Too bad there's no such thing as a dating handbook. These tips can help.
This phenomenon is common. There's even a name for it: erotic transference.
If you want to know what a new partner likes in the bedroom, here's a suggestion: Ask.
If you want to know what a new partner likes in the bedroom, here's a suggestion: Ask.
If you want to know what a new partner likes in the bedroom, here's a suggestion: Ask.
AASECT-certified sex therapist Savannah Van Besien answers your most intimate questions.
AASECT-certified sex therapist Savannah Van Besien answers your most intimate questions.
AASECT-certified sex therapist Savannah Van Besien answers your most intimate questions.
Online dating can be difficult. Work smarter, not harder, with these 'get to know me' tips.
Online dating can be difficult. Work smarter, not harder, with these 'get to know me' tips.
Online dating can be difficult. Work smarter, not harder, with these 'get to know me' tips.
How in the world are you supposed to find a date when you're in another country?
How in the world are you supposed to find a date when you're in another country?
How in the world are you supposed to find a date when you're in another country?
Parents without partners face social stigmas, but still find ways to experience sexual pleasure.
Got the ick? Here's everything you need to know about women's most common dating turnoffs.
If you want to avoid another awkward first date, these expert tips can help.
If you want to avoid another awkward first date, these expert tips can help.
If you want to avoid another awkward first date, these expert tips can help.
Therapist-like terms could be weaponized by your partner and friends to do you harm.
It’s affectionate and protective but also confusing. What does a forehead kiss mean after sex?
It’s affectionate and protective but also confusing. What does a forehead kiss mean after sex?
It’s affectionate and protective but also confusing. What does a forehead kiss mean after sex?
Sexual fulfillment isn't limited to just having orgasms. It's time to let go and have fun.
Sexual fulfillment isn't limited to just having orgasms. It's time to let go and have fun.
Sexual fulfillment isn't limited to just having orgasms. It's time to let go and have fun.
'Married at First Sight' experts Griffin and Schwartz help couples deepen their connection.
'Married at First Sight' experts Griffin and Schwartz help couples deepen their connection.
Here's the skinny for cisgender fellas on how to optimize your use of dating apps.
Slowing things down and being intimate with your partner can make things better—including sex.
Slowing things down and being intimate with your partner can make things better—including sex.
Slowing things down and being intimate with your partner can make things better—including sex.
More singles are ditching apps and trying a fresh dating trend—a résumé for love.
More singles are ditching apps and trying a fresh dating trend—a résumé for love.
More singles are ditching apps and trying a fresh dating trend—a résumé for love.
Learn how to change your attachment style and have better sex and stronger relationships.
Learn how to change your attachment style and have better sex and stronger relationships.
Learn how to change your attachment style and have better sex and stronger relationships.
AASECT-certified sex therapist, Savannah Van Besien answers your most intimate questions.
AASECT-certified sex therapist, Savannah Van Besien answers your most intimate questions.
It’s different but surely not wrong. How to overcome the stigma attached to CNM relationships.
It’s different but surely not wrong. How to overcome the stigma attached to CNM relationships.
It’s different but surely not wrong. How to overcome the stigma attached to CNM relationships.
Is that you, forever staring at the keyboard on your phone, unsure how to start that message?
Is that you, forever staring at the keyboard on your phone, unsure how to start that message?
Don't let the antiquated rules of romance get in the way of finding love, sex or both.
Don't let the antiquated rules of romance get in the way of finding love, sex or both.
Don't let the antiquated rules of romance get in the way of finding love, sex or both.
You can learn how to heal your attachment style, despite the one formed during childhood.
You can learn how to heal your attachment style, despite the one formed during childhood.
Should you focus on the thing that gives you the ick to help keep your cool?
Should you focus on the thing that gives you the ick to help keep your cool?
Getting familiar with your erotic blueprint type will lead to better sexual satisfaction.
Getting familiar with your erotic blueprint type will lead to better sexual satisfaction.
Know the signs your doctor isn't telling you the whole truth––and how to avoid this situation.
AASECT-certified sex therapist Savannah Van Besien answers your most intimate questions.
It is absolutely ingrained in our culture, but monogamy might not look the same to everyone.
AASECT-certified sex therapist Savannah Van Besien answers your most intimate questions.
AASECT-certified sex therapist Savannah Van Besien answers your most intimate questions.
Adapting together is a challenging journey for anyone facing a sudden disability.
AASECT-certified sex therapist Savannah Van Besien answers your most intimate questions.
AASECT-certified sex therapist Savannah Van Besien answers your most intimate questions.
Know the warning signs it will never turn into a real relationship and when you should hang on.
Know the warning signs it will never turn into a real relationship and when you should hang on.
These on-campus resources can help you get reacquainted with academic life.
You can use scientific studies to become a better self-advocate for your health.
AASECT-certified sex therapist Savannah Van Besien answers your most intimate questions.
AASECT-certified sex therapist Savannah Van Besien answers your most intimate questions.
AASECT-certified sex therapist Savannah Van Besien answers your most intimate questions.
Whether it affects your sexual function or not, don't let PD erase your love life.
Some celebrities and others seem to make it work, but can your relationship survive infidelity?
When women fear or dismiss their seductive power, they miss out on exciting opportunities.
The sky is falling. The end is nigh. How do you keep your cool when you're feeling hot?
The sky is falling. The end is nigh. How do you keep your cool when you're feeling hot?
Everyone shares their feelings, but no one wants to be accused of dumping emotional garbage.
AASECT-certified sex therapist Savannah Van Besien answers your most intimate questions.
AASECT-certified sex therapist Savannah Van Besien answers your most intimate questions.
AASECT-certified sex therapist Savannah Van Besien answers your most intimate questions.
Learn to understand the difference between butterflies and serious signs that something's amiss.
AASECT-certified sex therapist Savannah Van Besien answers your most intimate questions.
AASECT-certified sex therapist Savannah Van Besien answers your most intimate questions.
Learn to understand the difference between butterflies and serious signs that something's amiss.
