Articles - Sex Advice
Couple love has been conceptualized as either passionate or companionate. Passionate love is characterized by an intense emotional state where one longs for union with their partner. Companionate love is characterized by an intense state of connectedness, trust, and reciprocal respect for a partner. Kristen Mark gives the full research.
There are couples who love to have great sex, and I mean with a capital L. There is however one condition. They only want to have that great sex with the person to whom they are committed. Sex for such individuals is not an end in itself. It’s not a case of “any sex will do”.
There are a lot of women engaging in sex of all kinds but not having pleasurable experiences. If you’re having sex of any kind, it should be fulfilling on a number of levels. The first step is to figure out what is going on. So here are six physical and emotional issues that can affect your ability to enjoy sex as well as ideas to help you do something about it.
Woman can only have a clitoral orgasm with her when her legs are together laying straight down and lying on her back and believes there is something wrong. And what percentage of women can ejaculate?
We all have sex dreams from time-to-time. The content can be startling and sometimes completely unbelievable. Our sex dreams sometimes reveal surprising things in their symbolism. The symbolism can show where your real feelings lie about someone (like your ex) and they can also have meanings completely unrelated to your sex life and sexual desires.
Emotional connection, also known as “intimacy,” is one of the most common desires that women have in relationship. And, while both men and women are deeply emotional creatures, men get very strong cultural messages about repressing their emotions. Women are generally given more permission for expression.
Spring fever revving up your sexual desire is a real and researched fact. There are many other subtle, built-into-your-hardwiring cues that put the pedal to the metal and gets your sexual engine revving.
Does having sex relieve stress for couples? Well according to Justin Lehmiller, yes and no. When sex followed a particularly high stress day, it reduced reports of stress; when a high stress day was not followed by sex, there was not as much of a decrease in stress the next day. However, this finding held only for couples who reported that their relationship was satisfying at the start of the study.
Why is talking about masturbating such a taboo topic? Couples who decide to be in an exclusive, long-term relationship open up and share their finances, childhood hurts and future dreams but not their solitary self-pleasuring. It is almost as if many couples hit an intimacy and vulnerability wall.
It is one thing to say I want to love my body, and feel comfortable in my skin; it’s another thing entirely to actually put that plan to execution. For real-life change to happen, people actually have to have the experience of feeling differently, not just the thought that they should.