As Halloween approaches, Ashley Madison, the world’s leading married dating website, surveyed its members* to find out whether they use Halloween as a chance to spend time with their spouse or turn a trick for a treat. According to the data, more than half (55%)...

Sending someone naughty messages is a great way to liven up any conversation. Whether they’re your partner and you’re looking to spice things up or you’ve never met, sexting can take texting to the next level. Many members at Ashley Madison include sexting as something that...

Sometimes, an affair starts off innocently enough. A connection is made with someone other than a spouse or partner—a close friend at work, for example. This friendship grows, and both people become more emotionally involved, especially if that support is missing at home. You begin...

We’ve been through a lot in 2016, so what better way to start the new year than with a vow to be more open minded, accepting, and adventurous in 2017? Instead of the standard resolutions to eat healthier, exercise more, or spend less money, the...

Whether your marriage lasted two years or twenty, a divorce can be emotionally draining and the idea of dating after divorce may seem daunting. The good news? You're in good company with lots of people looking to get back out there and date again who aren't really sure...

Traveling is a great way to explore other open-minded parts of the world, but sometimes solo travel—especially for business—can be a lonely experience. If you’re one of the 488 million Americans traveling for business, why coop yourself up in your hotel room when there’s nightlife...

When you're looking for new partners on Ashley Madison, it's integral to understand the importance of open and honest communication while laying ground rules and establishing boundaries. The definition of polyamory is essentially “sharing” your love partner with others in an open, fully disclosed relationship. You,...

While it hasn’t started to feel like fall just yet, we can feel it just around the corner. After the hot and muggy days of summer, the nights and mornings are crisper and we’re ready to bust out our comfy socks and sweaters. We understand...

We all know the statistics—marriages just don’t last forever anymore. In the U.S., the divorce rate ranges from 50% for first marriages to 74% for third marriages. The third time isn’t always a charm, and it's not just a problem in the U.S.. In 2014,...

First dates can be nerve wracking. While some dates are doomed to fail before they even begin, there are some simple things that you can do to prepare for your first meeting with your potential paramour. Ensuring comfortable atmosphere, keeping up casual conversation, and maintaining that aura...

No one can deny that texting is a core part not just of dating or relationships, but of our everyday lives. The convenience of being able to talk to someone without having to call or retrieve messages is a hallmark of communication in the modern age....

There are still people who will just turn their nose up at the idea of online dating. People who’ve been a part of the online dating scene know better, but for anyone who still might be unsure as to whether online dating is a viable...

There is an old saying about adversity making us stronger. Despite this, the majority of us tend to avoid anything that will disrupt our routine. From something as simple as our train being delayed or being caught in a traffic jam to a marriage slowly fraying at...

Have you ever noticed how nice people are when they’re working? There are a few exceptions of course, but they smile more easily and respond better to your comments than they would when you’re at a bar. You might, thinking about things this way, decide that...

The importance of trust when it comes to a relationship cannot be overstated. This isn’t something that people would think that would come into play too often when having a more casual or discreet relationship, but at its most basic level, it is something that...

The mind is a powerful thing. People tell you to visualize what you want and you’ll get it, but we can recognize it takes a bit more than that. One thing that is true, however, is that the mind is where your confidence comes from....

So you chose the perfect profile picture (public or private, whichever suits your needs), have a great username, and found someone who sparks your interest. Great! Now, not to put too much pressure on you, but this is where many people get tripped up. The first message stops...

When it comes to one night stands, people's reactions are mixed bag. After all, there are many people who would celebrate one night stands as part of the freedom that came from the sexual revolution, while others see them as the downfall of our society or...

Online dating can be a minefield to navigate. What should your username be? What do you say on your profile? How do you word your first message? Unfortunately, dating online isn't like meeting someone at  a bar. You can't just walk up and say "hi"...

There are myths about the BDSM submissive which are as prevalent as the general myths surrounding BDSM. We've heard them all before, the idea that everyone who is into BDSM has a dungeon full of whips and chains, but that's not true at all. A submissive isn't one specific type of person. To be...