News flash: The latest effort to boost female desire with a pill is a flop. No surprise to me. I've been there, done that, did it years ago. Here's my story; it begins with a bath. Next, a half hour to dither between dresses, and then a half hour for make up. Finally, the perfume, wait ... I need perfume ... for a phone call?
You may have the same Malfunctioning Manspeak Translator in your head. Let me know if you relate to any of these common phrases. (And, since misunderstanding is often a two-way street, I also include the Accurate Manspeak Translation.)
Dating over 50 can be tough. Not only can it bruise your ego but it can also bring up all the unhealed rejection that happened earlier in life. It can feel a bit like when you were picked last for kickball or baseball in grade school.
In midlife, our close relationships can experience considerable strain. The stress of work, family responsibilities, finances, and health problems can make you tense and irritable. Before you know it, you're in an acrid disagreement with the person you love the most.
Oh, love. Sometimes even the best love can use a boost or a reset button. There's no better solution for that than some comic relief. If you ever played 20 questions, this game is the same idea. This time, use these 21 questions just for your spouse.
As a sex coach and relationship consultant I firmly believe that everyone (singles, couples, women, men and everyone else on the gender binary spectrum), should consider doing a boudoir photo shoot.
Penn held so many memories for us. We attended each other's reunions. We went to our 25th, 40th, and five years ago, we attended Peter's 50th class reunion. A year ago, we booked reservations to go to Philadelphia for my 50th Penn reunion. Peter's death changed those plans.
One of the most common complaints heard by sex therapists today is low sexual desire. But when we talk about low desire, are we all talking about the ...
This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by pr...
Every relationship is bounded in the pages of stories. The chapter when John was late for date night, embarrassing you as you sat alone in a romantic restaurant by yourself. Or the countless nights your wife puts on her "no sex" sweatpants to tell you she's off limits.
Photo by Laurent Levy I was going through my files the other day, when I came across a raw piece of writing I had journaled several months ago. It h...
When spring springs, so do relationships. If we're single, we look forward to this season of growth with the hope that our human bonds will blossom, t...
How can we help our daughters set their own sexual agendas and challenge the effects of the new porn-damaged boys and men they meet? As a mother, children's advocate, and lifelong pleasure seeker, here are my top five tips.
Some lousy relationships we just can't quit. And often we don't know where our partner begins and we end, which can create pain and chaos. If our partner criticizes or walls himself off or lies or cheats or mopes or is just generally shitastic we often think it's our fault.
People love to say, "When you know, you know." Well, the only thing I know... is that I've never known.
June 7 is National Cancer Survivors Day, which reminds me of my own bout with breast cancer back in 2001; and is also a reminder of the many people who have a difficult time with the transition to intimacy following disfigurement.