What do people really want for Valentine's Day? Empty sentimentality? Forced ardor? Anti-climactic grand gestures? No. People want to be kissed deeply. Pushed up against walls. Hair pulled. Clothes ripped. Overwhelmed with desire. It's not monogamy that kills this.
Maybe we can all learn something while having a few laughs. Let's imagine that our teen children were adults and they were doing to us what we do to them.
February 14 can be one of the most challenging days of the year. Here are six simple ways to beat the blues during this year's Cupid-fest if you find yourself without that one special someone to share it with.
I'm not saying Valentine's Day is inherently bad. I'm just saying it is certainly no one's favorite holiday.
"Tell me about your girlfriends," I ask the man I've been seeing for the last few months, my bare leg sprawled over his, my fingers grazing the graying hair of his chest. He holds me closer and begins to talk.
Frankly, sex was terrifying to me. I mean who thought to put that there? Exchanging bodily fluids seemed gross and fraught with STD and HIV perils. People willingly have sex, which requires an enormous amount of vulnerability, and they don't run background checks on people?
After nearly 20 years of counseling individuals and couples, it is clear that there is also a "chicken and egg" relationship between sex and relationship problems. Sometimes it's hard to tell which came first.
Being single isn't all that different from being in a relationship. It's taken me a long time to figure that out. And only when faced with the prospect of NOT being single do I truly understand that.
It depends on who you ask. But when you are scrambling over these next few days to get your Valentine's Day game on, you should think carefully about ...
This Valentine's Day, consider toasting your sweetheart with sparkling cider, then sharing a big salad, roasted vegetables with hummus, some crusty bread, and this easy, make-ahead collards recipe. You'll be well fueled for whatever other delights come to mind.
Valentine's Day, like love, is complicated. It is named for a saint, yet its roots are pagan. It raises expectations and heart rates, but doesn't al...
As Michael Sam enters the larger public stage, let us offer our support to an exceptional athlete, an eloquent speaker and captivating role model. He has the tools to be a new and impactful face for a cultural change in how we see our athletes, our black men and our queer icons.
About a year ago, I Twitter-met Tyler, a man who works as an escort. Our tweets became texts and then eventually sexts. But the "sex" part of our sexting was just one part of what was really going on.
Italy's a country of aphrodisiacs; Casanova himself got juiced on dark chocolate before bedding his conquests. Whatever you're inhaling -- be it truffles, Calabrian chilies, Chianti, oysters or salami -- chances are, it'll prime you for lovin'.
A man who came to me for help with his sex life complained that even Viagra didn't help. He was in his mid-40s, an executive at an ad agency, divorced...
To celebrate 100 years of flying the friendly skies, Global Yodel did a little research about the exclusive (or not so exclusive) Mile High Club. M...