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Can You Have Great Sex in a Healthy Adult Relationship?

Ira Israel | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

It does not appear that the youth of America have surpassed the drunken fumbling in backseats of the previous generation or of their fathers' fathers. And what would healthy intimacy resemble in a world of texting, sexting, swiping, Tweeting, Instagramming, and Facebooking?

5 Surefire Ways to Sabotage Your Dating Life

Sherrie Campbell, PhD | Posted 09.11.2014 | Women
Sherrie Campbell, PhD

Before you date, know and love yourself first. Get your life together. Do not go into dating expecting someone to take care of your emotional welfare. Your emotions will always, first and foremost, be your job. You must look out for yourself first and not expect someone else to do it.

25 Reasons Not to Have Sex Every Night -- Or Much at All for Crying Out Loud

Rebecca Gallagher | Posted 09.11.2014 | Parents
Rebecca Gallagher

I've got things to do. I'm middle-aged and tired. I don't need no 20-something who hasn't found her first gray pubic hair, or crows foot, telling me what to do. If he wants sex every night, he can have it. By himself.

4 Important Questions for the Future of Your Long-Term Relationship

Shannon Deep | Posted 08.13.2014 | Women
Shannon Deep

For a lot of people -- obviously, myself included -- it's important to know whether a long-term relationship is in the marriage pipeline or on the sideline. And both are ok! But what's most important is that no matter the answer to that question, you're where you want to be and it's where your partner wants to be as well.

The Surprising Key Element in Happy Couples

Dr. Shannon Kolakowski | Posted 08.11.2014 | Weddings
Dr. Shannon Kolakowski

What do you think accounts for those who seem madly in love, versus couples who don't make it or seem miserable together?

This Is How Often Married People Are Having Sex

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.31.2014 | Weddings

It's often thought that when you tie the knot, your sex life all but dies. From hectic work schedules to kids' demands, roadblocks to doing the de...

This Consent-Is-Sexy Anthem Should Be On Every Club's Playlist

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 06.16.2014 | Women

There have been more than a few sexy "songs of the summer" that we haven't been so into: Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines," case in point. But we coul...

4 Questions About Sexless Marriages

Billi Gordon, Ph.D. | Posted 08.11.2014 | Weddings
Billi Gordon, Ph.D.

According to sex experts, millions of people all over the world are in sexless marriages. Many of those are in the United States. Here are some vital...

12 Cold Facts About Being Super-Hot

Billi Gordon, Ph.D. | Posted 07.28.2014 | Women
Billi Gordon, Ph.D.

Pretty is a thing, whereas beauty is a force. Although we live in a world where physical appearance is a currency, a differential engine drives life, ...

7 Ways to Cook up Chemistry Through Conversation

KnowMore TV | Posted 06.18.2014 | Women
KnowMore TV

While you can't force attraction, there are definitely some things you can do to cultivate it. Personality and conversation are dramatically underappreciated tools in the toolkit for finding a mate.

How To Date Like An Adult

Abby Draper | Posted 06.12.2014 | Women
Abby Draper

I'm too old to fake it (yes, I mean that in every way you think) anymore, so in this "adult" phase of my dating life, I've decided to approach it entirely differently by promising five things to myself.

'The Hook-Up Truck' Brings (Safe) Sex To A Parking Space Near You

Posted 03.28.2014 | Women

Struggling to find a private space to get intimate? Enter the "Hook-up Truck." Described as "a modern dating solution for safe sexual adventuring" ...

Survey Says 1 In 5 Unhappily Married Women Aren't Doing This At Home

Posted 03.21.2014 | Divorce

Why do married people cheat? Boredom, loss of love and anger come to mind -- but according to a new survey, unhappily married American women may be st...

Older Men, Older Women: The Same Page at Last

Joanna Perry-Folino | Posted 05.21.2014 | Fifty
Joanna Perry-Folino

Loneliness is a terrible thing. Loneliness, the gut wrenching kind that creeps in at 2:00 a.m. and wakes you up because there are no sounds except the prattle of mice or a raccoon wreaking havoc on your about to ripen tomatoes.

5 Warning Signs That Depression Is Affecting Your Relationship

Dr. Shannon Kolakowski | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Shannon Kolakowski

A resounding body of research has shown how closely depression is related to relationships in a cyclical fashion: Depression affects the quality of your relationships, and the features of your relationship can affect your level of depression.

To All Those Guys Out There

Hannah Berkman | Posted 05.13.2014 | Women
Hannah Berkman

You are but one amongst many roaming the streets, confusing women from LA to NY. The frat house, local bar and dorm hall are your playground. Oftentimes, you don't even know that what you're doing is wrong, but that doesn't make us feel any better. You're the Time Waster.

4 Reasons First Date Sex Is a Bad Idea

GalTime | Posted 05.11.2014 | Women

There are a lot of reasons to wait to be intimate -- especially on the first date. Even if all you want is a one-time hookup, consider these four consequences before giving up the goods right away.

More Sex: 4 Reasons Why It's Good For You

GalTime | Posted 04.26.2014 | Women

You probably do not need much convincing when it comes to the benefits of having sex, and often. It is, after all, one of the most primal and instinctual acts of human behavior. But beyond basic desire, there are some legitimate reasons to bump up the frequency of your sexual experiences.

Ten Ways to Save Your Valentine's Day

Kim Rosenberg | Posted 04.16.2014 | Gay Voices
Kim Rosenberg

Forget to make dinner reservations and order a bouquet for your partner this Valentine's Day? Go to a movie, sit in the back and make out like teenagers.

Want Better Sex? 10 Tips

Joyce Marter | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Joyce Marter

After nearly 20 years of counseling individuals and couples, it is clear that there is also a "chicken and egg" relationship between sex and relationship problems. Sometimes it's hard to tell which came first. 

Study Reveals Surprise About The Sex Lives Of Midlife Women

Next Avenue | Rita Rubin | Posted 02.10.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Rita Rubin You’re probably familiar with the maxim that midlife women don’t like sex as much as they did in thei...

5 Ways To Strengthen Your Relationships This Valentine's Day

Dr. Shannon Kolakowski | Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Shannon Kolakowski

One of the nicest parts of being in a relationship is having routines that you share together and love. But becoming too comfortable in your routines can put your relationship at risk of falling into complacency and even boredom, which isn't so great for your relationship.

Mindful Sex

Ira Israel | Posted 05.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

If you want to have a radically mindful, loving, connective, passionate, intimate experience that may or may not include non-procreative sex, you may want to consider some of the following advice.

Why Long-Distance Relationships Never, Ever Work (Except When They Do)

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 04.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

Long-distance relationships often masquerade as real relationships. They can be passionate, intense, and loving. But what they can't be is battle-tested.

The 6-Letter Word for LOVE (And the Only One That Matters)

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

Whether you are "hooking up," breaking up, enthralled, betrothed, honeymooning, straying, mourning, or just "status quo-ing," take some time to think about how you want to express your love and how you want love to be expressed to you. The choices you make can make all the difference.