Posts tagged "libido"

Reading, Sweating And 8 Other Odd Ways To Boost Your Libido

It seems like every week there’s a new study out claiming to boost your libido. Some of them make sense, but a lot of them are flat out bizarre. We rounded up 10 of the strangest sex boosters in case you were looking for a new way to get in the mood. Read More On… / October 25, 2014

Learn To Make “Sex Coffee” To Help Boost Your Libido (For Real)

You already have a morning cup of coffee. Why not make it count?
Wake up your vroom-vroom with this surprisingly simple recipe: a cup of java, maca, cacao, and cinnamon. That’s it! These raw foods have been used since ancient times to support your sex drive and if you’re not mixing these bad boys into… / August 30, 2014

Stop Eating White Bread If You Want To Have More Sex

Is your sex drive sluggish? Maybe you should lay off all the peanut butter and jelly sandwiches on Wonder Bread. A very enlightening article about sex drive killers points to white bread as a possible culprit:
“Foods such as white bread release the sugar more quickly than their wholegrain counterparts — and too much…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 29, 2011

Why Women Get Friskier As They Near 40

According to a new study, older women — “cougars,” if you must — are total horn dogs and they’ve got their waning fertility to blame (or credit?). Psychologists from the University of Texas at Austin polled almost 900 women about their attitudes towards sex, and learned that women aged 27 to 40 (those past their…

Wendy Atterberry / July 7, 2010

Sex With Steph: My Boyfriend Has A Low Sex Drive

My boyfriend of over a year has lost almost all of his sex drive. I’ve tried the typical methods (lingerie, porn, alcohol, sexy messages/talk, etc.) to get him interested in sex and have had less than a 20 percent success rate (which results in a 35 percent erection, at best). He insists that there’s no…

Steph Auteri / July 1, 2010

Mood Swing Lip Gloss Changes Color When You’re Feeling Sexy

For those who wear their heart on their sleeves, they can now also wear their libido on their lips. Makeup company Too Faced has just come out with a new lip gloss called Mood Swing, which supposedly changes colors when you’re feeling all sexytime-ish. How does it work? The only details released about it i…

Leonora Epstein / March 20, 2010

Low Libido Gets A Fancier, More Serious Name

Haven’t gotten laid in a while? Don’t even really care to try? Your low libido and laziness may be a symptom of something far scarier sounding! Sexual anorexia. Dr. Drew Pinsky, the hot, grey-haired medicine man from VH1’s “Celebrity Rehab” series, answered a reader question for The New York Times about “too little sex” and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 11, 2010

Is Pornography To Blame For Declining Sex In Relationships?

Yesterday, the Daily Mail reported that sex for women over the age of 35 is rapidly declining — or, at least, people are more willing to admit to declining sex in their relationships than they used to be. Today, the same paper is suggesting this trend could be blamed on men’s increased preference for internet…

Wendy Atterberry / February 17, 2010

Quickies!: The Feds Try To Take A Tot’s Illicit Drugs

The Food and Drug Administration is demanding Cheerios change its advertising that says the cereal will reduce cholesterol by 4 percent or risk being removed from market shelves. [Dumb As A Blog] — Way to get in bed with the drug industry, FDA!
Tahlia Brookins, 18, from the most recent cycle of “America’…

Annika Harris / May 14, 2009

Where Have All The Sluts Gone?

Attention career women! Have you lost something? Your sex drive, perhaps? Esquire scribe Stephen Marche thinks you have and declared this a “disaster for men.” According to Marche, while feminism emancipated women sexually, the movement has resulted in making women so focused on career pursuits that they no longer have time for or interest i…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 11, 2009

Dealbreaker: The Sexless Guy

I’ve already told you why guys who don’t want head are a dealbreaker for me, but what about guys who just aren’t into sex? Yes, they exist. Anyone who tells you otherwise — that all men are 24/7 sex fiends — is either lying or has just been lucky enough not to meet the kind…

Rachel Kramer Bussel / March 16, 2009

The Little Blue Pill Might Help Women With The Blues

While Viagra is an invention that has helped grandpas around the country get it back up for their spouses, nurses, and right hands, it now may be able to help women too! A recent eight-week experiment, funded by pharmaceutical company Pfizer, followed 98 women who were having trouble orgasming due to antidepressant medication. They were…

Simcha / July 28, 2008

The Nookie Know-It-All: Anti-Depressants & Libido

“I’m on anti-depressants that have totally killed my libido but have made me feel much better in every other way. Should I consider switching to something different because of the sexual side effects or is there a way to increase my libido without coming off my meds?” — Pill Popper, via email

The sucky…

Sexpert Lindsay / June 6, 2008

Warning: Side Effects May Include More Reasons To Be Depressed

Have you been turnin’ that frown upside down by poppin’ pills like Prozac? Well, your little picker-uppers might be doing more bad than good. For 20-some odd years, a set of antidepressants called SSRIs had been favored because they supposedly had less harmful side effects. However, a new study has shown that ye ole dry…

Simcha / May 21, 2008