Sexuality

By Walker Thornton | Midlife sexuality

Psychologists find your mindset is linked to a better or worse sex life

Psychologists in Hungary have found evidence that your mindset influences your sexual well-being. The study, published in the scientific journal</i> …

Psychology

Sexual Health Awareness Month: Sex therapist, Mary Jo Rapini, Addresses 5 "Intimate Misconceptions"

HOUSTON, Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Embarrassment and lack of knowledge can cause intimate misconceptions about sexual health, wellbeing and …

Practical Approach To Erectile Dysfunction

Andrew Siegel MD 9/16/17<i>ED is a highly prevalent condition and a common reason for a urology consultation. A pragmatic approach to its diagnosis and</i> …

Pain

How to use a vibrator and why you might want to

Vibrators, it’s a big industry and a wonderful tool for giving us, or a loved one, sexual pleasure. As part of my sexual health column for <b>Midlife</b> …

Sexual Health

Are You Using a Vibrator the Right Way?

How to Have an Orgasm with a Vibrator<p>Vibrators were designed to help women have orgasms. Back in Freud’s day the ‘release’ of having an orgasm with a …

Enjoy

How do you see yourself? Are you taking ownership of your sexuality?

I shared an observation, which turned into a bit of a revelation, on my Facebook Page and my email newsletter. I want to make sure you see it too–as …

Relationships

Stop Calling It a 'Vagina'

For years, people – feminists included – have been using the wrong word to refer to female genitalia.<p>The other day I was sitting in an MA-level class on Gender and Queer Blah Blah and my young professor said, "The penis and the... [cautionary pause] the female genitals." My classmate immediately …

Feminism

How to Play It Safe with Sex Toys

Sex toys have gone mainstream thanks to pop culture (Fifty Shades of Grey, anyone?), but do you know how to stay healthy while having fun in the …

When a Man Should Say No to Sex

Share This Article<p>When sex is discussed these days there’s a lot of talk about consent (very important), as well as everyone’s questions about desire …

Hysterectomy and a Lack of Orgasm

<b>Q: I am 41 and had a hysterectomy one year ago. I would like to know if that is why I can't have an orgasm when I have sex with my boyfriend. Aside</b> …

Sex Blogger of the Month: Walker Thornton of WalkerThornton.com

August's Sex Blogger of the Month focuses on aging and sex reminding us all that you're never too old to start learning.

Digital Marketing

Why You Need a Vibrator

Shares 1<p>Using a Vibrator For Sexual Health in Midlife<p>Let’s talk about the health aspect of using vibrators. Last month I talked about how to use a …

This 5-Day Plan Will Take Your Masturbation Game To The Next Level

Orgasms, here you come.<p>It’s healthy, pleasurable, natural, and fun. So why is female masturbation still such a taboo subject? It’s time to dispel the myths and get down to basics. We should all be masturbating.<p>First, there’s no “right” way to do it, and you’re not doing it wrong. It’s all normal. …

Afraid

Reconnect With Your Sexy Side

Reconnect with your sexy side BY WALKER THORNTON Aging is challenging, especially for women. Our society worships youth and views old and aging as …

Relationships

The surprising trend in extramarital sex in America

Older Americans are cheating more on spouses, U professor finds<p>America's generation gap is surfacing in a surprising statistic: rates of extramarital …

Sexually-objectifying 'breastaurants' linked to anxiety and disordered eating in waitresses

New research in the scientific journal <i>Psychology of Women Quarterly</i> suggests that sexually objectifying restaurant environments can be harmful to the …

sex positivity and teaching doctors and patients to speak openly about sex

Modern sexuality is … complicated. And talking about our sexual health, even with a doctor, can be awkward – awkward enough that many of us will …

Sexual Health and Menopause: Why It Matters

Information about sexual health is often geared toward younger women. Here's what older women should know.

Sexual Health

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

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 …

Feminism

How To Use a Vibrator

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 have …

Sexual Health

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 - Los Angeles Review of Books

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 …

Love

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 …

Marriage

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