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Slate Magazine
1 month ago
Writing

My New Man Has a Favorite "Trick" in Bed. It Makes Me Look Like a Horny Teen.

Communicate preferences to avoid unwanted marks or seek alternative sensations without sacrificing pleasure. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Writing

Slow review intimate portrait of asexual romance unfolds at unhurried pace

A delicate love story exploring attraction, intimacy, and asexuality with a focus on human touch and communication. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Writing

This is how we do it: We'll put on our sex playlist and change the lights to purple. It ignites a fire inside us'

Awakening to a fulfilling physical relationship post-divorce, leading to open communication and constant intimacy with a touch of discretion due to children. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Relationships

How to Talk About Sex (Even if You Really Don't Want To)

Open, honest communication is crucial for maintaining good sex in a relationship, even though it may be uncomfortable for some individuals. [ more ]
Irish Independent
2 months ago
Writing

Dear Mary: I'm deeply unhappy in my marriage and dream about leaving - my husband's answer is that we need to have more sex

Feeling alone in a marriage can be crippling, and communication issues can exacerbate the situation. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
JavaScript

My partner hates my pubic hair but I refuse to shave. What now?

Respect partner's boundaries in intimate matters to avoid negative associations with sex and potential sexual dysfunction. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
1 month ago
Writing

My New Man Has a Favorite "Trick" in Bed. It Makes Me Look Like a Horny Teen.

Communicate preferences to avoid unwanted marks or seek alternative sensations without sacrificing pleasure. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Writing

Slow review intimate portrait of asexual romance unfolds at unhurried pace

A delicate love story exploring attraction, intimacy, and asexuality with a focus on human touch and communication. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Writing

This is how we do it: We'll put on our sex playlist and change the lights to purple. It ignites a fire inside us'

Awakening to a fulfilling physical relationship post-divorce, leading to open communication and constant intimacy with a touch of discretion due to children. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Relationships

How to Talk About Sex (Even if You Really Don't Want To)

Open, honest communication is crucial for maintaining good sex in a relationship, even though it may be uncomfortable for some individuals. [ more ]
Irish Independent
2 months ago
Writing

Dear Mary: I'm deeply unhappy in my marriage and dream about leaving - my husband's answer is that we need to have more sex

Feeling alone in a marriage can be crippling, and communication issues can exacerbate the situation. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
JavaScript

My partner hates my pubic hair but I refuse to shave. What now?

Respect partner's boundaries in intimate matters to avoid negative associations with sex and potential sexual dysfunction. [ more ]
morecommunication
#physical-touch
BuzzFeed
1 month ago
Relationships

"Couples That Masturbate Together Stay Together" And 6 Other Secrets From Sex Therapists

Masturbate together to enhance pleasure and understanding in relationship sex. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
5 months ago
Digital life

Technological innovation takes miles away from long-distance relationships

Long-distance relationships are becoming more common, and technology is helping couples overcome physical barriers.
Products like touch bracelets, friendship lamps, and remote-controlled vibrators can enhance intimacy in long-distance relationships. [ more ]
BuzzFeed
1 month ago
Relationships

"Couples That Masturbate Together Stay Together" And 6 Other Secrets From Sex Therapists

Masturbate together to enhance pleasure and understanding in relationship sex. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
5 months ago
Digital life

Technological innovation takes miles away from long-distance relationships

Long-distance relationships are becoming more common, and technology is helping couples overcome physical barriers.
Products like touch bracelets, friendship lamps, and remote-controlled vibrators can enhance intimacy in long-distance relationships. [ more ]
morephysical-touch
#commitment
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
1 month ago
Mental health

How Do I Know If I Am Falling Out Of Love?

Falling out of love in a relationship can be a painful, turbulent, and heartbreaking experience, leading to reduced commitment, intimacy, and passion. [ more ]
All Singles And Married
1 month ago
LGBT

10 Dimensions Of Marriage Beyond Sex.

Marriage is far more than physical intimacy; it encompasses emotional connection, companionship, shared goals, lifelong commitment, intimacy beyond the physical, and family partnership. [ more ]
Calm Sage - Your Guide to Mental and Emotional Well-being
1 month ago
Mental health

How Do I Know If I Am Falling Out Of Love?

