When I gave lectures on sexuality, whether the audience was students or professionals, I often began with a question that seemed silly to those there: “Why do people have sex?” After a few giggles someone would call out “because it feels good” and “to make a baby.” More snickers, then silence. Eventually I would receive … Continue reading Why Are You Having Sex and Have You Told Your Partner?
Does it some as a surprise if I tell you that all men want to be admired and desired, want to be complimented, want someone else to occasionally make the first move in bed, especially those in a long term relationship? There is so much press these past few months about men with high testosterone … Continue reading He Wants To Be Wanted Too
Leon was ten years and 1 month old when he died. It wasn’t the death I imagined or hoped for him. My last beloved cat was 19 at his end. Ten is too soon for a cat. At least he wasn’t hit by a car or mauled by an enemy creature. He had a bowel … Continue reading Requiem For Leon, A Cat
1,500 People Give All the Relationship Advice You’ll Ever Need (Too long to post here. Follow link) http://markmanson.net/relationship-advice
Conducted from Oct. 17 to Oct. 20, 2017 among a national sample of 5,130 adults ages 18 and older, the survey shows that only 36 percent of Americans overall say they would give the Trump administration a very or somewhat good rating on reproductive rights, while 59 percent say they would give the administration a … Continue reading Birth Control and Trump Administration
The latest explosive case (and I’m sure not the last) of a powerful man abusing, insulting and demeaning a woman sexually because he can is presently in the papers. There have been tales before of executives, show business bigwigs, business men in power, and even presidents insulting or taking advantage of female underlings. There is … Continue reading Sex and the Abuse of Power
That’s a question I am asked frequently and the answer like most questions about human relationships, is, of course, “it depends.” If one of you two is feeling angry, used, betrayed, jilted, then probably not, or at least not right away. The person who was left is likely to feel unfinished with the relationship and … Continue reading Can You Remain Friends With Your Ex?
I usually write about social skills and sexuality, communications and relationships. Today’s topic isn’t sexy in the least and is more about communications and relationships with myself. I have a bad knee, have had for more than 14 years. It started with a torn meniscus and has ended up here with no more cartilage, bone … Continue reading Going Under the Knife
A neighbor of mine came to her front door and called to her toddler son “What are you doing, Micky?” The little boy was sitting on the curb watching his father clean out the car. He looked up at his mother and answered proudly “I’m here, hanging out with my Dad.” Every kid from toddler … Continue reading Hanging Out With Your Sweetie
British healthcare company, DrFelix, has compiled a comprehensive survey about how people all over the world are having sex. Over the years, plenty of data has been floating around, but this is the first time it’s all been collated into a single piece of research, painting an unmistakable picture of bedroom habits around the world. … Continue reading How Other People Have Sex