Archives for March, 2013

Sex & Sexuality

One Bed or Two? What is Healthy Sex for Long-Term Couples?

Doing It Until We Need Glasses (Or Not)

There are a great many statistics - not all of them obtained scientifically - regarding the frequency of sex among long-term committed/married couples. A quick Internet search will yield a surprisingly wide variation in what is thought to be a “normal” or “healthy” amount of sex for married people. So much for Internet searches. That said, the most scientifically...
Continue Reading

Relationships

Barbie Be-Gone

Love and Marriage, Love and Marriage, Go Together Like a Horse and Carriage…

- Song lyrics by Sammy Cahn, music by Jimmy Van Heusen (Copyright Barton Music Corporation)

Mommy, What's a Housewife?

For much of the 20th century young women dreamed of little pink houses, white picket fences, two (or maybe more) kids, and a cute, cuddly, calendar-worthy pet. And, of course, a faithful, clean-cut, high earning husband. Or so the story goes. In other words,...
Continue Reading

Relationships

A ;-) and a Sext…

Faux Intimacy?

In today's tech-driven world, young people (digital natives) are as likely to communicate in the digital universe as they are to communicate face-to-face. In fact, more likely. A Pew Internet & American Life study conducted in 2012 found that texting is now the primary mode of daily communication between teens and their friends and family, far surpassing phone calls,...
Continue Reading