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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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elderly black couple

In many men, sexual myths contribute to normal middle-age erection balkiness and to more serious erectile dysfunction (ED). Here are the most erection-deflating myths—and the truth about these issues: Myth: Erection is something men “achieve.”…

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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…

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…

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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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Want a Happier Relationship? Cuddle More After Sex

As post-sex cuddling increases so does sexual and relationship satisfaction. Ah, afterglow, the relaxed, dreamy post-coital period when many lovers feel close. But a better term might be after-cuddling. Recent research shows that cuddling is a…

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Threesme - Woman standing between two men

Myth: Almost all polyam relationships are brief. Truth: Many thrive for decades. Polyamory, aka consensual non-monogamy (CNM), is controversial. In “polyam” arrangements one, some, or all partners are free to explore other sexual and emotionally…

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Vibrators Myth vs. Truth

Vibrators are by far the most popular sex toy. Sexual enhancement product catalogs offer dozens of models. According to one recent survey, one-third of adult American women own at least one vibrator. In other surveys,…