Or you can sleep with someone who is far too young -- or too old -- for you. And you can enjoy a guilt-free rendezvous with someone who has a surplus of outer beauty but is somewhat lacking in other departments. Be Honest Just because you're doing away with guilt, doesn't mean you should do away with honesty, too.
Don't ever lie about your intentions to get someone into bed. Man up -- or woman up -- and admit you're just looking for a roll in the hay. And never give a fake number or ask for a number you have no intention of calling. Be a Decent Host Or At Least a Polite Guest We don't care how casual the hookup, it's just plain rude to kick someone to the curb at 5 a. Let them sleep over. That said, be aware that snuggling for more than 15 minutes may send a mixed message -- but that said, don't be confused if your one-night stand wants to spoon all night.
Some people like a little casual intimacy on the side. And be sure to leave a cheery note; phone number not required. Be Safe Always always always use protection correctly.
And know that condoms may not always protect you from everything herpes , HPV Oh, yeah, and don't let a complete stranger tie you up during sex, either! Casual sex is the perfect excuse to reinvent yourself sexually -- to be extra dirty or to try something new.
In other words, to potentially make an ass of yourself, because your flavor of the moment has no idea what you're usually like in bed and will probably never see you again. Remember, too much missionary is missing the point. Women especially may relish this freedom.
Hold the Romance The following activities are not appropriate foreplay during casual sex: The biggest players in the online dating scene tend to emphasize the chance for a lasting connection. But the reality is, plenty of people out there are just looking for something casual. When so much of the dating site marketing promises love, where should casual daters turn for something less serious?
The App Store, naturally. Dating apps like Tinder and Grindr have made it easier for people to seek out relationships of all kinds. Christian Jordal, a licensed family and marriage therapist and certified sex therapist in Philadelphia, says that's a good thing.
CasualX is an app designed exclusively for casual relationships. Founded in early , it promises tons of options for people looking to hook up without the confusion of matching with users who might be looking for something more long-term.
Li told us one feature that makes it stand out from the crowd is "moments. And you can see them when you look at anyone's profile. Plus, CasualX has a few key features to enhance user experience. First, they allow you to enable an unlock pattern that'll keep nosy friends from opening the app on your phone. Second, the company verifies each new profile to cut down on fakes, meaning you can feel more confident that you're messaging with a real person.
A spokesperson for CasualX tells us the app now has about 2. Users can browse in the U. Since Grindr's launch in , it's grown from a humble hookup app used by men the world over to an actual content powerhouse.
Read more on that in our feature about the site's launch. On Grindr , you can browse the profiles of fellow users in your area. And by "in your area" we're talking actual distance in feet. The app also tells you when others are online. Per its press kit, the company boasts 3 million daily active users around the world, and an average of million messages sent each day. The app's free for basic use, though users can opt for an upgrade to Grindr XTRA to unlock other features.
These include extra filters, an "online-only" viewing option, no ads, and more. Launched in , the app boasts 1. Chances are, you know it well.. 30 Sep Here are ten steps to getting recreational sex right: We don't care how casual the hookup, it's just plain rude to kick someone to the curb at 5. 23 Mar Craiglist's personal ads have been around since , the early days of online dating, when looking for love on the Internet was heavy with. 13 Jun But casual sex is tricky — people are more likely to never see So here are 11 hookup etiquette rules that every 11/10, would-bone-again guy should follow: Women have to deal with IUDs, daily pills, monthly vaginal rings.