back to top

15 #PleasurePrinciples About Dating

By Robyn Bidgood and Amanda Costa from Ryerson’s Office of Sexual Violence Support and Education

Posted on

When it came to sex ed in high school, did you only learn about the STIs and how to put on a condom? Were you taught that sex was filled will risks and not something we were allowed to enjoy? If so, you know that pleasure was never typically part of this conversation. Which is odd because that’s kinda the point. We want to move the conversation back to what it should be about; how to make ourselves and our partners feel good. Whether it’s a casual hook-up or long term relationship our #PleasurePrinciple is good feels for all!

Here are our 15 tips you can make dating more honest, consent positive, and fun for everyone.


If you need support here are some numbers you can call:

People of all genders, can contact Sexual Assault/Rape Crisis Centre:

416-597-8808 or

If you self identify as a woman, you can call the Assaulted Women’s Hotline:


If you self identify as a man, you can call the Support Services for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse: 1-866-887-0015

If you self identify as LGBTQ, you can contact the LGBTQ Youthline:


This post was created by a member of BuzzFeed Community, where anyone can post awesome lists and creations. Learn more or post your buzz!