Links We Love: The Hickey That Gave Someone a Stroke, Secret Single Behavior, Snuggling for Dummies & More

From all the ways you can die from sex (yes, really!) to the girl who should have stopped texting while she was ahead -- don't miss these love and sex links from around the web.

Snuggling For Dummies
Mastered the reverse cowgirl and scissors to perfection, but haven’t figured out how to fall asleep together? Enter the Snuggle Sutra Cards -- a deck of ideas for building intimacy by cuddling, positions included (and illustrated). We’re kinda obsessed and we think you will be, too. Learn more about spooning on The Luxury Spot.

Make Your Heart Stop, Baby
Talk about unsexy stats: you’re three times more likely to have a heart attack in the hours after you have sex -- and if a hickey-loving guy sucks too hard on your neck, you could have a stroke. For more ways sex threatens your life, check out Yahoo’s list of the 10 worst sex injuries, ever.

When to Step Away From the iPhone
There are some things you should probably say to your diary or your bestie, rather than the guy you slept with. When one not-so-gallant dude didn’t have time to meet the morning after getting lucky, this gal went a little cray-cray on him. Actually, she went completely off the deep end. Read this embarrassing exchange on BuzzFeed.

Why Being Single is Amazing -- And Possibly Gross
Don’t be ashamed, we all have secret “single behavior”: wearing the same socks around the house for a week, waiting until the last possible second to buy more TP, not reaching for a tissue when we discover a booger. Yeah, these things are gross -- but no one ever has to know, right? The Frisky lists all of the things we do in private as single ladies. (And for what single really looks like, check this out!)

Awkward Sex in Hollywood
If only we had special lighting, silk lingerie and the ability to orgasm within five seconds of penetration, maybe our sex lives would match what we see on the silver screen. Since our between-the-sheets action is a little less glamorous (right?), Em&Lo offers the top 10 most realistic sex scenes, so we don’t feel so bad about our awkward position changes. (PS: if you want to learn some sex tips from the movies, these are great.)

Why You Should Learn Some Jokes
Female comedians are taking over the Red Carpet (hello, Tina Fey and Kristen Wiig!) – and for good reason: they’re sexy! Being a funny girl can actually help you get laid. XoJane tells you how to make some jokes to get started.

 

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