Falling out of love in a relationship can be a painful, turbulent, and heartbreaking experience, leading to reduced commitment, intimacy, and passion. [ more ]
All Singles And Married
1 month ago
LGBT

10 Dimensions Of Marriage Beyond Sex.

Marriage is far more than physical intimacy; it encompasses emotional connection, companionship, shared goals, lifelong commitment, intimacy beyond the physical, and family partnership. [ more ]
morecommitment
#relationship-dynamics
Scary Mommy
1 month ago
Writing

My Husband Is The Breadwinner & It's Killing My Sex Drive

Balancing financial roles in a relationship post-pandemic can lead to unexpected shifts in dynamics, sparking new desires or changes in intimacy. [ more ]
BuzzFeed
1 month ago
Relationships

15 Times When Scheduled Sex Either Ignited Passion Or Killed The Spark For Couples

Scheduled sex can intensify pressure and guilt, affecting the quality of intimacy in relationships. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
2 months ago
Writing

The Best Sex Of My Life Came After My Divorce

Women may feel pressured to suppress their desires and preferences in intimate relationships due to past experiences of shame or judgement. [ more ]
The Atlantic
4 months ago
Relationships

Dear Therapist: I Miss Having Sex

Navigating sexual desire as a senior widow can be challenging.
Seeking physical intimacy doesn't always mean seeking a committed relationship. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
Writing

The idea that every Parisian is in a menage a trois is a silly stereotype': This is how we do it in France

Inviting others into your relationship can shift from exciting to awkward as the relationship matures. [ more ]
Juxtapoz
4 weeks ago
Design

Juxtapoz Magazine - Pixy Liao: Opening

Pixy Liao's art challenges traditional gender roles, explores intimacy in unconventional ways, and blurs the lines between reality and fantasy. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
1 month ago
Writing

My Husband Is The Breadwinner & It's Killing My Sex Drive

Balancing financial roles in a relationship post-pandemic can lead to unexpected shifts in dynamics, sparking new desires or changes in intimacy. [ more ]
BuzzFeed
1 month ago
Relationships

15 Times When Scheduled Sex Either Ignited Passion Or Killed The Spark For Couples

Scheduled sex can intensify pressure and guilt, affecting the quality of intimacy in relationships. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
2 months ago
Writing

The Best Sex Of My Life Came After My Divorce

Women may feel pressured to suppress their desires and preferences in intimate relationships due to past experiences of shame or judgement. [ more ]
The Atlantic
4 months ago
Relationships

Dear Therapist: I Miss Having Sex

Navigating sexual desire as a senior widow can be challenging.
Seeking physical intimacy doesn't always mean seeking a committed relationship. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
Writing

The idea that every Parisian is in a menage a trois is a silly stereotype': This is how we do it in France

Inviting others into your relationship can shift from exciting to awkward as the relationship matures. [ more ]
Juxtapoz
4 weeks ago
Design

Juxtapoz Magazine - Pixy Liao: Opening

Pixy Liao's art challenges traditional gender roles, explores intimacy in unconventional ways, and blurs the lines between reality and fantasy. [ more ]
morerelationship-dynamics
The Art Newspaper - International art news and events
1 month ago
Writing

The Big Review: 'Mary Cassatt at Work' at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Mary Cassatt documented intimate moments of tenderness between mothers and children, focusing on private feminine spaces and the activities within. [ more ]
Vulture
1 month ago
Writing

No One Wrote About Sex Like Alice Munro

Alice Munro's writing portrays women's perceptions as merciless and powerful in making decisions about relationships and intimacy. [ more ]
#emotions
Document Journal
1 month ago
Design

Silence sizzles in 'Tiptoeing Through the Kitchen', Luhring Augustine's latest group show

The exhibition explores hidden emotions within photographs. [ more ]
All Singles And Married
4 months ago
Relationships

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT KISSING.

Kissing is not just meant for sex
Kissing is good for intimacy as it says what words can't [ more ]
Document Journal
1 month ago
Design

Silence sizzles in 'Tiptoeing Through the Kitchen', Luhring Augustine's latest group show

The exhibition explores hidden emotions within photographs. [ more ]
All Singles And Married
4 months ago
Relationships

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT KISSING.

Kissing is not just meant for sex
Kissing is good for intimacy as it says what words can't [ more ]
moreemotions
KALTBLUT Magazine
1 month ago
Berlin

KALTBLUT Magazine - Fotografiska Berlin presents ANDY WARHOL: After the Party

Exploring Andy Warhol's intimate and introspective works beyond his public persona. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Writing

Hola Papi!, Does My Grandmother Need to Know I'm Gay?

