How-To Tips for Changing Your Sex Life

It’s natural that people feel frustrated when they’ve been asking for change in their sex life and haven’t been able to get their partner to act upon their requests. How can you make this happen? Looking at your own part might be a good start. Maybe you haven’t been...

Sex Therapy: Clearing Up Some Confusions

Sex therapy can be confusing and intimidating for some people because they’re not sure what it entails. There is a common misconception that in involves physical contact, which is not true. Sex therapists strongly advise patients to see a physician if their problems...

Sex in the Nursing Home?

Despite all the sex that pervades our culture, we are expected to stop being sexual beings about the time that AARP card comes in the mail. Actually, despite a cultural belief that sex is only for the young, over fifty percent of people between the ages of 65 and 74...

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...