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Nerve Classics: Friends With Benefits

Me, my not-quite-boyfriend, and the strange baby we sort of had. Maybe it's the bourbon, but lately, we've been feeling no…

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Miss Information

My friend-with-benefits is underdelivering on one key benefit.

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Savage Love

I’m a gay man getting off on homophobic porn. Is there something wrong with me? by Dan Savage I am a twenty-five-year-old ga…

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Five Stories: Hooking Up With My Ex

Nerve readers share their stories of tender and not-so-tender reconciliation. I met Ivy at a party where everyone was eating a lot…

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Please Advise: Should I take a chance and hit on my best friend?

Nerve readers hold forth on the risks and rewards of college experimentation. Each week, the inbox of our venerable advice columni…

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Five Stories: Falling For My Best Friend

"I don't know how to say this, but…" I received word one day that I had lost my job, and had to start contacti…

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Five Stories: Same-Sex Experimentation

What else is college for? Four of us sit on Leni's black-velvet blanket — Leni; Leni's wannabe-girlfriend, Val; Leni…

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Savage Love: Should my girlfriend and I bare-back it with close friends?

Should my girlfriend and I bare-back it with close friends? I’m a college freshman. I thought that college would be the plac…

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Please Advise: I’m only interested until he likes me back. How do I stop moving on?

A Nerve reader tries to break her love 'em and leave 'em ways. Wise readers,   Each week, the inbox of our vener…

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Miss Information: Should I Settle Or Crush My Girlfriend?

I’m not very attracted to my girlfriend of five years. Can I dump her to sleep with hotter people?

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Please Advise: How can I start sleeping around again, without devastating my ex?

A Nerve reader enjoys her newfound single-dom, but worries about her ex-boyfriend. Wise Readers,  Each week, the inbox o…

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Fifteen Stories: Unlikely First Meetings

Fifteen Stories: Unlikely First Meetings Stories of first encounters — from awkward to downright rude — that led to so…

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If I get into a friends-with-benefits situation, am I asking for trouble?

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Please Advise: How did his feelings for me disappear so quickly?

A Nerve reader falls in love at the exact wrong moment. Help her out.     Wise readers,   Each week, the inbox…

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Sex Advice From Friends With Benefits

In honor of Hollywood's new favorite relationship, we sat down with some real-life FWBs. Taylor, 29 & Winston, 29 How did …

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Five Stories: Out of My League

By Nerve Readers The Greatest Sentence I've Ever Heard I had just moved to Munich from a conservative "date before doing …

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Miss Information: How can I get over my jealousy about my boyfriend’s friendships with other women?

How can I get over my jealousy about my boyfriend’s friendships with other women?

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True Stories: Casual Encounters of the Third Kind

On finding love where you least expect it. When you walk into a bar to meet a stranger you've propositioned through the now in…

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Miss Information: I haven’t slept with anyone in five years. What’s wrong with me?

I haven’t slept with anyone in five years. What’s wrong with me?

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Savage Love: I’m a twenty-two-year old having trouble finding casual hookups online. What’s the secret, Dan?

I'm a twenty-two-year old having trouble finding casual hookups online. What's the secret, Dan? Three months ago, my socio…

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