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10 things every 50 something woman should know about her body‏

10 things every 50 something woman should know about her body‏

Those simplified lists of things young girls in their teens and twenties “need to know” are pretty popular lately, but it’s a bit more difficult to find any such road map if you’re a woman in your fifties! This one isn’t completely comprehensive, but it’s certainly a great place to start!

Should You Use Dating Techniques Or Just Be Yourself?

Should You Use Dating Techniques Or Just Be Yourself?

Unless you've been hiding under a rock, you've heard all about the dating techniques that have been studied and developed for both men and women. The creators of these techniques swear that they work like nothing you've ever experienced. They say that if you really want to get the person of your dreams, all you have to do is follow these techniques and you'll have them before you know it. While that may be true up to a point, there's a bit of a problem with that situation.

Tell Your EX…STOP Abusing My Children!

Tell Your EX…STOP Abusing My Children!

Dear Dr. Christina, I separated from my husband 3 years ago. I am finding that the more my kids are around him, and especially when they come home from being with him, they are not the same as when I dropped them off, especially my oldest. They are very reserved and quiet, and seem like they have been kicked to the ground. I have sat down with my oldest son, who is 16, and asked him what is wrong. At first he kept telling me nothing; but one day I went into his room after they had been dropped off, and he was just sitting there balling and sobbing.

Bedded My Soul-Mate On Our First Date, Now We're Married

Bedded My Soul-Mate On Our First Date, Now We're Married

We were sitting on a park bench overlooking the city lights when he finally kissed me and the world fell away. I grabbed the wood of the bench to steady myself as we spun up, up. Like a movie special effect, the city lights were suddenly the stars and we were melted into one, spiralling with the Universe. I had never experienced a kiss like it before. And I wanted more, NOW. Despite this being our first outing alone together, a first date of sorts, we rushed back to his place and stayed up all night having delicious, intoxicating sex.

3 Hormones That Make Sex Better With Practice

3 Hormones That Make Sex Better With Practice

A survey of 2930 men and women 45 and older commissioned by the AARP, The American Association of Retired Persons, shows that sexuality remains an essential element in older couples’ lives. Approximately 49% of those with a regular partner engage in sex once a week or more. Most of these adults say “a satisfying sexual relationship is important to their quality of life.” Oops! I thought sex was just for young couples….

The #1 Way To Attract The Perfect Relationship

The #1 Way To Attract The Perfect Relationship

If I had to choose just one thing to share that I knew would help others create their very best life possible, it would be the powerful choice to discover and be your true authentic self. It seems that the moment we are born, we are taught how to be like everyone else around us. We are shaped and formed by the beliefs, perspectives, habits, and experiences of others. This influences how we relate to ourselves and everyone and everything else we encounter in our lives including every romantic relationship, friendship, job, our family life, and so on.

Keep Sex Alive: Vaginal Rejuvenation, More Erections, No Surgery

Keep Sex Alive: Vaginal Rejuvenation, More Erections, No Surgery

Today, I was scheduled to have surgery on my vagina. I’m fortunate to have excellent doctors who’ve helped me for years, but I just didn’t want to go through the six-week recovering time it may have taken to improve the things I wanted improved down there – you know, the stuff that most women who’ve had children want – tighter vaginas, blessed assuredness that a sneeze or strenuous workout class on a full bladder keeps the urine inside. Vaginal rejuvenation a popular new trend

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Why Being "Naughty" In Bed Is Actually Bad For Your Love Life

Our culture is obsessed with the idea of sex as naughty, dirty, and bad. We use "dirty talk" to turn us on, but it is really leading to better sex or is it ruining our chances of ever having a healthy sense of our own sexuality. YourTango expert Anne Stirling Hastings, transformational fiction writer, weighs in on why we need to rethink the language of "good sex".