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My Husband and I Had Sex Every Day for a Year — Here's How We're Doing Now

It didn't make our relationship divorce-proof, but it did make me more confident.<p>Three years ago I had sex every single day, for one whole year.<p>To …

Women with dense breasts may need annual mammograms

(Reuters Health) - While most older women might not need breast cancer screening with mammography more often than every three years, some women with dense breasts may need mammograms every year, U.S. research suggests.<p>A woman undergoes a mammography exam, a special type of X-ray of the breasts used …

9 signs of infertility in men and women

Approximately 1 in 8 couples struggle with infertility and the most obvious sign is not being able to get pregnant despite having unprotected sex for 6 months or a year, depending on your age.<p>Here are nine other important symptoms to pay attention to— they could explain why you can’t conceive.<p><b>1.</b> …

7 Things Men Should Know About Vaginas

Directions to the g-spot inside.<p>Of all the great things in life, sex can be one of the most rewarding.<p>When done correctly, regular sex can improve your relationship and sense of wellbeing. Not to mention it feels pretty darn good. But if you're a man who has sex with women, there's one thing you'll …

Columbia University

10 Questions Guys Want to Ask Women About Vaginas

No. 9 keeps us up at night.<p>Most guys "get" vaginas in the clinical sense. We've had the state-mandated number of health classes. And in between learning about Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs and taking care of an egg (or a robot baby if your school had a budget), we learned a good amount about vaginas. …

Middle School

The 40 things every woman should know about fashion over 40

The one thing Cameron Diaz will never wear again, (‘No Way’) according to an interview in the latest issue of <i>Harper’s Bazaar</i>, is …a tube top. This is Good to Know. But as fashion tips for the post fortysomething woman go, it’s disappointing. Most of us over forties last wore a tube top (or, as …

9 Things to Stop Believing About Your Vagina

Read no. 3 now so you can stop believing this is true.<p><i>Vaginas are not only a confounding body part for men; many women also have a ton of misconceptions about what goes on down there. From weird smells to the idea that</i> <i>your labia should look one specific way</i><i>, there are a lot of things you’ve been</i> …

Venezuela introduces two-day week to save energy

Venezuela'ssocialist government ordered public workers on Tuesday to work a two-day week as an energy-saving measure in the crisis-hit South American country.<p>President Nicolas Maduro had already given most of Venezuela's 2.8 million state employees Fridays off during April and May to cut down on …

Venezuela

The Top 7 Causes of Infertility in Women

It's harder to get pregnant than you think. That may be music to your ears if you're young, single, and nowhere near ready for kids. But for many couples trying to conceive, the reality of infertility is daunting, stressful, and extremely life-interrupting.<p>"People are always surprised to find out …

Pregnancy

Understanding Your Emotional Story to Deal With Low Sexual Desire

I've seen it in therapy over and over. A couple who really loves each other, but who struggles to sexually connect in their relationship. One partner has a low sexual drive, while the other one would desires to sexually connect. Both partners in the relationship identify each other as close …

Relationships

Behold, 12 Spring 2016 Fashion Trends That You'll Be Living In This Season

Here comes the sun ☀️<p>The days are getting longer <i>and</i> warmer, so you know what that means -- spring has almost sprung! And once it gets here you'll want to be prepared to start rocking the season's most covetable threads.<p>So, you'll be happy to know that the next six months is going to be an uber …

Tommy Hilfiger

The Cheapest Caribbean Vacation Paradises

By: <i>Harmon Leon</i><p>Credit: <i>VALENTIN VALKOV/SHUTTERSTOCK</i><p>How many times have you been shoveling snow and muttered to yourself, "I would give ANYTHING to be on a Caribbean beach right now"? Every time, right? Sure, but you probably also slogged on thinking a mid-winter escape to a tropical paradise costs a …

Rainforests

My Vagina Health Was Out Of Wack Until I Made This Change To My Diet

I had recurring BV and I found out this was the culpritThe post My Vagina Health Was Out Of Wack Until I Made This Change To My Diet appeared first …

Healthy Eating

The alternative infertility treatment that's helping some women get pregnant

Any woman who is struggling with infertility will tell you that one of the worst parts of going through in vitro fertilization (IVF) are the daily hormone injections. And for some women, those injections could even be downright dangerous.<p>Although IVF is still considered the gold standard, there’s …

Ricky Wilson: why Antigua gets my vote

I’m not good at holidays. The concept is wonderful: recharge the batteries, get away from it all and relax. But every attempt I make at holidaying has the entirely opposite effect. Say I have 10 days at my disposal. Immediately the Monopoly board of life goals that must be landed on while I’m away …

