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Sexual Fantasies

What Menopausal Women REALLY Think About During Sex

Karla Araujo | Posted 07.25.2016 | Fifty
Karla Araujo

It's no secret that both men and women rely on fantasies to rev up their sexual experiences. But while researchers have asked large groups of younger women what they think about most often during sex, no one has ventured into the murky mind of the menopausal woman. Until now.

Sexual Fantasies: Let's Have A Conversation

Phil Parker | Posted 06.06.2016 | Fifty
Phil Parker

"Kissing is a means of getting two people so close to each other they can't see anything wrong with each other." ...

Bringing Fantasies into Reality

Gretchen Kuhsel | Posted 05.17.2016 | Women
Gretchen Kuhsel

I ripped a piece of toilet paper from what was left on the one-ply roll and wiped the smudged mascara from under my eyes. "How do I make myself look like I didn't just have sex in a bar bathroom?" I jokingly asked in an attempt to make post-coital conversation.

This Is The Key To Heating Up Your Sex Life

Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D. | Posted 01.21.2017 | Fifty
Sandra LaMorgese Ph.D.

In a committed relationship, it's easy to feel so comfortable that we begin taking each other for granted. Instead of being excited and engaged by our partner like we were at the beginning of the relationship, later on we tend to focus on the things we worry about instead, letting the romance and our fascination with our partner take a backseat to the stresses of daily life

Acting Out Sexual Fantasies With A New Partner In Middle Age

High50 | Posted 11.17.2016 | Fifty

We share our sexual fantasies. I discover he has a thing about red lippy. So I book a sexy hotel in Oxford and ask him to meet me in the bar. Black leather, red high heels, vermillion lipstick. And very very hot sex later. One down, four to go.

Why I Started A Sex Blog In My 50s

Erica Jagger | Posted 06.02.2016 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

Having a blog, even a modestly successful blog, requires a staggering amount of maintenance. Especially a sex blog, like mine. I've done five photo shoots, the most recent occurring two weeks ago.

The Not-So-Secret Sexual Healing Underground For Women

Pamela Madsen | Posted 05.14.2016 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

Given that sex is such a charged and vital part of our identities, I am amazed that after centuries of analyzing, opining and investigating, we still do such a lousy job supporting and educating people around their relationship with their sexuality.

Fifty Shames of Grey

Eva Moon | Posted 04.21.2015 | Women
Eva Moon

For the people screaming that the series glorifies BDSM, I can only assume you haven't read to the end. Christian Grey's predilections are presented as a "sickness" that Anastasia "cures" him of. She doesn't just roll over and say "yes, master."

Love Hurts: What We learn From 'Beauty and the Beast,' 'Twilight,' and 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

Megan Maas | Posted 04.14.2015 | Women
Megan Maas

There is nothing new, unique, or even creative about Fifty Shades of Grey. It's just the latest installment of pop culture messages that teach girls and young women that truly hot and irresistible love includes some element of violence and danger.

When It Comes To Sexual Fantasies, What's 'Normal?'

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 11.04.2014 | Science

Putting aside highly-publicized recent attempts to masquerade abuse as sexual preference in the allegations against former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi, we'...

7 Ways Sex Is Way More Awesome In My 50s Than It Was In My 20s

Erica Jagger | Posted 12.10.2014 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

At 50, dating for the first time in over two decades, I ventured into a brave new world of sex that was kinda like sex in my 20s, only a zillion times better. It was -- and remains -- better because it's chock full of things I never experienced when I was younger.

How To Explore Your Sexual Fantasies In Middle Age

Erica Jagger | Posted 08.23.2014 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

Even as a teen, I found myself gravitating towards older, professional, rather bossy men -- and them to me. The thought of being a high-class hooker excited me, then horrified me the next moment. I was educated, I was a feminist, I was a social progressive: how, then, could I be turned on by the thought of serving some imposing man in a suit?

Shrugging Off a Lifetime of Sexual Shame

Erica Jagger | Posted 08.15.2014 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

My overt sexuality became a lightning rod at home. It induced more tears from my mother and more shame for me. I was not a teenager who fell easily into a long, "going steady" relationship model.

The Psychology of Sexual Fantasy: Part 2

Cari Shane | Posted 07.28.2014 | 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.

The Psychology of Sexual Fantasy: Part 1

Cari Shane | Posted 07.27.2014 | 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.

Sexuality: Rewriting the Past

Randall Frederick | Posted 07.20.2014 | Religion
Randall Frederick

One of my great professional frustrations is when I hear or see individuals, even entire communities, rewrite history to conform with their ideology.

College Sex Fantasies: Sleeping With A Professor

The Huffington Post | Jessica Kane | Posted 02.24.2014 | College

It doesn't come as a shock that some students fantasize about having sex with someone in a position of power. For Anneliese Hucal, that desire came in...

50 Shades of Grey: Fantasies Transforming Into a Couple's Reality

Chrisanna Northrup | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Chrisanna Northrup

We asked, "Did reading the book make you more interested in kinkier sex?" The answer was dramatically in favor of an edgier sex life! Sixty-seven percent of women and 59 percent of men said yes, bring on the kinkier sex!

This Porn Study Is NSFW -- But Not For The Reason You Think

Lauren Duca | Posted 11.23.2013 | Women
Lauren Duca

Ideally, the way a woman chooses to explore her sexuality should be distinct from the way she exists in any alternate capacity -- idealistically, professionally, socially or otherwise.

Tricks To Great Sex With Your Partner, From Dr. Laura Berman (WATCH)

Posted 09.23.2013 | Home

Everyday Health Leader Dr. Laura Berman gave some fantastic tips for revitalizing your sex life when she joined me this week on Mondays With Marlo. On...

5 Ways To Affair-Proof Your Marriage Before It's Too Late

Tammy Nelson, Ph.D. | Posted 09.22.2013 | Divorce
Tammy Nelson, Ph.D.

Once you cross the line, it's too late. If you or your partner cheats, you can expect up to two years, maybe even three, of hard work and pain to get over the betrayal. If you make it through, and you may, trusting each other again can take even longer. Preventing an affair before it happens is key.

What It Takes To Have Great Sex After Marriage

Susan Orlins | Posted 04.30.2013 | Weddings
Susan Orlins

Sexual relationships are important to healthy marriages. But not every healthy marriage is the same.

Proof Your Partner Is Fantasizing About Someone Else

Posted 01.31.2013 | Divorce

Excerpted from the book THE NORMAL BAR. Copyright © 2013 by Chrisanna Northrup, Pepper Schwartz, and James Witte. Published by Harmony, an Imprint of...

Sex School With Madison Young: BDSM Basics

Jincey Lumpkin | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jincey Lumpkin

I have invited Madison to share some excellent tips on how to incorporate BDSM into your sex life. If you crave a bit of Fifty Shades action but don't know how to make those fantasies into realities, Madison has tons of helpful info for you.

My Night With Dita: The Queen of Burlesque Shares Tips on How to Transform Yourself into a Sex Goddess

Jill Di Donato | Posted 12.17.2012 | Women
Jill Di Donato

"If you are having fun, you're sexy."