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Health & Fitness | Health

Men’s Health Quiz: Sexual Health, Prostate Cancer, Hair Loss, and More

Think you know the difference between myth and reality when it comes to men’s health issues? Take this WebMD quiz and find out.

Politics | Politics

Planned Parenthood Sues to Keep Access to Young Children in Sex Ed

Planned Parenthood affiliates are suing the Trump administration for its efforts to promote sex education programs in public schools that teach young people to make healthy lifestyle decisions rather than topics such as masturbation, anal sex, LGBT sex,

Health & Fitness | Health

Sex-Drive Killers in Pictures: Stress, Kids, Low Libido, and More

WebMD takes a look at things such as obesity, medications, and stress that can make you lose interest in sex. Check out these common libido killers.

Health & Fitness | Health

Report finds cases of STDs reach all-time high in California | The Sacramento Bee

A California report finds the number of cases of sexually transmitted diseases in the state reached a record high in 2017.

Miscellaneous | Interesting

Sex Ed Sit Out on April 23 to protest ‘graphic, gender-bending’ sexual education

Parents are pulling their children out of public schools for a day to protest sex education that they say has become graphic, hedonistic and ideological under the influence of pro-choice and gay rights groups.

News | The News

Hollywood director Gilliam hits out at #MeToo 'mob rule'

Hollywood director Terry Gilliam said Friday that the #MeToo movement has morphed into "mob rule", claiming that while some women suffered, others used Harvey Weinstein to further their careers. The Monty Python member said Weinstein "is a

Health & Fitness | News Items

What it Really Takes to Stop Sexual Harassment

Welcome to the Monitor on Psychology digital edition! This interactive format allows you to easily read, share with friends, and click on web links to get further resources.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Infidelity & the Future of Relationships: Ester Perel

Great Podcast about monogamy, infidelity, and relationships

Psychology | Personality

6 New Things Researchers Learned About Single People in 2017

The studies say it’s a pretty great time to be flying solo – more people than ever are living alone, opting not to marry, and leading fulfilling single lives (with lots of sex).

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Four Rules for a Great Sex Talk with your Partner

How many times have you thought if you could just communicate about sex, it would get better, but instead talking seems to make it worse?

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Women's Sexuality: Come as You Are

“BEST OF” 2015 GoodReads Choice Awards, Top 5 Science and Technology Books Buzzfeed’s 17 Things that Changes Our Sex Lives in 2015 Book Riot’s Best of April 2015 and Best of…

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

The Secret Reason That Sex Is So Good for Your Relationship

It’s almost a given that couples with good relationships are more likely to enjoy sex with each other. New research shows why sex has such a positive impact.

Psychology | Relationships

Let’s talk about intimacy – and why it makes for better love and sex

The key to a great relationship is more than physical – it’s about taking off the mask and really revealing yourself

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

6 Essential Traits of Healthy Intimate Relationships

Healthy relationships require effort -- and that's a large part of what makes them so rewarding.

News | In the News

Are you a moaner or a screamer? Here’s what your sex noises say about you

Our sex and relationship columnist Dr Pam Spurr regularly brings you must-know info for the bedroom and beyond. Follow Dr Pam on Twitter @drpamspurr I couldn’t help tittering about the “Moani…

Psychology | Relationships

Light Therapy May Boost Low Libido in Men

Light therapy similar to that used to treat seasonal affective disorder may increase sexual desire in men with a low libido via an increase in testosterone levels, an Italian study suggests.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

The Power of Fantasy in a Relationship

Sexual fantasies can improve a relationship, new studies show; researchers add a caveat: It is best to fantasize about your partner.

Advice & Self-Help | Spiritual Awareness

The Secret Power of Sexual Transmutation & Sacred Sexual Energy | Who Are Your Chosen Partner(s)

Sexual energy and sex transmutation play a fundamental role in our lives. Sex today is an open topic as we see it everywhere incomparable to conservative time frames before the 60’s and 70…

Health & Fitness | Health News

Why regular sex can help you stay slim and stop you binge-eating

A York University study found people with low levels of the hormone oxytocin are more likely to binge eat. Oxytocin, dubbed the love hormone, is released after sex to bond couples together.

Health & Fitness | News Items

Here's The Powerful Letter The Stanford Victim Read To Her Attacker

A former Stanford swimmer who sexually assaulted an unconscious woman was sentenced to six months in jail because a longer sentence would...

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person

Embrace a philosophy of pessimism. Every human will disappoint you, and you’ll do the same to them.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Relationship Tricks To Reignite That Honeymoon Phase Feeling

​Even in the best relationships things can get “rusty.” You might be bored, may start to take each other for granted, may be fighting (or not communicating at all). But this doesn't have to mean you're going to live unhappily ever after. Once you re

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

What's Really Hurting Your Sex Drive + 5 Ways To Fix It

If you ever feel like your love life is lagging and others are having all the fun in bed, you may be tempted to blame the lack of passion on your partner.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

An Age By Age Guide to Sex Education

When it comes to sex education, parents often have many questions. How do I start? What do I say? And when? Here is an age guide for what kids need to know.

Psychology | Relationships

6 Bad Relationship Behaviors Portrayed as Romantic

Relationships can be difficult enough, but when media portrayal of bad relationship behaviors does not match real life, it can lead to toxic situations.

Psychology | Relationships

What Keeps Couples Happy Long Term

A large, new study on sexual satisfaction finds happy long-term couples share certain habits.

News | Interesting Links

Sex and the Power of the Visual | PragerU

Why are men so easily turned on sexually by a woman's legs, but not vice-versa? Why are female strip clubs so much more prevalent and popular than male strip clubs, but not vice-versa? In five minutes, Dennis Prager explains why the answers to these quest

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

When three threatens two: Sex and the transition to parenthood

The transition from two to three is one of the most profound challenges a couple will ever face. It takes...

Psychology | Relationships

7 Factors Affecting Orgasm in Women - PsychAlive

Approximately 25% of women have difficulty ever achieving orgasm. Read about the psychological (and physical) factors that affect women's sexuality.

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Timing of First Sex Has Far-Reaching Relationship Effects

Research looking at how the timing of sexual initiation in adolescence impacts adult romantic ties finds that having sex later may lead to better

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Fear of Intimacy: Understanding Why People Fear Intimacy

Understanding the fear of intimacy, where it comes from and how it affects our romantic relationships, can help us overcome this fear.

Psychology | Relationships

Cultivating Desire in Couples

America, in matters of sex as in much else, seems to be a goal-oriented society that prefers explicit meanings, candor,...

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Cultivating Desire in Couples - Esther Perel

America, in matters of sex as in much else, seems to be a goal-oriented society that prefers explicit meanings, candor,...

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Sex: Removing Guilt & Shame to Enhance Your Experience

Sex. There is a lot of guilt and shame that can go into this practice, which will completely block you from experiencing it in its entirety. Clearing the guilt from your mind allows you to open it up for what it is, a physically and emotionally balanced a

Psychology | Relationships

The secret to desire in a long-term relationship

In long-term relationships, we often expect our beloved to be both best friend and erotic partner. But as Esther Perel argues, good and committed sex draws on two conflicting needs: our need for security and our need for surprise. So how do you sustain de