Millions of women struggle with a consequence of breast cancer that's rarely discussed: its impact on sex. Debby Herbenick, a sex researcher and educator, on what couples actually face.
With costumes like The Real Housewives of New Jersey, you have an excuse to flaunt your flashy side. Don't usually have an occasion to wear fake eyelashes, hair extensions and five-inch heels? Here it is.
Fox News. The Los Angeles Times. The New York Times. The Wall Street Journal. These are just a few of the publications that have jumped on the media bandwagon, singing all praises to the controversial new book: "Is Marriage for White People? How the African American Marriage Decline Affects Everyone."
Did you know that men, not women, are more likely to be happy in a relationship if they are in good health, if they are often cuddling and kissing with their partner, and if their partner tends to have orgasms during sex? Cuddling, it turns out, may be even more important than sexual satisfaction for long term relationships. Women who remain in long term relationships are more likely to be satisfied with the sexual component and that satisfaction seems to improve over time. But for women, frequent cuddling and kissing does not necessarily lead to relationship satisfaction. Women often require romance as well as a sense of being heard, understood and appreciated.
If you're like a lot of couples, you're thinking about a matching Halloween costume this year. And judging from some of the couples' costumes out there, you may need some hand-holding in this department.
If you're paired up this Halloween, you're most likely attending costume parties with your significant other. And whether you're trying to come up with a creative couple costume, something inspired by celebrities, or an unsexy costume, what you wear with your partner for Halloween says a lot about your relationship.
I get asked a lot of relationship-themed questions given where I work, and one of them is from women with boyfriends who want to know how long to wait for the ring. These aren't women who have been dating for two months, but rather women who are in long-term relationships. They have seemingly great mates who have jobs and call their moms and open doors to restaurants — but haven't yet popped the question.
Rotten fruit turns people on: science. How new couples should behave at parties. What if your baby's dad is a bisexual? The worst movie boyfriends around. 10 things dudes shouldn't do on first dates.
Now here's something all you fans of porn might want to know: it's good for your relationship. Surprised?
Honesty and openness are important in any relationship—to get to know one another and to build trust in the relationship. But are there times when too much honesty can hurt the relationship? 5 topics couples don't discuss, 4 reasons why they don't discuss them, and 5 reasons they should discuss them.
Ever since Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore started dating in 2003, the couple—and their 15-year age difference—have garnered a lot of attention. On Jan. 16, 2009, Kutcher, then 30, joined Twitter under the handle @aplusk (for his initials). Just 10 days later, his wife of four years, Demi Moore, then 46, followed him to Twitter with her faithful handle @mrskutcher. Despite her initial popularity, with Kutcher noting she had almost as many followers as he did in a mere 24 hours, he asserted: "But I still love you baby!" And that was just the beginning...
Amid rumors that Ashton Kutcher, 33, and Demi Moore, 48, have split after six years of marriage, May-December relationships still keep everyone guessing: Who chose whom? And how long will it last once buttocks sag and double chins set in? Anneli Rufus finds 15 statistics on couples far apart in age, from mortality risks to gay men's preference for older partners.
Have you ever had your parent or grandparent say something like, "Why should he buy the cow when he can get the milk for free?" It's so dehumanizing and silly, but of course they mean well, and you can't completely blame them — that was just their mentality growing up. Moving in together before you were Mr. and Mrs. just didn't happen. Now, it's practically all that happens. And guess what? Turns out, it's not hurting all of us "cows!"
Earlier this year, our friends at The Stir reported a study that found couples were divorcing less because of infidelity and more because they were falling out of love. Now, there's another study that says the same thing.
Marriage should be based on love, right? But does it seem as though you and your spouse are speaking two different languages? New York Times bestselling author Dr. Gary Chapman guides couples in identifying, understanding, and speaking their spouse’s primary love language—quality time, words of affirmation, gifts, acts of service, or physical touch.