In the jungle of terms of dating and flirting portals, it is sometimes not easy to keep track. This flirting and dating glossary and encyclopedia is designed to help you look up the correct meaning of the terms and buzzwords used in a simple way.
The outcome of a passionate and usually physical adventure is often uncertain and can (therefore?) exert a strong fascination.
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Cupid in Roman mythology refers to the son of Venus and Mars and is the god of love.
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The term androgynous comes from the Greek and means “combining female and male characteristics and traits. At first glance, androgynous people cannot be clearly assigned to a particular gender.
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In the context of love and relationships, the term affair refers to a sexual love adventure that often takes place simultaneously with an existing partnership.
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The term aphrodisiac comes from the Greek and is derived from the goddess of love “Aphrodite”. It refers to a means of increasing or stimulating sexual desire (libido). Using an aphrodisiac stimulates sexual desire.
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A Tergo is a term for different variations of sexual intercourse and means “from behind”. The active partner has the back of the passive partner in view during the sexual act – thus penetrates from behind.
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On various singles exchanges and voting portals, there is the option to rate the attractiveness of a photo by using a scale.
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An artificial person, or a graphic representative (e.g. in a computer game, in a virtual world or also in an online community or singles exchange) of a real person, is called an avatar.
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BDSM is basically a collective term for a group of related sexual preferences. These sexual behaviors may be related to dominance and submission, pleasure pain, bondage play, or playful punishment.
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Escort service (also: escort service)
An escort service or escort agency is a service provider that arranges women or men (so-called escorts) for a fee.
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Benching is anything but nice! After all, anyone who is banned sits on the proverbial bench. At the same time, this relatively nasty and unpleasant trick is used mainly in the initial phase of an acquaintance.
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A blind date is a date between two people who have not met before and know nothing or very little about each other.
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In the foreground of flower sex (also called cuddle sex) is romance and a gentle approach.
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The term comes from English and translates roughly as “bondage” or “bondage”.
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A “bromance” is the term used to describe a NOT gay close male friendship. This beautiful artificial word is a neologism of brother and romance.
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The trend of “office romance” or also “office romance” refers to the phenomenon of increasing dating in the workplace.
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A sexy car wash refers to an erotic form of car washing and is usually performed by shapely and scantily clad women who specifically show off their charms and physical assets when caring for the automobile, soaping each other up with sponges, lolling lasciviously on the hood and then finally hosing down with water.
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Casual dating – often called casual sex or casual sex – basically refers to various types of sexual activities and purely physical partnerships outside the realm of romantic, committed, and serious relationships.
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The term chat comes from the English (to chat) and literally means “to chat, to converse”. In the Internet age, the term chat or online chat refers to real-time electronic communication, usually over the Internet.
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The term coming out refers to the process of finding one’s identity as a gay man, or as a lesbian woman. The person becomes aware of and accepts his or her own same-sex feelings or feelings that deviate from the gender role.
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The trend from the USA, in which mature women date younger men and which is now also spilling over to Europe via Australia, is called cougar dating.
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A date is commonly referred to as a date or a meeting to get to know each other. For lovers, this is also called a tryst.
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The term describes women who offer sadistic and dominant practices for payment.
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From a purely technical point of view, marriage is a socially recognized partnership between two people who are defined by generally applicable, usually legal, rules and who are referred to as spouses, husband and wife, or even husband and wife.
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Eros is called the Greek god of love. This decides which people come together.
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Escort is a temporary companionship, usually for a man by a socialite.
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Fakes consistently build a false identity for themselves. Men thus become virtual women and vice versa. All personal characteristics – such as appearance, height, weight, education, hobbies, etc. – are varied and changed.
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A faux pas is an unintentional violation, a tactlessness, of social manners. This violation is usually due to thoughtlessness, ignorance or carelessness.
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Femidom – the condom for women. A femidom is a contraceptive offered since 1990 that prevents sperm from reaching the uterus. It also provides protection against sexually transmitted diseases.
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Long distance relationship
Long-distance relationships are becoming more and more common. Nowadays, almost every eighth couple lives this form of partnership.
Most often, the profession leads to separation for a time.
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The origin of the term is rooted in Portuguese. Portuguese sailors brought back carved animal and human figures from their voyages in West Africa. These were said to have a magical effect.
