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I Invited My Husband’s Ex To Our Wedding

You've heard the old adage: keep your friends close and your enemies closer. I'll do you one better. I keep my friends close and his ex-girlfriends closer. So close, in fact, that my husband's first girlfriend was the maid of honor in my wedding. Read more ...

By: The Stir / December 22, 2010

My Husband Wants To Have Sex With Other People

My husband casually mentioned some people he knows at work who are swingers. He brought it up matter-of-factly, but I detected a note of serious interest! Could my husband actually be suggesting we become swingers!? What do I make of this!? Read more ...

By: The Stir / December 16, 2010

I’m Still Sleeping With My Ex-Husband

Can I start dating while still sleeping with my ex-husband? We can't stand each other but we love sleeping together. Of course now that the divorce is final, I really want to get back out on the dating scene and start meeting new men. Do I need to permanently boot my booty call before meeting…

By: The Stir / December 15, 2010

Why He’ll Never Understand Your Pregnancy

Pregnancy, for a dad, can feel like an awkward office-party where you're the new employee. It's as though you have to paste on a forced smile that you have to wear for months. Not fake, just forced. The feeling is completely sincere -- you are genuinely pleased and happy (if you like your partner and…

By: The Stir / December 11, 2010

5 Weird Ways To Get In The Mood

Even though we look forward to the holidays as a well-deserved break from the daily grind, it can still be difficult to get "in the mood" when you're fighting mall traffic and dealing with relatives. In fact, feeling tired and stressed is probably the number one libido-killer. That's why it couldn't hurt to lean o…

By: The Stir / December 9, 2010

The All-Time Best Movie Breakups

The new movie "The Social Network" opens with a brutal breakup scene -- which has inspired a frenzy of articles around the Internet where people post their favorite movie breakups. Onscreen breakups fall into two categories: Either they’re way more dramatic than anything you ever imagined -- and therefore allow you to live out your…

By: The Stir / October 17, 2010

How To Engage In Foreplay

Want to increase the probability that you're going to have at least one, and maybe multiple, orgasms the next time you have sex? "It's the foreplay, stupid." Okay, well I know that we women aren't stupid and our partners aren't either, but sometimes the obvious answer is staring us right in the face. So to…

By: The Stir / October 14, 2010

Should Married Men Have Women Friends?

Quick quiz: A 38-year-old man you don't know well asks you to dinner. He is married, you are married. Is he hitting on you? Read more ...

By: The Stir / October 2, 2010

How To Deal With A Guy With A Small Penis

But say your lover's penis is small. I'm talking really small. A micro-penis. Well, if size really does matter to him, and to you, there are some surgical and non-surgical options to help with that. [Read more ...

By: The Stir / September 25, 2010

Divorce 2.0: Blogging The Whole Thing

It's the age-old story. Boy meets girl. Boy marries girl and has two kids with her. Girl starts a blog. Boy starts a blog. Boy and girl get divorced. Boy and girl join together to write a blog about what it's like to be divorced parents living within walking distance of one another in New…

By: The Stir / August 22, 2010

5 Ways Porn Makes Men Bad In Bed

If you believe porn, men need only do two simple things to send a hot blonde like Jenna Jameson into orbit. In reality, we women know better. The porn industry has done many bad things, but it has also created a generation of men who are less hot in bed. And for that, it cannot…

By: The Stir / August 12, 2010

Is My Vagina Too Big?

I hear cosmetic surgery advertisements all the time on the radio: breast enhancements, tummy tucks, liposuction, and vaginal rejuvenation. Okay, the first three are obvious. But that fourth one? Vaginal rejuvenation? Does my vagina need to be made young again? I didn't know it was old. Actually, vaginal rejuvenation surgery is supposed to counteract the…

By: The Stir / August 8, 2010

Advice From A Dad: Don’t Marry Him!

What are some signs that I shouldn't marry my boyfriend? The first thing that leaps to mind is, "If you have to ask ..." Having doubts doesn't necessarily mean you should never marry him, but you are wise to heed that quiet but insistent voice in your head until you are completely sure he's the…

By: The Stir / August 4, 2010

Talk For 10 Minutes A Day And Have Better Sex At Night

According to relationship experts, all the sexy lingerie in the world won’t give you the intimacy boost of a simple, calm, daily conversation -- about yourselves. Why don’t you ... schedule a 10-minute check-in chat? Read more ...

By: The Stir / July 22, 2010

Can Sex Without Orgasms Be Satisfying?

Do sex and orgasm go together like peanut butter and chocolate? There's no denying that both do taste great together (unless you are allergic to peanuts). But you could have one without the other, right? Right? Read more ...

By: The Stir / July 18, 2010

Do You Have A Sexual Bucket List?

What sexual things should everyone experience before they die? And how does someone who married young rank against those who didn't? Read more ...

By: The Stir / July 17, 2010

How To Pay Off Your Relationship Debts

One my husband's biggest gripes is that he's always in debt to me. And I'm the collections agent knocking down his door, refusing to offer him a deal to somehow pay it off once and for all. Read more ...

By: The Stir / July 10, 2010

If You Kiss Someone Else, Should You Tell Your Partner?

Something happened in the "Sex and the City 2" movie that really had me thinking, If I was in that situation, what would I have done? **Spoiler warning ... proceed with caution.** Read more ...

By: The Stir / June 29, 2010

I Signed A Sex Contract With My Husband

After the birth of our first child, my libido plummeted. Things went from bad to worse in my relationship, and my husband was accusing me of abandoning him. So I made a sex agreement: Twice a week, I’d do it, whether I felt like it or not. Read more ...

By: The Stir / June 28, 2010

When A Condom Gets In The Way

It's great when birth control works to our advantage. It's horrible when the way it works is to stop us from having sex in the first place! This week, one CafeMom finds herself, for medical reasons, needing to use condoms for a few months. But she's getting objections from an important player in the scenario.

By: The Stir / June 12, 2010

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