15 Common Eyebrow Mistakes You're Probably Making

<i>By Julie Ricevuto, Glamour</i><p><i>Photo Credit: Kyle Ericksen/WWD</i><p>The days of tadpole brows and penciled-in shapes are long gone thanks to the likes of bold brow beauties Cara Delevingne, Brooke Shields, and Lily Collins. With show-stopping face-framers being the norm right now, you'd think we could finally …

Makeup

10 Ways to Build a Strong Marriage -- Even When Life Gets Crazy

For most couples with children, just getting through each week requires almost all of their time and energy. And it never seems to let up - just when they think things might be getting a bit easier, the next phase of parenthood rolls in and presents its requirements and demands. Add in job, home …

Coparenting

The 20 Best Signature Sneaker Lines of All Time

Nearly as long as athletic sneakers have been made, there’s been a personality attached to help sell them. When he was a coach, The Converse All-Star …

Here's What Nail Hardener Is, Plus More Tips For Growing Strong Nails

💅<p><i>"Beauty Glossary" is a HuffPost series that breaks down beauty product techniques, treatments and ingredients so you know exactly what you're putting onto and into your body.</i><p>Breaking a nail or two just minutes after leaving the salon is a <i>serious</i> buzzkill. Annoyed by the appearance of an unkempt …

U.N., rights groups call on Saudi Arabia to spare man from beheading, crucifixion

<b>(CNN) —</b> A group of U.N. experts has joined rights groups in calling on Saudi Arabia to halt the execution of a Shiite man convicted of crimes reportedly committed as a teenager during protests inspired by the Arab Spring.<p>Ali al-Nimr, the nephew of firebrand Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, faces …

Saudi Arabia

31 Signs You're Not Getting Enough Vitamins

Dietitians Emily Haller and Keri Gans on the dead giveaways that you need to step up your nutrient intake.<p>Back in 2004, nutritionists everywhere were screaming at movie theater screens, threatening to boycott <i>Mean Girls</i> when Regina George "innocently" (you never know with Queen Plastic) asked how …

24 Of The Best Online Shopping Sources For Plus-Size Clothing

Navigating the online shopping world can be rough. When you start filtering those search results for plus-size shoppers, it can become an even bigger frustration. Not all retailers are celebrating the #WeWearWhatWeWant mindset, offering items in extended sizes. If and when they do, they often sell …

Plus Size

Review: Ciara Stays in Her Lane on Jackie—And That's A Good Thing

If pop stardom is a high school—Beyoncé the straight-A valedictorian, Katy Perry the cheerleader, Lady Gaga the theater geek—then Ciara is the track …

Royal fans in Britain cheer as Duchess of Cambridge delivers a girl

The Duchess of Cambridge had a girl Saturday morning in London, giving Prince George a sister and the jubilant British public a new princess.<p>The baby weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces, Buckingham Palace announced. The father, 32-year-old Prince William, was present for the birth.<p>Cheers rang out when the …

See the First Photo of the New Royal Princess

Here she is! Just hours after giving birth to the still-unnamed <b>Princess of Cambridge</b>—who is now fourth in line to the throne—<b>Duchess Kate</b> emerged from inside the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital at about 1:15 P.M. E.S.T. with her new daughter in her arms (oh, yeah, <b>Prince William</b> was there, too). …

Can a Vibrator Ruin Your Sex Life?

One writer's experience with the Rabbit. (And no, she's not talking about a bunny.)<p>I was a vibrator virgin until my 20s, when a friend dragged me to a "Girls' Night out" party. Our host introduced Hope, a self- described sexpert, who displayed a collection of phallic-shaped plastic wares. These had …

How to Pick Wine *Not* Based on the Pretty Label

Not like we do that or anything. (Ahem.)<p>We're not really sure when the transition from drink-all-the-vodka-sodas-you-can-muster to we-should-probably-just-order-a-bottle happens, but it does. But when it does, unless you're like Hallie from <i>The Parent Trap</i> who grew up around vintages and varietals, …

13 Women Share Their Gyno Horror Stories

Your lady parts will cringe in sympathy.<p>Going to the gynecologist is never the most pleasant experience, but some visits are better than others. One day you might leave after an especially informative chat with your doctor, brimming with useful information and “I’m a woman, my body is awesome, hear …

Why sex isn't key to a happy marriage

As Sir Michael Holroyd - husband of novelist Dame Margaret Drabble - admits to having 'romantic relationship without sex' with a theatre critic, Rowan Pelling says there is something beautiful about a marriage that moves beyond jealousy<p>A year or so ago, <b>I was wandering round the V&A</b> when I found a …