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Why I Came Out Of The 'Good-Girl' Closet At 50

Erica Jagger | Posted 06.04.2014 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

There's an extra layer of shame to being told you're an old slut. A young woman's "sluttiness" can be excused in part because she hasn't lived long enough to buy into social mores, and she's too hormonal to delay gratification. But an older woman who admits that she likes erotic pleasure without all the packaging? That's not just slutty, apparently, it's freakish.

Why You Should Mix Friendship With Pleasure

Kristen Houghton | Posted 06.04.2014 | Fifty
Kristen Houghton

How do you politely describe your relationship with someone whose salary is considerably less than yours, with whom you go out socially, and with whom you are having killer sex? The new catchphrase for this type of relationship is "friendly benefits" and it is beneficial for both partners.

When Your Son Feels Rejected by Girls and Young Women: #OUCH

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 06.03.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

There will be many more dating opportunities and simply being rejected by one young woman does not imply that there is something wrong with you. There are a myriad of reasons why this young woman said that you are too decent for her that do not support the theory that girls just simply do not like you.

The Third Wheel

Mawuena Akyea | Posted 06.03.2014 | Black Voices
Mawuena Akyea

I was not impressed with this city, but I was not here for the city, I was here for her. She was beautiful, a vision, and I wanted to just be with her. My illusion was starting to careen off into a dangerous dream.

Do Latin@s Have Better Sex? Are We Even Allowed to Ask That?

Samantha Eyler | Posted 06.03.2014 | Latino Voices
Samantha Eyler

We have to stop being scared to talk to each other frankly about how our cultures do sex differently and why. And if we're not prepared to get our feelings hurt or our intentions misunderstood in the process, I fear we'll miss out on each other's insights.

Poll Finds Infidelity Is More Acceptable For This Political Party

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 06.02.2014 | Divorce

Most Americans agree that extramarital affairs are wrong, but a new poll from Gallup shows that Democrats are more forgiving of infidelity than Republ...

What We're Missing About Sex and Race from Donald Sterling and V. Stiviano

A. B. Wilkinson | Posted 06.03.2014 | Media
A. B. Wilkinson

V. Stiviano: "People call you and tell you that I have black people on my Instagram, and it bothers you." Donald Sterling: "Yeah, it bothers me...

WATCH: Tyrese Confronts Taraji Over 'Baby Boy' Sex Scene Claim

Posted 06.04.2014 | Black Voices

Tyrese Gibson made his big screen debut in John Singleton’s 2001 drama, “Baby Boy.” And perhaps one of the film’s most memorable moments was t...

International Mr. Leather and the Conflict of Exclusivity Within the LGBT Community (NSFW)

Eric Barry | Posted 05.30.2014 | Gay Voices
Eric Barry

How do groups that have traditionally been marginalized create a safe-space for themselves without simultaneously enacting the same exclusionary policies they've been fighting against?

Why My Wife And I Gave Up On Sex -- And What Happened Next

John Kinnear | Posted 05.30.2014 | Parents
John Kinnear

We felt pressured to have sex. That pressure was making it difficult, not only to have sex, but to communicate in other areas of our life. We needed to change something.

The Key to Making Any Relationship Work

Michele Weiner-Davis | Posted 05.29.2014 | Divorce
Michele Weiner-Davis

I recently did a TEDx talk in which I discussed the importance of mutual care-taking in relationships. I suggested that, at times, rather than foll...

The Real Cure for Divorce and Adultery... and It's Not What You Think

Lisa Haisha | Posted 05.29.2014 | Divorce
Lisa Haisha

Can something as simple as heart-centered communication really be the solution?

CEOs Talk, Dreamers Listen

Valerie Frankel | Posted 05.29.2014 | Business
Valerie Frankel

During day one at C2MTL in Montreal, "a business conference somewhere between genius and insanity," several multi-milionaires delivered TED-Talk style inspirational speeches to the aspiring moguls in the audience.

Sex And Drugs Add $16.7 Billion To Britain's Economy

Reuters | Posted 05.29.2014 | Business

By David Milliken LONDON, May 29 (Reuters) - They already know what rock'n'roll is worth, so now Britain's statisticians are getting ...

The Psychology of Sexual Fantasy: Part 2

Cari Shane | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Cari Shane

One of the natural consequences of having the ability to imagine is also having the skills to use our imaginations to conjure up sexual fantasies. But, just because we can think them up, doesn't mean we're comfortable talking about them, or further still, acting them out.

Fewer Words About Sex, Food and Documentaries

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

If we can't trust any prior experts, why on earth should we trust this batch? The message that experts can't be trusted does exactly what it is intended to do: It cultivates distrust.

The Psychology of Sexual Fantasy: Part 1

Cari Shane | Posted 05.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Cari Shane

Sexual fantasies are a natural byproduct of the human imagination. Yet, they make the majority of us uncomfortable enough that our fantasies about sex and sexual activities remain inside our heads.

Why the Devil Can't Go Down on Georgia

Lester & Charlie | Posted 07.22.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

This week's poll from the Lester & Charlie Institute of Forward Thinking! We all know that conservatives are obsessed with two things: Sex and the wi...

Why Sex After 50 Is Just As Hot As Sex At Any Age

Ken Solin | Posted 07.24.2014 | Fifty
Ken Solin

In 10 years of writing about boomer sex, dating, and relationships, date coaching, and reading thousands of readers' comments the notion that many of my generation are no longer sexual is hysterical nonsense seeking validation. An article like this is okay if it's meant to reinforce the importance of sex, but not okay when if it's meant to paint boomers as sexually dead.

Men Have Frontal Lobes, Too

Courtney McKinney | Posted 07.23.2014 | Women
Courtney McKinney

I have smart men in my life. They have full control of their mental faculties, so I know it is possible. This is not a conversation about the "nature" of men. We all fight against our nature every day.

Technology, Sex and Health: 4 Ideas to Reach Young People

Christopher Purdy | Posted 07.22.2014 | Impact
Christopher Purdy

Young people use mobile phones and social media in order to communicate and obtain information. They also use it to meet and date other young people, and sometimes to "hook up" for casual sex. For those of us tasked with influencing the health behavior of young people, the challenges are clear.

5 Dating Mistakes To Avoid After A Split

Zoey Gulmi | Posted 07.23.2014 | Divorce
Zoey Gulmi

Step away from the ice cream and listen to me closely: Despite what you've heard, there are some really amazing men out there.

How's Your (Sexual) Health

Dana Van Gorder | Posted 07.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Van Gorder

Sexual health is about much more than avoiding the possible negative consequences that can come from sex; it is about overall well-being, about caring for ourselves and others.

8 Signs My Husband Needs Sex

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 07.22.2014 | Weddings
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

It was time. I could tell it was time because Henry, who usually traverses the house with the stealth of an experienced hunter tracking a herd of jitt...

BB and Me: Close Calls

Matthew Terrell | Posted 07.21.2014 | Gay Voices
Matthew Terrell

I remember how skinny Charlie was when he took off his clothes to hop into Randy's hot tub. He'd clearly lost weight while he was sick, and his developing man-muscles were much more defined now. His small frame, with its taught skin and toned muscles, both alarmed me and titillated me.