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Sometimes it just takes a few questions to create that erotic spark. Give this a try and tell us how it went.
01/19/2020
Together a Long Time? Try This. - Joan Price

Sometimes it just takes a few questions to create that erotic spark. Give this a try and tell us how it went.

The longer you’ve been together, the more likely that your dating life has fallen into a predictable pattern. You may not even have a “dating life” anymore, relying on a routine that may be comfortable, but no longer has sparks of excitement. I’m sure you’ve read advice from me and others:...

Are you excusing a loved one because you believe you can ‘love’ them into better behavior? It doesn’t work!
12/29/2019
Ignoring The Red Flags

Are you excusing a loved one because you believe you can ‘love’ them into better behavior? It doesn’t work!

​5 Signs That You Are In A "Gaslighting" Relationship

09/15/2019
Naked at Our Age by Joan Price

Naked at Our Age by Joan Price

I just answered this in an interview, and I want to share: "I wish we could have a future where we could all talk about sex in a frank, comprehensive, non-judgmental way. People whisper questions to me now that they don’t dare say out loud or, in many cases, tell their partners. I’d like to see a world where sex was normalized and celebrated, and we could ask all our questions out loud -- and that goes for my age group, too."

Excellent article about focusing on pleasure and some good tips!
06/20/2019
Ask Joan: Really wants Intercourse

Excellent article about focusing on pleasure and some good tips!

Our Sex Columnist gives tips on tools to help a couple stay sexually satisfied.

Does this happen in your relationship? There is hope when people get clear about what kind of relationship they want to ...
06/18/2019

Does this happen in your relationship? There is hope when people get clear about what kind of relationship they want to co-create.

Many people are opting not to drink or want to get to know people without alcohol involved. What about you?
06/14/2019
I Don't Drink & This Is How I Explain That To Dates

Many people are opting not to drink or want to get to know people without alcohol involved. What about you?

Two months ago, I quit drinking — after trying to give it up many times before. I'm a stand-up comic, so I'm often out past my bedtime performing (and I'm frequently paid in drink tickets), so it felt normal for me to drink every night of the week.…

Is sex painful? It shouldn’t be.
05/02/2019
What Everyone Needs to Know About Painful Sex - Institute for Relational Intimacy

Is sex painful? It shouldn’t be.

Sex shouldn’t hurt. Too many people believe that having some pain with vaginal penetration is normal and to be expected. That’s simply not true. NO ONE should be having painful sex--unless it’s the kind of pain that is desired and negotiated in advance. Pain with sex is not something you…

Five Action Steps to Good Sexual Health
04/04/2019
Five Action Steps to Good Sexual Health

Five Action Steps to Good Sexual Health

This innovative roadmap redefines what it means to be sexually healthy, and provides practical tools, tips and resources to help you improve your sexual health.

Speak your truth
02/21/2019

Speak your truth

Another great column from Joan Price!
02/19/2019
Naked at Our Age by Joan Price

Another great column from Joan Price!

"What would you suggest for men who are unable to have penetrative intimacy with a partner? When and how should that be revealed in a way is fair and appropriate? Is this a deal breaker for most women?" My latest for Senior Planet:

Our intimate life is all our lives. We will change and grow.
02/15/2019
Naked at Our Age by Joan Price

Our intimate life is all our lives. We will change and grow.

Wonderful post by Shelley Taylor about how aging affects our sexuality and how we can take action.

This article is for everyone - to consider what you are doing if you are having an affair (or contemplating one) and for...
01/31/2019
McCandless Family Counseling

This article is for everyone - to consider what you are doing if you are having an affair (or contemplating one) and for those who’ve been betrayed.

I've betrayed and been betrayed in my history. Now I deal with the impact betrayal has on others on a near-daily basis. So, I wrote this to one side of a very painful triangle.

What does ambivalence in a partner mean? This new blog could help you understand yourself and your partner better.
01/21/2019
How to Deal With an Ambivalent Partner

What does ambivalence in a partner mean? This new blog could help you understand yourself and your partner better.

What can you do when the object of your affection seems consistently less enamored of you and less committed to your relationship than you are? You may feel confused, frustrated and lonely. But you are not a victim. The first step is to assess whether...

This is so important! If you want a fulfilling relationship, form a team.
01/19/2019

This is so important! If you want a fulfilling relationship, form a team.

Don’t give up too soon, but if you are constantly lonely, it’s time to examine why.
12/30/2018

Don’t give up too soon, but if you are constantly lonely, it’s time to examine why.

Health problems can affect sexual functioning. This is why a focus on pleasure can help. Talking with your partner is cr...
12/28/2018
Sexual Health and Intimacy After Prostate Cancer Treatment

Health problems can affect sexual functioning. This is why a focus on pleasure can help. Talking with your partner is crucial to maintaining loving intimacy.

by Jeffrey Albaugh, PhD, APRN, CUCNS, Director of Sexual Health, NorthShore University HealthSystem It’s probably no surprise that most men highly value sex and intimacy, and that includes men with prostate cancer. The prostate is a gland that’s about the size and shape of a walnut. Located belo...

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