Dating After 50: Are Condoms Still Necessary?

Most singles over fifty years old believe they’re no longer at risk for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), so pretty few of them use condoms. A 2009 AARP survey found that 32 percent of women use them every time and only 12 percent of men do. While it is true...

Sex After Infidelity

How does a couple reconnect sexually after one of them has cheated? If you’re the one who did the cheating, it’s important to wait until your partner’s emotionally ready to resume sexual intimacy. This shows that you are truly remorseful and not as selfish as your...

Don’t Shy Away From Sex Therapy

“Sex therapy” can sound intimidating to some people, but if you are frustrated with your sex life, don’t shy away from its possibilities. Sex therapy has been around now for over fifty years, when sex researchers Virginia Johnson and William Masters showed that...

Is Junk Sex as Bad as Junk Food?

If intimacy can be considered the “nutritional value” of sex, does junk sex equate with junk food? Bad sex and good sex have some of the same ingredients (genital contact), but junk sex is “prepared” in the wrong manner, in much the same way as junk food contains some...

What Women Want Matters

Good girl, bad girl? It’s hard for women to win. We either want sex too much, or not enough. Although female sexual pleasure was acknowledged in long-past eras, it was forgotten by the Victorian era and women were being diagnosed with “hysteria,” remedied...

Secrets of Loving Cunnilingus

Women and men are both often shy about cunnilingus, but there’s no reason to be. Women are far more likely to orgasm from oral rather than penetrative sex. And there’s no need to feel self-conscious, ladies. As long as you’re washing down there with soap and water,...

Long-Distance Relationships More Intimate

It may seem like an oxymoron, but a study recently published in the Journal of Communication conducted by two psychologists, Crystal Jiang and Jeffery T. Hancock, shows that long-distance couples are more intimate than couples who spend time together daily. Most of...

Are You Your Own Sex Object?

If someone asked you to explain the word “autoeroticism,” would you be able to? It’s a fairly common term, but not one that’s easy to define, as it has varying degrees and dimensions. Most people have some autoerotic components to their sexuality. Literally,...

Estrogen Avoidance Fatalities

Concerns about hormones have lead many women to avoid seeking estrogen therapy, resulting in thousands of preventable deaths, according to a recent study from Yale. An older study, published by the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) back in 2002, is responsible for this...

Hotter With a Ring On It

Most people associate getting married with having less sex. Hitched.com is out to change that perception with a list of reasons why it’s hotter with a ring on it. First off, it’s easy. If you’re married, you’re most likely living together. Even if your busy schedule...