John Paul Brammer's intimate connection with readers stems from his candid advice column on The Cut. [ more ]
Juxtapoz
2 months ago
Design

Juxtapoz Magazine - The Sugar and the Bittersweet: Sahara Longe @ Timothy Taylor, NYC

Longe's exhibition 'Sugar' at Timothy Taylor gallery delves into Symbolist ethos through vivid paintings of nude figures with a disquieting tension and underlying themes of intimacy. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Writing

Paul Auster obituary

Auster's work delves into intimacy, chance, and truth-telling, presenting eerie states of solitude that resonate with readers. He restores miracles and fateful catastrophe to American literature. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Design

How a Broadway Theater Was Remade Into a Queer Cabaret

Scutt designed a surreal, New York-inspired version of Kit Kat Club, preserving intimacy in a larger theater setting. [ more ]
Mail Online
2 months ago
Mental health

Facial expressions are more effective than dirty talk, scientists say

Facial expressions and body language are favored for enhancing sexual experiences over verbal communication. [ more ]
Fast Company
2 months ago
Design

Yves Behar just designed the least sofa-like sofa ever

Yves Béhar introduced a unique modular sofa, Peaks, at Milan Design Week, focusing on intimacy, playfulness, and reconfigurability for deep social connections. [ more ]
#vulnerability
The New Yorker
3 months ago
Fashion & style

"Love Song, with Removed Cyst"

The poem describes a moment of intimate care and vulnerability between two individuals.
The speaker reflects on their perception of sanity and uses vivid imagery to convey their emotions. [ more ]
The Art Newspaper - International art news and events
4 months ago
Design

We could weep-Francesco Vezzoli to unveil teary masterpieces in Venice

Francesco Vezzoli's exhibition features tear-embroidered artworks at Museo Correr in Venice.
Vezzoli aims to challenge the absence of tears in art history and advocate for the importance of vulnerability and intimacy in art. [ more ]
Futurism
1 week ago
Artificial intelligence

Researcher Studying Married Men With AI Girlfriends

AI chatbots provide artificial intimacy, creating a space of illusionary closeness without demands, challenging real-life relationships. [ more ]
The New Yorker
3 months ago
Fashion & style

"Love Song, with Removed Cyst"

The poem describes a moment of intimate care and vulnerability between two individuals.
The speaker reflects on their perception of sanity and uses vivid imagery to convey their emotions. [ more ]
The Art Newspaper - International art news and events
4 months ago
Design

We could weep-Francesco Vezzoli to unveil teary masterpieces in Venice

Francesco Vezzoli's exhibition features tear-embroidered artworks at Museo Correr in Venice.
Vezzoli aims to challenge the absence of tears in art history and advocate for the importance of vulnerability and intimacy in art. [ more ]
Futurism
1 week ago
Artificial intelligence

Researcher Studying Married Men With AI Girlfriends

AI chatbots provide artificial intimacy, creating a space of illusionary closeness without demands, challenging real-life relationships. [ more ]
morevulnerability
#emily-nagoski
english.elpais.com
3 months ago
Relationships

Emily Nagoski, sexologist: Yes, please, talk to each other about your sex lives'

Starting an interview with questions about a stranger's sex life can be unconventional but appropriate in certain contexts.
Emily Nagoski emphasizes the importance of pleasure and intimacy over the concept of 'keeping the spark alive' for fulfilling sexual experiences. [ more ]
HuffPost
4 months ago
Relationships

This Book Could Help You Keep Sex Alive In A Long-Term Relationship

"Come Together" is a guide to intimacy in long-term relationships.
The book challenges preconceived beliefs about sex and relationships. [ more ]
Boston.com
5 months ago
Relationships

She wrote a bestseller on women's sex lives. Then her own fell apart.

Sex educator Emily Nagoski's new book focuses on maintaining intimacy in long-term relationships.
Nagoski's own experiences with her husband's sexual dry spells inspired her to write the book. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
3 months ago
Relationships

Emily Nagoski, sexologist: Yes, please, talk to each other about your sex lives'

Starting an interview with questions about a stranger's sex life can be unconventional but appropriate in certain contexts.
Emily Nagoski emphasizes the importance of pleasure and intimacy over the concept of 'keeping the spark alive' for fulfilling sexual experiences. [ more ]
HuffPost
4 months ago
Relationships

This Book Could Help You Keep Sex Alive In A Long-Term Relationship

"Come Together" is a guide to intimacy in long-term relationships.
The book challenges preconceived beliefs about sex and relationships. [ more ]
Boston.com
5 months ago
Relationships

She wrote a bestseller on women's sex lives. Then her own fell apart.

