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When to Have 'The Talk' With Your Children
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When to Have 'The Talk' With Your Children

Margery Fridstein, MA, LPC, offers tips on effectively talking to your kids about sex By Margery Fridstein, psychotherapist/ genConnect.com Parents need to talk to their kids about sex. And they need to do it at a much earlier age than their parents talked to them. I find that kids – some as young as 7 – who come to my office have no hesitancy in talking about sexual topics that they have picked up from their parents, their older siblings or the media.

Sex and the First Year Post-Partum: How to Have Both
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Sex and the First Year Post-Partum: How to Have Both

Sex expert Dr. Marianne Brandon shares advice on how to merge motherhood and sexuality postpartum By Sex Expert Dr. Marianne Brandon If you are a mother, you might be thinking that it often feels more like it’s either sex or the first year postpartum … not both. For so many women, it is a veritable challenge to meld these experiences into one life. In my practice, I regularly work with postpartum women who describe their sex lives in the past tense:

Extending Your Sexual Edge
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Extending Your Sexual Edge

You’ve heard me say it before –most mammals are not naturally monogamous. And yes, this includes you. So, keeping monogamy satisfying is probably a bit more challenging than you expected it to be – and you are not alone.

Marriage: When You Least Expect It
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Marriage: When You Least Expect It

You are perfect just the way you are. Stop preparing for marriage and know you are perfect. You don’t need to do anything. You just need to be you. It’s not about the size of your thighs or your bank account. You are perfect just the way you are. If you don’t believe me, believe Billy Joel: “Don’t go changing to try and please me…I want you just the way you are.” That is the way marriage is meant to be. Do you accept that you are perfect today?

8 Tips on "Giving Good Phone"
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8 Tips on "Giving Good Phone"

Have you ever thought about what kind of first impression you make on the telephone? It’s been on my mind since I hung up the phone yesterday with a guy who called to interview me. I thought afterwards, “Yuck, I didn’t like him…”

How to Land a Valentine Online
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How to Land a Valentine Online

By Cyber Dating Expert Julie Spira Valentine's Day is two weeks away and you're without a date. No need to fear. There are plenty of fish in the online dating sea who are also in your position. To find a Valentine for February 14th, try these tips from cyber dating expert Julie Spira: