A poll of 5,000 singletons by dating site BeNaughty.com has revealed that a uniform is not only sexy, but we're also more likely to consider those wearing one as better in bed, more respectful and more honest in a relationship. 57% of men and 32% of women believe that people in uniform are more attentive lovers in the bedroom, while more than 70% of both sexes thought they would be treated better by someone who worked in uniform. But it seems not all uniforms are created equal. ... More »Sex tip of the day: Swap lingerie for uniforms for more attentive sex
Showing off their bearded beauties at the Oscars, the likes of George Clooney and Ben Affleck might fall short in the eyes of the British woman, as research reveals a bit of a stubble is more desirable. A study looking into what women find attractive discovered that ladies put a stubbly stud over full beards or clean shaved men. The reasons why are a bit fuzzy but human evolution experts say that facial hair is a sign of aggression as it boosts the size of the lower jaw and teeth. ... More »Sorry George! Women want men with stubble not beards
Forget oysters and aphrodisiac foods, research has shown that if you really want a good sex life, you should switch to a Mediterranean diet. Cutting out processed foods and red meat and switching to a diet of whole grains, fish, olive oil and fresh fruit and vegetables has been shown to increase blood flow to the genitals and improve sexual response. Scientists have also found that often sexual dysfunction is linked to metabolic problems such as insulin resistance, central obesity (when people carry their weight around their tummy), high cholesterol and high blood pressure. ... More »Eating a Mediterranean diet can improve your sex life
If rumours are to be believed, David and Victoria Beckham are struggling to maintain their sex life since the birth of baby Harper Seven. According to sources, Harper likes to sleep between them in bed making their alone time almost non-existent. VB has apparently told friends that David is such a doting dad he can't bear to let their 19-month-old daughter sleep on her own at night. ... More »Are Victoria & David Beckham letting baby Harper destroy their sex life?
Love: a mystery for some, self-sacrifice for others. What's known as the source of life's greatest joy can also cause pain and heartache. To help us navigate the course of love, we look to some of the world's greatest thinkers – Plato, Descartes and De Beauvoir. Lecturer Olivia Gazalé and philosopher Charles Pépin guide us through the musings of ten philosophers on the eternally perplexing subject of love. More »Discover your philosophy on love
Show your hand, bluff, undress... When it comes to foreplay, strip poker has just the right mix of suspense, fun and competition to heat up any night. For more on the popular phenomenon that mixes the rules of traditional poker with the naughtiness of striptease, we talked to strip poker games developer Roxane Guidez. More » Our guide to strip poker
After years of being in a relationship with someone it's easy to lose that sexual spark that makes retreating to the bedroom so exciting. Nothing shows this better than Meryl Streep's latest blockbuster Hope Springs, where her character Kay attempts to reconnect with her husband (played by Tommy Lee Jones) by visiting a couple's counsellor, trying new things and reading lots of advice books. One of these books is called Sex Tips for Straight Women From a Gay Man and we managed to track down it's author, Dan Anderson, for a good old natter. ... More »How to spice up sex in long term relationships by author Dan Anderson
According to research, women have better orgasms between 1pm and 5pm in the afternoon so there's never been a better time to take a long lunch!Although the reasons for this aren't completely understood, it is thought that an orgasm can feel stronger and last longer than the 20 seconds normally experienced during traditional evening sex. Hhhhmm, we're not sure of what to make of this little bit of advice, but we think it probably has a LOT to do with novelty. Couples are used to having sex in the morning and when it's dark outside, which makes daytime sex just that little bit more exciting. ... More »Sex tip of the day: Have afternoon sex for longer and stronger orgasms
Loads of sexperts recommend watching porn with your partner, especially if you want to learn a few new tricks, spice things up and find out how he 'reacts' to certain kinky situations. If you're super nervous about bringing up bondage a great way to gauge his reaction is to watch him watch an S&M porn scene...if he calls it awful and gross you're probably not on to a winner!But porn isn't the be all and end all when it comes to sex advice (even though that's where most guys receive their biggest dose of sex education). ... More »Sex tip of the day: 3 things you really can't learn from porn
They say that being in a relationship shouldn't change your sense of individuality, but it seems Kim Kardashian is desperate to please her man...by changing her wardrobe. In a new interview with Us Weekly, Kim admits that she tries to please her rapper beau by wearing his favourite ensembles. She said, "I dress for my man way more than for myself". She also admitted, "He likes cool, drapey things. Very casual. ... More »Should you dress to impress your boyfriend like Kim Kardashian?
