Sex, Relationships and You
A healthy sex life and strong relationships contribute to your physical and mental health in many ways, from keeping you fit and youthful to helping you live a longer, happier life. Likewise, your sex life and relationships are affected by many things, including how physically active you are, what you eat, some health conditions and more.Recharge your sex life
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Sex & Relationship Q&As
Ian Kerner, PhD
What is emotional infidelity?
An emotional affair starts as friendship and slowly progresses to something more. A gradual blurring of the lines between friendship and deeper intimacy draws even happily partnered people into relationships they never saw coming.
- Q Why does a woman’s sex drive drop after giving birth?
- Q Is the quality of my relationship related to our sex life?
- Q How can eating chocolate improve my sex life?
- Q How can sexual position reduce pain during sex?
- Q How is emotion related to a woman’s sexual arousal?
- Q As a teen, how do I know if I am ready to have sex?
- Q What should I do if my partner has a low sex drive?
- Q Does watching porn make men want to have sex less?
- Q How can I deal with conflict in my relationship?
- Q Why is it important to build intimacy in relationships?
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Sex and Food
Which Foods Have Aphrodisiac Powers?
Just about every food you can think of has made the aphrodisiac hit list at one time or another -- and most of it is bosh. But a few foods really can help you feel sexier . . .
Yoga for Om-azing Sex? Yes!
According to a 2009 study in The Journal of Sexual Medicine, yoga -- from the Sanskrit word meaning "union" -- may enhance women's sexual function . . .
We asked our Facebook fans: If you could ask your doctor one embarrassing question (anonymously), would it be about your sex life, your bowel movements or your weight? Surprisingly, most of you are more embarrassed to talk about your sex life than your most intimate bodily functions . . .