How To Do It & Play With Domination

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The Amazon position works nicely for all genders. The partner on the bottom can use a penis or a sex toy, while the partner on top can be penetrated vaginally or anally. And of course, there's also a way to incorporate solo-play time.For...

Why Experts Say You Should Take A 20-Minute Break During Conflict

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When the conflict starts to get heated, the Gottmans say you should simply take a break: “Stop on a dime at that point,” says Julie. “Don't try to get in the last word, if your partner's asking for the break.” However, you don’t...

What To Know In A Relationship, From Experts

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Before you write someone off because they could be incompatible, Hallett makes it clear: "There’s no such thing as a perfect match, and all relationships are unique—as are all people. The MBTI types are a means of getting to know yourself better, but as in all...

7 Suction Vibrators That Simulate Oral Sex, From A Sex Therapist

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Dame Aer Dame Products is an incredible company founded by two women who wanted to make sex products designed by the people who will be using them. So not only do they develop their...

Can Your Attachment Style Change Over Time? A Therapist Explains

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I have been aware my whole life that I have an anxious attachment style. This attachment style came from my upbringing (it's a long story!), and it affected the way I was showing up in my romantic relationships. I tended to need constant...

Why Bids For Connection Are Crucial For Successful Relationships

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A bid for connection is just that—your partner offers (or bids) a piece of communication and connection without asking you a direct question. It's simply a statement or musing that attempts to garner a reaction, and it signifies a yearning for connection.Here's an...

How Low Estrogen Levels Can Affect Your Sex Life, From An Expert

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So why does this happen? Two common culprits: breastfeeding and menopause.People who are lactating and breastfeeding usually don't have regular periods since the body is trying to suppress ovulation so you don't get pregnant again. (Disclaimer: You can still get pregnant if you're...

What Does Hopeless Romantic Mean? 6 Signs You Might Be One

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"There's nothing wrong with being a hopeless romantic, someone who believes in true love, appreciates romance, and wants the fairy-tale type of relationship," Allen says. "The problem with being a hopeless romantic comes from a lack of awareness of being one. If you're someone...

9 Surefire Ways To Make A Relationship Last, From Experts

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This next level refers to how you respond to your partner. Do you ignore them (turn away), or do you engage (turn towards)? According to the Gottmans, how you react to your partner’s bids for connection can shed light on this level. Let’s say...

7 Common Signs A Person Is Self-Absorbed & Self-Centered

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The hard truth is there isn't much you can do to help someone be less self-absorbed. You can suggest therapy, but ultimately the work is their own to do. "You don't want the goal to be making someone less self-centered. You want to...