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Don’t Confuse Sex With Love

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In the act of sex we share space, our bodies, desires, expressions of pleasure and lust.  Our capacity for lust – when desire burns in us and we are focused solely on the object of our desire – is molded by our experiences growing up, as is our capacity to […]

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More Sex Depends on What Kind of Housework You Do

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Our society has surely moved to greater equality for women in the workplace, as well as men in the home.  Not only do a majority of women work outside the home now, but there are also increasing numbers of men who prefer to stay at home and be […]

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Men Tied to Their Erections

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It’s no secret that men place quite a bit of value on their erections.  Pharmaceutical companies have banked a pretty penny helping men out just in this area with medications targeted to help erectile dysfunction, like sildenafil and tadalafil to name a few.  But the issue of […]

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The Trap of Sex to Boost Self-Esteem

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Sex can accomplish many different purposes and is often many things at the same time. Not only do we feel physical pleasure, but it adds to our sense of worth, attractiveness, and desirability. We feel alive and powerful as our blood flows and hormones course through our bodies […]

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Pot is Not So Kind to Your Sex Life

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More and more, scientists are coming to find how many substances in our environment work as endocrine disruptors – having an unintended or unwanted effect on certain hormones.  Some examples of these are BPA, phthalates, pesticides, and PABA (like you find in sunscreen).  For years now, we have also […]

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Cholesterol Medications Impacting Your Sex Life

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So many people these days are prescribed medication to lower their cholesterol, but may be unaware of the adverse effects of these medications. For many people, unfortunately, the side effects may actually outweigh any benefit they get from the medications. Good sexual functioning and satisfaction depend on several […]

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Masters of Sex Explained – Why Women Fake Orgasm

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Leave it to Showtime to give us great scenes like the one in its Pilot episode of Masters of Sex (Season 1, Episode 1). The scene shows Dr. William Masters going over some study results with one of his “subjects” who happens to be a prostitute that he […]

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The Impact of Emotional Abuse

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When most people think about abuse in a relationship, they think of physical abuse and how it can foster anger, resentment, and fear. Emotional or psychological abuse, however, can be equally or more damaging and have significant negative effects on sexual desire. Unfortunately, emotional abuse can be much […]

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How Comfortable is Our Society with Sex?

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It’s not surprising that NYC mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner was, once again, exposed of having an online relationship with a woman of a sexual nature long after he supposedly stopped his behavior and swore that those time were behind him. Apparently, his activities included texts, revealing pictures […]

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Are You Stroking Her Clit or Your Ego?

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What it is about guys that haven’t figured out the way women work?  They really want to enjoy sex with their partner and want to feel like they’re giving her a powerfully-pleasurable experience.  Trouble is, too many guys are placing a majority of their focus […]

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