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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…

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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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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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Couple taking drugs at home together

Not long ago, the U.S. government prohibited almost all research into the effects of marijuana, now increasingly called cannabis. But in recent years, 28 states and the District of Columbia have legalized medical marijuana and…

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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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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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girl hugs her man by the neck

Popular culture embraces “sex addiction,” but most psychologists reject it. When we say they’re “addicted” to bacon, Beyoncé’s music or The Simpsons, it’s largely in jest. We’re not actually addicted. We just really like whatever….

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happy young healthy people couple have good time in their bedroom make love and sleep

My wife and I tried anal sex,  and being ignorant, didn’t use lube at first so it was uncomfortable for her. Me, I was hooked. I love the power,  mystique, and taboo of it, and…