Ten Things You Need to Know Before You Create a Step Family

Jun 19, 2014 | No Comments

The Office of National Statistics has revealed that the number of stepfamilies in the UK dropped from 631,000 in 2001 to 544,000 in 2011, a slump of 14% in just a decade. The drop has been interpreted as a reflection of the […]

10 Things You Need To Know Before You Blindfold Your Partner

May 8, 2014 | No Comments

Last year, the Fifty Shades of Grey phenomenon lead to an unprecedented rise in the sale of any sex toy that was mentioned in the book. The vast majority of women who got off on Fifty Shades have yet to pitch up […]

10 Things You Need To Know Before You Test Your Sperm Count

May 8, 2014 | No Comments

Last weekend Boots the chemist began selling the SpermCheck Male Fertility Test (29.99). It’s a home testing kit which allows men to test whether they have the a low or normal sperm count. The kit is as accurate as a lab test […]

10 Things You Need to Know Before You Confess to Infidelity

May 8, 2014 | No Comments

With the shenanigans at the News Of The World dominating the dailies, one can’t help wondering if, or when, people who are having an affair should confess their infidelity to the people they are actually married to. Here’s my top ten tips […]

10 Things You Need to Know Before You Decide You Have a Sex Addiction

May 8, 2014 | No Comments

Sex addiction seems to be the topic du jour in Hollywood these days. Stuart Blumberg ‘s Thanks for Sharing is the latest movie to broach the thorny issue that was first tackled, rather more successfully, by Steve McQueen in Shame. The jury […]

10 Things You Need to Know Before You Filter Porn

May 8, 2014 | No Comments

In an effort to curtail “poisonous websites” that “corrode childhood”, David Cameron wants web firms to build in filters which porn users will have to actively opt out of. It seems like a vote winner, but will it work? Here’s 10 things […]

10 Things You Need to Know Before Your Teenager Becomes Sexually Active

May 8, 2014 | No Comments

This week saw the launch of the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles. Reassuringly, efforts to persuade teenagers to have safe sex and to use health-screening services seem to be having a positive effect. Looks like that bloke who said […]

Ten Things You Need to Know Before You File for Divorce

May 8, 2014 | No Comments

As the demise of Nigella Lawson’s marriage to Charles Saatchi unfolds like a slow-motion car crash through every broadsheet and tabloid, we pause to ponder ten things that people who don’t have unlimited credit cards (or jiffy bags full of cash on […]

10 Things You Need to Know Before You Buy Her a Vibrator for Christmas

May 8, 2014 | No Comments

Sarah Ruhl’s much publicised ‘vibrator’ play is a historically accurate drama set in the late eighteen hundreds which describes how the medical profession used ‘vibration’ to treat a mysterious female complaint known as ‘hysteria’. We’ve come a long way since then. In […]

Ten Things You Need to Know Before You Have Sex With Your Boss

May 8, 2014 | No Comments

You’ve been working closely together all year. You definitely fancy each other. It could even be LOVE. And it’s the office Christmas party tonight… As you quell the butterflies in your tummy and apply your lippy, contemplate the following ten points before […]