Is having a type getting too toxic? Maybe it's time to break your dating patterns and move on.
Is having a type getting too toxic? Maybe it's time to break your dating patterns and move on.
'Goblin-mode' dating encourages people to show up as their authentic selves.
'Goblin-mode' dating encourages people to show up as their authentic selves.
Serious advice for people exploring ethical non-monogamy.
Serious advice for people exploring ethical non-monogamy.
Serious advice for people exploring ethical non-monogamy.
Do you have to be in love for a relationship to work? Or can lust be a good enough substitute?
Couples counseling is not a quick fix. But following solid strategies makes it worth the effort.
There are ways to be fair and ethical in non-monogamous relationships too.
They made you laugh, but is it really funny or are they manipulating you to get the upper hand?
They made you laugh, but is it really funny or are they manipulating you to get the upper hand?
Psychologist Jorge Ferrer focuses on encouraging people to enhance their relational freedom.
Psychologist Jorge Ferrer focuses on encouraging people to enhance their relational freedom.
We all know the theory. But the importance of setting boundaries is real.
Never heard of it? Even Captain America has been burned by this toxic breakup tactic.
Author Hayley Quinn's dating advice book provides practical and straightforward suggestions.
Author Hayley Quinn's dating advice book provides practical and straightforward suggestions.
How an orgasm can unlock a need to reveal your deepest, darkest secrets.
How an orgasm can unlock a need to reveal your deepest, darkest secrets.
Sex therapist Vanessa and Xander Marin provide a guide to talking about sex with your partner.
Sex therapist Vanessa and Xander Marin provide a guide to talking about sex with your partner.
Sex therapist Vanessa and Xander Marin provide a guide to talking about sex with your partner.
This on-again, off-again ghosting behavior is a sign that your dating partner isn't invested.
Yes, life is hard work, but sharing the mental load keeps your partnership from feeling like it.
Conflict is a necessary part of communication, but there must be rules for successful outcomes.
This social self-help game may help you gain more confidence in your dating life.
This social self-help game may help you gain more confidence in your dating life.
Do you compete, accommodate, avoid, collaborate or compromise during arguments?
A recent research study suggests relationship equity may increase women's sexual desire.
A recent research study suggests relationship equity may increase women's sexual desire.
A recent research study suggests relationship equity may increase women's sexual desire.
Psychologist Robin Stern, Ph.D., identifies patterns of emotional abuse in our relationships.
From family meetings to scheduling sex, these tips make the transition as smooth as possible.
More couples are sleeping separately, but this arrangement may not be right for everyone.
More couples are sleeping separately, but this arrangement may not be right for everyone.
Prepare your digit dexterity, it's time to fight with your thumbs.
Here's what you can say and do to lessen the pressure surrounding stress-induced ED.
You're not fooling your partner when you say, 'I'm fine, nothing is wrong.'
Here are some new ideas on when to get down and dirty in a new relationship.
Here are some new ideas on when to get down and dirty in a new relationship.
Having both close friendships and romantic relationships can do wonders for your health.
More outside activities as the weather warms lead us to naturally develop feelings of affection.
Strip away the fear and confront this crucial discussion head on.
The hit TV series' storyline reflects the sexual desires that affect our relationships.
The hit TV series' storyline reflects the sexual desires that affect our relationships.
The hit TV series' storyline reflects the sexual desires that affect our relationships.
Despite the positives, setting aside a certain time for intimacy may not always be healthy.
Despite the positives, setting aside a certain time for intimacy may not always be healthy.
When you withdraw and just go through the motions, is that still a healthy relationship?
When you withdraw and just go through the motions, is that still a healthy relationship?
Sexual values are vital in all aspects of day-to-day living, but especially in your sex life.
Even if it seems like the time has obviously come, the procedure needs to be talked about.
Take some advice on what to say (and not to say) regarding erectile issues.
Learn how to get the tools you need for a happy and healthy marriage.
Don't wait until it's too late. Agree on something now while you're still talking to each other.
Sexual reconciliation after a fight can be quite thrilling, but does it do more harm than good?
Sexual reconciliation after a fight can be quite thrilling, but does it do more harm than good?
Can a couple find long-term sexual satisfaction so both have their varying needs met?
Can a couple find long-term sexual satisfaction so both have their varying needs met?
Don't keep saying yes to everyone. Maybe it's time you made some time for yourself.
Don't keep saying yes to everyone. Maybe it's time you made some time for yourself.
We've all made mistakes. The trick is to learn from those experiences and become a better lover.
We've all made mistakes. The trick is to learn from those experiences and become a better lover.
We've all made mistakes. The trick is to learn from those experiences and become a better lover.
If you feel unfulfilled, there are strategies you can use to improve your relationship today.
If you feel unfulfilled, there are strategies you can use to improve your relationship today.
Are these relationships cosmic connections or just a Machine Gun Kelly song?
Gen Zers are being open and honest about finances with potential partners.
Conflict is an inevitable part of any relationship, but fighting well is a skill to develop.
We asked the experts how they might help a commitment-phobe.
Here are some signs that you're being used like an old coat.
Here are some signs that you're being used like an old coat.
Creating a truly secure space is important for any long-term partnership. Find out how to do it.
It's not easy to communicate with teens, especially about their relationships. Here's how.
Dating shouldn't be a bore. Learn how to spot potential predictors of incompatible partners.
Dating shouldn't be a bore. Learn how to spot potential predictors of incompatible partners.
Mental health issues can make intimacy challenging, but you can still have an amazing sex life.
The issue may be cultural and the problems societal, but individual consequences can be serious.
Consider the fun—and the possible complications—of having a brief sexual encounter.
Consider the fun—and the possible complications—of having a brief sexual encounter.
Consider the fun—and the possible complications—of having a brief sexual encounter.
Labels and rules given to you early on can affect your perception of who you really are.
October is all about promoting open dialogue between adults and children about sexual health.
Awareness of your partner's emotions and needs from their perspective can solidify a connection.
A cross-cultural study indicates that men tend to say those three little words before women.
