Life Can Be A Beach

When August rolls around, we in the Northeast feel the beginning of the end of summer. Back to school commercials blare. Here’s one way to hold onto the magic of summer: I recently had a cocktail aptly named “Sex on the Beach”. It was first served in 1987 in Florida. Even though I was nowhere near the beach while …

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Foreplay: What is it?

It seems like everyone knows what foreplay is, right? Or wrong?  A quick internet search of the term Foreplay brought me to numerous articles in Men’s magazines about “why women want it” or “how to give good foreplay.” Is it possible some men aren’t familiar with the concept of foreplay, or maybe just don’t know …

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Do beautiful people have better sex lives?

No! Really. Trust me. So look here. Yes, I suppose that beautiful people get picked up in bars and supermarkets more than less attractive ones but I don’t think in the end that matters one whit. Some beautiful people are very sexual. Some are not. People who are less beautiful by media standards seem to …

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Positive body image and sex.

As a clinician at the Medical Center for Female Sexuality I hear many, many women struggle with their self image. Patients wonder how they can feel “sexy” when they don’t feel good about their bodies. There is no easy answer to this question. Just as each woman must explore her likes and dislikes sexually, each …

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Goin’ down.

At times we may feel that our partners are not adequately stimulating us during sex. This can be true for men and women. It isn’t that our partners are bad lovers or do not know how to perform, but rather that they may not know what really turns us on. There can be many ways …

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Cohabitation.

Today, more and more adults, both here in the US and in Europe, are choosing to cohabitate, or live together. This may serve as a precursor to marriage, or another alternative to getting married. Though, attitudes towards this practice are becoming increasingly more accepting, some religious groups still advocate against it. It is very common …

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