In the beginning stages of a relationship, it's sometimes easy to be so hot-and-heavy that having sex on the regular is akin to breathing: It's necessary for survival. Then life sets in and sex can be the last thing on your mind.
If you want to stay in a real person's home, you have to realize, it is a real person's home. That person, if she is a woman, may have a vibrator. Or a wolf hanging in the closet.
It is quite possible to overcome bedroom challenges, especially when each is approached as a couples issue and without blame.
The latest NYT article about a certain dating app that begins with the letter T has gone right ahead and added to the swelling compost heap of male-or...
I was scared. Who was this person? This wasn't my Connor. This was a bro-ciopath. Then it happened, in September. The rapture. The day he vanished from existence. I texted him: No response.
A victim of street harassment myself, I often wonder, If you're a construction worker in the throes of the sausagefest that IS your work site, have you offered up as many niceties to your own wife as you did to me just now?
While I believe that people should be happy and feel loved, I'm fairly convinced that, except in extreme situations, dumping your spouse and playing the field won't get you there.
You'll notice I said thinking about sex, not physically having it. It's not that I don't want to, I simply can't muster the energy.
It's not particularly hard to understand why. While most parents are happy to share stories about victories or conflicts they encountered as a child, many believe their sex life is private, and not storytelling material.
A lesser-discussed yet common fact of menopause is the negative impact on interest or desire for sex -- your libido -- as well as other aspects of sexual health.
It's every parent's worst nightmare. But there are steps every mom and dad can take to make it less likely that their child will engage in risky behavior fueled by alcohol.
Why do we fear vulnerability? We are afraid that if someone finds out who we really are, they will reject us. While we may try to appear perfect, strong or intelligent in order to connect with others in actual fact, pretense often has the opposite effect intended.
Salvation was always such an important part of my upbringing. We were constantly begged, pushed, prodded and manipulated to go down the aisle. If I got saved once, I got saved a hundred times.
Big and beautiful women play important roles in the sex life of the American experience. Their toughness to endure what our society throws in their direction forces them to either be resilient or get crushed under prejudice. Their womanhood isn't predicated on size, but on heart.
How do you know if losing the romantic connection is a normal and real practical part of your marriage, or if it's something that needs to change? Here are a few signs that you may want to mix up your routine so it doesn't take a negative toll on your relationship.
I'm loath to refer to myself as a "single mom" -- not because I'm ashamed of my status, but because that label conjures such stereotypical misconceptions.