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8 Pieces Of Dating Advice For Middle-Aged Women (From A Man Who Knows)

Joe Seldner | Posted 10.23.2014 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

A little while ago, I offered unsolicited advice for men over 50 about dating. This came mostly from what women had told me about their dates. Though many of them had positive observations, a lot of what they had to say dealt with their male companions being self-centered, boring, arrogant, duplicitous, needy and/or unwilling to commit (sometimes, impossible as it sounds, at the same time).

5 Excuses to Stop Making About Sex

Lisa Firestone | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Our sexuality isn't something we have to pack away, set aside and then go out of our way to uncover. It is something we can carry with us that makes us feel alive. Taking time for sex shouldn't be looked at as an indulgence or an inconvenience. It can be a way to reenergize or relax, reconnect or reestablish feelings of excitement toward our relationship.

Why We Need To Combat Ageism Just Like We Do Racism

High50 | Posted 10.21.2014 | Fifty

'She's a woman of a certain age,' said the chief executive to his senior management team. 'How do you think that will go down with the rest of the company?' Yes, you read that correctly. In 2014, these conversations are still happening around boardroom tables in the world.

Sexualized Culture Is Creating Mental Health Issues in Our Youth

Darryl Roberts | Posted 10.20.2014 | Women
Darryl Roberts

Combating the status quo and demanding more from the media we consume is only one part of addressing the mental health crisis engendered by the over-sexualization of young girls. The other part is to hold ourselves, and the people we know, accountable to make visible changes in the world around us.

Yagana Shah

Viagra May Be Good For More Than Just Sex, Study Says | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.22.2014 | Fifty

We all know what Viagra can do for you in the bedroom, but who knew it could be good for your heart outside of your love life? Researchers believe tha...

The One Troubling Line In Jennifer Lawrence's "Sex Crime" Interview

Nick Simmons | Posted 10.20.2014 | Women
Nick Simmons

There is one bit of language in a recent Jennifer Lawrence interview that courts a perception that is still, I believe, a problem worth pointing out. It is a problem I've seen in my own personal life, and a problem I've seen in culture at large.

Is Sex Work Empowering Or Enslaving?

Ravishly | Posted 10.18.2014 | Women

Women working in the sex work industry -- be it pornography, stripping or prostitution -- sit in the cross-hairs of an enduring controversy, surfacing questions surrounding everything from sexuality and health to economics and morality. Is female sex work empowering, enslaving... or a lot more complicated than either?

Virginity: Tough for Men and Women

Dustin Siggins | Posted 10.17.2014 | Religion
Dustin Siggins

I was considered the radical Catholic for being sexually abstinent, being pro-life, and attending church weekly. This was especially true in college. So I figured that I was just about the only person, and pretty much the only Catholic, who was abstaining from sexual relations from marriage, and I resigned myself to being a lifelong virgin.

Why Having Standards Is Worth Life in the Slow Lane

Unwritten | Posted 10.17.2014 | Women

It's OK to want more. It's OK to expect certain things. It's OK to want to wait for the right person. Being "nice" does not equate to being weak, passive, or without a personality.

Sex, Violence, and Weight

Jenny G. Perry | Posted 10.17.2014 | Style
Jenny G. Perry

I live in a different world than many, in that I don't believe in doom and gloom, I believe in hope and that things are getting better. You can look at upheavels in all areas as creating anew. Change is the mode of life, it's a given.

How to Thrive in the Midst of a Breakup

Jenn Scalia | Posted 10.17.2014 | Women
Jenn Scalia

Relationships are hard. Breakups are harder. At some point, we all go through it and, eventually, we all get through it. Though it's true time heals all wounds, instead of allowing a breakup to affect you for months, years or even decades, choose to flourish in spite of it.

5 Ways You're Trading Incredible Sex for a Miserable Job

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 10.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Kimanzi Constable

Your work is affecting your sex life one way or another. The effect it has is up to you, and largely the type of job you have. If you are in a job you hate, which is 87 percent of us, according to the Washington Post, it could destroy your sex life. Here's five ways how.

