How to Talk to Your Partner About Better Sex

Talking about sex is an important part of a healthy intimate relationship, but having the conversation can feel difficult and awkward. There’s still a lot of shame and discomfort around sex. We aren’t used to talking about our sex life in honest, specific ways with anyone—including the person we’re sleeping with.  Sometimes we don’t broach […]

Fifty Shades Better: Our Guide to Great Sex

After many months of quarantine, we’re betting you’ve either exhausted every ounce of creativity in the bedroom, or you’ve spent so much time with your partner that you aren’t interested in touching them with a 10-foot pole. Sound familiar? If your sex life could use a tune-up, we’ve rounded up some of our most popular […]

10 Science-Backed Secrets to a Happy Marriage

It turns out happily ever after can also translate to healthier ever after as married couples enjoy all types of physical and mental health benefits. Studies show marriage can help protect against heart disease and stroke and that those who say “I do” have lower levels of cortisol (aka the stress hormone). Married people even have a […]

Sex and Relationship Advice: Healing After an Affair

A reader struggling in her marriage asked our sex and relationship columnist Cara Sullivan a really awesome, really honest question. Cara went straight to the best sex and relationship expert she knows, the incredible Laura Berman, LCSW, PhD., an assistant clinical professor of OB/GYN & Psychiatry at Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine, and the host […]

Beyond Sex Positions: A New Take on the Ancient Kama Sutra

When I began reading The Complete Illustrated Kama Sutra I thought it would simply contain diagrams of the famed yogic sex positions. And yes, the book does demonstrate how to drape your legs over your partner’s shoulders and assume split leg headstands, but it contains far more comprehensive instruction than that. The ancient Indian Hindu text, […]

Things Women Should Know About Their Guy’s Parts

I’ve written a lot about women’s bodies and sensuality over the years, so I think it’s only fair to focus on the men’s sexual health and pleasure for a change. After all, if you’re sleeping with a guy, you should understand how his body works, right? And the penis is quite a remarkable organ. With […]

Research Shows Women Are More Sexually Fluid Than Men

Women, we may not be as straight — or as gay — as we think we are. Mounting research indicates women are more likely to be turned on by both sexes than men are. One of the most publicized studies, conducted by Meredith Chivers, measured the arousal of participants as they watched videos of heterosexual, […]