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How To Sexcation Your Way To A Better Sex Life

Pamela Madsen | Posted 07.21.2015 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

Sex-cation is defined as a vacation devoted entirely to sex. Sexcations usually occur over a long weekend, and the couple spend most of their time either in bed, having sex or eating food worthy of photographing. Sometimes, couples take specialized sexcation retreats or workshops.

5 Common-But-Weird Things All Long-Term Couples Are Guilty Of Doing

YourTango | Jillian Kramer | Posted 06.30.2015 | Fifty

Most long-term couples have logged enough time together to really let loose—and the results are admittedly weird sometimes. Here are five things jus...

Why Our 'Swipe Right' Culture Is Killing Long-Term Relationships

Lauren Levine | Posted 06.30.2015 | Women
Lauren Levine

Somewhere along the way we've forgotten that building a connection with someone actually does require effort. There are growing pains. Instead, we want ready-made relationships. Just add water. We've lost interest in learning how the other person thinks and communicates.

13 Signs You've Gotten Way Too Comfortable With Your Long-Term Partner

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.22.2015 | Fifty

Most happy long-married or long-term couples will say they'd never trade the comfort and trust they have now for the giddiness and unpredictability of...

5 Ways to Have More Sex (Without It Feeling Like a Chore)

Em & Lo | Posted 05.14.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

What's on your nightstand right now? A stack of books and magazines, an alarm clock, a tube of Chapstick, a box of Kleenex, your iPhone? Now, how about your sex toys, where are they?

How Do You Keep Love Alive In A Long-Term Relationship? Try This!

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 03.08.2015 | Gay Voices

A few weeks ago we ran a story about a new film that tackles the question "what does it take to make a long-term relationship last?" As soon as we ...

Adjust These 3 'Sexpectations' for a Better Sex Life

Kristen Mark | Posted 02.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristen Mark

Below are three common areas where unrealistic expectations get in the way of a great sex life. Adjusting your expectations to be in line with these has the potential to impact your sex life and your overall relationship for the better.

9 Simple Ways To Build Intimacy In Your Relationship

Bustle | Posted 01.14.2015 | Weddings
Bustle

The more you spend time with your SO because you want to -- not because you're obligated to or have automatic plans every Friday night -- the more you're likely to appreciate them and stop viewing them as a sort of breathing ottoman.

Satisfaction Highlights Midlife Relationship Strains

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 09.14.2014 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

Time will tell as to whether Satisfaction will remain true to its premise of showing us how the lines of individual and joint development evolve over time. For the moment, it's a relief to have a break from the usual midlife silliness and instead to explore this important period of life's deeper themes.

Experiencing An Affair And Divorce At 84

Next Avenue | Marlayna Glynn Brown | Posted 05.23.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Marlayna Glynn Brown I don't see my parents often, and by parents I mean my mother and my stepfather, Denny, of 35 y...

POLL: How Do You And Your Significant Other Maintain The Spark In Your Relationship?

Posted 05.05.2014 | MarloThomas

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Marlo Thomas With Dan Savage (VIDEO)

Posted 05.05.2014 | MarloThomas

It was such a pleasure to have Dan Savage, Host of Savage Lovecast, as my guest on Mondays with Marlo. We discussed so many important issues related t...

Go To Bed Angry, From Dan Savage (VIDEO)

Posted 05.05.2014 | MarloThomas

To maintain a strong, loving relationship, Dan Savage, Host of Savage Lovecast, shared a few expert daily tips for couples. “Relationships are so...

How To Get The Passion Back, From Dan Savage (VIDEO)

Posted 05.05.2014 | MarloThomas

If you feel like your long-term relationship has lost its passion, Dan Savage, Host of Savage Lovecast, has some great tips for you to rekindle that s...

9 Ways To Spice Up A Long-Time Relationship (Outside The Bedroom)

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 04.07.2014 | Fifty

Many articles on spicing up a long-term marriage involve bullet-pointed guidance to be imported directly into a hard-working professional’s obscenel...

New Study Says Staying Up Late Could Spell Danger For Your Love Life

Posted 04.03.2014 | Divorce

According to new research, your sleep patterns say a lot about your romantic life. A study out of the University of Chicago analyzed the effects of...

Six Ways To Bring Out Your Loving Self

Doug and Leslie Gustafson | Posted 05.28.2014 | Weddings
Doug and Leslie Gustafson

Loving another human being takes on a new dimension when we stop practicing "reactive love" and challenge ourselves to evaluate what depth of love we do and don't have to give.

Can True Love Last?

Lisa Firestone | Posted 05.20.2014 | Weddings
Lisa Firestone

There may now be hard science behind the notion that true love can last a lifetime. A neurological study from Stony Brook University revealed that couples who experience "romantic love" long-term can keep their brains firing similarly to the brains of couples who have just fallen in love.

The Game Changer Guy: How to Tell When You've Met Mr. Right

Lindsey Kesel | Posted 05.19.2014 | Hawaii
Lindsey Kesel

If you're wondering whether or not you've met Mr. Right, make a list of all of the things you need and deserve from a lifetime partner -- and don't settle for anything less than the total package. He doesn't have to be perfect, but he does have to be perfect for you.

9 Great Ways To Get Your Spouse Off The Couch

Next Avenue | Linda Melone | Posted 03.18.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone If your overweight significant other prefers to sleep an extra half-hour rather than go for a brisk wal...

Don't Set the Bar Too Low

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

It is the path that insists that we awaken not only to our deepest desires and our deepest truths, but that we engage others in that same challenge: the pursuit of the fulfillment of what truly matters to us and the fulfillment of who we are as human beings.

Behold: The Happiest Relationship Ever, According To Science

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

Decades' worth of research has attempted to pinpoint what, exactly, makes a couple happy. Scientists have followed relationships over the course of ye...

Fleeing The Coop While Preserving The Nest

Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.25.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Camille's life is the life shared by a generation of women who are now in their late 60s. They were stay-at-home moms who missed the women's movement by a few years but rejoiced in the doors that it opened for their daughters. They drove carpools, kept house, had dinner ready on the table when the breadwinner came home, and were the glue that silently kept the family together.

Couple Married 75 Years Shares Their Secret To Lasting Marriage

Posted 11.07.2013 | Weddings

After 75 years of wedded bliss, Morrie and Betty Markoff know a thing or two about making a marriage last. The secret to their success? Communication....

5 Ways To Fall In Love With Your Spouse All Over Again

Next Avenue | Linda Bernstein | Posted 11.05.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Bernstein Last month my daughter got married. During the ceremony, she and her husband gazed at each other ado...