Is Sex Only For Rich People?

The Washington Post | Catherine Rampell | Posted 10.17.2014 | Business

America has decided: Sex is for rich people. Non-procreative sex in particular. ...

I Went to an Orgy Last Saturday Night

Isa Freeling | Posted 10.29.2014 | Entertainment
Isa Freeling

Theater Review: SMOKE Of course I was a voyeur in the audience in the snug surroundings at the Flea Theater which can make one feel that they...

What Happened When I Found Photos Of My Father's Lover

Katie Tandy | Posted 10.16.2014 | Women
Katie Tandy

I open the envelope, the glossy pictures sticking to my fingers and to one another. The first one I don't recognize -- it's somewhere in the woods, but not my woods. The second one I don't recognize either -- it's cliffs and water, yellow flowers. Confusion crawls over me.

How To Talk To Your Teen Daughter About Sex

Posted 10.16.2014 | Dr. Phil

One of the most difficult conversations that moms have with their daughters is about sex — not just the birds and bees, but the real deal: oral sex,...

Sexy Tween and Teen Halloween Costumes? Let's Talk

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 10.15.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Halloween is almost here and I've had costumes, not candy, on my mind. Lots of parents have been asking me about the appropriateness of sexy costumes for their tween and teen daughters.

When To Tell Your Date You're A Virgin

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 10.14.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Dating is never easy, and the pressure feels especially high when you're a 20-something virgin. But fear not, because HuffPost Live has a few tips for...

A Mom's Guide To Feeling Better Naked

Meagan Francis | Posted 10.14.2014 | Parents
Meagan Francis

People love to give lip service to the idea that mothers' bodies are beautiful, life-giving, wondrous, magical. Our partners tell us we're desirable and hot. And we want to believe they mean it. That doesn't make it any easier to believe it ourselves, though, when we're looking in the mirror.

Married Couples Reveal What Really Happens On The Wedding Night

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 10.16.2014 | Weddings

Before tying the knot, every couple imagines what their wedding night might look like -- some combination of rose petals, champagne and hours of mind-...

Technology To Cultivate Eroticism

Melani Robinson | Posted 10.14.2014 | Women
Melani Robinson

Technology, far beyond email, has enhanced amorous expression: phone sex, sexting, Skype, Gchat with or without video, FaceTime and there's always Snapchat, for the cautiously erotic. There's even a vibrator that can be controlled with an app.

What Happens When Your Mom Catches You Having Sex (VIDEO)

Jimmy Fowlie | Posted 10.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Jimmy Fowlie

2014-10-14-20141010gogoboyinterruptedbedsmall.pngEpisode 2 of Go-Go Boy Interrupted shows what happens after a night of heavy binge drinking causes Danny to struggle to remember who the man in his bed is. And then the worst person who could drop by for a visit does.

Feel the Fear and Do Me Anyway: I know My Disability Scares You; Here's Why That's Okay

Andrew Morrison-Gurza | Posted 10.13.2014 | Gay Voices
Andrew Morrison-Gurza

I can always tell when a guy that I am about to hang out (read: date or hookup) with is afraid or apprehensive about my disability. The signs are tell tale, and any cripple who has tried to go on a date or a hook up has undoubtedly experienced this in one way or another.

Confession: An Intruder Ruined My Date

Ravishly | Posted 10.10.2014 | Women

Needless to say, Ben had a different idea. He grabbed a golf club from a set sitting near his bed, stood and faced the intruder. "You need to leave now," Ben said in (what I thought was) a pretty scary voice.

10 Super-Hot Date Night Ideas for Parents

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 10.10.2014 | Parents
Samantha Rodman PhD

Are you over the cool new restaurant downtown and the club around the corner? Bored with wine bars or concerts? What, you haven't been to any of tho...