No one said it was going to be easy. Here are some suggested topics to discuss before diving in.
The mind is fast, but the body is faster. Nonverbal communication can say a lot about people.
Whether you want to be chained up or spanked, describing your desires is imperative.
Your relationship is in a good place. Should you risk spoiling that by cohabitating?
There's much more to feeling safe during sex than condoms and birth control.
Can a quiz or test really tell you if your personality and sex preferences are compatible?
Sure, you could call it quits, but that may not have been your goal.
Meet therapists who provide hands-on exercises to help you feel more comfortable with sex.
The causes are too many to count, but overcoming them is crucial to a healthy relationship.
How you respond to or ignore emotional bids can affect your relationship's connection.
In any relationship, couples feel pressure to be who they 'should be,' not who they want to be.
The earth didn't move, no stars in their eyes: Here are the real signs of the lovestruck.
For some people, a little sexual embarrassment goes a long way toward emotional relief.
Don't let yourself get caught in the tough aftermath of a split. Do what's best for you.
Online dating and a shifting culture may leave bedroom eyes harder to come by.
Giving and receiving sexual permission is a skill that needs to be learned and developed.
If you're considering dating someone with PTSD or CPTSD, here's what you should know.
Self-imposed celibacy can be a nice break. Breaking the drought should be a considered process.
Sending angry texts instead of talking IRL may be a sign of the tech phenomenon.
Openly communicating about your psychological health can protect your relationship.
From self-care to sexual health, there's a lot to learn from your own inner dialogue.
Forget red flags. Less obvious signals need to be addressed in a relationship, too.
Experts share advice on dating someone with body dysmorphia disorder.
Netflix's most toxic dating show reveals the thorny truth about the tactic.
Netflix's most toxic dating show reveals the thorny truth about the tactic.
Netflix's most toxic dating show reveals the thorny truth about the tactic.
Need a mood boost? Psychology experts suggest trying these five things to make yourself smile.
It's a new dating term for an ages-old practice of not publicly declaring a relationship.
Is the grass really greener on the other side? Maybe you need to look inward to find out.
For patients at risk, home health visits could be a game-changer.
What comes after you decline sex matters to your partner and your relationship.
The anxiety is pervasive, yet size is far less important than he probably thinks it is.
Challenges lie on the road ahead, but being prepared can help.
If you're considering opening up your relationship, it's important to be informed.
Impulsivity, difficulty focusing, libido issues, inability to climax and ED are just the start.
Teledildonics are becoming more intelligent, thanks to groups of DIY developers.
Exploring fantasies shifts the focus from finishing to fun.
Dating has always been exhausting. Do the apps make it better or worse?
Men don't have to be in a relationship to talk to a therapist about performance problems.
The free love movement didn't die out in the '60s, and neither did intentional communities.
Here's how to nail this highly intense, multiplayer sexual experience—even if you're nervous.
Here's how to nail this highly intense, multiplayer sexual experience—even if you're nervous.
Here's how to nail this highly intense, multiplayer sexual experience—even if you're nervous.
Go beyond the dreaded standalone, 'Hi,' by asking questions and showing you're interested.
Daily activities and model behaviors can help children establish boundaries.
The friends-to-lovers pipeline is much more popular than we ever thought.
Would you accept an invitation? If so, go in with your eyes open and play to your strengths.
It's possible to lose the magic touch—with yourself or a partner—but you can always get it back.
The reasons are many, but it's probably not the best long-term habit.
Home visits and technology could help more people manage sexual wellness and mental health.
Sex toys bring reliable joy anytime, but especially when you're in need of connection.
There's a gap for women, but keeping track may allow you to be more in touch with your pleasure.
With rates at record highs, don't use squeamishness over talking about your status as an excuse.
A connection can manifest in a multitude of ways. Exploring new avenues can renew closeness.
Staying connected after sex can improve the experience as a whole.
Public displays of affection: You either love them or hate them.
We are slowly adopting a sympathetic and, hopefully, more effective approach toward addiction.
PPD is a common but often isolating experience. Help from others can make all the difference.
PPD is surprisingly common in men, but it often goes undiagnosed.
Listen to their words; they may help you get in touch with your sexuality and fantasies.
A dating guide for newly disabled or starting to date someone using a mobility aid.
Buzzwords range from funny (hesidating) to fishy (kitten fishing) to frightening (submarining).
Prenuptial contracts aren't just for the rich and powerful anymore.
Feeling joy for others may just be a polyamory trend, or it could be a path to a whole new you.
Mixed-weight couples may benefit from examining both external and internal prejudices.
Learn new tools to take care of your partner while also taking care of your own trauma.
Opening up about a difficult condition can be tough, but it's worth it.
Stepping out on your partner is often the result of a much deeper issue within a relationship.
Here's how to overcome your nerves and figure out what to say.
Trauma-based fear can cause a communication breakdown between you and your partner.
Spontaneous posting can have long-term consequences, so control what you share online.
Psychological manipulation is as insidious as it is harmful, but there are ways to recognize it.
Reevaluate your expectations of sex to make it less of a competition and more about intimacy.
A study indicates a link between meeting online and potentially unsafe behavior—use your head.
Platforms can both help and hinder a romance—it all depends on how you use them.
A negative view of your body could have a negative impact on your erections.
If your partner has sleep apnea, prioritize their health over inconveniences in the bedroom.
The third film in Joachim Trier's trilogy successfully pulls off 'womansplaining' female desire.
Flip the script and look for some positive signs the next time you're on a date.
You don't have to be a pro to create an unforgettable lap dance experience.
Is your partner---male or female---too quiet in bed?
Is your partner---male or female---too quiet in bed?
If you don't want to be swindled on Tinder or tricked into paying for a fake heiress, read this.
The fires of passion may have cooled down but that doesn't mean the spark is gone for good.
A standout profile isn't just for twenty-somethings. A good bio and photos can draw attention.
A standout profile isn't just for twenty-somethings. A good bio and photos can draw attention.
A standout profile isn't just for twenty-somethings. A good bio and photos can draw attention.
