Mark Antonini

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'Decent men have affairs all the time. I'm going to tell you why.'

Up until about seven years ago, I had a somewhat black and white view of sex and adultery within a committed relationship. Case in point:<p><b>Infidelity</b> – …

Relationships

My sexless marriage is draining the love it once had

<b>I’m 38 and have been married for nine years. We are no longer having sex, for at least the past 12 to 18 months – not even the slightest touch. He has always refused to even mention our sex life and made it clear I was not to come on to him; we could only have sex when and where he initiated it. I</b> …

Breast Cancer

I Was Liberated by the 'Intellectual Dark Web'

During my time at my elite liberal arts alma mater—a school whose motto is the “Life of the mind,”—I only knew a single student who openly defended …

The 'husband stealer' myth: Why do we always blame women when men cheat?

I cheerfully admit that when I got married last year, I had my concerns. What would happen if we grew apart, if the age gap between my husband and I somehow became important in a way that it never had before? I even indulged in paranoid fantasies about what we would do if one of us turned out to be …

When My Spouse Dies Do I Get Social Security?

The rules on collecting a Social Security widow benefit are complicated. The amount of benefits a surviving spouse can get depends on factors like …

Retirement

What Is the Dunning-Kruger Effect?

The Dunning-Kruger effect is a type of cognitive bias in which people believe that they are smarter and more capable than they really are. …

Psychology

Here Are Nearly 1,200 Coursera Courses That Are Still Completely Free

Courses from 166 universities, including Stanford, Georgia Tech, Yale, Duke, and Michigan, are part of the list.<p>Are Coursera courses still free? At Class Central, we get that question so often that I wrote a guide to answer it. Generally speaking, Coursera courses are free to audit but if you want …

How it feels to live in a sexless marriage – readers respond

We had an unexpected reaction to last week’s tips on how to cope when the passion has gone. Here are some of the many thoughtful replies – from all over the world – which you sent us<p>Sex is an important part of any relationship, but what happens if it stops? This is more common than you may imagine: …

The Truth about UTIs in Older Adults

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most commonly diagnosed infections in older adults, according to <i>Aging Health</i>. For women over age 65, …

‘What’s the point of a risk-free life?’ – Deborah Levy on starting again at 50

At 50, two decades of stable family life fell apart. In this extract from her memoir, the novelist recalls finding strength in the chaos – and a new voice<p>As Orson Welles told us, if we want a happy ending, it depends on where we stop the story. One January night I was eating coconut rice and fish …

Scuba Diving

How are Smart Contracts Executed in Hyperledger?

Smart Contracts are at the core of any blockchain implementation. The business logic is what drives many things in the blockchain, and Hyperledger …

JPMorgan Considers Spinning Out Quorum Blockchain Unit

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is in the early stages of weighing whether to spin out its Quorum blockchain project into a separate company, according to a …

The Digital Banking Executive Securing Your Money With Blockchain

In 2014, when it became clear that advances in machine learning and artificial intelligence were reshaping finance, executives at JPMorgan Chase & …

24 Cognitive Biases You Need To Stop Making [Infographic]

Image: iStock<p>Cognitive bias occurs when we make subjective assumptions about people or situations based on our own perception of reality. This can …

A doctor told us that rowing on a machine will get you 'more bang for your buck' than running on a treadmill — here’s why

Rowing is having its moment in the fitness world, and the rise of the indoor group rowing class was one of the big fitness trends predicted for 2018.<p>It might not have a glamorous reputation, and it may not look like the easiest exercise to get to grips with. Still, the next time you're queueing for …

Exercise

Dear Coleen: My daughter's punishing me for splitting up with her mum ten years ago

Dear Coleen<p>Ten years ago I left my wife for someone else and at the time our daughter was 14. I am now happily married to the other woman and we have …

Budget Build-It-Yourself Kitchen Cabinets That Aren't IKEA

There are basically three different ways to get cabinets into your kitchen. You can have them custom-built to fit the space. This is very expensive. …

Home Depot

Google is making a computer vision kit for Raspberry Pi

Google is offering a new way for Raspberry Pi tinkerers to use its AI tools. It just announced the AIY Vision Kit, which includes a new circuit board and computer vision software that buyers can pair with their own Raspberry Pi computer and camera. (There’s also a cute cardboard box included, along …

5 Signs You're Slowly Losing Interest In Your Partner, No Matter How Much You Deny It

Losing interest in a partner can be just as difficult a loss as realizing that your partner isn't involved in the relationship anymore. Whichever way …

Why staying together ‘for the sake of the kids’ is the worst thing that parents can do

opinion<p>Writer at sexdeathrocknroll.com - passionate advocate of growing older disgracefully. Tweet me: @violetfenn<p><b>When I announced that I was</b> …

Parenting

'I felt like I was missing out': What it’s like to be in a sexless marriage

"If a person isn't having sex with their partner, in my experience, it's rare that the partner is the reason why," Thompson says.<p>Jane*, 29, believes …

Tip: The Forward Head Posture Fix

This posture issue will lead to lifting injuries and recurring headaches. Here's how to straighten it up.<p>Neck Posture and Tension Headaches<p>You're …

Yoga

43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the most educated people often unknowingly make these common flubs.<p>When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, …

Language

How Do I Buy Ethereum? | Investopedia

In 2017, Ethereum has grown at an incredibly rapid pace. In fact, the third-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization. It was at one point …

Fighting Forty: how to strengthen your knees

In our new video series, Fighting Forty, leading fitness instructor and regular Telegraph contributor Scott Laidler demonstrates exercises that target specific problem areas for men of a certain age. This week, he looks at combating bad knees through exercise.<p>In the video above, Scott runs through …

Professors at America's elite colleges pick one book every student should read in 2017

College professors dole out an incredible amount of required reading to their students.<p>But what if they could only choose one book?<p>When asked, professors at America's most prestigious colleges — those in the top 10, according to US News & World Report — shared with Business Insider the single book …

College & University

We Asked Experts If You Can Have A Healthy Relationship Without Sex

It was a quiet morning in Brooklyn. My friend Lilly* and I were taking a power walk along the sun-drenched sidewalks. As usual, we were discussing …

A relationship expert shares the 4-letter word that can diminish conflict with your partner — and it does not get said enough

Hal Runkel is a family therapist and the author of "Choose Your Own Adulthood." In this video, he shares the one word, it's a four-letter word, that does not get said enough in marriage. The following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>There is one word, it's a four-letter word, that does not get said</i> …

Marriage

Yes, It Is YOUR Job to Make Your Husband Happy

<i>Happiness is your job, because love starts with you. Read on to understand why, from Andrea Miller for YourTango.</i><p><b>Why do so many of us buy into the myth that marriage is supposed to make us happy?</b><p>I'm glad to see how marriage has evolved. It used to be much more transactional — happening principally …

5 things I learned from being in a sexless relationship

It wasn't my fault.<p>When I ended a long term relationship seven years ago, everyone from my parents to the postman wanted to know why. 'We grew apart' was the easy answer, and more palatable than the truth, which was that I'd been trapped for five years in a sexless, house-mate-like living …