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Using Your Voice to Express Your Needs

As Midlife Boulevard’s sexual health columnist I write about sex and matters related to our sexual journeys through midlife and beyond. This article isn’t really about sex and yet, when things aren’t working well in one aspect of our life there’s a good chance that our intimate relationships will reflect that imbalance. So, it is …

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Words Matter–In Real Life and In Intimate Relationships

It was a day of playful distractions as I emailed back and forth with a former lover. It started with my comment that he rarely used endearments unless he had consumed a beer or two. Stone cold sober he started sending short messages the next morning—on his way to the airport at 5:45 am. Doll. …

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Tips on Communicating Your Needs in the Bedroom

We all know that women are considered the “talkers” and men are the “doers”. But ask a group of women how comfortable they are talking about sex with a partner and you’ll find that we aren’t all that talkative. Our communication skills around intimacy and sex could stand a little boost! As a rule, women in …

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