How To Introduce Kink Into Your Relationship

Say what you will about her writing, E.L. James has single-handedly put braces on the children of hand-cuff manufacturers around the world.

Kink is becoming a hot topic again.  50 Shades of Grey‘s movie adaptation opening on Valentine’s Day weekend has put bondage and kink and James Dornan on the front page of magazines and blogs all over again, while shameless knock-off factory Asylum is tantalizing nerds by casting Charisma Carpenter in Bound1 Meanwhile sex shops around the country are […]

These 5 Conversations Will Save Your Relationship

5 Conversations That Will Save Your Relationship

How well do you know your partner? Oh sure, you’re reasonably sure that she’s not secretly a Deep One or an intelligent tapeworm wearing that body like a flesh-suit… but how well do you sync on the make-or-break issues? If you’re like most couples, you may not actually know. Many couples are very quick to assume that they’re […]

How To Deal With Jealousy

How To Deal With Jealousy

Back in the bad old days, I did a lot of things I regret out of jealousy. Pretty much from middle-school onwards, jealousy defined the majority of my waking life. Everywhere I looked, other people had what I thought I wanted in life. Watching happy couples would alternately make me feel lonely and almost sick with envy. […]

Ask Dr. NerdLove: How Do I Quit Being Insecure?

Ask Dr. NerdLove

Dear Dr. NerdLove, First off, thank you for your blog, I really enjoy it. Long time reader and you’re the only dating adviser I’ve come across that I agree with 100%. Now to why I’m writing: I have been dating my good friend for six months now, things with him are going really well. Not […]

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Are We Having Enough Sex?

Ask Dr. NerdLove

Doctor’s Note: I’m on vacation this week. But rather than not have any updates or re-run old articles, I’ll be posting extra “Ask Dr. NerdLove” columns. The regular publishing schedule will resume on June 16th. Doctor, please help us. My husband and I are about to reach our ten year anniversary and are in the […]