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Sad senior man sitting at table

I’m a 46-year-old heterosexual man. I met my ex-wife when I was 19. We were together for 24 years, married for 20. We were sexually active with one another throughout the first 19 years. We…

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Couple taking cannabis 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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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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Man with physician

I have a charming primary care physician who’s up on the latest research, and quite thorough—well, almost. She never asks about my sexual functioning. My doctor is typical. For years, sexologists have fretted about doctors’…

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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,…

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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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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…