Menopause Turned My Bedroom Into a Brothel

 Image: Jannino Kemprung via FlickrYes, peri-menopause is making me a changed woman. It is doing things to my body and brain that I never knew it could. It is also changing my house. How? Well,  it's because menopause is transforming the bedroom into a brothel. But, not in the way you would think....more
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Sexual Complaints Which are Most Common?

There are many sexual issues that couples may face throughout the course of their relationship. Understanding these and how they work will be an integral part of any major experience. Couples will need to review how these most common sexual complaints will actually impact their lives. These issues can take some surprising forms, so they need to be prepared. Fortunately, there are resources that people have available to improve on these issues. Couples should not be afraid to discuss some of the major problems that they could be facing over time as well....more
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I Love Casual Sex!

I love casual sex. I've often thought that the sentiment would look very lovely on a t-shirt with a great big, red heart replacing the word "love," you know, like all those "I [heart] NY" t-shirts that you can get five of for $15 on Broadway. If it weren't for casual sex, I'd still be clueless as to what I enjoy and what I can do without. I'd probably still think "doggy style" is the stuff of kink and would have a lot less fodder for my work. Basically, my life would be the pits. OK, so that latter part might be an exaggeration. Emphasis on "might."...more
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5 Simple Ways to Make Sex a Priority

Life is busy. If you don’t prioritize sex, life will bump it way down on the list. Here are some simple ways to make sex a priority....more

Women are Humans Too

By Suna AkyuzThe problem perhaps with women’s rights issues is the use of the word women. It is a simple problem with detrimental effects to the cause. The word women is alienating to half the world population, and misleading to even its proponents, because the fact is, and let’s be clear, the issue of women’s rights is a human rights issue....more

Is Testosterone Therapy Dangerous for Men with Low T?

Hundreds of studies have been done on the safety of testosterone (T) therapy in men. This includes the drug approval testing required by FDA for use of T creams and patches in men with symptoms of low T. And the numerous studies done in the US and around the world looking at giving reproductive aged men T for birth control.It is likely that in the next decade there will be a testosterone-based male contraceptive....more

Another Book Signing in Chicago

 Book Signing and Talk about Enfolded in Silence/ A Story in Art of Healing from Sexual Trauma in ChildhoodOn Sunday, July 20th at Grace Episcopal Church, Oak Park IL at 4PM, author Barbara Hughes will give a slide show and talk about her book about child sexual abuse. This program is recommended for anyone who has experienced sexual abuse and for those who work with abuse survivors. It may also be helpful for those concerned with this topic. The program is not for children. For more information...more

Getting a Jump Start on Better Sex in Midlife and Elder Years

Enjoying great sex as a postmenopausal woman can take a little extra effort. Personally, while I rely on the testosterone part of my HRT to help me with sex drive, sexual satisfaction, and sexual function “at my age,” I also practice some other tricks of sexual science. If you are midlife or older (especially if you are menopausal or older) you may need these tricks. ...more

Andropause, the Male Menopause

The sex steroid testosterone provides both men and women with their sexual desire. Differences in people’s drive for sex, their libido, are largely due to differences in the levels of testosterone they make. This is especially true for men. As men age, testosterone (T) levels begin to decline, which can result in men feeling apathetic about sex. It is important to clarify that a low sex drive in men most often comes from Low T....more