for Quickies

Get it on, get it done, get to bed on time. #Goals<p>You want to bone tonight, you really do. But <i>The Bachelor</i> is on, your eyelids are fluttering, and it’s 8 p.m.<p>For nights when you’d like an orgasm served straight up (no side of foreplay or slow-jam soundtrack), take advantage of the quickie. “It’s …

Chinese Food

13 Basically Free Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day

In the words of JLo, "My love don't cost a thing."<p>Even people who love Valentine's Day can agree that at the end of the day, it's just another excuse to spend money on fancy candy and expensive flowers. But you don't actually have to spend money at all to enjoy celebrating the holiday with your …

How I Became an Expert Dirty Talker (and You Can Too)

"The more you are able to embrace the inherent absurdity of sex, the more fun you will have."<p><i>Tina Horn</i><i>, 33, is a former professional dominatrix who has an MFA in writing. She currently hosts a podcast called "Why Are People Into That?!" and, on Jan. 1, she released a book about dirty talk and</i> …

How You Handle a Breakup Says a Lot About Who You Are as a Person

It's not them—it's you.<p>“I’m so thrilled the guy I love broke up with me,” said no one, ever—so it’s understandable that it’s tough to get over it when your S.O. says they no longer want that title. But new research has found that the way you explain a breakup to yourself has a direct impact on how …

Psychology

The Sad Reason Some Doctors Aren't Telling Girls About the HPV Vaccine

This should really not be happening.<p>HPV, or human papillomavirus, is the most common STI — so common, that a majority of the population will become infected with it at some point during their sexually active lives. It comes with a slew of side effects, like recurring genital warts, can cause …

How to Mention a Memorial or Sympathy Gift

Many obituaries and death notices today include the words "In lieu of flowers..." and ask surviving family members and friends to make a financial …

No, You Don’t Need ‘Closure’

As a cancer doctor, I see death—and see how the loss of a loved one is a part of each person’s life forever.<p>There are few among us who have not experienced the loss of a friend or loved one. Often it comes without warning, in an accident or, as we’ve seen all too often recently, an act of …

Cancer

What Death Taught Me

Joan Didion said grief is never how you expect it will be. When I used to think of my mother dying, in the abstract, vague way people do, I imagined myself collapsing in a heap, burying myself in my bed for days. The world would be dark and I would bury myself in that darkness; I'd bury myself with …

Butt Orgasms Are REAL—Here's How To Have One

Yes, Os from your anus.<p><i>This article was written by Christine Schoenwald and provided by our partners at YourTango.</i><p>Fact: No one wants the same kind of sex day after day. We all want to expand the number of ways in which we reach our Os. The latest way to get those warm fuzzies in your lady bits: …

I Was Raped at 11 Years Old — and I Kept the Baby

"At the time, I had no idea that I could become pregnant from what had happened. I didn't even know what being pregnant was!"<p><i>This article was originally published as "She Had Her Rapist's Baby" in the August 2004 issue of</i> Cosmopolitan<i>.</i><p>Jora's Story<p><i>Jora Trang, 33, is a civil-rights attorney in San</i> …

11 Thoughts All Girls Who Can’t Cook For Sh*t Have Definitely Had

Life is a blur of takeout, restaurants, and bowls of cereal.<p>News flash: Julia Child lied. Not everyone can cook! And for those of us who are culinary-challenged, life can be a major struggle. You’re basically limited to ordering takeout, eating out at restaurants, and pouring yourself a trusty bowl …

Food

The Best Sex Positions, Ranked According to How Long He’ll Last

For when you want to take it nice and slow.<p>Sometimes you just want to speed through sex so you don’t miss a single second of the latest episode of <i>KUWTK</i>. (Hey, no judgment.) But other times, it’s nice to pop on some slow jamz and take things nice and slow (cue the Marvin), making things last all …

Sexual Health

10 Things to Never Say to A Girl With Tattoos

"I don't like girls with tattoos." Well, we're not loving you either.<p>1. I don't like girls with tattoos.<p>Oh, well, you're in luck then – there are loads of girls without tattoos around! Take your pick! Or do you actually mean that you'd rather us girls with tatts didn't, you know, wander around …

9 Reasons Why Semen Is Pretty Much the Worst

Because sometimes you just want to get busy without all of the sticky.<p>As much as we love a good session between the sheets, encountering a guy’s swimmers isn’t always ideal—especially when baby making isn’t your goal. From texture to terrible aim, read on for 10 not-so-secret reasons why semen is …

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13 Things to Never Say to A Girl With Piercings

No, snot does not come out of the hole. Trust us.<p><b>1. I would never date a girl with piercings.</b> Um, OK. Let's not date, then. Sorted. Plenty of people do like bemetalled women, so never mind. I'm sure we can cope with your loss to our gene pool.<p><b>2. Did that hurt?</b> Yes. Of course it hurt. Someone shoved …

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Meet the Winners of the First-Ever "World's Most Beautiful Vagina" Contest

Created by a man who is going to help others masturbate to said vaginas.<p>Back in June, Auto-Blow sex toys announced their competition to find the world's most beautiful vagina. Women submitted photos of their vaginas so the webs could vote for and rank them. The three winners of the competition were …

Finally, a Case That Turns Your Phone Into a Vibrator

It's about time.<p>You will never feel the same about someone telling you to set your phone to vibrate ever again. Mashable interviewed the people behind a new product that uses your phone's vibration feature to turn it into a sex toy. Hey now!<p>According to IZIVIBE's website, the product's "internal …

Heroin Is Killing a Shocking Number of Twentysomethings in This Small New York Town

There have been 12 fatal overdoses in the last three years.<p>Heroin continues to kill the young people of Averill Park, New York, and its surrounding communities at an alarming rate.<p>The death toll is approaching a dozen fatal overdoses over the last three years in Sand Lake, population 10,000. …

It Turns Out, Winnie the Pooh Is Actually a Girl

Wait, what?!<p>So, it looks like we were lied to our entire childhood! Winnie the Pooh is not a boy. SHE is a girl and she's from Canada, <i>not</i> England. Really!<p>In a new picture book called <i>Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear</i>, we learn that Winnie is actually named after a black …

What You're Eating May Be Jacking Up Your Face

That late-night chocolate bar or extra glass of Merlot may have some remarkably unpleasant effects, says one expert.<p>Before your reach for that second cookie (a pour another glass of wine), consider this: Your diet may be affecting more than your weight and health, it could be ruining your skin too. …

3 Faster Ways to Lighten Acne Spots

Just make it go away!<p>You've been there: You pick at a breakout (who can resist?!) and you're left with a not-so-lovely splotch of pigment. But touching your breakouts isn't the only thing that can bring on unsightly acne spots. The other culprit: deeper, larger zits. Even if you leave them be, your …