Everything is different now, and you're not the one setting the timeline.
Unpacking the communication and tension on Netflix's hit reality show.
Kidney disease doesn't have to slow you down, but it does take planning.
Recording and performing artists share stories of collaboration and communication in music.
Achieving orgasm isn't just about what happens between the sheets.
Feeling jealous is a normal emotion, but unchecked it can do more harm than good.
Treatment for dysorgasmia means painful climax does not have to be permanent.
You've taken the most important step and sought a professional. When will it start to help?
Brain regions are linked with motivation, addiction and physical pain.
Brain regions are linked with motivation, addiction and physical pain.
This combination fluid is possible for most vulva owners to achieve.
I can’t tell if there’s something wrong with me, my vagina, or the sex I’m having.
These tips may sound good in theory but are guaranteed to fall flat in action.
If someone showers you with affection and then disappears, you may be a victim of love bombing.
Get ahead of the post-relationship blues by bringing in a professional.
It may be fun in the moment, but that naughty nude may come back to haunt you.
It may be fun in the moment, but that naughty nude may come back to haunt you.
Parents of young children may feel overwhelmed by the lack of personal space.
Without quality zzz's, your libido may take a break.
Introducing slow, intentional touching is a game-changer for some.
What has the virus really done to us? How will this affect our ability to handle after-crisis?
Jumping from one relationship to the next isn't always bad, but it wasn't working for me.
Artists from one of America's busiest music cities reflect on the rhythm of relationships.
Studies indicate that divorce rates are six times higher if couples meet on a dating app.
What feels like butterflies in your tummy is actually a cocktail of chemicals in the brain.
Honesty is not straightforward for some people. Empathy could help them break the lying habit.
We can all be forgetful, but some simple habits, and a new perspective, can ease the burden.
Awkward? Shy? Here are some tips for kickstarting copulation for the self-conscious.
Helping people feel safe and comfortable while they explore sexual interests is crucial.
Doctors suggest six weeks before engaging in postnatal intercourse, but what's the reality?
Its important to consider how the silent treatment effects your relationship.
Bust your sexual anxiety by tackling internalized fatphobia.
Romantic aloofness can be an effective dating strategy—sometimes.
A look at the internet trolls, which include a lot of men, who come after women who speak out.
This lung disorder can be debilitating, but it doesn't have to spell the end of your sex life.
Weird vibes? Strange turns-of-phrase? How to tell a therapist isn't the right fit for you.
A look at life inside the seduction community from the men who got out.
Can love survive when your SO can't stand your four-legged best friend?
Can love survive when your SO can't stand your four-legged best friend?
If you want to become a parent but struggle to conceive, it could be worth considering.
When you combine a room full of strangers, marijuana and tantric massage, expect the unexpected.
Honest communication and an open mind are key when meeting a potential lover.
While it remains a great option for prospective parents, you have to think of the child, too.
Getting older does not have to be the end of romance. Shed the stigma with a dose of confidence.
No longer could I tame first-date anxiety by getting tipsy. I had to learn some do's and don'ts.
Take a look through a different lens to get the real scoop on marital bliss.
It's not as easy as one, two, three, but legal separation doesn't have to proceed painfully.
Here's a useful guide for managing expectations in a 'situationship.'
Here's a useful guide for managing expectations in a 'situationship.'
Here's a useful guide for managing expectations in a 'situationship.'
What is a wax kink? Find your hot spot by learning about sexual hot wax play.
Round ligament pain can arise during pregnancy—communication and creativity are key.
Why are we all so obsessed with these two characters and whether they'll sleep together?
You need to know these things now if your hypothetical breakup starts shifting into reality.
You may get equal rights but not the same opportunities everywhere in the U.S.
The process can be challenging, but nurturing your relationship can help you cope.
COVID-19 forced a lot of couples to get serious, fast. Perhaps it was a good thing.
Experts reveal a 5-step plan for achieving great casual sex.
What those intrusive thoughts are trying to accomplish and what to do about them.
Can a flirty SpongeBob Squarepants meme help you fall in love?
Medication is simply one of many tools that can help you to better manage your mental health.
Statistically, legal separations see an uptick after holidays, so what should you avoid?
When overthinking gets in the way of intimacy, it's time to take a step back.
Here's how to become a safe space so your friends and family feel they can open up.
Saying I'm sorry the wrong way can sometimes do more harm than good.
From 'lover' to 'daddy,' learn what they want to be called during sex.
From 'lover' to 'daddy,' learn what they want to be called during sex.
Your baby's needs must be met right this second, but you and your partner have needs, too.
Cyber-flashing may give you a momentary thrill, but it's not worth the cost.
Too much cuddling or sweet talk outside the bedroom might throw cold water on your relationship.
Being on the spectrum can be tough, especially navigating the complexities of a relationship.
The physiological and psychological effects can have major effects on intimacy.
Put aside your hangups about solo sex—it’s for the greater good.
Multilingual romance can be magnifique—it just takes a bit more patience and effort.
Not all sex requires penetration. Take some tips on how to please your partner in other ways.
Find satisfaction through family and friends, but don't forget to give back in equal measure.
Strike a balance between privacy and honesty to build trust in your intimate partnerships.
Adult intimacy is a little more complicated than preschool rules teach us.
You're as old as you feel, yes? And the right moves, will keep you from generational conflict...
If you're happy with one partner or more, you may be ambiamorous—here's how to communicate that.
Sex isn't always necessary to achieve climax. Sometimes all it takes is some fun and relaxation.
Tantra can improve your relationships, revitalizing your sexual and nonsexual chemistry.
A giggle after orgasmic sex and a rush of adrenaline is a legitimate phenomenon.
A giggle after orgasmic sex and a rush of adrenaline is a legitimate phenomenon.
The stuck porn subgenre capitalizes on the allure of, shall we say, compromising positions.
Talking will help in the long run, but pleasure can be achieved in the absence of an erection.
How to have a successful consensual non-monogamous relationship.
While Ruby has been out since last year, the family has only recently been public about it.
