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Yagana Shah

9 Sentences That Will Take Sex From Hot To Not

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.23.2015 | Fifty

Sex, like all things in life, has the potential to get really awkward in certain moments. Sometimes it's because things don't go as planned. Other tim...

Rx for Infidelity: When Infidelity Has Invaded Your Head, Heart and Sexual Health

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 01.16.2015 | Divorce
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

There are many residual wounds that linger long after the affair for all couples but if the cheated-on person was given an STD this has many deeper layers of anger, hurt and betrayal, which further exacerbate the experience of infidelity.

The Love Advice That Shocked A Marriage Expert

Next Avenue | Suzanne Gerber | Posted 01.13.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Suzanne Gerber You’d think that nothing could shock Karl Pillemer, when it comes to the lives of older folks. Afte...

The Best Predictor Of Long-Term Relationship Success

Ken Solin | Posted 01.07.2015 | Fifty
Ken Solin

You can learn quite a bit about someone while you're dating. Foods they like, favorite activities, sexuality, intellect, family ties, openness, integrity, and a myriad of other qualities. But there's a particularly telling aspect of a relationship that's not obvious and it's a reliable predictor of its future.

10 Rules of Being a Sexy Woman

Alexandra Harra | Posted 01.06.2015 | Women
Alexandra Harra

There are many twists and turns along the road to real sexiness that require us to make the right decisions. Live by the ten rules of being a woman and inspire others to follow in your gracefully sexy footsteps.

Why I Like To Sleep Alone, Even After Sex

Erica Jagger | Posted 12.27.2014 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

By the end of my marriage, I dreaded getting into bed with my husband and our twin companions: Despair and Revulsion. I didn't realize just how oppressive bedtime had become until my first night settling into my sheets alone in my new apartment. I suddenly felt decades younger, ecstatically light and free.

This One Simple Habit Transformed My Marriage

Meg Dennison | Posted 12.22.2014 | Fifty
Meg Dennison

A quick peck on my cheek, as he dashed out to catch the train for long days at work in New York City -- that's how Tim and I parted each day. We came together again in the same way with a greeting that acknowledged we occupied the same space, but left me longing for a racy Hollywood embrace.

6 Crazy Things People Used To Believe About Vaginas

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 12.14.2014 | Women

Vaginas are an unfair source of widespread confusion and embarrassment: Plenty of us don't know how they work or what they look like. But it's not jus...

Yagana Shah

5 Ways Sexuality Is Alive (And Lively) As We Age

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.06.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Barbara McNally After my grandmother passed away at 92, my mother and I came upon a collection of photographs among ...

9 Reasons To Love Your Vulva

Jill P. Weber, Ph.D. | Posted 12.04.2014 | Women
Jill P. Weber, Ph.D.

Research shows how you feel about your vulva matters, and it matters a lot. Here are nine reasons to work on accepting, and ultimately feeling blissful, about all parts of your body.

This Is What A 400-Pound Wedding Dress Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 11.26.2014 | Weddings

Here's a wedding dress for the bride that has everything. Minnesota artist Gail Be spent the last three-plus years creating a 400-pound wedding dre...

How To Get The Right Man To Commit To You

Caroline Zwick | Posted 01.21.2015 | Women
Caroline Zwick

What I have seen over and over again is that the missing link to a committed relationship isn't a flatter stomach, flawless skin or a perfect life.

10 Awesome Perks Of Getting Married Really Young

YourTango | Posted 01.17.2015 | Weddings
YourTango

There's something to be said for building a life on a single foundation, rather than figuring out how to merge two separate structures.

Never Start a Relationship in Winter

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 01.15.2015 | Comedy
Elaine Ambrose

Because I've been around the block many times in all kinds of weather, I'm here to give unsolicited but helpful advice if you intend to enter into a new relationship. Here are some reasons you should never start dating during cold weather.

My Month of Online Dating Detox (Pt. II)

Jamie Silverman | Posted 01.14.2015 | Women
Jamie Silverman

I think I genuinely lasted an entire week without logging on to any of the sites. But one night, I'd had a crappy day at work and couldn't sleep. I lay in bed, thoughts racing through my head. Just a little Tinder wouldn't hurt. My phone beckoned -- no implored -- me to pick it up and swipe. So I did.

Thou Shalt Never Meet a Gym Crush

Brad Liberti | Posted 01.14.2015 | Gay Voices
Brad Liberti

There are certain rules in our dating culture that even though never formally stated, still somehow become ingrained within us all. To spare you the pain of making the same mistake that I recently did... added to this tacit list of romantic do's and don't's should be another decree. Thou shalt never meet a gym crush.

Couples Ask Each Other 'Am I The Best Sex You Ever Had?'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 11.06.2014 | Women

Mainstream media offers few portrayals of romantic partners discussing the actual sex part of their sexual history. Why would they, when the vast majo...

When It Comes To Sexual Fantasies, What's 'Normal?'

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 11.04.2014 | Science

Putting aside highly-publicized recent attempts to masquerade abuse as sexual preference in the allegations against former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi, we'...

All the Feels on Wheels: How Internalized Ableism Has Influenced My Relationship Endeavors

Andrew Morrison-Gurza | Posted 12.27.2014 | Gay Voices
Andrew Morrison-Gurza

Internalized ableism is something that has drastically affected how I have viewed my relationship potential, and I felt it necessary to talk about it so that people understand it a little better, and so that any persons with a disability who have experienced it will not feel so alone.

Needles in a Haystack

Jesse Jackman | Posted 12.22.2014 | Gay Voices
Jesse Jackman

While there's a certain romance in the idea that each person has a single ideal soulmate out there just waiting to be found, I don't think that's accurate. A more realistic approach is to understand that there are five, or 50, or 500 really good fits out there -- not perfect, mind you, but really good -- and you only need to find one of them.

6 Ways To Like Your Spouse More

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 12.22.2014 | Weddings
Samantha Rodman PhD

After pointing out how your husband or wife is very different now compared to how they acted when you first starting dating, I will now give you six little ways to help you start to like your spouse more. Don't doubt the Blogapist. You are about to get schooled.

How I Found My Mr. Happily Ever After

Keyon Bayani | Posted 12.21.2014 | Weddings
Keyon Bayani

If you want to be married or in a long term relationship, but find yourself attracting Mr. Won't Commit, or, Mr. I Don't Believe in Marriage, I'll tell you why -- it's because you're not being upfront.

What His Body Language Is Telling You

GalTime | Posted 12.21.2014 | Women
GalTime

With men, it is really common for actions to speak louder than words. Understanding his physical cues can sometimes be just as important as what he is saying to you. Here are some signs to look out for that there may be more to what he's saying

Your Biggest First Date Worries... Solved

Dr. Shannon Kolakowski | Posted 12.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Shannon Kolakowski

Especially if you're shy or tend to be anxious, those first date jitters can translate into full blown dating anxiety, which can be paralyzing. The days and hours leading up to a date can be worry-filled, and you may even avoid dating altogether if it's too intense.

10 Reasons Why A Dirty House Is Good For Your Marriage

Em & Lo | Posted 12.16.2014 | Weddings
Em & Lo

Dirty, messy houses can be annoying, stressful, and, yes, smelly. But sometimes, it simply can't be helped. And when it can't, stressing about your messy house just makes a bad day worse.