10 Fun Ideas To Spice Up The Bedroom

Updated March 05, 2020 Medically Reviewed By: Karen Devlin, LPC It can be worrying when your sex life doesn’t seem to be as good as it used to be. People do get distracted as they get older and they have more responsibilities. You might be a parent, and the kids could be taking up a lot of your time. It’s also possible that you simply work a lot and you don’t always have the energy to put effort into making sex fun. Whatever your situation is, it’s going to be important…

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It’s Not Only Women Who Want More Intimacy in Relationships

Contrary to prevailing gender tropes, many men crave deeper emotional connection, work hard for it and don’t always receive it in return. By Andrew Reiner Oct. 6, 2020 “I want more intimacy, more vulnerability. That was a challenge in my marriage. For too long I felt sad and alone, and I just don’t want to feel alone anymore.” This has been the threadbare anthem for women of all ages in their romantic partnerships with far too many men for far too long. That’s changing. The words above are those of Zach,…

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Tips for Men on Growing Intimacy in Marriage

Emotional intimacy is a key component to a healthy marriage. When emotional intimacy is lacking, a marriage can suffer. Maintaining emotional intimacy requires work and attention. Restoring emotional intimacy after it is lost can be a lot tougher than working hard to preserve it along the way.1 What Is Emotional Intimacy? Emotional intimacy is generally defined as a closeness in which both partners feel secure and loved and in which trust and communication abounds.1 When you are emotionally intimate with your spouse, you may feel as if you can see into the other’s soul, knowing…

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13 Sex Positions From The ‘Kama Sutra’ That You Absolutely Can (And Must) Do

  Text your group chat about mixing up your sex life and they’ll recommend it. Do a quick online search and you’ll be directed to it. Ask your sister (if that’s the kind of relationship you two have) and she’ll send you a link to order it online. Yep, I’m talking about the Kama Sutra, an ancient Sanskrit text that, over the years, has become the go-to guide for intricate sex positions. The Kama Sutra, written by Indian philosopher Vatsyayana, has garnered a lot of attention for acting as a guidebook to what seems…

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How to build the moment with a partner

Remember, tantra extends beyond sex — you can work up to that or choose not to go there at all. You and your partner can implement tantric principles into other practices that can build up the moment. Foreplay Foreplay can be anything you want it to be — oral, a massage, taking a shower together. But whatever you do, make sure you and your partner are fully present. Sit in front of your partner. Look into each other’s eyes. Start to move your bodies slightly as you breathe. After five…

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Massage: Get in touch with its many benefits

Massage can be a powerful tool to help you take charge of your health and well-being. See if it’s right for you. By Mayo Clinic Staff Massage is no longer available only through luxury spas and upscale health clubs. Today, massage therapy is offered in businesses, clinics, hospitals and even airports. If you’ve never tried massage, learn about its possible health benefits and what to expect during a massage therapy session. What is massage? Massage is a general term for pressing, rubbing and manipulating your skin, muscles, tendons and ligaments.…

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Lingerie 4 All Sizes

Lingerie is one of the most important wardrobe essentials—after all, it’s the first thing you put on and the last thing you take off. But even if you’re the only one enjoying it, the best lingerie brands today are designing bras and underwear that anyone can appreciate: simple yet sexy styles that support and come in a wide range of sizes. A handful of direct-to-consumer brands, like Cuup and Lively, are leading by example. Both are using technology—and real women’s measurements—to reengineer lingerie that’s more size-inclusive and representative of women’s…

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Adult Toys

By Katherine Schreiber The popularity of adult toys has increased over the past decade. Research suggests that the taboos surrounding vibrators and other devices intended to increase individual or mutual pleasure are dissolving as more individuals (and couples) reach for a far more intimate type of technology. Enhancing physical pleasure undoubtedly enhances sexual enjoyment. But how does using sex toys impact the satisfaction that both partners derive from their overall relationship? Some novel research into the prevalence and demographics of sex toy use sheds light on this question — and the results indicate that…

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