Sex educator Emily Nagoski's new book focuses on maintaining intimacy in long-term relationships.
Nagoski's own experiences with her husband's sexual dry spells inspired her to write the book. [ more ]
moreemily-nagoski
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Relationships

This is how we do it: At 80, I've discovered a sexual energy I didn't know I had'

Rediscovering sexual energy after a long hiatus
Instantaneous and intense sexual attraction in later life [ more ]
#sex-life
All Singles And Married
3 months ago
Relationships

Breaking Some Myths About Marriage Sex.

Sex in marriage may not be as frequent or intense as portrayed in public discourse
Companionship plays a significant role in a couple's intimate life [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
Relationships

'Happy camper' Jane Seymour, 72, is having more 'passionate' sex than ever before

Jane Seymour, 72, revealed that her sex life with her 73-year-old boyfriend John Zambetti is still passionate and wonderful at their age.
Seymour believes that sex and intimacy improve with age and are built on trust, love, and shared experiences. [ more ]
All Singles And Married
3 months ago
Relationships

Breaking Some Myths About Marriage Sex.

Sex in marriage may not be as frequent or intense as portrayed in public discourse
Companionship plays a significant role in a couple's intimate life [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
Relationships

'Happy camper' Jane Seymour, 72, is having more 'passionate' sex than ever before

Jane Seymour, 72, revealed that her sex life with her 73-year-old boyfriend John Zambetti is still passionate and wonderful at their age.
Seymour believes that sex and intimacy improve with age and are built on trust, love, and shared experiences. [ more ]
moresex-life
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Relationships

For years, I saw sex as a competitive sport. Then I realised how empty I felt | Cornelia Holzbauer

Casual approach to sex can lead to confusing sex with intimacy
Setting boundaries and respecting oneself is crucial in sexual encounters [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Relationships

This is how we do it: Keeping Fridays free for sex helps us get through our stressful weeks'

Intimacy fosters a sense of being loved and needed amidst stress.
Scheduling quality time can strengthen relationships. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
4 months ago
LA food

French onion is the most romantic soup of them all. Where to eat it in L.A.

Plan date nights outside of holidays for added significance.
French onion soup at Le Champ is considered a romantic dish due to the time and intimacy it requires. [ more ]
#music
www.vice.com
5 months ago
Music

Lonely and Touch-Starved? serpentwithfeet Has The Cure

serpentwithfeet's music is filled with profound and soulful lyricism.
His upcoming album, GRIP, focuses on a visceral, lust-filled yearning for intimacy. [ more ]
Pitchfork
3 weeks ago
Music

Zsela: Big for You

Zsela's music embodies intimacy with a focus on tenderness and vulnerability. [ more ]
www.vice.com
5 months ago
Music

Lonely and Touch-Starved? serpentwithfeet Has The Cure

serpentwithfeet's music is filled with profound and soulful lyricism.
His upcoming album, GRIP, focuses on a visceral, lust-filled yearning for intimacy. [ more ]
Pitchfork
3 weeks ago
Music

Zsela: Big for You

Zsela's music embodies intimacy with a focus on tenderness and vulnerability. [ more ]
moremusic
#relationships
Slate Magazine
5 months ago
Career

I Have an Unusual Play I'd Like to Make With Our Young, Geeky Board-Game Buddy

The letter writer and their husband have been good friends with a younger man named K for about four years.
K has expressed insecurity about his lack of experience with sex and relationships, and recently confessed to having a crush on the letter writer. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
6 months ago
Relationships

I Haven't Had Sex In A Year And I'm Not Okay

Sex drive can fluctuate after having children
Connection and intimacy are important components of sexual satisfaction [ more ]
BuzzFeed
6 months ago
Relationships

13 Juicy Secrets From Sex Therapists I'm Pretty Sure Will Change Your Love Life Forever

Emotional connection is important for both men and women in intimate relationships.
Scheduled sex can lead to better spontaneous sex and improve the overall relationship. [ more ]
New York Post
7 months ago
Relationships

These two words may be killing your sex life

Calling each other 'Mummy' or 'Daddy' can negatively impact sex drives in relationships.
Referring to your partner as a parent in front of your kids can have a subconscious effect on sexual attraction.
The way we communicate with our partners in front of our children can impact our intimacy. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
2 weeks ago
Writing

