Can You Create “Sexual Chemistry” if it is not there?

When Whitney, approached me for an interview for her recent article on creating “sexual chemistry”, I was thinking  wouldn’t that be nice if someone could actually have a simple answer to this popular question?!

Here is her interesting piece trying to respond to this million dollar question… You’re on a date with a really great guy. He’s smart, sweet, funny, and just your type. You almost can’t believe how perfect he is…until you hook up. No butterflies, no goose bumps, nothing. You completely fall flat. This guy who’s so good on paper just can’t seem to fire you up in the bedroom……read the full article by Whitney C. Harris here. 

 

 

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“Happy wife, Happy Life?”

Most of us have heard the phrase, “Happy wife, happy life.” But is this more than just a convenient rhyme? A new study from Rutgers University in New Jersey says yes, as it found that the happier the wife is in a long-term marriage, the happier the husband, regardless of how he personally feels about the marriage. Read more here.

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Maintaining a healthy sex life could make a difference in how couples cope with illness

Among older couples, physical illnesses can strain a marriage, but maintaining a healthy sex life could make a difference in how happily both partners cope, a new study suggests.

Researchers have long known the illnesses that come with age are linked to poorer marriage quality, but exactly why has not been clear. According to the new analysis, sexual intimacy is the link that keeps partners positive about their marriages in the face of difficult times, and a lack of sex makes matters worse.

The results “suggest that it may be important to stay sexually connected to protect” the quality of a marriage, lead author Adena Galinsky told Reuters Health.

Galinsky is a research affiliate of the University of Chicago’s Center on Demography and Economics of Aging in Illinois.

After analyzing data from 732 “couple units,” encompassing 1,464 individuals, most of whom were between 65 and 74 years old, Galinsky and a colleague found that sexual frequency was tied to relationship quality.

Read the full article here.

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