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4 Common Causes of Painful Sex

4 Common Causes of Painful Sex

Posted on Jan 27, 2014 | 0 comments

The last thing any couple expects when they become sexually active is for sex to be painful. But for some women, sex is so painful that having intercourse is not physically possible. Though experts believe the number to be greater due to women not reporting, statistics show that roughly two out of every thousand women are unable to consummate a relationship sexually. There are many factors that can cause sex to be painful, but we wanted to give you the top four reasons...

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Why Does Sex Hurt After Menopause?

Why Does Sex Hurt After Menopause?

Posted on Jan 6, 2014 | 0 comments

Sex is a lot like wine. For most people, it gets better with age. Though the old adage “practice makes perfect” might not be completely accurate when it comes to sex, practicing it frequently over time certainly can make it better. As anyone who has been enjoying a healthy sex life for a while can attest, the more practice you put in, the more enjoyable it becomes.  That is why so many menopausal and postmenopausal women find it so perplexing that sex becomes painful as...

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Remember The Romance: 5 Winter Date Ideas

Remember The Romance: 5 Winter Date Ideas

Posted on Dec 16, 2013 | 0 comments

With the holiday season upon us, it is easy to get so swept up in the hustle and bustle and forget to spend quality time with the special someone in our life. As the saying goes, our relationship has an “emotional bank” that operates much like our checking account; the more quality time and loving, respectful effort you put in, the higher the account grows. Things like not spending quality time, not treating one another respectfully, or saying things that are hurtful serve...

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How Hormones Can Spice Up-or Squelch- Your Sex Drive

How Hormones Can Spice Up-or Squelch- Your Sex Drive

Posted on Nov 25, 2013 | 0 comments

As we age, our bodies go through many changes that are obvious for all to see. Our skin begins to wrinkle; our hair begins to turn grey. But as women, our bodies also go through a multitude of changes that are less obvious to the innocent observer, physical changes directly linked to our hormones. These symptoms can oftentimes be quite frustrating for a woman’s sexual health. As our hormone levels change, we begin to have vaginal dryness, a more difficult time achieving...

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3 Reasons Women Have Difficulty Achieving an Orgasm

3 Reasons Women Have Difficulty Achieving an Orgasm

Posted on Nov 18, 2013 | 0 comments

Sex is intended for pleasure, for both men and women. But, some women believe that sexual pleasure, often measured by achieving an orgasm, should only be for the man to experience during intercourse. Nothing is further from the truth! An orgasm is defined as “a feeling of intense physical pleasure and release of tension, accompanied by involuntary, rhythmic contractions of your pelvic floor muscles.” It certainly does not always look — or sound — like the famous scene from...

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How Often Should We Have Sex?

How Often Should We Have Sex?

Posted on Nov 11, 2013 | 0 comments

Most couples are not typically forthright in their willingness to talk about their sex lives.  As intimate as sex is in practice, we are equally as private when it comes to being a topic of open discussion. We don’t want to vulnerably share with others what happens in the intimacy of our bed, in the privacy of our homes. Though many men want their guy friends to believe they have sex several times a week, they don’t talk about it openly and honestly with other guys to...

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