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A Better Understanding of Betrayed Spouses

Do therapists sometimes treat betrayed spouses in unhelpful ways? As a seasoned therapist and author whose decades-long career has focused on the treatment of sex and relationship issues, in particular infidelity, I’ve recently felt conflicted when …

Blood is better than sex, according to vampire couple

Count Tim and Countess Lea of the House Van Doorn claim to be real life vampires and think that sucking blood is better than sex. The couple wear fangs, drink blood and avoid the sun (although going out in the daylight only makes Lea uncomfortable instead …

Want more sex? Get better sleep. Want better sleep? Have more sex

But the reverse appears to be true, too: Another recent study that looked at sleep and sex in college students found that for those in romantic relationships, every extra hour they slept corresponded to higher sexual desire, greater vaginal lubrication and …

More (And Better) Gay Sex Scenes, Please

American Gods on Starz is hell-bent on shattering our mythologies. The series, based on Neil Gaiman’s 2001 novel, depicts supernatural beings of all faiths living in the gritty real world — working, thieving, and fucking mortals. The epic gay sex scene …

Cosmo Writer Says Abortion is Good Because It Leads to Better Sex

In a long stream of posts on Twitter this week, Cosmopolitan columnist and abortion activists Jill Filipovic made her case for abortion. The catalyst that prompted Filipovic’s rant was a pro-life op-ed in the New York Times. Pro-life author Lori Szala …

Sex is better at hotels than at home, according to science

There’s a reason that couples tend to enjoy a romantic getaway involving a hotel stay, and it’s backed by science: Research shows that the benefits of a hotel bed are two-fold for lovers. First, being in a new place increases dopamine, the powerful …

Is hotel sex better than regular sex?

Researchers have found sex in a hotel causes a heightened rush of the neurotransmitter dopamine, which makes us happier by activating the pleasure center of our brains, like when you eat your favorite food or watch your favorite show. The benefits are …