Masturbation not only increases your orgasms and improves your sex life, but is good for your health to boot. Here's a few more reasons to be going solo…1. Masturbation helps prevent cervical infections and relieve urinary tract infections.Masturbation has been found to help reduce the risk of prostate cancer in men, and now studies are finding that female masturbation can help protect against cervical infections and UTIs as is flushes out bad bacteria.2. ... More »5 reasons why masturbation is good for your health
Last year we were all imagining how our partners would react to bondage ropes and fetish leather, but now it's 2013 and this year it's a whole different ball game (no pun intended). We've scaled down all the sex buzz from our sinful sources to discover the top three trends for 2013. Erotic fiction fans will be pleased to know that Fifty Shades still plays a part...even if it's not in the way you might think. Take a look at the ways you can add an on-trend edge to your bedroom and let us know what you think in the comments box below... ... More »Vibrators in the post, Fifty Shades and strangers: The Top 3 sex trends for 2013
Earlier in the week we reported that Harry Styles and Taylor Swift are not on the best of terms after their short lived romance ended badly. Even if you're not a celeb, it's difficult to cope with seeing an ex-boyfriend after a tricky or particularly heart wrenching break up. You're probably still feeling pangs of jealousy and sadness if he broke up with you, or you could be feeling angry and frustrated with the whole situation. ... More »How to cope with seeing your ex like Harry Styles and Taylor Swift
If your boyfriend's ex is like a giant elephant in the bedroom (figuratively speaking of course) it's time to ignore questions of whether you are better in bed than her…and just know that you are. Simple. These easy steps will ensure that she will become a fuzzy distant memory of mediocre sex and you will take toe-curling centre stage. 1. She is an ex for a reasonForget who dumped who and all that drama, your boyfriend's ex is just that. An ex. If things were all hunky-dory between them, it never would have ended. Spine tingling sex is about compatibility. ... More »5 ways to be better in bed than his ex
According to new research, almost seven out of ten women have faked an orgasm. Perhaps this isn't a big shocker, but the same research shows that nearly a third of men have done the same. So why is reaching orgasm (and pretending that we're sexually satisfied when we're not) such a big deal? Sexpert Tracey Cox believes we're all afraid of facing the 'negative consequences' of climax-free sex, including hurting a partner's feelings or admitting there is something wrong with the relationship. ... More »No! No! No! 68% of women admit faking orgasms...but men do too
It's the final day of International Flirting Week (13-19 February) and we're rounding up our coverage of flirting statistics, tips and advice from Zoosk.co.uk and flirting expert and social anthropologist, Jean Smith. Today's top tip is all about staying true to yourself and not taking on a 'flirting character' who uses fake interests to impress people. It's easy to get nervous when you're chatting up Mr Perfect, but being honest about yourself is crucial especially if the flirtation morphs into an actual relationship. ... More »Flirting tip of the day: Have fun and always be true to yourself
In 2011, over 200,000 people in the UK were victims of online dating fraud as scammers are getting evermore advanced in how they target consumers to trick them out of their hard earned cash. Here are knowthenet.org.uk top tips to ensure you only find true love online… 1. Beware of fake photos Model shots or suggestive photos should ring warning bells. People are more likely to post a couple of photos of themselves in normal surroundings. Watch out for exceptionally small photos or ones with blurry corners where a watermark may have been removed. ... More »Don't become the victim of online dating fraud
It's day six of International Flirting Week (13-19 February) and we're celebrating with a whole host of flirting statistics, tips and advice from Zoosk.co.uk and flirting expert and social anthropologist, Jean Smith. We've all had those awkward moments when you make it clear you fancy someone, either by giving them loads of eye contact or making great conversation, only to find that they're not interested. It's normal to feel a bit embarrassed, but seeing this as a gut-wrenching form of rejection will only make you retreat back into your shell. ... More »Flirting tip of the day: Stop fearing rejection and stay positive
When Kelly Brook announced her split from long-time beau Thom Evans, the news that she had returned to the arms of her ex Danny Cipriani ruffled a few Twitter feathers. So, is the best way to deal with a break-up to start a rebound relationship? Or is moving on too soon a way of ignoring your heart ache?Poor Thom barely has time to blink before Kelly was papped arm-in-arm with rugby player Danny on the most romantic day of the year. She even Tweeted a not-so-subtle snap of a massive bouquet of roses from a 'mystery admirer' on Valentine's Day. ... More »Kelly Brook's Ex-Boyfriend rebound: Good idea or recipe for disaster?
Physical inactivity, obesity and tobacco are three things that just don't mix with male sexual performance. Daily exercise actually seems to protect against potential erectile dysfunction in middle age. But not all sports are beneficial… More »Why men who keep fit have a healthier sex life
It's day five of International Flirting Week (13-19 February) and we're celebrating with a whole host of flirting statistics, tips and advice from Zoosk.co.uk and flirting expert and social anthropologist, Jean Smith. We all know that looks are important, but how often have you started speaking to someone you're not attracted to and suddenly they become a Greek god before your eyes? Personality and charm are hugely important when it comes to romance, so it's important that you give this a chance to shine through. ... More »Flirting tip of the day: Plan your small talk and don't be quick to judge
It's day four of International Flirting Week (13-19 February) and we're celebrating with a whole host of flirting statistics, tips and advice from Zoosk.co.uk and flirting expert and social anthropologist, Jean Smith. Recent research suggests that 25% of men love receiving a suggestive look from a female flirt, making seductive eye tricks the most popular girl-on-guy technique. When eye contact lingers and morphs into gazing, it's safe to say you're on to a winner. Here's all you need to know about flirting with your eyes... ... More »Flirting tip of the day: Maintain eye contact and watch his 'signals'
It's day three of International Flirting Week (13-19 February) and we're celebrating with a whole host of flirting statistics, tips and advice from Zoosk.co.uk and flirting expert and social anthropologist, Jean Smith. Today's top tip is all about being confident, feeling comfortable and learning to understand his smile... Flirting tip of the day: Look confident, feel confident Healthy relationships often begin with healthy flirting, but to do that you need to be willing to speak to people and display your inner confidence. ... More »Flirting tip of the day: Be confident and feel comfortable