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Sexual Intimacy

Why Do We Love Boobs? In a Word: Bonding

Steph Thompson | Posted 11.24.2014 | Parents
Steph Thompson

Sexuality is hard to explain, the desire for it and what exactly the protocol should be toward fulfilling that desire. Certainly there are multitudes of differing opinions, and as my boys get closer and closer to the point of exploring this question on their own, I am forced to think about it.

What the Worst Sex of My Life (On My Wedding Night!) Taught Me About Love

Heather Strang | Posted 10.24.2014 | Women
Heather Strang

Satisfying sexual connection -- for both parties -- is dependent on a satisfying emotional connection. Yep, I said it. And yes, this is true for women and for men.

Want to End Campus Sexual Assault? Tackle the Primary Issue Being Ignored

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 12.08.2014 | College
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

Until we're willing to deal with the fact that young people are sexual people who need more realistic, developmentally appropriate guidance when it comes to sexual expression and satisfaction, the situation is not going to change.

10 Steps To Have Better Post-Pregnancy Sex

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 11.11.2014 | Parents
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

The key to an erotic endeavor post-pregnancy is taking your time. Some mothers may feel traumatized by the experience of having been, quite literally, split wide open. The prospect of allowing anything -- small or large -- to enter the vaginal area can seem more than daunting.

Why Women Of All Ages Are Going Bare 'Down There'

Erica Jagger | Posted 11.09.2014 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

My friend Lara whispered loudly to me as she leaned across the table at a restaurant in a part of town high-end enough that women could afford Brazilians, but old-guard enough that they wouldn't talk about it over their pecan-crusted tilapia.

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.

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.

Are You Vulnerable To An Emotional Affair? Take This Test To Find Out

Pamela Dussault | Posted 03.18.2014 | Divorce
Pamela Dussault

If you answered "No" to any of the odd-numbered questions (1,3,5,7) you are highly susceptible to having an emotional affair.

Scheduling Sex: The Secret To A Passionate Marriage?

Laurie Gerber | Posted 10.04.2013 | Home
Laurie Gerber

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgThe next time we have sex, we have to have it outside of our warm, comfy bed. For some of you, this may be exciting, but I happen to love my cozy bed. What consequence would work well for you?

Intimacy Intervention: 'My White Husband Uses Racial Slurs In Bed'

Posted 04.08.2013 | Black Voices

Passionate Living Coach Abiola Abrams gives love, dating and self-esteem advice on the CW's Bill Cunningham Show and all over the web through her ...

Intimacy Intervention: 'Help! I Can't Stop Sleeping With My No-Good Ex'

Posted 03.25.2013 | Black Voices

Passionate Living Coach Abiola Abrams gives love, dating and self-esteem advice on the CW's Bill Cunningham Show and all over the web through her ...

Artisanal, Locally Grown, Free Range Porn for Women

Toni Nagy | Posted 05.04.2013 | Weird News
Toni Nagy

Intimacy is contingent on both partners feeling secure enough to express their needs and desires, and these feminist porn and erotic platforms aim to aid in the process of helping their viewers find their voice.

What Does the Popularity of 50 Shades of Grey Say About Our Sexuality?

Lisa Firestone | Posted 11.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

admit, I have not read 50 Shades of Grey. Because of that, I wouldn't pretend to know what either the storyline or the writing style says about female sexuality.

Hope Springs: A New Conversation About Desire

Linda E. Savage | Posted 11.12.2012 | Fifty
Linda E. Savage

This is the first movie since It's Complicated that portrays sexual relationships in folks past 40. It bravely tackles the complex issues of sexual desire and intimacy in "seniors," however we may define that term.

Women and the New Pornography: Embracing Our Sexuality

Kristen Houghton | Posted 10.17.2012 | Women
Kristen Houghton

Is there a place in your life and relationship for pornography?

We Still Undress In The Dark, But The Sex Is Great!

Suzanne Braun Levine | Posted 01.14.2012 | Fifty
Suzanne Braun Levine

Whether we like it or not, being 50 or 60 means that we aren't in Kansas any more -- body wise. There is no way that the belt we wore in our thirties will fit, even if the hip-huggers we also wore at the time still do.

The Art of Receiving Pleasure

Wendy Strgar | Posted 09.12.2011 | Women
Wendy Strgar

"There is a secret about human love that is commonly overlooked: Receiving it is much more scary and threatening than giving it. How many times in you...

Take the TV Out of the Bedroom

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Now that people aren't making as much money, perhaps they'll turn for comfort and security to what should have been prioritized in the first place, their loved ones.

An Erotic Seven-Day Sex Marathon

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

The question can be asked whether giving couples a divine command to go at it like sex machines seven nights running is the best advice for rejuvenating the shriveling American libido.