It's all good as long as you're having fun.
It's all good as long as you're having fun.
The actor told The London Times he's still learning how to navigate married life.
On the latest 'Cardi Tries,' two icons celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community.
Playtime without commitment can be a fun way to spread your wings—if you do it the right way.
This unfortunate phenomenon may come for you and your relationship.
Matrimony can be difficult to navigate when sex is no longer involved.
Your fight-or-flight response is always on, you're irritable, paranoid and you can't sleep.
'I was so tired of rejection...I turned to steroids to improve my physique.'
Couples living separately report relationship benefits after conscious resettling.
Here's why a distant feeling of disgust for your otherwise perfect partner may be important.
They're different from appreciating compliments, and like other kinks, they can make sex hotter.
Coping with the bad news can be difficult—staying positive and being proactive is key.
Having more than one partner may sound like a lot of fun, but it's not as easy as it sounds.
Children should understand sexual consent long before they understand sex.
You might accept your own post-traumatic stress, but other people could be less understanding.
Separations are losing their stigma as people celebrate their newfound independence.
Most are curable, but when left untreated, secondary complications can be life-threatening.
The 'LA's Finest' actor opens up about his relationship and talking to his teens.
Things are a little different than the days of 'Playboy'…but not as different as you think.
The comedian shares how he raises his kids—and how despite divorce, they 'came from love.'
Maybe it's not an unending search for love that keeps you hitting 'download.'
Tips for incorporating erotic language into lovemaking—even if the idea makes you squirm.
Unlike the movies, there is no script for approaching someone close to you to help you get a dat
There are many reasons couples break up, but infidelity seems to be a hard line.
After the momentous victory of marriage equality, are same-sex couples prepared to break up?
Lawyers can help you make the tough decisions, but they can't be your emotional support.
Therapy designed specifically for sexual function bridges patients' mental and physical issues.
Quitting or losing a job can strain a marriage, but communication can help avoid catastrophe.
If it's not a "Hell, yes," it's a no.
'I never felt like I wasn't married to him, even when we got divorced.'
Vaginal health issues do not have to be a death sentence for your sex life.
From mood swings to shifting sex drives, the first few months can complicate your social life.
Breaking down taboo subjects is the first step to a fulfilling sex life.
'My body, my choice' applies to your little ones as much as it applies to you.
Getting your doctor to understand your pain is real takes time and detailed documentation.
Expert secrets on setting up a successful three-way—and making sure everyone has a good time.
Explain how vaginismus impacts your life—and how it can affect your partner—before having sex.
No matter your age, getting walked in on while you're pleasuring yourself feels weird.
Helping your loved ones is good, but helping yourself may be best for all.
Your romantic life doesn't have to fizzle just because you're in different cities.
A cultural sea change against hookups is underway, and Netflix is riding the wave.
A mutually beneficial sex life is achievable following a lupus diagnosis.
It's OK to miss being single when you're partnered up. And vice versa!
Almost half of American couples prefer to snooze separately—that's not news to take lying down.
Make the most of this (hopefully) once-in-a-lifetime situation.
Heed an expert's advice on what you'll need to prepare before heading inside.
No, they aren't your birthing coach, but they're not a sex therapist, either.
Use caution: It's best to consider the risks before attempting to date a roommate.
Men who are generously endowed—and their partners—will tell you to be careful what you wish for.
Whether it's helpful or harmful depends a lot on the couple, experts say.
We never imagine we'll lose it, but reclaiming your individuality could save your relationship.
Congratulations, you're pregnant! And, no, that doesn't mean you should stop having sex.
This skin condition is often misunderstood, but the obstacles it poses to sex can be overcome.
Living with chronic fatigue doesn't mean sacrificing your sex life.
They may have 'relationship' in the name, but their work is more about you than your partner.
Communicating your turnoffs can make sex a lot less awkward.
How sharing experiences can disarm gender-based abuse.
While we're 'getting back to normal,' consider adding these recent practices to your lifestyle.
The fight for sexual liberation can include all, as long as we remember who we're fighting for.
Emotional highs and lows don't solely affect the patient.
Your craving is about much more than just being deprived of physical contact.
Staying in a marriage for your children might not be what's best for them...or for you.
Try this step-by-step process to identify what's really going on.
You're not a failure if you don't climax. There are much more important qualities to consider.
Finding someone special is difficult enough, let alone trying to date when your ways are set.
The symptoms can complicate a lot of things—including your romantic life.
A sex educator discusses why therapy can be good for you and your loved ones.
Consider your motivation before erasing all signs of your ex.
With reflection and communication, your sex life can transform into a validating experience.
Once stereotyped, lesbian characters are finally receiving more accurate representation on TV.
Asking about a new partner's testing habits is an awkward but necessary part of dating.
My friend's divorced parents have a great relationship years after separating. How do I do that?
Experimentation and exploration are key when trying to find that sweet spot.
Communication and caution are some of the smartest routes to a happy dating life.
Once we understood our mismatched needs, we were able to reframe and rebuild the relationship.
Does 'Hot Vax Summer' mean a coinciding return to in-person health appointments? It should.
How changing your mindset can help you escape a cycle of unhappy relationships.
Mutual attraction won't solve everything when it comes to trans sex: You have to talk it out.
More than 'zoning out,' dissociation during sex can prevent intimacy and pleasure.
Services use DNA profiles to match dream lovers, but does science back them up?
Scared of the apps? Don’t be—meeting people online is possible even if it's new to you.
Bipolar disorder led me on a journey from numbing drugs to healing, creativity and self-love.
You've bared your soul to your therapist, but seeing them buy milk and TP might be too much.
When you have a gay daughter—who uses TikTok—the standard sex talk isn't going to cut it.
Whether you want to party, crash or cozy up, it’s your choice how you spend this intimate time.
Whether you had a vaginal delivery or a C-section, your sex life may be impacted.
He tosses and turns. I grind my teeth. Is a good night’s sleep more important than togetherness?
Your partner is struggling beyond your ability to help, but refuses to go to therapy. What now?
