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whatishealthysexlife

5 Components of a Healthy Sex Life

Despite being surrounded by popular notions about sex, it can be difficult to decipher healthy sexuality from dysfunction and differentiate between appropriate sexual behaviors and unrealistic expectations that can tarnish our love lives or cause us to feel inadequate. Sexuality is much more than the act of sex — it is an emotional bonding experience for […]

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Relationship Advice, Relationships, Sex, Success Couples Advice
is red a turn on

Ladies, Want More Online Dates? Try a Red Background

The color red is commonly acknowledged as being linked with passion and sexuality. Eve’s red apple is a symbol of seduction. Valentine cards, symbolizing romantic love, are often red. In films, from Marilyn Monroe in ‘Niagara’ to ‘The Woman in Red’, to Jessica Rabbit, iconic in her slinky red dress, beautiful women (and rabbits) wear red. […]

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About You, Dating Tips, Expert Advice, Online Date Tips, Physical Chemistry, Sex, Using eHarmony
marriage without sex

Can You Have a Healthy Marriage Without Much Sex?

Once the thrill is gone, is it possible to stay together? While experts agree that sex is the an important part of the glue that holds couples together, it is possible to have a long lasting relationship without sex. Over time, sex tends to be overrated and overhyped as couples mature, says marriage & family therapist […]

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Relationship Advice, Relationship Problems, Relationships, Sex
keeping love alive

Seven Things Madly-in-love Couples Do to Stay That Way

You’ve probably met some of them: Couples who have been together for years—maybe even decades—and are still madly in love with each other. Perhaps it shows in the way they look at each other, or in the subtle ways they stay connected by touch, or in the kindnesses they show each other. However it is revealed, […]

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Relationship Tips, Relationships, Sex, Success Couples Advice
howtoflirt

How to Turn Your ‘Flirting Switch’ On

Through my research, I’ve found that there are five distinct and unique ways of flirting: Playful, Physical, Polite, Sincere, and Traditional. We are all a combination of the five styles, but we have one or two dominant flirting styles. What does this mean for your love life? A lot, it turns out. How you flirt […]

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About You, Being Single, Communication, Dating Advice, Sex
spiritualityandsexreligionandsex

How Spirituality Impacts a Woman’s Sex Life

Many religiously active women have great sex, debunking the myth that they’re rigid. (I like to call that the revenge of the Church ladies!) A study conducted by the University of Chicago, and considered to be one of the most statistically accurate studies on sexuality available today, determined that some of the most sexually satisfied […]

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About You, Dating Advice, Mind, Body And Spirit, Sex
making love last

Twelve Ways to Make Your Love Last

Love that lasts is the result of partners embedding themselves in each other’s brains in a positive way. Memory circuits and pleasure get all wound up together so that the other person becomes integral to the very structure of your brain, and you become part of the structure of his. Here are the twelve steps […]

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Dating Advice, Relationship Tips, Relationships, Sex, Success Couples
whycuddlingisgooodforhealth

Five Health Reasons to Make Time for Cuddling

Next time your partner gets on your case about cuddle time — saying they are too hot, need their space, don’t feel like relaxing — present the evidence. Research suggests that there’s more to cuddling than meets the eye. Lovey-dovey’ness aside, the health benefits of cuddling will surely convince them to make time for it. Reason 1: It Feels Good Cuddling […]

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Mind, Body And Spirit, Relationship Tips, Relationships, Sex
Romance Reminders: Simple Ways to Turn up the Heat

Romance Reminders: Simple Ways to Turn up the Heat

When it comes to dating, here’s one thing you can count on: Everyone is looking for a romantic relationship that sizzles. No one actually prefers lukewarm leftovers to a fresh, hot gourmet meal.

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Relationship Advice, Relationships, Sex
Finding Love: Telling Lust from Love

Finding Love: Telling Lust from Love

Love is one of life’s most intense emotions, and when you are in lust it’s easy to think you are feeling love — but the two are very different!

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Relationships, Sex