Links We Love: The Slingshot Condom Applicator, Sex on the First Date, The Benefits of Romantic Comedies and More!

Our weekly round-up of our favorite love and sex links

From sex-ploring your fantasies to why sex on the first date can be a total buzzkill, these links are a titillating read. Whether you're in a relationship or ready to take on the dating world, indulge in all things love and sex in this week's links we love. 

Practice Safe (And Dangerous?) Sex
One guy decided that he wanted to have fun in bed ASAP, and created a condom applicator slingshot to save time. (Say what?!) The Frisky has the story on an interesting -- and kinda painful -- device. 

The Truth About Romantic Comedies
Good news, movie lovers! Watching The Notebook over and over again doesn't affect your love life or give you unrealstic expectations. According to the Huffington Post, a study proves that women can watch their favorite chick flicks without believing it'll actually happen to them. (Um, duh.)

Another Reason Why We Love Bradley Cooper
Believe it or not ladies, Bradley Cooper is living with another woman -- his mom! People has the story on his selfless -- and sensitive -- reason for being roommates with mama Cooper. (You might just swoon.)

Why You Shouldn't Have Sex on the First Date
You might want to read this before your next date. Em and Lo dish out advice on why sex on a first date can ruin the chance of relationship. Read the truth about the consequence of putting out here

Get Down and Sexplore 
If your sex life is fizzling, have no fear! Your Tango has a guide to living out your fantasies. (And for some of our favorite sex tips, click here.)

First Date Survey
For all you single ladies out there, here's a fun fact: there are 107 million people in America who are unattached -- wow! Match.com has a the results on what singles in America look for in a mate. (And check out our survey on married sex here.)

How To Stay Friends With Your Ex 
While some relationships just don't work, others -- strangely -- result in friendships. HowAboutWe has 10 rules for staying friends with your exes.

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