From STI disclosure to kink friendliness, the queer community holds a wealth of knowledge.
From STI disclosure to kink friendliness, the queer community holds a wealth of knowledge.
You have no problem with giving, so what's stopping you from receiving?
In an instant, everything changes. Learning to cope is the only way forward.
If you're sprinting past the finish line too quickly, consider these lesser-known causes of PE.
Dating is hard, but knowing your attachment style can help prevent problems early on.
This warm, hazy glow of affirmation is easier to unlock than you think.
If you're looking to strengthen your emotional ties, turn on the lights.
Addiction destroys families, but understanding its causes can help family members to survive.
Make sure you have a plan for what happens later.
Despite being stereotyped as promiscuous, some LGBTQ people are embracing abstinence.
Children will make it known when they're no longer comfortable with their parents' nudity.
It’s a huge change for both parents, so you’ll need to support each other.
Are your arguments escalating? Research shows how you can resolve them effectively.
You met, you're dating, it's going well—is it time to get intimate?
The condition can impact your sex life, but it doesn’t have to destroy your relationship.
You may not love your partner's family, but mutual respect is essential for a happy marriage.
Overcoming divorce’s mental health impacts can help you move on without emotional baggage.
Which of the three styles are you? Define your relationship needs to find the right partner.
Gone are the days when sapphic films were joyously curious about sex.
Protect your partnership from collapse by spotting the causes of marriage failure early.
Anxiety is more than a mental illness—it can easily become a third wheel.
A TikTok meme has breathed new life into an old desire to change how throats work.
From dim lighting to messy backgrounds and a lack of consent, these are the pitfalls to avoid.
Ditch the textbook first date of drinks and dinner and try something else.
Dating apps are daunting enough. Now add the obstacle course of socializing while plus-size.
Dating apps are daunting enough. Now add the obstacle course of socializing while plus-size.
People with autoimmune disorders face a number of difficulties, including with sexual function.
This sex act is relatively common, but there are serious risks to consider.
The fertility conversation is inevitably emotional, but it doesn’t have to freak everyone out.
Fan fiction led me to worlds different from my own. Girls who looked like me were desired.
Depression can leave you feeling unmotivated and sluggish—even in the bedroom.
Addiction can destroy a partnership, but providing support is essential for recovery.
Some honest answers from sexually active adults.
It’s not most people's idea of romance, but separate beds can bring health benefits.
From finding a facility to providing blood and a semen sample, here's how the process goes.
Parenthood is a big decision, but not one that must be made right away.
Doing the right thing for a loved one may not mean playing the hero.
How to discuss your decision with a partner, and where to turn if they're not supportive.
How to find a doula to empower and protect you for a successful birth.
Here are steps to take, and not take, if a partner tells you they're battling depression.
Here's what might be causing your bad breath and how you can get rid of it.
Stress impacts your level of sexual desire, but it may do so differently for men and women.
Stress impacts your level of sexual desire, but it may do so differently for men and women.
Media encourages men to dominate, but listen and learn from your partner about what they want.
Discussing your eating disorder with your partner is vital to your health and your relationship.
Dealing with the root cause of an unhealthy relationship with food can help in the bedroom, too.
Celibacy has been redefined and is more prevalent than society recognizes.
You’ve tried your hand at online dating, but what about good old-fashioned real life?
Circumstances keep changing now that we have vaccinations, so where do you begin?
Frank communication with a partner about health is an important aspect of your sex life.
You don't need to be on thin ice to benefit from it.
Daydreaming about that steamy barista probably doesn't always mean you're doomed
Sex may change with age, but these six tips will help keep you active and satisfied.
A new study shows meeting online may only be so helpful for the men most in need of connections.
A watchful eye and intentional choices can reduce the suffering caused by PTSD.
With a little imagination, the old standard still has a few tricks left in it.
They're universally used, but love languages may hinder more than help your relationship.
You've just gotten used to ghosting. Now you have zombieing to worry about.
Abuse of all forms can create vicious cycles. Know when to step away.
Is your marriage worth saving? If so, marriage counseling might be your way home to each other.
Beat premature ejaculation with gels, sprays and condoms that decrease sensation.
By approaching issues with open-ended questions, discussing your vulnerabilities can deepen your
For people diagnosed with HIV or AIDS, 'normal' is significantly more complicated to define.
You're better off single if you're missing sexual communication with your partner.
While often confused for one another, the two sexual identities are distinct.
Divorce doesn't have to be an agonizing event. Try these tips to navigate the process.
A herpes diagnosis doesn't have to mean the end of sex for either of you.
Marriage takes work, and if it doesn’t work out, there are several solutions.
Whether it’s a different sex drive or sexual preference, you can still stay on the same page.
The perks of separation are clear for some parents, but what about for the kids?
If you have a loved one with GAD, offering relief can improve life for both of you.
New resources can help you decide if having a child is the right fit for you.
Sex dreams might be awkward, but they help you process complex emotions.
Five tips for crafting naked pics that will have them moaning, not groaning.
Five tips for crafting naked pics that will have them moaning, not groaning.
FOD is a sexual disorder that can seem overwhelming without the right approach.
A loved one can make a real difference after a man receives a testicular cancer diagnosis.
Take a closer look at the impact of sexually transmitted diseases on the immune system.
Get out of your own head and back into the bedroom by making positive changes in your life.
The art of conflict resolution is one of the most valuable tools you and your partner can share.
Immediate side effects are well-known, but what happens after years or decades is less clear.
Many say the announcement is a step in the right direction but no silver bullet.
Eating dairy-free doesn't have to hurt—your favorite snacks and meals are still within reach.
It's normal to be curious about your partner's sexual history, but be careful how you ask.
It's normal to be curious about your partner's sexual history, but be careful how you ask.
It's normal to be curious about your partner's sexual history, but be careful how you ask.
Empathy, teamwork and attentiveness to the needs of both partners are crucial.
Herpes is an extremely common STI, and you or your partner may already have it.
