Today’s Solutions: November 30, 2022

Healthy Connections and Intimacy

In honor of Valentine's Day 2022, we're covering the best tips and practices to make sure our connections and intimate moments of life are healthy.

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Our greatest love of all could be friendship

We live in a world that gives top priority to finding a partner and being in a monogamous marriage. It's the "happily ever after" to our fairy tales, for better or worse. However, this narrative overlooks the rich relationships that round out a fulfilling life that have nothing to do with Read More...

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Is a non-monogamous relationship right for you?

Our society is set up in a way which encourages monogamy. This arrangement makes a lot of sense for some people, but definitely doesn’t always work for everyone. What is a non-monogamous relationship? A non-monogamous relationship is one in which anyone involved has multiple consensual Read More...

Why love is sometimes hard to

Why love is sometimes hard to take and how to learn to accept it

Love can be passionate and romantic, throwing you off balance in delightful ways. It can be soft and subtle, welcoming as a balmy summer evening. The shared intimacies, humor, and kindnesses can become touchstones in times of disruption: a salve after a day spent wrestling obligations or a couple Read More...

How to build stronger synergy

How to build stronger synergy between you and your partner

You always have a choice to empower your and your partner’s hearts to synergistic action, or not. And so does your partner. In moments when things are feeling out of sync, we can sometimes lose hope that we can ever find the trust and balance that we once shared.  When you realize you always Read More...

How to have a healthy fight in

How to have a healthy fight in a relationship

It’s inevitable that you will fight in a relationship. A conflict is an interaction between two people who care, and some psychologists would say that the relationships with no conflict are the ones whose flame has died out.  While it is unavoidable, conflict in a relationship doesn’t need Read More...

Pleasure education leads to sa

Pleasure education leads to safer sex behavior

Sexual education is vital for every young individual to have a safe and healthy sex life. But what are the attitudes people come away from these sessions with? Typically, we’re taught the mechanics of sex, how to put a condom on a banana, and the sexually transmitted diseases risked by Read More...

Sex advice from those who̵

Sex advice from those who've been "doing it" the longest

Why is it that many younger people out there get weirded out when it comes to sexual intimacy between seniors? The reality is that there is no age limit on sexuality or sexual activity. Humans are social creatures with a natural need for intimacy. Even though most seniors may not feel the urge Read More...

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Sex tips for seniors—what older women need to know

As we age, our bodies may change in ways that make it more difficult to engage in sexual activities, but that doesn’t mean that the desire fades away. According to gynecologist Katie Propst, MD, for many women over 50 the act of sex, even if they really want it, can begin to present challenges Read More...

Rethinking “consent” part

Rethinking “consent” part II—offering a sexy gift

In part one of this two-part series, we discussed the limitations of consent as a concept when applied to sexual engagements. We dove into senior research scholar and philosophy professor at Georgetown University Rebecca Kulka’s essay “Sex Talks” to explore how extending sexual invitations is Read More...

frustrated Black man looks at his Back woman partner who is distracted by her phone

How to break up with your phone

It’s dawning on many of us that the way we engage with our phones simply isn’t healthy. According to data from Moment, a time-tracking app with almost five million users, the average person spends four hours a day on their phone. To make matters worse, according to a recent Pew Research Center Read More...