Having children is supposed to be the ultimate destination of a relationship – the thing that brings you closer than ever, the most unbreakable of bonds.The media is full of pictures of glossy, happy families, whose parents look like they still have […]
People with lower incomes value the institution of marriage just as much as those with higher incomes and have similar romantic standards for marriage, according to a new study published in the Journal of Marriage and Family. The new research suggests that […]
My wife had a baby three months ago and she still won’t have sex with me. I’m trying to be patient but I’m getting desperate – could there be something wrong?
Of course there is something wrong. Three months ago, your wife pushed a baby the size of a watermelon out of her tiny vagina and for ten months prior to that, her body was pumped chock full of killer hormones specifically designed […]
Since she was born my youngest daughter has been a guinea pig for all sorts of developmental experiments. At five, I figured she was ready for Walter Mishel’s marshmallow test. I left her alone in the kitchen with a single fluffy pink […]
Is it possible to get divorced and not drag your children into the fray? Three parents talk about their struggle to protect their children from their own emotions, while an expert advises on how to talk to teens about a break-up. Read […]
Lisa Wade has documented the recent trend of sexifying toys, including Dora the Explorer, Strawberry Shortcake, Holly Hobbie, Lisa Frank, Trolls, Cabbage Patch Kids, My Little Pony, Rainbow Brite, and Candy Land, and Lego (you can see them all together on our Sexy Toy Make-Overs Pinterest board). Read […]
My husband and I are having trouble finding the time to have sex; we are either too busy or too tired. We have three kids, a live-in au pair and we both work full time, so it is hectic at home. My husband wants us to try out a “sex schedule”but I am really reluctant because I think turning sex into an arrangement means that it loses all the spontaneity. Does it?
It is true that scheduling sex is nowhere near as romantic as coming home from work to find the hallway unexpectedly strewn with roses and a naked husband with a bottle of chilled champagne in your bed, but this is the real […]
Have you ever stayed in a relationship that was a train wreck, just for the sake of the kids? Or because you thought you needed time, money or a plan before you could leave? There are many who endure this awfully depressing […]