Taking SSRIs doesn’t have to wreck your sex life.
Beloved by many, polyamory requires understanding and ethics before joining the crowd.
Keeping your relationship fresh doesn’t have to cost a fortune.
The right professional can help you and your partner in the ways you need it most.
True stories of three people who impulsively have sex while they slumber.
Interested in a three-way? Learn the basics before diving into bed with your partner, plus one.
In person and sooner rather than later are kinder ways to start both partners on a new path.
If you suffer from endometriosis, including your partner in your struggle can bring comfort.
Understanding therapeutic strategies can help you help a loved one battle panic disorder.
HIV detection and treatment have come a long way. Here’s a primer on HIV causes and stages.
Empathy and openness in discussing both physical and psychological issues are essential.
Despite a pandemic that has necessarily limited in-person meetings, you can still date safely.
Most people will have HPV in their lifetime, so does telling anyone help?
Self-care is a good remedy for the negative side effects of radiation therapy.
A loved one's support can be as important as treatment when battling substance use disorder.
Slow strides are being made toward a more open understanding of women's sexual dysfunction.
From dryness to pain, sometimes the body knows what the heart wants.
In any relationship, finding the best ways to communicate can be like learning a new language.
Everyone's favorite class still needs a lot of work in order to properly educate young people.
These tools and techniques may help alleviate the devastating effects of PTSD symptoms.
This scary-sounding STD resists treatment and shines a light on the importance of testing.
Herpes can't be cured, but you can treat cold sores caused by the virus.
You might think a domestic partnership is just marriage without the baggage. You'd be wrong.
Making such a move during an argument can sometimes be a sign of power, strength and commitment.
The viral video platform has become a space to share sexual health info, for better or worse.
Use our guide of do's and don'ts to get the care you need while caring for someone else.
This is how four people handle wandering thoughts during intimate moments.
Young adults are upsetting sexual norms and changing how older generations talk about sex.
Post-delivery, it's easy to feel pressured to get back at it—but your partner will have to deal.
They don't call it a 'game' for nothing—sort through some of the noise
What you believe you're communicating and what actually gets communicated may not be the same.
If consensual nonmonogamy is difficult to comprehend, here's a good place to start learning.
Meeting the parents looks a little different for people who have more than one partner.
If the relationship is no longer serving you, here's how to confidently navigate an exit.
If a partner tests positive for an STD, use these tips to safely address the situation.
Men can hurt after an abortion, too—sometimes with serious psychological ramifications.
If the emotional support is gone and you feel better off alone, perhaps it's time to reassess.
Fight much? There's a quick but not-so-easy remedy that will help in a major, mature way.
Support your partner during menopause in a way that fosters a healthy dynamic for both of you.
Moving in with a partner changes a relationship's dynamic, for better and worse.
Stressed and overworked? Creativity and communication can keep your sex life alive.
Every woman’s experiences with pregnancy are different—including how they feel about sex.
Erectile dysfunction may be unknown territory for some men, but time is a great guide.
Being intimate is great, but you may not want the kids, roommates or parents to hear it all.
The answer depends on your situation and comfort level. There's no right or wrong way.
When grieving a lost relationship, common practices definitely work, but so do new techniques.
Affairs can be complicated situations. Is there a link between infidelity and ED?
These five tips will help you navigate a difficult situation and be a valued resource.
The biggest surprises were…well, just read on and you might be quite surprised, too.
Sometimes it's just not going to work. Breaking up may be the fastest way back to happiness.
Thankfully, it's true love, because it takes some of that when one partner has a bowel disease.
If you find yourself wondering what else is out there in relationships, you're not the only one.
Expect the unexpected, and you'll be able to adjust to your ever-changing sex drive.
A thorough understanding of divorce can help ease any ensuing stress.
Cheating may be an alluring idea, but the painful ramifications are not worth it.
The tie that binds may feel a little too binding if you're in lockdown with your lover.
Relationships can be terrifying when you have social anxiety. Banish the fear and trust romance.
Consent and risk-awareness are sexy practices that bring greater pleasure to everyone.
The signs of abuse follow a relatively predictable trajectory from courtship to control.
Flashbacks, guilt, fear and avoidance can all be signs telling you to seek a doctor's diagnosis.
Anonymous sperm donation is quickly becoming outdated, challenging the relevance of sperm banks.
Loving each other through recovery isn't easy, but hard work can make a relationship stronger.
Give your marriage the best chance of success by getting on the right side of these statistics.
Equivalent to the female G-spot, the P-spot can become an integral part of full-body orgasms.
Knowing when to seek treatment is essential to prevent depression from controlling your life.
If you've never desired a relationship or been attracted to someone, perhaps you're aromantic.
During pregnancy, everything is always changing. Be prepared for your sex life to change, too.
While treatable, syphilis can cause major long-term health problems if not addressed quickly.
Attitudes about sex have evolved significantly—so, too, should the attitude toward herpes.
Use some tried-and-true tips to get the most out of BDSM negotiations—and what follows.
You're never too old to live the life you were meant to live.
If your past is weighing you and your sex life down, it's time to stop facing it alone.
Period sex has tons of perks from more intense orgasms to relieving menstrual cramps.
A threesome might be a great way to spice up your love life. But how do you make it happen?
Opening up about your desires and needs could lead to a relationship with hotter sex.
Raising a child can be one of life's great joys, but presents challenges for people who identify
Unchecked, depression can negatively impact all of your relationships, including intimate ones.
Enhancing your sight, smell, hearing, taste and touch can make for an exhilarating experience.
How do you keep your love life alive in an increasingly virtual world? Here are some ideas.
'What's your love language?' has become a common dating question, but what does it really mean?
The world of online dating can seem scary at first, but don't panic—we're here to help.
If you feel like you're sacrificing your needs for other people, you may need to set boundaries.
Herpes is one of the most common STDs in the world. Here are facts about living with the virus.
Post-traumatic stress disorder can upend life for patients and those who love them.
Performance anxiety can happen to the best of us. But it doesn't have to get the best of us.
