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Sexual Desire

How To Reclaim The Sexuality All Of Us Were Born With

Pamela Madsen | Posted 06.24.2016 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

You weren't born hating your body. You weren't born sexually numb with low libido. You weren't born with shame around your genitals. You were born naked.

YOUR Sexual Desire: what does it "feel" like, really?

Petra Zebroff | Posted 06.13.2016 | Women
Petra Zebroff

One of the most common complaints heard by sex therapists today is low sexual desire. But when we talk about low desire, are we all talking about the ...

How Understanding the Difference Between Desires and Fantasies Can Save Your Sex life

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 03.17.2016 | Women
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

Sharing your hottest sexual movie will take self-awareness, conscious communication and non-judgmental acceptance. It will also require the ability to know and share your boundaries, the willingness to learn instead of feeling like you already need to know, and a whole lot of creativity.

Don't Worry, Your Sex Drive Is Probably Normal

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 03.14.2016 | Healthy Living

In just about every romantic scene played on the big screen, there's a couple that can't keep their hands off each other. Their sex drives are seeming...

An Antidote For The Mid-Life Relationship Sex Blues

Pamela Madsen | Posted 02.10.2016 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

Forget the "Seven Year Itch". That's got nothing on "The Mid-life Sex Blues". Whether it's menopause or manopause; mostly it comes down to just plain...

Be the Star in Your Own Passion Play

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 02.03.2016 | Women
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

In this series we introduce the ways that finding the genre of your "hottest sexual movie" can bring infinite pleasure to a relationship.

Does Romance Get You Hot and Bothered?

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 01.26.2016 | Women
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

In our previous blog we introduced the ways that finding and sharing your "hottest sexual movie" can turn up the heat in your sex life. In this series...

Discover Your Hottest Sexual Movie

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 01.15.2016 | Women
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

You can stop searching Netflix, because your hottest sexual movie is still in the making. Nearly everyone walks through the world with one or more sex...

What You Don't Know About Desire Is Killing Your Sex Life

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 01.05.2016 | Divorce
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

It seems that everywhere we look we see couples in long term relationship suffering from challenges in their intimacy and sexual connection. More than...

Sizing Up the Little Pink Pill

Dr. Sherry Ross | Posted 11.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Sherry Ross

It's exciting for women who have struggled with hypoactive sexual disorder to be recognized and have a medication alternative. Not only is it a viable option for this disruptive sexual dysfunction, but the FDA is showing support in the challenges with female sexual health.

Why Women Need More than 'Female Viagra'

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 11.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

It is good news that the FDA is paying greater attention to female sexual health, and that eligible patients will have a new treatment option to try. However, this drug will help only a limited number of women for several reasons.

Women Want More Sex, Survey Says

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 09.15.2015 | Women

Over fifty percent of women would like to be having more sex. That's one of the key findings from a survey run by fertility app Kindara, which survey...

The FDA, Finances and Feminism: Why the Third Time Was the Charm for So-Called 'Female Viagra'

Elizabeth Yuko | Posted 08.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Yuko

Money can't buy happiness but evidently is instrumental in gaining FDA approval for controversial drugs with low efficacy and significant side effects...

4 Ways To Fire Up The Sexually Hungry Marriage

Pamela Madsen | Posted 08.12.2015 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

It can go like this: You want sex and your partner doesn't. Or your partner wants sex and you don't. Or it seems like neither one of you wants sex and are more interested in watching Netflix. What's up with that?

'Female Viagra' -- Libido Liberation or Gender Hype?

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 06.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Is this new drug flianserin really the "female Viagra," or is it just a drug that empowers women to talk about gender discrimination?

Women and 'Desire Hunger'

Pamela Madsen | Posted 06.12.2016 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

What is wrong about being hungry for more love, for more sex, for better lives for our children and families, for financial stability, for space to play? What is wrong with wanting to honor ourselves and feel honored by those around us?

Adjust These 3 'Sexpectations' for a Better Sex Life

Kristen Mark | Posted 02.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristen Mark

Below are three common areas where unrealistic expectations get in the way of a great sex life. Adjusting your expectations to be in line with these has the potential to impact your sex life and your overall relationship for the better.

Why Do I Have To Be The One To Change?

Michele Weiner-Davis | Posted 11.18.2014 | Divorce
Michele Weiner-Davis

If you aren't getting what you need or want from your loved one, instead of trying to convince him or her to change, why not change your approach to the situation? Why not be more pragmatic?

In Defense of 'Spreadsheet Guy'

Randall Frederick | Posted 09.24.2014 | Weddings
Randall Frederick

For the last few days, a copy of Spreadsheet Guy's chronicle of sexual rebuff has been circulating. What I see in this image is not a man who feels his wife "owes" him sexual favors, but a man making a desperate cry for help.

The Key to Making Any Relationship Work

Michele Weiner-Davis | Posted 07.29.2014 | 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 follow ...

This Is America's Best Kept Sex Secret

Michele Weiner-Davis | Posted 07.20.2014 | Divorce
Michele Weiner-Davis

Nagging simply isn't an aphrodisiac.

The Unspoken Truth About Sex-Starved Marriages

Michele Weiner-Davis | Posted 07.07.2014 | Divorce
Michele Weiner-Davis

Do (or did) you and your spouse have significantly different levels of desire for sex? If so, you are not alone. Did you know that 1 in 3 couples ha...

The Playboy Effect: Youth, Fitness and Sexual Desire

John McElhenney | Posted 06.10.2014 | Parents
John McElhenney

Back in the days before the Internet, Playboy Magazine was a head rush for the imaginations of curious little boys. Finding a Playboy Magazine somewhe...

How to Rekindle Your Desire

Dr. Jennifer Pearlman | Posted 04.16.2014 | Women
Dr. Jennifer Pearlman

With Valentine's Day soon approaching comes the question, what is the fix to a languishing libido? In contrast to the myriad of over two dozen approved medical treatments for sexual dysfunction in men, not one medical treatment has been approved for use in women.

Stuck in a Sexual Slump? Here's an Experiment for You to Try

Kristen Mark | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Kristen Mark

Desire ebbs and flows, both throughout an individual's life and throughout the context of an individual relationship. So, I think it is useful to come up with strategies to minimize the impact this may have.