Here's the list of 50 things that are better than sex. If I left anything out, I'd love to hear about it.
Recent findings indicating that sexting, once seen as the purview of pubescents and perverts, is being practiced by all age groups, with nearly 90 percent of people between the ages of 18 and 82 saying they've sexted during their lifetime.
The New York Times reports that about 15 percent of married couples had not done the deed in the past six months to a year.
The root of the problem was that I did not want to be in a male body; I never had. Anonymous sex provided an avenue for assuming the role in which I was comfortable, while covering up the longings I felt inside, if only for as long as I acted out.
If you are talented, if you are persistent, if you can afford to be patient, and if you are resourceful, then you can positively affect hundreds or thousands of people's lives and earn an honest living doing so.
When you've been married 14 years and together 17, drastic measures must sometimes be taken to Keep Love Alive. Drastic, but not difficult. So last week I tried something new and, for me, a bit daunting.
The pizza joint next door does a good slice of violence. An argument mushrooms. The cops on speed dial and paramedics export an unsatisfied customer to the hospital. Something about pepperoni, some kind of insult, I hear a metal pipe over the skull settled it.
Over the past year, I had several conversations about sexual compulsivity. Collecting background information for Sexed, a novel about sex addiction, I learned that the problem, in various interpretations, is a serious concern for many gay men.
This is political maneuvering at its best. Why had this idea not been used before? Can you imagine how many scandals could have been swept under the rug and how many careers could have been saved?
There are so many harmful myths about how sex is supposed to happen and one of the worst is that it is supposed to be spontaneous.
Following the belief that women are more likely to enjoy slow sex, it was fully expected that men would crave "fast sex" more often. But women surprised us by reporting that they preferred a faster pace more often than men.
The second you start telling me that I'm a bad guy -- and what's more, a bad gay -- if I don't "revere notions of the family and monogamy," we've got a big problem.
Relationships have become an endangered species, driven to extinction by hookups and hangouts and "drinks and apps" and swiping left while everyone waits for the Great Love that is waiting for them as soon as they find their perfect soul mate.
Life isn't easy. My life is, however, glorious. Sometimes my eyes prick with tears from the beauty of watching my baby walk for the first time or my oldest child write her letters all by herself. It's the little things in life that matter. And sex? It's huge. It's important
While not everyone will be a fan of the way he presents the information, John Oliver brings forth a poignant conversation we need to be having -- both as parents and as communities (school systems).
"The myth that there is a 'normal' way to be sexual is one of the biggest and most damaging myths of our time."