You Work Out. You Eat Well. But How’s Your Sex Life?

From your doctor to your partner to your Fitbit, chances are you’ve got something or someone monitoring your exercise, nutrition, and sleep habits. As the “big three” of lifestyle-related health practices, each one plays a significant role in preventing illness and keeping you generally upbeat. But you’re forgetting about one crucial part of your health. […]
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Desire Discrepancy

No single argument, short of physical or verbal abuse, should end a relationship. And arguing in a relationship is seen by a modern couples therapist as a positive way to resolve a difference in perspective. How a couple argues, how a couple respectfully approaches difference, and how a couple stays away from negative, unhealthy interactions, […]
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8 Stories Of Vacation Sex Gone Horribly Wrong

There’s something about travel that makes sex better. There’s a sense of adventure, inhibitions are lowered, anonymity is heightened. You’re in a far away place meeting new and interesting people, and what better way to get to know someone than by having sex with them, amirite? But more often than not, the idea of travel […]
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10 Sex “Rules” For People In Long-Term Relationships

No matter how many dozens of Netflix-and-chill nights you and your long-term partner have had together, there’s something that keeps you tuning in for more. But just as individuals age and change over time, the same goes for your sex life: What turned you on when you first made it Facebook official might not be […]
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What It’s Like to Try to Have a Normal Sex Life After Rape

Physical intimacy can trigger or worsen PTSD, but regaining a fulfilling sex life is possible.Rape survivors are more than twice as likely to report pain during sex and nearly three times more at risk for pelvic floor dysfunctions (difficulty urinating, lower back pain) than other women. Other survivors don’t believe they deserve pleasure—or they suffer […]
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Why Some Women Love Degrading Sex

One night, after too many whiskey sours, the conversation among a group of my closest friends and I turned to sex. We’re not a judge-y group, nor are we bashful when it comes to providing the intimate details of our sex lives. And, yet, when one of my friends revealed that she falls off the […]
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What the sex robots will teach us

(CNN) In HBO’s series “Westworld,” humans pay for sex with robots in an anything-goes Wild West-inspired theme park. In the movie “Her,” a man falls in love with his Siri-like operating system. And in AMC’s show “Humans,” a husband has an affair with his pretty robotic assistant. It’s the stuff of science fiction. But could a […]
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The Silent Intimacy Killer That’s Ruining Your Relationship

What happened the last time you were disappointed, angry, or hurt by something your partner did? If you chose to remain silent, you’re not alone. Many of us were never taught how to communicate effectively. Instead, we shut down or silently harbor resentment. Unfortunately, over time, these communication breakdowns create negative patterns that eventually dampen […]
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4 Things That Happen To Your Vagina When You Stop Having Sex

The benefits of a healthy, happy sex life are myriad: Besides being fun, regular (good) sex boosts your immune system, cuts your stress levels, lowers your blood pressure, and reduces your risk of heart attack. Depending how much effort you put into it, intercourse also kinda/sorta counts as exercise, so you can feel good about […]
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9 Relationship Experts Reveal What They Learned From Their Own Divorces

Ending a marriage is rarely pleasant, but sometimes it’s unavoidable. Every rocky relationship can’t be repaired—and even relationship experts aren’t divorce-proof. These pros share what they learned after divorce, how that first-hand experience shaped the way they guide their clients, and what they’ll do differently the next time around.  It’s okay to seek help. “Divorce […]
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