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‘I have an orgasm about 60% of the time’: readers tell us about their sex lives

<b>‘It was four years from my first experience to my first orgasm (thanks, David)’</b><br>I grew up in the 70s when we were being urged all the time by the media and the guys – “You can, so why don’t you?” For a long time, I did it because it was expected. It was four years from my first experience to my …

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7 ways being married makes you more successful

According to Bloomberg, married Americans are now the minority.<p>In the US, fewer people are getting hitched than before, and young Americans are putting off marriage for longer than ever before.<p>In 1962, half of 21-year-olds and 90% of 30-year-olds had been married at least once. In 2014, only 8% of …

Why is my boyfriend silent during sex?

<b>My boyfriend is a real extrovert - popular, fun and always puts me first. He says he enjoys sex and we do it a lot, usually initiated by him. But when we have sex he is still and silent. He never makes a sound, even when he comes. He also shows no love or affection during sex – although the rest of</b> …

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How To Harness The Brain Chemical That Makes You Trust Someone

Brain scientists still don’t understand why these simple behaviors release trust-inspiring oxytocin. But they know how.<p>Next time you’re having a fight with your partner try this: Reach out and touch them. Place your hand gently on their knee or their hand. Now, if the fight has escalated to …

5 Reasons Singles Should Stop Worrying

On a recent cross-country flight, I settled into my seat with an icy Diet Coke and a stack of academic papers to read. But I never read those papers. …

Love in the time of Tinder: Does Tinder lead to casual sex?

<i>Editor's note: So you’ve swiped right, exchanged numbers and got yourself a date on Tinder. What next? This is a 10-part series on the dating</i> …

Here’s How Relationship Horoscopes ACTUALLY Work

Nowadays, there are a million ways to apply your zodiac sign to your life. You can choose makeup by your zodiac sign, the best pet for you by your horoscope and even the perfect juice recipe for your sign. So it makes sense that you can use it to interpret the compatibility of your relationships …

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7 Marriage Myths That Are Totally False

<i>For BRIDES, by Jillian Kramer</i><p><i>Married sex sucks. All you need is love. Happily ever after doesn't ever happen.</i><p>Marriage myths like these perpetuate our society, convincing us they're real. But luckily, our experts are here to wade through the lies and get to the truth, busting seven all-too-common …

Is Me Before You Based On Romance Or Reality?

Once upon a time in Los Angeles, I found myself in a yelling match with my then-boyfriend, who had been asked to buy peanut butter at the grocery …

Want to Be Unforgettable? Science Says Do This

People forget up to 90 percent of what you communicate. Fortunately, there's something you can do about that.<p>Believe it or not, researchers have found that we forget up to 90 percent of the new information we receive--whether it's in a one-on-one meeting with our boss, or in a large industry …

This App Will Give You On-Demand Relationship Advice

If you want relationship guidance from someone more qualified than your friends but less expensive and time-consuming than a therapist, the new app Relationup might provide a quick, cheap, and trustworthy alternative. With a network of mental health professionals willing to dole out advice on …

Ladies, take my advice: College is your best bet for finding a husband

Going back to school at age 31 (I am a lawyer who just graduated with a master's in journalism at USC) and seeing my slightly younger counterparts being driven crazy by the men in their lives has got me thinking about my "required reading list for life," and that maybe Susan Patton's controversial …

How Romantic Ideas Destroy Your Chance at Love

To fall in love with someone feels like such a personal and spontaneous process, it can sound strange—and even rather insulting—to suggest that …

The Best Way to Get Over Your Breakup, According to Science

It's not what you think...<p>We need to have a talk, one of you says—and the next thing you know, you're clearing his stuff out of your locker, exchanging a meaningful hug, saying so long, and wishing one another the best in life and love.<p>Yeah, right: If only breakups were <i>really</i> that simple. The first …

Should You Date Someone With A Bad Credit Score?

Almost 2 in 5 adults say knowing someone’s credit score would affect their interest in dating that person, according to a new <b>Bankrate.com report.</b> …

How I fell back in love with my husband

I fell out of love with my husband. He fell out of love with me. This was just six short years ago. And we are still married.<p>Thirteen years ago, I …

Do I Have to Stay on a Bad Date?

It’s Do I Have To? Practical advice for skeptical adults.<p>I went on a date last week. By the time we ordered appetizers, I knew that we were not destined for marriage. Do I have to stay? It seems pointless for both of us to keep talking when we both know this will be the only date, but it seems like …

Advice From 10 Years in the Future -- Don't Want the Wedding

The day is rapidly approaching and you can barely sleep at night. There's so much to get done and every day there's a new wedding fire to put out. People have sent in RSVPs for more people than you invited, you're switching the seating chart almost daily, and you worry you'll get to the end of the …

Farrell explores relationship dystopia in 'The Lobster'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the world of "The Lobster," being single is not only looked down on, it's forbidden by law.<p>Our entry into this dystopian setting is David (Colin Farrell). His wife has just left him and he must sequester himself in strange hotel filled with other single people in hopes of …

The science of Jerry and Elaine: The unsettling reasons why some exes keep each other close

Two new studies look at dark personality traits, and how they’re connected to break-ups and art<p>We all have a relationship we look back on and wonder what we were blinded by. The rush of romance? The shock of a spark? A really good kisser. It’s easy to overlook potentially damaging (and dangerous) …

Dating, dentist, debt: draw the struggles of your adult life

Being an adult is no walk in the park – in fact it sometimes feel more like a nauseating rollercoaster rider. Share your struggles with us through drawings<p>When you’re a kid, no one tells you how tough being an adult is going to be.<p>There’s the endless (failed) attempts to budget, successfully …

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A master networker explains how a Wharton professor inspired him to change the way he formed relationships

Over the past six years, marketing consultant Jon Levy has built a network of over 400 interesting and impressive people ranging from Nobel laureates to Olympic athletes.<p>Twice a month, Levy holds private dinner parties and TED Talk-like salons in the sprawling New York City apartment he inherited …

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Human sex is not simply male or female. So what? – Courtney Addison Samuel Taylor-Alexander

Sex is a divisive topic, loaded with moral weight and the scientific stamp of truth. The word ‘sex’ is of French (<i>sexe</i>) and Latin (<i>sexus</i>) origins, …

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Happy families? Male acceptance of equality in the home could define the future

As we approach the UN International Day of Families, only the foolhardy would try and predict the future of family groups. Previous attempts have, in …

Marrying the Right Person Makes You More Successful, According to Science

Marry for love, and if you're lucky, you might get a lot more.<p>Lots of factors go into success. Your mindset plays a huge role. Developing greater determination, willpower, and grit (because they <i>can</i> be developed) is key. Being more likable makes a huge difference. (And, yes, you can develop that …

Make your own Magic Eraser for 10 cents

Whenever I need to deep clean anything around the house, I usually grab a pack of Magic Erasers. They're known for their effectiveness -- they're great at getting rid of stains or cleaning things other sponges or cleaners can't.<p>However, even at just roughly $1 or £1 each, they're not exactly cheap, …

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How Much Is Too Much When Dating?

The first weeks and months of a new relationship are always the most exhilarating. When you're getting to know each other, every conversation offers some new morsel of information about your beloved and every physical encounter is full of nervousness, excitement and the thrill of exploring the body …

How To Date Somebody Out Of Your League

Why Is This Important?<p>Because people have wondered for centuries “how he got that girl” or how she “snagged that guy” and now we’ve finally debunked the mystery.<p>Long Story Short<p>According to a study published in <i>Psychological Science</i>, it would seem as though those of us who were “friends first” with …

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