I have a confession to make. Before I was married, I used to hate foreplay. I found myself rushing through the preliminaries, anxiously pushing towards the main event. I mean really, who has time for ear nibbles and a kiss on the back of the thigh? I had foolishly assumed that I was more thoroughly evolved, less needy, and more perfectly suited to a heterosexual relationship in terms of my needs and libido. A typical session involved me smiling in tolerance while I submitted to a thorough toe sucking, and then asking for what I had wanted all along. Way back when, I actually endured foreplay. After five years of marriage, I sit here and wonder…what changed? Keep reading »
A recent study debunked the idea that women need foreplay in order to achieve an orgasm with a partner. Researchers Petr Weiss and Stuart Brody asked 2,360 Czech women how often they orgasmed with a partner, and then how much time, on average, they spent on foreplay and the average amount time they spent actually having intercourse. Foreplay lasted an average of 15.4 minutes, whereas intercourse lasted an average of 16.2 minutes. The women who reported having intercourse for a longer period of time orgasmed more often than those that had intercourse for shorter periods of time. Keep reading »
Valentine’s Day is about sharing your love. Forget the usual cheesy crap and give holiday favors you can enjoy as a couple. Here are our favorite present picks for pairs who want to get frisky and give each other the gift that keeps on giving … Keep reading »
Bad kissers can destroy good chemistry. No one likes to be slobbered all over and it’s especially embarrassingly in public. But before you go kicking honky lips to the curb, remember, sex is all about communication and any new lover needs some coaching on techniques to turn you on. While talking to a man about his moves is always a precarious situation, it must be done! Granted you have to tread more gently than when you snuck home after curfew as a teenager. So how do you stop the drool? Howcast.com has created an instructional video (see above) to talk you through your lip service problem. Watch, learn, and make out!
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Move over sensual massages and champagne! According to a new report, women get off on men doing chores around the house. â€œEmptying the dishwasher is a real clear sign that youâ€™re fighting for her love,â€ said Scott Haltzman, Brown University psychology professor and author of The Secrets of Happily Married Women. Heâ€™s discovered that helping out around the house unburdens your special lady and helps her relax. When she is at ease, sheâ€™s more likely to be in the mood to really get down to the dirty work of being a wife. But husbands, donâ€™t get greedy because itâ€™s not a tit for tat system. If you really want to tend to her needs, in or out of the bedroom, your intentions must be as good as your handy work. So, bend over and clean up! [AJC.com] Keep reading »