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7 of the most popular online dating sites in 2019

Knowing which dating site best suits your needs can be a minefield. 

SEE ALSO: The most popular dating sites in the UK, just in time for cuffing season

Dating is a competitive market. So to make the process easier for you, we’ve tracked down seven of the most popular dating sites, including those that are easy to use, those that have good customer service, and more.   Read more…

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The Good

Recommends matches for you based on an algorithm • Let’s you know who has been looking at your profile

The Bad

Expensive • Personality test has a few flaws

The Bottom Line

For those who consider themselves ‘elite’ and are looking for a serious, long-term relationship with someone from the same ilk.

1. Elite Singles

For those who consider themselves ‘elite’ and are looking for a serious, long-term relationship with someone from the same ilk.

The theme of Elite Singles is pretty self-explanatory, with the target demographic being successful, educated professionals (82% of members hold a degree), who boast deep pockets and are searching for a serious, long-term relationship with someone of the same ilk. Although you can sign up via the Elite Singles mobile app, we recommend that you sign up through a desktop to get more of a personalised experience, such as pop-ups explaining how best to use the site and tips on how to start a conversation with your matches. You’re also able to see your full personality profile on a desktop, a feature that is lacking in the app.

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Sexy Valentine’s Day gifts: R-rated ideas for UK couples tired of the mushy stuff

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Let’s not beat around the bush here: A lot of Valentine’s Day gift guides are just plain boring. 

Sure, we can all appreciate a good bouquet of flowers or piece of jewellery — the heartfelt stuff is nice once in a while. Once in a while, though. Not every damn year

Not every couple thinks Valentine’s Day means mush to the max and, for some of us, Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to give in to primal urges. And hey, sometimes spicing things up in the bedroom is the most romantic thing you can do.

We’ve scoured the internet to find the sexiest gifts on the market this year, making sure that as many kinks as possible get some recognition. Whether your boo is into toys, BDSM, or a bit of food play, there’s bound to be a gift option that satisfies their nether regions and their heart. Read more…

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9 of the best vibrators: The good, the great, and the orgasmic

They say sex sells itself, but vibrators? Not so much. In fact, shopping around for the just-right “personal massager” can be intimidating as hell. It’s definitely not a task to take lightly — after all, you’re buying something that’ll go inside, around, and on top of all your most intimate nooks and crannies. You want to make sure it’ll get you off, obviously, but you also want to make sure it’s a high quality product that’s easy to clean.

As with any other sex toys, you need to do some homework before plunking down your credit card for the vibe of your dreams. Step one, of course, is deciding what kind of vibrator you prefer: Do you want a rabbit vibrator, classic vibrator, or bullet vibrator? Are wand vibrators up your alley, or do you prefer a device geared toward G-spot stimulation? How much do you care about vibration speeds and patterns? Are couples vibrators in the mix? How about a clitoral vibrator that imitates oral sex? Are you OK with a battery-operated vibrator, or do you want one that comes with a remote control?  Read more…

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A Danish photographer’s ‘sex’ photo atop the Great Pyramid of Giza is causing an uproar

Some people have crazy sex fantasies — no judgment. However, doing it, or portraying yourself doing it, on top of one of the seven wonders of the ancient world may be crossing the line. Danish photographer Andreas Hvid did exactly that, which instantly pissed off a lot of people and caused Egyptian officials to launch an investigation. He doesn’t plan to travel to Egypt again anytime soon. Check out our video to see the controversial image. Read more…

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AdultFriendFinder review: A kinky hookup site for open-minded people

Everyone knows making friends as an adult is just as nerve-wracking as it was in schoolAdultFriendFinder sounds like it should be the solution — but is it?

Moving to a new city or working at a new job where you don’t know anybody can seriously be depressing. What are you supposed to do?

Online dating is now the most popular means of dating. There’s more than a few sites where you can make adult friends in your area with similar interests, and AdultFriendFinder is one of the lengthy list.

So you’re on your lunch break at work, type in the URL, and the next thing you know, you’re frantically closing the tab and hoping nobody walked behind you for that split second. You seriously need to be careful where you are when you access AdultFriendFinder, because it really does have the appearance of something very NSFW. Read more…

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Dick appointment makeup tutorials are the only good beauty guru niche left

Dick appointment makeup tutorials are the only good thing left from beauty YouTube.

As cuffing season picks up, people are bound to schedule a quick dick appointment. But how do you make sure your makeup stays flawless through the hook up, and be reminded to have safe, consensual sex? Beauty guru YouTube is here for you. 

The term “dick appointment” is self-explanatory; Urban Dictionary defines it as “to set up an appointment to have sex with a man.” A second entry clarifies that “no feelings are involved” in the interaction. Unlike a drunk one night stand you bring home from a party or a late night “u up?” text, a dick appointment is often premeditated — which gives the appointee some time to actually prepare for it.  Read more…

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5 of the best dating sites for introverts, wallflowers, and shy people

Online dating is basically the best thing that ever happened to introverts.

You can now scan for a potential partner without ever leaving the comfort zone that is your sofa. Of course, eventually you’ll need to get up and actually go on a date. But until then, scroll away my friend. After all, there are millions of people all around the planet who are now realising the strengths that introverts bring to the table.

You can even say we’re living through a worldwide Introvert Revolution. Just look at the success of self-proclaimed introvert Susan Cain’s wildly popular book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. Her book has sold millions of copies worldwide, a TEDtalk she gave on the topic has been viewed over 20 million times, and she reportedly gets paid five-figures for a single appearance. Read more…

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