Ostomy surgery can save your life—but will change it, too. Learn how to stay sexually active.
Your husband or partner has ED, but refuses to talk about it. Here's what to do.
Get comfortable talking about consent, sexual preferences and bodies with your companion.
I never got the fuss around sexy celebrities and mysterious strangers. I needed something more.
Here's why everyone is getting back together during the pandemic.
Sexting that special photo is a sincere expression of your love today. But what about tomorrow?
The closer to the time of ovulation you have sex, the better the chances to conceive.
'Whenever you want to' is always the right time for coming out.
Technology can help you find love but don't listen to everything you hear about dating apps.
Technology can help you find love but don't listen to everything you hear about dating apps.
Dating has never been without risk, and then COVID-19 added new challenges. But don't despair.
It's a remarkably common phenomenon, but some PE cases may be more problematic than others.
Frequent anxiety can wreak havoc on your sex life, unless you learn to overcome it.
Research says it won’t hurt your breakup recovery—but don’t expect closure, either.
Whether your relationship is rocky or rock-solid, the pandemic is revealing many truths.
Monogamy is just the way things are—right? Maybe not!
Understand the ins and outs of online romance before you look for love on your smartphone.
Postpartum depression can create rifts between partners and sever intimate bonds.
Do you have some secret desires you want to explore? Right this way!
Turn your fantasies into reality with this guide to kinky roleplay.
ED doesn’t have to kill the moment, if you know what to say and do when it happens.
Stuck at home? Try these approaches to get your partner to shape up and put out for better sex.
Dating is stressful enough without having to teach your partner all about your ED.
Long-distance relationships should be easier to maintain in the digital age. Are they?
The timing depends a lot on gut instincts regarding your partner.
Keep irritable bowel syndrome at bay and your social life active with five helpful tips.
Studies have found correlation between PTSD and ED, so coping with one may help with the other.
Get out of your comfort zone and fantasize. It will add a little sizzle to your sex life.
Times and people change. The gentlemanly thing to do is to keep up.
Learn how to adapt your love language in a relationship and communicate this with your partner.
Want to stand out in the crowd? Try these tips to improve your online dating profile.
Health pros advocate for disclosure from individuals who have HSV. Some sufferers disagree.
It’s embarrassing…but common. Despite changes, herpes doesn’t have to destroy your sex life.
For some people, parasomnia can extend much further than just sleepwalking.
You love your partner and want the best for them, but be wary of sending the wrong message.
More patients are surviving rectal cancer and getting back to a better quality of life, and sex.
Recovering from addiction is a challenge, but so is loving someone who is struggling with it.
Post-traumatic stress disorder affects not only those suffering, but also partners and family.
From everyday stress to chronic disorders, your anxiety has a direct impact on your erection.
Don’t let depression dampen your romantic life.
While a lifeline for many people, SSRI antidepressants are notorious for their side effects.
While a lifeline for many people, SSRI antidepressants are notorious for their side effects.
The best sex isn’t just physical—it also comes from the mind.
What is roleplay if not sexy improvisation? Use your ad-lib skills to create erotic thrills.
Even when you’re submissive in bed, you still have control of your role.
If your kinks are must-haves, you need to address them early with new partners.
You don’t have to be polyamorous to take advantage of some poly-centric tips.
Transgender individuals aren’t 'other people.' They can be your loved ones, so support them.
Nonmonogamy can be a lot to ask of a partner, but careful and considerate communication helps.
Here are 7 clever positions with great clitoral stimulation for good sex.
If you’re new to anal sex, here are some pointers for a safe and pleasurable experience.
Sex stops for nothing, not even a pandemic. But you can be smart about it.
You love each other but express it differently. How do you make sure you’re on the same page?
Work on your long-distance relationship with these tips to maintain and improve your sex life.
Work on your long-distance relationship with these tips to maintain and improve your sex life.
Work on your long-distance relationship with these tips to maintain and improve your sex life.
Dating online opens the world for potential partners, but strangers are strangers. Stay safe.
Patience and compassion are key to helping your partner be more open and communicative.
It doesn’t always roll off the tongue, but dirty talk is possible even for the shiest of us.
Communication about your sexual needs can lead to a more fulfilling and engaging partnership.
Be open and honest with your partner to build a foundation for healthy and rewarding sex.
A dirty picture in your inbox can be exciting, but how can you feel safe when you send one?
Porn is becoming more socially acceptable. Is it time to incorporate it into your sex life?
A partner's infidelity can hurt. But you can find love again, in this relationship or a new one.
Emotional abuse can be subtle. Know the signs to watch for and the ways to get help.
Find out why you shouldn’t be complacent about contracting ‘less serious’ STDs like gonorrhea.
Getting tested is easy, and talking to your partner about it should be easy, too.
Recognizing, managing and preventing stress will help you make the most of your love life.
Just a few small changes to your daily routine can make a big difference to your well-being.
A focus on communication is imperative to a relationship's foundation.
If you’re suffering from poor digestive health, sex can be the very last thing on your mind.
Your sexual desire may fade after a heart attack, but it will return.
Asthma is annoying at best and fatal at worst. Don’t let it take the wind out of your sex life.
There’s no reason for sex to be routine or boring. Perhaps all you need is a new direction.
Looking to break up the monotony of…well, everything? Try this beginner’s guide to kink.
Communication and self-examination are key to polyamorous relationships.
Sex changes as you age, but it still can be just as fulfilling as it was when you were younger.
Romance novels make it appear sex should last all day. What does the data say?
Being married during a pandemic is a roller coaster, but it’s important to enjoy the ride.
Improve your quarantine sex life, while you and your better half endure the pandemic.
More couples are assessing the role of love languages in their relationships—and in the bedroom.
Living with PE is challenging but not hopeless. Solutions exist. Find one that works for you.
Solving the mysteries of erectile dysfunction can ease anxiety and prepare you for next steps.
Porn that digs into the raw feelings of a sexual encounter can be a unique turn-on.
If you’re starting HRT, here’s how to make sure your sex life doesn’t suffer.