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The 2 Biggest Questions About Cosleeping

Brian Leaf | Posted 07.01.2014 | Parents
Brian Leaf

Gwen and I have decided to cosleep. That means that little baby Noah sleeps in bed with us. Cosleeping brings up a few questions and concerns and sometimes even an angry mob with pitchforks and torches.

This Is Why Married Sex Is The Hottest Sex

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 05.29.2014 | Weddings

Contrary to popular belief, your sex life does not end the moment you walk down the aisle. In fact, it can get better and better as the years go on. ...

6 Ways To Bring The Sexy Back To A Stale Marriage

Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW | Posted 06.17.2014 | Divorce
Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW

Let's face it, when we fall in love and commit to someone, we have high hopes that we'll feel blissful and excited by him or her indefinitely. This leads to unrealistic expectations and disappointment when the passion dies down.

The Real Reason You Aren't Having Sex With Your Spouse

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 04.17.2014 | Divorce

A year into her marriage, 25-year-old Lindsey Ellison no longer wanted to have sex with her husband. Instinctually, Ellison thought something was ...

When Sex Hits the Spot

Doug and Leslie Gustafson | Posted 09.29.2013 | Weddings
Doug and Leslie Gustafson

What does it mean -- for something to hit the spot? Makes sense in the game of darts, landing from a parachute jump and an archery competition. But can we apply it to good or even great sex? We think so. Know so.

Why You Should Ban Porn From Your Marriage

Posted 06.28.2013 | Weddings

Looking at pornography while you're in a relationship is a contentious issue: Research has shown that a spouse's interest in porn can lead to divorce,...

Spiritual Sex: The Transformative Power of Feeling Safe

Linda E. Savage | Posted 07.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda E. Savage

Feeling safe in a relationship is a process, and couples will need to develop tools and ways of communicating, much of which is non-verbal, to return to the secure feelings once the inevitable flare ups occur.

Why I'm Glad I Waited For Marriage To Have Sex

Posted 05.13.2013 | Weddings

Is waiting to have sex until you're married a good idea? For freelance writer Alissa Henry, the answer is definitely yes. Henry stopped by HuffP...

The Important Lesson I Learned About Hot Sex

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 05.09.2013 | Weddings
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

For all we know Ryan Reynolds can only have sex with Blake Lively if he can see himself in a mirror, Gisele Bundchen's hipbones might cause chafing during intercourse, Brad Pitt might be smothered to death by Angelina Jolie's lips.

The Best Time Of Day To Have Sex?

Posted 03.05.2013 | Weddings

What's the best time of day to have sex with your spouse? First thing in the morning? Late at night when you're through with all of your responsibilit...

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.

What You Don't Know About Your Spouse's Sex Life

Posted 02.11.2013 | Weddings

Sure, you go to bed with the same person every night -- but how much do you really know about your spouse's sexual desires? iVillage released the r...

The Simplest Way To Have A Sexier Valentine's Day

Denise Oliveira | Posted 04.01.2013 | Weddings
Denise Oliveira

Forget a dozen roses or a box of chocolates. Maybe what your relationship needs this Valentine's Day is a trip to your neighborhood sex shop.

Why You Should Talk About Sex Before Marriage

www.cnn.com | Posted 01.25.2013 | Weddings

Editor's note: Ian Kerner, a sexuality counselor and New York Times best-selling author, writes about sex and relationships for CNN Health. Read more ...

The Most Awkward Conversation I've Ever Had With My Husband

Posted 01.11.2013 | Weddings

By Emily Goulet, Philadelphia magazine Reprinted from Philadelphia magazine's Bridal Bulletin, with permission When a non-chain opens up in our ti...

How To Make Every Day With Your Spouse Feel Like A First Date

Deanna Brann, Ph.D. | Posted 01.06.2013 | Weddings
Deanna Brann, Ph.D.

Couples can keep their relationship fires burning, even after years of marriage. But they have to consciously and deliberately make it happen. It doesn't happen by default, no matter how much in love you were in the beginning.

The Kinky Thing I'll Never Do With My Husband

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 12.17.2012 | Weddings
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

I'm willing to whisper sweet nothings to Henry in Spanish so if he closes his eyes he's making love to Salma Hayek. But I won't be inviting her into our bed.

The #1 Secret Satisfied Wives Keep

Iris Krasnow | Posted 12.08.2012 | Weddings
Iris Krasnow

Take heed young men and women searching for a spouse. Make sure you pick someone that makes you tingle at his or her touch. Figure this out before you order the wedding invitations, hire a band and book the venue.

Why Scheduling Sex Can Save Your Marriage

The Huffington Post | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 08.26.2012 | Fifty

You schedule doctor’s appointments, workouts at the gym and after-work drinks with friends. But would you pencil in sex around your office presentat...

7 Things Guys REALLY Want From Wedding Night Sex

Chris Easter | Posted 09.23.2012 | Weddings
Chris Easter

I urge you to pull it together and focus on the amazing possibilities that wedding night sex has to offer. You've got the honeymoon and the rest of your lives to catch up on rest.

The Scare That Changed My Sex Life

Rebecca Land Soodak | Posted 04.09.2012 | Weddings
Rebecca Land Soodak

But in time, the perception of our relationship became much less compelling than our actual relationship. We married. There was a baby, and then another. We built a home and grew a business. Towers were targeted and toppled. We had twins. His mother died. In short, time passed.

Why Am I So Scared To Have Post-Divorce Sex?

Craig Tomashoff | Posted 05.14.2012 | Divorce
Craig Tomashoff

I realize most divorced guys who hadn't been with anyone in six years would react differently. They'd sleep with anyone with a pulse, and even that's negotiable. Yet I was secretly happy nothing happened. But why?

The Secret (Sex) Life of A Middle-Aged Married Man

Rex Oso | Posted 12.05.2011 | Fifty
Rex Oso

I'm a 57-year-old man. Fat. Bald. I have a wife I like. And a boyfriend I love. I've been "happily" married for over 37 years. Yet I've been leading a secret double life since I turned 50.

365 Days Of Sex: The Secret To Marital Success?

Huffington Post | Anya Strzemien | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The New York Times ran a story on Sunday about two couples who tried to combat marital ennui the old-fashioned way: with lots and lots of sex. Charla ...

The Definition Of "Bad Sex"

Tango | Ky Henderson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

"If either person is dissatisfied over the long term, it's bad sex," explains Gina Ogden, PhD, a sex therapist in Cambridge, MA, and author of The Hea...