Skip to Content

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. …

Read More about Words Matter–In Real Life and In Intimate Relationships

Changing Our “Sex-pectations” at Midlife

This article originally appeared on Walker Thornton’s blog. Note: This post contains educational, but explicit, language that may be offensive to some. Is there such a thing as best practices for sexual activity between consenting adults? There are certainly considerations such as respect, consent and reciprocity, but no absolutes. Sexual practice hasn’t changed much over the …

Read More about Changing Our “Sex-pectations” at Midlife

50 Reasons To Talk About Sexual Health

Every day we hear messages about sex. They’re typically negative. And sadly we often believe them. We have so many questions that feel too big, too embarrassing to ask. Let’s look at them. And talk about them. Eeeeew….Old people having sex. That’s gross Sex is only for procreation. Sex is dirty. Men love sex, women don’t. …

Read More about 50 Reasons To Talk About Sexual Health