All posts by Maya Ray

Hi, I’m Maya Ray. I’m a single mother, researcher, writer, and occasional world traveller. My home-made vegan popcorn is second to none. My life skills, on the other hand, are a work in progress. I’m a cultural anthropologist by training. I’ve been researching and writing about relationships for eight years and counting. I believe the quality of your relationships is the number one factor affecting our satisfaction in life. Humans are social animals. We live and die by our relationships. Making our relationships better can only happen by improving ourselves. But improving ourselves also has to happen by working on our relationships. My blog explores the art and science of how we relate to others. I give you real talk about real relationships: dating, sex, skills, family, and managing your relationships online and off. Now go get relating!

12 Things I Learned About Men By Having Sex With Them

When you read dating advice, it seems like men and women are different species who can only communicate through emotional manipulation. The PUAs teach men to get the girls by gaming them into submission. The Rules teach women to act...

/ October 13, 2015