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The 7 Ways Yoga Can Heat Up Your Sex Life

Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D. | Posted 04.29.2016 | Fifty
Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D.

Yoga is an amazing stress reliever that will make you mentally and physically stronger as well as more agile and flexible, but did you know that yoga has the potency to enhance sexual performance and increase your ability to enjoy a more powerful orgasm?

The One Key Difference Between Being Kinky And Having A Fetish

Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D. | Posted 04.23.2016 | Fifty
Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D.

Sexual fetishes are frequently misunderstood and stigmatized because they're so specific and can be so intense, but as long as the experience is positive and both the fetishist and partner feel good about the fetish and experience, it's healthy.

10 Things Sex Therapists Think We Should All Be Doing More Often

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.15.2016 | Divorce

When you've been together for years, sex isn't always spontaneous. You may actually have to work at it -- though culturally, that's not an idea we hav...

How To Bust Out Of Your Boring Sex Routine

Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D. | Posted 04.06.2016 | Fifty
Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D.

People love their routines. Unfortunately, if we're not careful and intentional about it, a routine-oriented mindset can take over our sex lives too, and unlike the workplace, where routines can mean success, routine in the bedroom usually means boredom, apathy, and loss of intimacy.

How 'Edge Play' Can Spice Up A Monotonous Sex Life

Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D. | Posted 03.24.2016 | Fifty
Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D.

Many parts of edge play were once considered freakish, but thanks to the Sexual Revolution, the Internet, and the exposure of BDSM in mainstream media, people have become more educated on the subject, interested, and the stigma has lessened.

How Even Cautious Couples Can Explore Their Sexual Fantasies

Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D. | Posted 03.11.2016 | Fifty
Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D.

Many women and men feel uncomfortable expressing their sexuality, what they want, or what they're willing to try. I talk with a lot of couples who want greater intimacy and excitement in their relationship, but who say 'no way' when I encourage them to explore their sexual fantasies.

6 Lessons From Dating In My 40s

Sandy Rosenblatt | Posted 02.29.2016 | Women
Sandy Rosenblatt

As a woman in her 40s, the way I envisioned my life turning is not how it looks today. While in many ways I've worked to make my life better than I co...

4 Surprising Reasons To Have More Sex, According To Science

Oprah.com | Pam Masin | Posted 02.29.2016 | OWN

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How It Really 'Feels' To Be The Submissive Sex Partner

Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D. | Posted 02.28.2016 | Fifty
Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D.

When we're talking about 'subspace,' we're talking about the psychological state of mind that the submissive partner enters into during a scene with a dominant partner. To enter this subspace, the sub must be completely comfortable with the dominant partner, as they completely give up control.

4 Things Nobody Tells You About Sex After 35

Oprah.com | Emma Haak | Posted 02.16.2016 | OWN

The "Dirty-30s" Aren't Guaranteed We've all heard that women hit their sexual peak starting in their late 30s and extending up to their early 40s, but...

21 Totally Practical Perks Of Being In A Long-Distance Relationship

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 02.11.2016 | Women

The first thing that usually comes to mind when someone mentions the possibility of a long-distance relationship is: F*********k. But wait. There is ...

10 Sex Issues Couples Complain About In Marital Counseling

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 12.10.2015 | Divorce

Incompatibility between the sheets is something marriage therapists hear a lot about. What's going on (or not going on) in the bedroom is oftentimes i...

This Is How To Know For Sure If You're A Good Kisser

Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D. | Posted 11.30.2015 | Fifty
Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D.

There's nothing more sensual than a deep, passionate kiss -- one that unhinges your knees and takes your breath away. It can easily be more intimate than sex. A bad kiss, however, can have the opposite effect, leaving you with a queasy feeling in the pit of your stomach.

5 Things Sexperts Want All Their Clients To Know

O, The Oprah Magazine | Pam Masin | Posted 11.04.2015 | OWN

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When You're On Your Phone in the Elevator I Feel So Close To You

Nina Camp | Posted 11.02.2015 | Comedy
Nina Camp

Hey, I'm so sorry. I totally get that you're in a private conversation, and I know we don't know each other and it's just coincidence we're in this small confined space together. But can I confess this funny feeling I'm having? It's about your friend - did you call him Steve?

What Middle-Aged Women Are Really Thinking In Bed With A Partner

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 10.28.2015 | Fifty
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Some of us need sex aides just to get things started. Viagra for both men and women -- (men, you are no longer alone when it comes to performance anxiety) -- as well as lubricant, testosterone, estrogen, progesterone and any sex tape that DOES NOT include Kim Kardashian.

How I Took Back My Sex Life After Cancer

O, The Oprah Magazine | Pam Masin | Posted 10.26.2015 | OWN

I don't love getting my teeth cleaned. Semi-prone in the dental chair, bedecked in a flimsy pink bib, eyeing the tray of shining equipment, I start to...

5 Older Celebs Get Real About Sex After 50

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.07.2015 | Fifty

People over 50 aren't just older and wiser -- they also know a thing or two about mind-blowing sex. After all, practice makes perfect. Here are five ...

14 Little Things Every Guy Does When He's Really Into the Girl He's Dating

Christopher Lai | Posted 09.22.2015 | Women
Christopher Lai

You just met your boo and you have a good feeling, like, a really good feeling. You can't stop thinking about her. You'll text her while you're in class; you'll text her while you're in a meeting; you'll text her while you're crossing the road.

It Wasn't Just A Hookup To Me, Miss Piggy

The Huffington Post | John Trowbridge | Posted 09.21.2015 | Comedy

Monday morning. People thinking about the mountain of work ahead of them. Or the exact location of Kit Harington. Or thigh-brows. I can't stop thinkin...

The 3 Types Of Sex All Couples Should Have

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 09.21.2015 | OWN

Having sex. Being intimate. Making love. Doing the deed. There are countless ways to refer to the act of coitus, but no matter what you call it, bests...

7 Signs You're On Your Way To A Sexless Marriage

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 09.03.2015 | Divorce

It's a common refrain from couples who've split up: "Somewhere down the line, we became more like roommates than spouses." The truth is, passionless...

This Is What It's Really Like To Be In A Sexless Marriage

Prevention | Posted 09.01.2015 | Weddings
Prevention

My husband and I are about to celebrate our 17th wedding anniversary, and we haven't had sex in a year. You read that right: A year.

25 Things Every College Student Should Know About Love And Sex

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 08.13.2015 | Women

For incoming freshmen, college hookup culture can feel like a huge question mark with three options: have some one-night-stands, find the person you'r...

It Has to Be One... Or the Other

Josh Sabarra | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Josh Sabarra

I lost a friend, but I haven't lost hope. I wake up every morning, wondering if this will be the day I meet the man of my realistic, 40 year-old dreams -- someone who hasn't been in my life in another capacity; a man with whom a history will begin... now.