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Could Orgasm-Free Sex Save Troubled Marriages?

couple cuddlingThis different approach to sex helps establish a deeper connection between husband and wife.

An important fabric of marriages is sex, and with fulfilling, mutually satisfying sex, relationships can reach a higher level of intimacy, closeness and connectedness. However, because many couples experience challenges in their marriage and as individuals, leaving little room for “genuine intimacy, caring and interaction,” sex begins to lose its pleasurable, loving value.

Porn-agains: meet the middle-aged men - and women - warped by internet porn

Society's anxiety about online porn has been so focused on the young that its impact on the older generation has gone largely unnoticed

I met a nice, middle-aged, middle-class mother at a dinner party who told me  that she was very worried about the effects of internet porn on adolescent males. What, she wondered, was all this internet porn doing to the young? Did we really want a generation of teenage boys whose idea of emotional intimacy was anal sex?

What is Oxytocin?

Can a nasal spray make someone fall madly in love? Dozens of marketers of oxytocin nose sprays would like buyers to think so, but buyer, beware: This hormone is more complex than it seems.

Oxytocin is a hormone secreted by posterior lobe of the pituitary gland, a pea-sized structure at the base of the brain. It's sometimes known as the "cuddle hormone" because it is released when people snuggle up or bond socially. Even playing with your dog can cause an oxytocin surge, according to a 2009 study published in the journal Hormones and Behavior.