"I set out on a personal project to figure out who I was, sexually, and what kind of intimate dynamic I wanted." One writer shares what she learned in and out of the bedroom.
We've all heard of "conscious uncoupling" by now, but taking a "conscious" approach to dating is key to success. Four tips for getting it right when you get back out there.
PERSONAL ESSAY: "My bedmate was a scrappy 22-pound mutt whose breath smelled like a canning factory. I told myself he was all I needed. I could not imagine wanting to date."
PERSONAL ESSAY: "I opened up the dating apps, scrolled through the endless array of faces, and asked myself, 'Does this one spark joy?' If the answer was no, then . . . next!"