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Let’s Talk About Sex, Or Better Yet – You Talk About it With Your

Let’s Talk About Sex, Or Better Yet – You Talk About it With Your

In our culture, sex is something we think about often, but rarely actually talk about. According to a recent Ohio State University study, men think about sex about 18 times each day, while women think about sex 10 times a day. What the study didn’t indicate, however, was how many times couples — who between them think about sex 28 times every day — actually talk about sex with each other.

THE SESSIONS: 10 Things You Can Learn From a Sex Surrogate

THE SESSIONS: 10 Things You Can Learn From a Sex Surrogate

THE SESSIONS, starring Helen Hunt (Cheryl Cohen Greene), John Hawkes (Mark O'Brien) and William H. Macy (Father Brendan) is a movie based on the real life story of Mark O’Brien. At the ripe age of 38 and still a virgin, O’Brien, paralyzed from the neck down and living in an iron lung since a childhood bout with polio, hired a sex surrogate to experience the emotional and physical pleasure that eluded him to this point. The experience was life changing and left O’Brien feeling “victorious, cleansed, and relieved.”

THE SESSIONS: 10 Things You Can Learn From a Sex Surrogate

THE SESSIONS: 10 Things You Can Learn From a Sex Surrogate

THE SESSIONS, starring Helen Hunt (Cheryl Cohen Greene), John Hawkes (Mark O'Brien) and William H. Macy (Father Brendan) is a movie based on the real life story of Mark O’Brien. At the ripe age of 38 and still a virgin, O’Brien, paralyzed from the neck down and living in an iron lung since a childhood bout with polio, hired a sex surrogate to experience the emotional and physical pleasure that eluded him to this point. The experience was life changing and left O’Brien feeling “victorious, cleansed, and relieved.”

3 Facebook Rules That Can Save Your Marriage

3 Facebook Rules That Can Save Your Marriage

It is estimated that there are over 800 million active Facebook accounts worldwide and in 2011 alone 200 million accounts were created. Of this number 50% are daily users of the site and approximately 30 billion different bits of information pass through Facebook accounts every month. It is interesting to note that 250 million people use their mobile phone to access their Facebook page.

Do You Suffer From Low Self-Esteem?

Do You Suffer From Low Self-Esteem?

It’s impossible to know where low self-esteem begins. Maybe it’s during the awkwardness of being a teenager, not really feeling like you fit in. Maybe it’s from a series of failed relationships. With others, it could be the unfair words of a parent or role model. There are literally millions of places where low self esteem begins, but only one place where it can end — with yourself.

Economic Woes Can Lead to Relationship Stress

Economic Woes Can Lead to Relationship Stress

Tightening the belt can squeeze your relationship, but it doesn’t have to be that way. In fact, sometimes, it can be a good thing. According to a study, compiled by the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia last month, the recession has both “stressed and strengthened” American marriages. The report stated that while the recession has put “considerable stress” on many American couples, it has also made some relationships stronger and brought people together.

Calls Beyond The Storm – Living In A Connected World

Calls Beyond The Storm – Living In A Connected World

Our world has become connected in ways that a couple of decades ago could only have barely been imagined.  Often this is taken primarily as a matter of technology, a matter of ease of getting information, a matter of the speed of effects being felt in distant places.  Hurricane Sandy and its impact in the Northeast along with all the calls that were made beyond the storm show that our connected world has also created new patterns