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I was recently a guest on Diana Wiley’s podcast “Love, Lust and Laughter.” We discussed my new book, couple desire differences, and the advantages and disadvantages for couple intimacy of sheltering in place.  Diana Wiley,…

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violent porn woman

My man ALWAYS wants rougher sex than I desire. I constantly feel like we are having porno sex. He says there is no such thing. I believe he really just doesn’t know better. He used…

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How Birth Control Pills Affect Women’s Sexuality

After the first oral contraceptive was approved in 1960, The Pill quickly became the world’s most popular birth control method. More than 100 million women worldwide have used it, and among American women age 18…

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older woman with younger man

A key reason older women pursue relationships with younger men— better sex. Relationships involving older women (cougars) and significantly younger men (cubs) went mainstream in 2009 with the premiere of the TV show “Cougar Town.”…

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romantic young marriage couple

Platitudes say it hurts. Most studies say it helps. New research clarifies. An old joke asks: What’s the quickest way to destroy sexual satisfaction in a relationship? Get married. The punch line reflects the tendency…

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Black couple on bed hot and heavy

Brief fantasies hours before lovemaking can help ignite later sexual heat. Even among lovers with major libidos, arousal can be a challenge. Many people want hot sex, but have trouble heating up. Fortunately, sex therapists…

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unhappy wife while husband looks at ipad

Hi Michael: I suffer great anxiety over my man’s porn watching. I was happy to find your article explaining that men self-sooth by using porn, and that they still love and desire their woman. But…

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grieving woman sitting on floor and crying

We can learn from one woman’s journey through grief to a new relationship. For many years, Joan Price, now 75, has been a prominent expert on older sexuality. Her books include Talking Out Loud About…