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Nudism (free body culture)
The term naturism (free body culture) refers to communal nudity without seeing this as an expression of sexuality. Commonality here is the joy of experiencing nature and also being naked
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In photo voting, pictures are rated in a wide variety of categories. This particular form of attractiveness barometer is a relatively new invention in the field of online dating.
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Friends with Benefits / Friendship Plus
“Friendship with benefits,” “friendship with benefits,” or “friends with benefits,” also called “friendship plus” or “friendship with extras,” as well as “friendship with certain benefits,” is a form of relationship in which the partners are involved with each other sexually, but not romantically, in addition to being friends. So you can also say sex relationship to it.
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Ghosting” is a relatively recent phenomenon. It is a recently emerged trendy term and is generally understood to mean that someone simply disappears from life, becoming a ghost, so to speak.
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A hobby whore is usually in an inconspicuous “normal” everyday life, which she temporarily leaves. In varying degrees and intensity, she offers sexual services in exchange for pocket money or other material benefits.
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Hyping refers to a dating trend that is anything but nice. After all, anyone who abhypes a person, as it is called in new German, usually has something else in mind than it appears at first glance.
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Body cult generally refers to the outward presentation of a beautiful, well-groomed, special appearance.
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Pet names are love and tenderness poured into one word. They have a long tradition, they have always existed between people. They are something very personal and unique between two people.
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Lolita complex (also nymphophilia from nymph and -philia) is the term used to describe a strong erotic or sexual desire in men of middle age and older for girls or young women.
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Matching is about suggesting the right candidate to the members of an online dating agency.
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The relatively young relationship phenomenon of “MINGLE” is a word creation from the English terms “mixed” and “single” and means as much as that one is actually “officially” single, but somehow also in a relationship at the same time.
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You are often asked to provide a nickname when registering on platforms. This is a name you give yourself on the Internet to avoid revealing your real name right away.
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see “Lolita complex
One Night Stand
A one night stand is a short relationship of a sexual nature, which usually takes place for one night or just a few hours.
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Philia comes from the Greek and describes a form of love that emphasizes friendship as a form of relationship.
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So here it’s about dating the supposedly ugliest person and then dumping them in a lousy way.
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In the wake of the rise and march of pornography, female porn actors in particular developed increasing prominence. The recognition led to the first porn star.
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Positive thinking is helpful in many situations in life: You are more satisfied with your life, have an easier time in your job and are more likely to find a partner. Nevertheless, many people have the problem of struggling with fears, doubts and worries.
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The term romance scam refers to a form of Internet fraud in which fake profiles on singles exchanges are used to make victims believe they are in love with the aim of obtaining a financial benefit.
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The term safer dating means the possibility of dating safely via an appropriate dating portal.
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Slut shaming is attacking women for their sexual behavior, conduct, or manner of dress, or shaming them for it. Slutshaming is an instrument and part of the so-called Rape Culture.
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Speed dating is a trend from the USA that is also becoming increasingly popular in our country. It’s a quick way to get to know someone, whether it’s a potential partner or even just a flirt or friendship.
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Stashing is more than just a dating trick. Because in this case, you are already far beyond simple dating. Stashing is more likely to occur in the phase when you are just newly in love and you just want to be happy together.
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From erotic graceful and stimulating dance with seductive undressing consists the activity of a stripper.
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Submarining is also a dating tactic that can cost you your last nerve. Because with this behavior, the dating partner does not get in touch for months and sends a message all of a sudden and abruptly.
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A Sugarbabe is a young woman, usually between the ages of 18 to 25, who enters into a relationship with a significantly older man.
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A sugardaddy is a usually older man who has a mutual relationship with a much younger woman.
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The word originally comes from the South Seas, where it denoted things that must be strictly avoided because they possess dangerous powers or things that are forbidden.
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Phone sex is about satisfying sexual desires by talking on the phone. Through the intimate and pleasurable conversation on the phone, participants become sexually aroused and often satisfy themselves.
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The term “Toy Boy” refers to a very youthful lover of a much older woman.
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This term comes from the Anglo-Saxon language area and translated into German means as much as “trophy female”, “prey female” or also “trophy female”.
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In a narrower sense, the term voyeurism refers to a form of sexuality in which a person becomes sexually aroused by secretly looking at undressing or naked people, or by watching sexual acts.
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A webcam – or simply cam for short – is a small digital video camera that connects to a computer to send the footage it takes to the web. The recorded video images of a person can thus be transmitted in real time via the Internet and used, for example, for a video chat or video telephony.
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