Cancer and Sexuality

Cancer can have dramatic effects on the lives of survivors and their loved ones. When someone we love has cancer, it can cause rifts in family ties, depression, and severe grief. Most of these issues are understood by professionals who strive to help cancer patients...

Why Do I Find That Sexy?

Why do some things excite one person and not someone else? Not in the sense of a turn-on or a fetish that might be fun to incorporate into bedroom activities, but the seemingly random triggers, or even the ones that excite us at the same time we know they’re...

Fanning the Flames

Why should marriage put your sex life in the doldrums, with so many things to try?  If you think you need more spice in your life, one interesting idea is using your sense of smell to create arousal. Lean in slowly for a kiss and pay attention to how your partner...

Humor, The Hidden Turn-On

A study on chemistry.com asked over a thousand of its members questions about humor in courtship. A nineteen question survey asking things like “have you ever ended a relationship because your sense of humor was incompatible with the person you were dating?” Almost...

Passion or Companionship? You Make the Call

Patients who come to mental health practitioners seeking to rekindle the flames in a long-term relationship are often advised to embrace a quieter, compassionate love. But is that for the practitioner or the patient to decide? Preserving intensity and excitement often...