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Should You Have More Sex?

Should You Have More Sex?

Sex sex sex sex sex.  It seems one can hardly go a day without being bombarded by notions of how much and what kind of sex we should have.  Dr. Oz tells us that in a healthy relationship partners have sex three times a week, and it seems like Cosmo will never run out of new sex positions to offer us (I mean, seriously--how many can there be?).  Then throw in 50 Shades of Grey, The Bachelor Born-Again Virgin, and it eventually becomes a FACT: sex is the only and most important barometer of a relationship.

6 Sex Toys You MUST Try Before You Die

6 Sex Toys You MUST Try Before You Die

Real women rarely buy those missile-style vibrators used in porn. Come on – they’re 10″ long and made of hard plastic. Seriously, do you really want to play with something made of hard, cheap plastic that looks more like a baseball bat than something you want inside you?

Love Is Not The Same

Love Is Not The Same

Love is Not the Same I woke up in bed, opened my eyes, and turned to look at my partner, Carista. She was still sleeping, one arm over her eyes, breathing softly.  I felt my love for her. It was deep and profound, like the ocean.

Lessons Learned From New Love

Lessons Learned From New Love

Andrea met Brad two months ago. She immediately fell head over heels in love. Brad pursued Andrea hard and in a matter of a few days, they were tied at the hips, spending every day together. They had become sexually involved after the second date and Andrea was sure he was “the one.”

Do You Communicate To Relate Or To Control?

Do You Communicate To Relate Or To Control?

  In my research (published in the book, Getting Real: 10 Truth Skills You Need To Live An Authentic Life) I discovered that 90% of most peoples' communication is motivated by the unconscious intent to contol. Do you communicate to relate or to control? And do you know the difference?

female friendships
A real excuse for girls' night out? Don't mind if we do.

Why You Shouldn't Ditch Your Friends For A Guy

Have you ever had a friend who started blowing you off as soon as she got into a romantic relationship? Don't be that friend. As this expert explains, female friendships help give you perspective when love has a way of clouding it.

parents
Have you heard this "dirty little secret" about divorced couples?

The Dirty Little Secret Of Divorced Parents

How do parents relax? When it comes to this question, married parents may have something to learn from divorced parents. An expert explains what she calls "divorce's dirty little secret."