It’s February, and for better or worse, this time of year has a lot of us thinking about love. Not just romantic love, but love for our friends, family members, and all the people who make us feel stronger just by being in our lives. Looking at these relationships, there are probably a few you’d… read more
Sex is a natural part of life—as are the occasional sexual health concerns. According to Dr. Derek Polonsky of Harvard Medical School, between 35 and 50 percent of all humans will experience a long-term sexual issue (anything from difficulty reaching orgasm, to post-traumatic anxiety, to mismatched sex drives between partners) at some point in their… read more
Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but it’s still a great time to find new ways to love and support your partner. After all, being in a relationship isn’t just about roses and heart-shaped chocolates; it’s about you and your significant other providing one another with love and support, whether times be easy or difficult.… read more
We’ve all heard that the best type of love comes with no strings attached. The idea that we might come to love someone (usually a significant other) so intensely that we can forgive them all of their faults is a popular one in our cultural mythos. That being said, few people would encourage you to… read more
According to a recent study, “Healthy sexual function is a…life quality factor that creates a sense of shared pleasure in couples and increases their capability” to cope with stress and life problems. “Sexual interactions are indeed the prerequisite for strengthening mental and emotional dependence in couples, and are under the influence of many factors.”
So how can couples keep their sex life functioning healthily through long periods of time and major life changes?
The whirlwind of boxed chocolate, candy hearts and blooming bouquets is looming near. Pretty soon everyone around you will be dedicated to either confessions of love or thinly veiled contempt for PDA of any kind. But do you have to be either madly in love or lonely and bitter? The short answer: NO! This Valentine’s… read more
Many a times, we find ourselves stuck in the Valentine’s Day gift dilemma. The little voice in our head says, “Valentine’s Day is so commercial” and “Cheesy cards and candy is so played out, what could they want?” Ignore that voice! Gift giving is described as a means through which individuals communicate values and they assign… read more