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How can you tell whether somebody in an open relationship has feelings for you?

How can you tell whether somebody in an open relationship has feelings for you?

‘How can you tell whether somebody in an open relationship has feelings for you?’ He acts like my boyfriend, but already has a girlfriend…

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Dating: if I had my time over

Dating: if I had my time over

Rhonda Perky reflects on her insecurity, fear, dating stereotypes, and how she wishes she had done dating differently.

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Starting Over: ‘One day my prince will come’

Starting Over: ‘One day my prince will come’

At 39, single mother Jaime reflects on dating, her ‘Cinderella Syndrome’ and starting over

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My fiancé struggles to find partners in our open relationship

My fiancé struggles to find partners in our open relationship

My fiancé and I used to have an open relationship but we stopped because he was having some trouble finding a girl who likes him…I don’t want to cheat but I can’t control myself what should I do?

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The ‘Perfect’ Relationship

The ‘Perfect’ Relationship

I have to keep telling myself that while this relationship seems perfect, it’s an illusion.’ Like most people, when I first meet someone, I try to present my best. I hide my fears and insecurities, my frustrations, my limitations. I present the fun-loving sexy side of me: the person I want to be.

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Couple swapping: negotiating boundaries

Couple swapping: negotiating boundaries

Couple swapping or group sex might resemble porn, but in porn, the actors warm up, plan and consent to activities in advance. In life, we need to remember what happens behind the scenes, and make sure to negotiate boundaries in advance, to check in, and keep checking in.

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Dating dishonesty: why our social scripts are doing us damage

Dating dishonesty: why our social scripts are doing us damage

Unless we make room for open and honest communication early on, we can only end up with a host of dissatisfied people, constantly seeking one thing, but finding another.

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Perky Commandments

Perky Commandments

Commandments for love, lust and life Thou shalt not stalk Thou shalt live thine own life Thou shalt let thy partner live his/her own life Thou shalt keep thine crazy to thyself Thou shalt be responsible for thine own happiness Thou shalt not dump all thy mental baggage onto thy Significant […]

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Happy half-birthday to Perks!

Happy half-birthday to Perks!

A word from the editor Happy 2014, and happy half-birthday to Perks! It has been six exciting months since our initial launch. Perks has undergone a facelift and is sporting a shiny new logo, thanks to the gorgeously talented Steph and the tireless efforts of Carl Skase (a.k.a. Perky Leigh). […]

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BDSM: A Beginner’s Guide

BDSM: A Beginner’s Guide

Starting out in BDSM You may find it daunting to enter the world of Bondage, Discipline, Sadism and Masochism (BDSM). Power play, humiliation, restraints, pain and/or paraphernalia can leave you feeling vulnerable, even fearful, for your physical and psychological safety. For many, this is part of the thrill, but it does […]

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