Today's Love & Sex Guilty Pleasure

by Mallory Feeney Damn it, the butterflies are back and you’ve started seeing your ex, again. It’s like starting fresh again… right? It’s nice to be back in his company and things are going to be different this time around…right? Even though you might have vowed to never ever ever get back together—to cite someone who is completely familiar with make-ups and breakups themselves—here you are, back together. Before diving too far into the relationship again, ask yourself the following questions… 1. Is the Timing Right? If yes… Timing is everything when it comes to relationships because your lives both need to be in... CONTINUE READING 16



by Samantha Sutton There’s no denying it – starting a new relationship is one of the best feelings in the world. You still get butterflies, you can’t stop smiling and you’re having so much fun getting know your new guy. But hold on a second – what do you mean he’s still friends with his ex girlfriend? And what? He never... CONTINUE READING 9


by Susan Alpert For everyone – even people in an ideal relationship with a lifelong partner – there will be times when you are alone. For 46 years, I lived the dream with my husband, Larry; we had a happy home, children and thriving careers. When Larry died, I experienced the ultimate aloneness, fearing my happiness would never return. It... CONTINUE READING 5


by Dr. David Marks Has your man’s libido decreased over time?  Has his vigor, energy level, short term memory, concentration, and physique diminished?  Does he have a stubborn roll of fat around the midsection that he just can’t get rid of despite diet and exercise?  If you answered “Yes” to any of these, then your man may have low testosterone. After age... CONTINUE READING 3

Textured Condoms

Studs, and ribbing, and textures oh my! Hearing these words in relation to something you’re going to use in between your legs seems kind of daunting, but with promises of enhanced pleasure, better stimulation, and one hell of an orgasm, you can't help but be interested! Still, should you hop right into a new tactic in sexual experience or skip... CONTINUE READING 7


Last month Thought Catalog published 19 Reasons to Avoid Relationships in Your 20s, all about why your 20s are prime time to travel at will, follow your own dreams, and not give a hoot about anybody else.  We hear it all the time: Your 20s are your “selfish” years.  Most of the time, journalists and bloggers make it sound like... CONTINUE READING 5


by Staff All women should be concerned about their vaginal health. And there's no time like summer - that season of wet bathing suits and sandy beaches - to keep on top of our "V-game." Here are 3 ways to keep your vagina's naturally acidic pH level, rich quantities of beneficial bacteria, and natural, erm, "secretions" in check, so you're fending... CONTINUE READING 40


Alright ladies. We need to have a little talk. We need to discuss Girl Code. Why are there SO MANY rules? We've got to nail it down. We've got to figure out the TRUE Girl Code. We're talking NON Negotiables here. The ladies of Shecky’s had a little talk amongst ourselves to try to get to the middle of this debate, and... CONTINUE READING 12


If you’ve seen one rom-com proposal, you’ve seen them all. And if you’re like me, you were left wondering: Will I cry when it happens? (Not ugly cry like I do in real life, but movie star cry, like Jessica Alba)? Will there be dramatic pause as he waits, with baited breath on bended knee, for me to grace him... CONTINUE READING 17


It’s an unspoken rule: you don’t date your friend’s exes. YOU JUST DON’T! But come on. Are there any exceptions? What if they broke up a long time ago and he asks you? What if she gives you permission? One Shecky’s staffer talks about dating a friend’s ex, and how to know if it’s worth the drama. Would you ever... CONTINUE READING 14


First dates can be really awkward if you aren't sure how the other person feels. But now you can tell if someone likes you before you ever meet, and they're just a swipe away. If you aren't familiar with mobile dating, new apps like Tinder and Swipe use location tracking to place pictures of men on your iPhone screen for... CONTINUE READING 4