The counterpart to cuffing season, summer flings are casual relationships that end once the leaves start to turn brown again

The counterpart to cuffing season, summer flings are casual relationships that end once the leaves start to turn brown again

Summer flings often start on vacations and end when the other person has to go home, and tend to be of hitwe prijzen the ”short and sweet” variety.

SWINGER

The de facto term for consensually sleeping with someone outside of your e, swinging has lost some cultural currency in recent years as millennials opt for the ”poly” lifestyle instead. Still, swinging is alive and well for Gen Xers taking advantage of increasingly liberal sexual mores as society shifts slowly away from the restrictive confines of absolute monogamy and towards something a little bit more flexible.

SWIPING

Swiping, swiping, swiping. For some singles, it might be difficult to conceive of any other way, but it’s worth remembering that swiping didn’t even really exist before 2012. Unless you’ve been living under a rock (and if so: congratulations, you lucky duck), you’ll know that swiping is the physical interaction you have with your phone (a single finger moves intentionally across a thin piece of glass covering an electronic brain) when deciding whether you’re attracted to someone’s profile picture or not. From Tinder it spread to Bumble and a few thousand copycat apps. It’ll be replaced eventually, but until then, swiping is how we as a culture perform love – or at least our aspirations thereto.

TEXTLATIONSHIP

A textlationship is a flirtatious connection between two people that works on paper but never seems to manifest itself in practice. For whatever reason, the chemistry between two people is just better over texts. Läs mer