Sexuality

By Walker Thornton | Midlife sexuality

Communication is the key to better sex

Oh, the things that happen when we allow ourselves to be vulnerable and talk about what matters to us. As I explore the ways we ‘show up’ in …

Relationships

Sexual Health and Menopause: Why It Matters

When you’re reading articles about sex and sexuality on the internet, the focus is primarily on younger adults right around the 20-something …

What do women want? Sex researcher explores mysteries of female desire

Canadian sex researcher <b>Meredith Chivers</b> is overturning assumptions about women's sexuality.<p>Female sexual desire has often been misunderstood in the …

Sexual Health Advice from an Expert in Women's Sexuality

Shares 1<p>How do you use a vibrator?<p>How to use a vibrator seems like a simple question, but it’s not. Vibrators come in different shapes and sizes and …

Casual Sex for Older Women—Is It OK?

<i>Every month in Sex at Our Age, award-winning senior sexpert Joan Price answers your questions about everything from loss of desire to solo sex and</i> …

Relationships

What Does an Orgasm Feel Like - What an Orgasm Feels Like

Jul 14, 2016<p>At almost every workshop, I hear some version of, “What does an orgasm feel like?”<p>Sometimes, the person asking isn’t quite sure they’ve …

Relationships

The Cult of the Clitoris

WOMEN, TO THE RAMPARTS! Cliterati, don your pussy hats! Your body is a battleground: almost 30 years after Barbara Kruger designed a poster with that …

Me and my penis: 100 men reveal all

From the sex addict to the vicar, men open up about their manhood - every penis tells a story<p>• Warning: adult content<p>Every one of Laura Dodsworth’s penises is unique: introvert and extrovert, straight and bendy, wobblers and bobblers, growers and showers. There are contented penises that have led …

Testicular Cancer

11 Things Sex Therapists Say Couples Struggle With The Most In Bed

There are weeks like you feel like you’re meeting every deadline with ease and impressing your boss with your stellar work ethic and brilliance and …

Inviting Desire with Walker Thornton - Giveaway!

I am so pleased to be hosting sexpert Walker Thornton on my blog this month, and to be giving away a copy of one of my favorite books, <b>Inviting …

Relationships

The Emancipation of the MILF

About six years ago, Claire Dederer realized she had a problem. The problem had to do with sex. It had to do with desire. It had to do with being a …

When Your Doctor Prescribes A Vibrator For Your Aging Vagina

“When your vision started to fail, you didn’t give up reading. Same thing is true about sex.”<p>Doctors have been adding a new tool to the arsenal of how they restore the sex lives of menopausal and post-menopausal women: the humble vibrator.<p>With the onset of menopause, a decrease in the production of …

Medicine

It’s Not Just Sex That He’s Longing For…It’s This…

Short answer: T<b>he authors of these novels know exactly how to give women that feeling.</b><p><b>That feeling</b> has many facets, and she loves them all. She …

Relationships

Over fifty? Find the best vaginal lubricant for you.

Shares 8<p>Discover the Best Vaginal Lubricant for You<p>One of the most irritating (pun unintended) side effects of menopause and aging for many women is …

Eight Secrets About Sex From People I Know

It is my blessing and my curse to professionalize every single enthusiasm that floats through my distractible head. It’s this way for many …

47 Percent Of Men Will Do This to End Their Sexual Dry Spell

A survey backs what we've known all along<p>It’s an unfortunate fact of life: Dry spells happen. Now, a new survey is looking at how men and women spend the time that they’re not using to have sex—and there’s more overlap than you’d think. (If you're trying to end the drought, though, here are 30 ways …

Relationships

Is an Open Marriage a Happier Marriage?

When Daniel and Elizabeth married in 1993, they found it was easy enough to choose a ring for her, but there were far fewer choices for him. Daniel, then a 27-year-old who worked in information technology, decided to design one himself, requesting that tiny stones be placed in a gold band, like …

Relationships

'My body shall be all yours': the startling sex letters of Joyce, Kahlo and O'Keeffe

An eye-wateringly explicit new stage show celebrates erotic correspondence sent by famous figures through the ages<p>“I did as you told me, you dirty little girl, and pulled myself off twice when I read your letter.” He might be celebrated for his epic and allusive novels, but James Joyce came …

Literature

A solo trip to Lisbon, Portugal, leads to flirtation.

Shares 0<p>Sometimes it’s not about sex—well, it’s not as much about <i>having</i> sex as the pleasure of acknowledging your sexuality.<p>I just got back from a …

The Unique Benefits of a Consensually Non-Monogamous Relationship

Relationships

What I Learned From My Sexless Marriage

As a woman, I was never taught how to have sex for my own pleasure.<p>Sexless marriage. Losing my libido. Never having an orgasm. Not wanting to make love to the man I loved.<p>At age 28, this was <i>not</i> the life I had imagined.<p>Far from it. Since an early age, I felt that I was very sexual; sex mattered to …

Marriage

XOXO Campaign: Will It Spell Profit or Trouble for Condom Maker?

It seemed like a sensible advertising strategy. When a company discovered that women accounted for less than one-third of the purchases of its products, it shifted direction to appeal more directly to them.<p>But when the company is the largest condom seller in America, at a time of heightened …

Sexual Health

Sex and Online Dating - How Soon Is Too Soon?

Online dating isn't going away. If you meet someone online, how soon is too soon for sex?

Relationships

Yes, your grandmother is having sex

Grandma and grandpa are getting it on, and we need to get over it.<p>"People look at disability and age as a problem, " sexuality educator Melanie Davis said. "We don’t have to frame it as this horrible thing."<p>Davis, SaferSex4Seniors developer, said it's a myth that men and women lose sexual interest …

Retirement

Seniors, Sex, and STDs

Blame Viagra, or just the fact that Americans are living longer, healthier lives. For many reasons, sexually transmitted diseases are rising among …

Here's What Gynecologists Think Of 10 Popular Vagina Trends

From jade eggs and vagacials to sticking yogurt in your vagina.<p>Posted on April 04, 2017, 15:58 GMT<p>It's easy to feel like you're failing as a vagina owner these days.<p>The never-ending parade of products, pills, and procedures designed to tighten, freshen, and balance your vagina can make your …

Sex and the Single Women Over 40

Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D. is a Gynecologist, Director of the New York Menopause Center, Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology …

Public Health

Ladies, The Best Sex Of Your Life Is At This Age

Many of us have been told the older we get, the more sex fades away from our lives. This common misconception has led young and even middle-aged …

Merely thinking about sex encourages self-disclosure, study finds

Sexual arousal encourages people to open up about themselves, according to research recently published in the journal <i>Personality and Social</i> …