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Where did my sex drive go?

It's not something most people are comfortable expressing in a group but most adults experience periodic ebbs and flows in their libido and sometimes the ebbs are more frequent or last longer than we care to admit. Many different things can affect a person's sex drive and when a long term relationship is involved, there are two people who need to be in the mood so the balance can be even more delicate.


5 min ago | ThinkProgress

Teens' Check-Ups Need To Include More Conversations About Sex

Public health experts are encouraging doctors to spend more time addressing issues of sexuality with teenage patients, after a growing body of research has demonstrated that teens aren't hearing enough about sexual health at their check-ups. Few pediatricians offer regular screening, counseling, and vaccination for sexually transmitted infections.


Related Topix: Medicine, Pediatrics, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Kids, US News, Liberal Political News

2 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

Travolta: I ignore sex life rumours

The Hollywood star has faced rumours about his private life for years, including his former pilot claiming he had a romantic relationship with the Pulp Fiction and Saturday Night Fever star. "This is every celebrity's Achilles heel.


Related Topix: Scientology, Religion

3 hrs ago | Fox News

Sex questions answered

Of all the questions we get sent here at, sex questions top the list. Here are a few we've received recently.


6 hrs ago | USA Today

Sydney Leathers: from sexting to studying

Last December, Howard Stern suggested to Sydney Leathers that she go back to school, get a degree "and make something more legitimate" of herself, instead of just having sex in adult films. Sydney Leathers: from sexting to studying INDIANAPOLIS - Last December, Howard Stern suggested to Sydney Leathers that she go back to school, get a degree "and make something more legitimate" of herself, instead of just having sex in adult films.


Related Topix: Howard Stern, US News, US House of Representatives, Anthony Weiner, Democrat, US Politics, Princeton, IN, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell

Tue Sep 16, 2014


Wyoming's Teen Birth Rate Decreases

According to a new study, it's the sixth year in a row that Wyoming's teen birth rates have dropped. Right now there are about 36 babies born each year for every thousand girls between the ages of 15 and 19.That's down from its peak in 2007 when 50 babies were being born.


Related Topix: Wyoming Government, Wyoming

Sex lessons from promiscuous mums

What messages do promiscuous women give their daughters about sex? Well, a thread on Reddit and a piece on Jezebel examined that very issue, and as a mother of two daughters I found it to be fascinating. It seems self-evident that all mothers want their children to have healthy sexual relationships.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

Nurse Had Sex with Cardiac Patient Prepping for Transplant: Lawsuit

As a man awaited heart transplant surgery at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, a nurse came into his room and "initiated unsolicited sexual relations, including intercourse" with him, according to a lawsuit against the hospital and the nurse. The husband and wife filed the suit Monday in Cook County, claiming the sexual episode took place on Oct. 12, 2012, while the man was a patient in the cardiac care unit.


Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health, Oak Lawn, IL, Cook County, IL


The Human Sexual Experience Is a Rich Tableau

Former Gawker colleague Maureen O'Connor informs us today that some men enjoy having oral sex with women who are menstruating . You say potato, I say po-tah-toe, but at the end of the day we can all agree that there's only one truly essential ingredient in lovemaking: love itself.



[Video] 'The Mindy Project' Season 3 Preview: Awkward Sex, Gossip and Danny's Special Skills

Love is definitely in the air when The Mindy Project returns for its third season though it's not all butterflies and rainbows for new couple Mindy and Danny as they experience a lot of relationship "firsts" while they establish their boundaries in the office. Things will be awkward to say the least beginning with tonight's season three premiere, "We're A Couple Now, Haters!" Before we jump into the new season, here's a little refresher: Mindy and Danny kicked off their secret relationship last season after they shared a kiss on an airplane but Danny eventually ended things with Mindy because he was scared of messing things up between them.


Related Topix: The Mindy Project, Entertainment, Mindy Kaling

Medical News Today

A meta-analysis of 3 types of peer norms and their relation with adolescent sexual behavior

Researchers at Utrecht University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute collaborated on a meta-analysis of research on adolescent sexual behavior. The goal was to analyze how this behavior is related to adolescents' perceptions of three types of sexual peer norms, including how sexually active their peers are, how much their peers would approve of being sexually active, or how much they feel pressured by their peers to have sex.


Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, Psychology, Science, Health


Drug use strongly associated with sex, condomless sex and STIs in gay men living with HIV in England

A large survey of gay and bisexual men living with HIV and attending eight sexual health clinics in England has found that half of them had used recreational drugs in the last three months and 14% had used more than three drugs. The ASTRA study was conducted in sexual health clinics in central, north and east London, Sussex and Manchester in 2011 and 2012.


Related Topix: Drugs, HIV/AIDS, Health, Gay/Lesbian

International Business Times

University of Waterloo U Study Recommends Best Sex Positions To Ease Back Pain During Lovemaking

As people age, they feel different kinds of body pains, but yet they need to continue with their daily routine, including having sex. Since sexual activities normally involve pelvic or hip movements, some lovemaking positions that were easy to engage in during their younger days become more difficult and cause back pain.


Related Topix: Health, Back Pain

Guilty Pleasures 2: I'm a straight man who is into anal sex

Q: I am absolutely 100% straight and have never had sex with a man; but, I enjoy anal sex , as both a giver and receiver, by either anilingus or penetration. In a past relationship, we were both uninhibited and free in our expression of our love.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Globe and Mail

My high-school sex ed featured worms, J.D. Salinger and Sister Emerentia

Facts & Arguments is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at .


Related Topix: Biology, Science

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Dear Abby: Husband's 'educational' DVDs get flunking grade from wife

Dear Abby : I am a full-time mother of three young children and have been married for nine years. Since the beginning, my husband has pushed to have things "his way."


ABC News

'Orange Is the New Black' Writer Files for Divorce, Dating a Star From the Show

A writer for the show " Orange Is the New Black " has made big changes in her life over the past few months. Lauren Morelli and her husband, Steve Basilone, have filed for divorce, ABC News confirmed.


Related Topix: Entertainment

Let's talk about sex - but not with 7-year-olds

Children as young as 7 are the new target for the birds-and-the-bees chat in British classrooms - but school leaders here say it is parents who need to take responsibility for sex education. The Liberal Democrats, who are part of Britain's governing coalition, are proposing all children in state schools get lessons about sex and relationships from the age of 7. New Zealand's Ministry of Education is reviewing sex education in the curriculum, but schools will continue to be responsible for when they decide to teach it.


Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News,

The Independent

David Bowie's 'uninhibited and voracious sexual appetite' explored in new biography

Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies David Bowie 's allegedly "adventurous sex life" included a four-foot-deep bed known as "the pit", which hosted the group sexual pursuits of the singer and his friends, a new biography claims.


Related Topix: Progressive-Rock, Iman

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

'Masters of Sex' recap: 'Below the Belt'

Take Libby, for instance. She's found a cause in CORE, but CORE-or at least Robert-isn't interested in her help, beyond sending her on lunch runs.



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