Yep, Male Menopause Is The Real Deal

Menopause can affect male partners as well, leading to challenges in intimacy and relationships. [ more ]
Slate Magazine
5 months ago
Career

I Have an Unusual Play I'd Like to Make With Our Young, Geeky Board-Game Buddy

The letter writer and their husband have been good friends with a younger man named K for about four years.
K has expressed insecurity about his lack of experience with sex and relationships, and recently confessed to having a crush on the letter writer. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
6 months ago
Relationships

I Haven't Had Sex In A Year And I'm Not Okay

Sex drive can fluctuate after having children
Connection and intimacy are important components of sexual satisfaction [ more ]
BuzzFeed
6 months ago
Relationships

13 Juicy Secrets From Sex Therapists I'm Pretty Sure Will Change Your Love Life Forever

Emotional connection is important for both men and women in intimate relationships.
Scheduled sex can lead to better spontaneous sex and improve the overall relationship. [ more ]
New York Post
7 months ago
Relationships

These two words may be killing your sex life

Calling each other 'Mummy' or 'Daddy' can negatively impact sex drives in relationships.
Referring to your partner as a parent in front of your kids can have a subconscious effect on sexual attraction.
The way we communicate with our partners in front of our children can impact our intimacy. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
2 weeks ago
Writing

Yep, Male Menopause Is The Real Deal

Menopause can affect male partners as well, leading to challenges in intimacy and relationships. [ more ]
morerelationships
WSJ
6 months ago
Web design

Why Americans Want a 'Snug,' a Special Room That's an 'Instant Magic Pill' of Comfort

Small rooms can create a sense of coziness and intimacy in home design.
Open-concept floor plans can feel lonely and uninviting. [ more ]
www.fastcompany.com
6 months ago
Podcast

Why Gen Z's biggest podcasters are working from bed

Social media has allowed young media personalities to connect with audiences from the comfort of their own beds.
Bringing followers into their bed is a strategic choice that creates a sense of intimacy with listeners. [ more ]
WIRED
6 months ago
Digital life

The iPhone's Notes App Is the Purest Reflection of Our Messy Existence

Many people use the Notes app for personal and intimate purposes, such as writing drafts of texts or emails, keeping lists, and saving heartfelt moments.
Notes app provides a private and authentic space for individuals to express their true selves without the pressure of performing for others. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Relationships

This is how we do it: His disability might change the sex we have, but we'll adapt'

Non-sexual intimacy is important in maintaining a sex drive
Emotional connection is a key component in enjoying sex [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Books

The In-Between by Christos Tsiolkas review carnal but tender love story marks a new era for the author

The In-Between is Christos Tsiolkas's new book
It is a love story that explores pivotal moments of intimacy [ more ]
The Atlantic
1 month ago
Writing

Nine Books About Aging, Growing, and Changing

Acknowledging the continuous changes in our bodies and embracing the unfolding transformations is essential for genuine self-reflection and acceptance. [ more ]
The New Yorker
1 month ago
Writing

The Delicate Art of Turning Your Parents Into Content

Scorsese's intimate documentary 'Italianamerican' portrays his parents and their Sicilian-American background. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Design

Bertien van Manen, a Roving Photographer of Daily Life, Dies at 89

Bertien van Manen used simple cameras to capture intimate daily life, creating striking photographs. [ more ]
All Singles And Married
1 month ago
Writing

WHAT MEN AND WOMEN NEED TO KNOW ABOUT INTIMACY.

Understanding emotional needs is crucial for intimacy in relationships. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
1 month ago
LGBT

Adult toy company to hire 'senior citizen experts' to provide bedroom advice

Older adults still have a desire for intimacy and should not be excluded from the conversation around sex positivity. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
Writing

We've been together 33 years. I want sex once a week. He wishes it was three times a day': This is how we do it in Chile

Intimacy and sexual desire can change over time in long-term relationships. [ more ]
Scary Mommy
2 weeks ago
Writing

I Lost A Ton Of Weight. My Husband Is Nervous.

Body positivity journey in motherhood influenced by societal standards and personal experiences. [ more ]
Bustle
4 weeks ago
Writing

Did You Catch That Surprising Detail In Penelope & Colin's Mirror Sex Scene?

The mirror scene in Bridgerton Season 3 has become iconic among fans, showcasing a tender and intimate moment between Colin and Penelope. [ more ]
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