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Investing in Love Insurance

Wendy Strgar | Posted 02.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Wendy Strgar

Consider creating a love insurance policy that honors the container of your love as the space where you discover and cultivate the best part of yourself.

Amanda M. Fairbanks

For Older, Married Couples, Regular Sex Is Key To Happiness: Study

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 12.07.2011 | Weddings

For married couples to stay happy as they grow old together, a healthy and robust sex life is essential, a new study concludes -- and the more sex, th...

'Fantasy Love': Explaining The Unhealthy Appeal Of The Twilight Saga

Lisa Firestone | Posted 01.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

The love depicted in "Twilight" is a figment of fantasy -- a co-dependent, hungry union in which two people expect to be mutually rescued and bound for eternity.

4 Keys To A Heart-To-Heart Relationship

Drs. Ron and Mary Hulnick | Posted 01.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Drs. Ron and Mary Hulnick

Over the years, we've developed several keys that we have found work well in building a heart-to-heart relationship.

How Men And Women Can Transcend The Gender War

Ken Solin | Posted 01.17.2012 | Fifty
Ken Solin

The gender war can only continue if men and women refuse to acknowledge and move past their fears and meet each other as equals with openness and vulnerability.

Herman Cain, Respect And Sex

Rabbi Shais Taub | Posted 01.14.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Shais Taub

When a man or woman behaves in the sort of way that Cain is accused of behaving, the real problem is the lack of respect. We confuse it by calling it immoral or dirty, but what it really is, is disrespectful.

Let's Hear It For The Men: Faithful Husbands Do Exist

Ken Solin | Posted 01.07.2012 | Fifty
Ken Solin

Intimacy requires the courage to commit to a woman without fear. But when that fear comes up for me, I remember how I felt before I found a woman I could commit to.

Can Your Relationship Survive Midlfe?

Douglas LaBier | Posted 11.07.2011 | Style
Douglas LaBier

Whether you're entering a new relationship or hoping to resurrect your existing but flagging relationship, the upheavals and changes of midlife can make anyone pretty apprehensive about what lies ahead.

Is "Sexting" Cheating You Out of Real Intimacy?

Lisa Firestone | Posted 10.26.2011 | Women
Lisa Firestone

There is a good, sound argument for how technology can bring two people together. Countless couples have now met, married, forged unions, and had chil...

Texting Is for Boys: Warn Your Daughters to Just Say No!

Fran Lasker | Posted 10.16.2011 | Parents
Fran Lasker

It is true that boys and men have always been reluctant to talk, but fortunately for our society, girls and women have been in the vanguard of the communication movement. Tragically, this is changing.

News for the Young: How Sex Can Get Better with Age

Beth Green | Posted 10.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Beth Green

The keys to good sexual relationships are safety and relaxation, and safety and relaxation are based on compassion and mutual understanding. These qualities do not belong exclusively to the young.

Could You Be the Problem With Porn?

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 10.12.2011 | Style
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

Research indicates is that porn's probability of becoming problematic is first and foremost directly due to one's repression reaction. It's this suppression of the desire to look at porn that boosts one's longing for it.

Why 'Friends With Benefits' Is Ideal For New Divorcees

Vicki Larson | Posted 09.25.2011 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

Hollywood always seems to be a little behind the times. Twice this year the big screen has explored a sexual concept that's almost at the ho-hum stage...

The Intimacy Gap

Zac Hill | Posted 09.13.2011 | Media
Zac Hill

"Send Private messages to people by only sharing your post with them, disable reshare" --Google+ "CheatSheet" -- "Please read my letter // and prom...

A Gift To The Secret Life

Swati Desai, Ph.D., LCSW | Posted 09.13.2011 | Healthy Living
Swati Desai, Ph.D., LCSW

You may chuckle with moral superiority that you are not the public figure dealing with a humiliating and embarrassing secret. But we all have a secret life -- and that includes you too!

The Art of Receiving Pleasure

Wendy Strgar | Posted 09.12.2011 | Women
Wendy Strgar

"There is a secret about human love that is commonly overlooked: Receiving it is much more scary and threatening than giving it. How many times in you...

Living On YouTube: Looking For Love In All The Wrong Places

Judith Acosta | Posted 09.10.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Acosta

While YouTube may sometimes be fun, it is not a relationship. Nor can it ever be a liable substitute for a relationship. It is a one, not even a two-dimensional format, a dead-end street.

A Deep and Reverent Kindness

Julie Daley | Posted 08.20.2011 | Women
Julie Daley

One of my deepest longings is to have my lover touch me with kindness, the kind of touch that would allow my body to fully relax and know that it was completely and utterly loved, respected and cherished.

Why Are So Many Married Americans Not Having Sex?

Vicki Larson | Posted 08.12.2011 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

Marriage is in trouble. Oh, I don't mean because about 4 out of every 10 of us think it's becoming obsolete, although that certainly doesn't bode well...

Does Porn Cause Divorce?

Vicki Larson | Posted 07.29.2011 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

Not only does watching porn contribute to infidelity, but a spouse's porn obsession is a factor in 56 percent of divorces, some experts say.

PHOTOS: Damian Loeb Captures Intimate Moments

Posted 07.21.2011 | Arts

Damian Loeb's exhibition,"Verschränkung and the Uncertainty Principle," is a painted journey of quiet, comfortable moments he captured of his wife th...

In Honor of Mother's Day: Four Amazing Moms You Should Know

Elizabeth Thorp | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Thorp

Here are some moms doing important things we can all learn from.

Must Middle-Aged Divorcees Kiss Sex Goodbye?

Vicki Larson | Posted 07.01.2011 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

Midlife is a great time to reinvent yourself. It just isn't a great age to get divorced, especially if you're a woman who isn't ready to give up on sex and love and a partner.

The Truth Behind Why Men Cheat

David Wygant | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Wygant

It's 3:30 a.m., and I am crippled with some of the worst insomnia I've had in a long time. My wife is lying next to me, pretty much oblivious to the ...

No best friends but plenty of contacts

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Hi, I have grown up moving around a lot---five middle schools and six elementary schools to be exact. Always being the new kid conditioned ...