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Estriol creams can address the underlying cause
3/1/2010

Women have options available to them to combat issues related to loss of hormones as they approach menopause. One of the most common symptoms women suffer from is vaginal dryness. This can lead to pai...


What women should know about good intimacy care
2/22/2010

My husband has recently availed himself of the little blue pill and clearly has had a sexual reawakening. I am postmenopausal and suffer from vaginal dryness. Our amorous encounters are very uncomfort...


Learning to make each other feel loved
1/25/2010

  As Valentine approaches some of us look forward with anticipation, while others dread the universally celebrated “day of love.” The desire to be happy or the realization of what is lacking in a rel...


Can “GOOD FAT” help you lose bad fat?
1/7/2010

Can “GOOD FAT” help you lose bad fat? By Jacqueline Brandwynne   A recent article in the Journal of Medicine states that researchers in Europe and the US have identified a good “fat” that actually ...


Advice or criticism? Which is it?
11/20/2009

Advice or criticism? Which is it?   John’s wife asks, “John, give me your honest opinion, which dress suits me better, the blue or the print?” “The blue, it makes you look trim,” John answers. “...


Caution when giving your friend advice
7/29/2009

Tell me if this sounds familiar. Your friend has been complaining about transgressions and hurtful misdeeds on the part of their married or unmarried partner. This time your friend seems exceptionally...


Miles apart yet sharing the same bed
6/26/2009

Without a clean emotional slate, love and caring cannot blossom.    Question: I am feeling paralyzed because I think I am losing my husband. What can I do? “This is the second marriage for both of...


First Date Disconnects – Tell Me Why?
5/22/2009

He’s Just Not That Into You is the book that started the national first-date debate. Yet the pivotal question remains unanswered: Why was there no second date? What turned him or her off? Our inquiry ...


Enjoy Sex Again: Soreness After Sex does not have to occur
5/18/2009

If your sex life has become painful, you may recognize some of these confessions: “I have a very dry vagina, and I had sex. Now I am really itching. And it hurts when my husband penetrates.” “Every t...


Exploring your body is not naughty
3/31/2009

Many women who have contacted me regarding sexual questions refer to their intimate body parts as “down there.” Obviously they feel shy about being specific or have only vague ideas what the most ...


Be honest about money issues
1/23/2009

When you met your significant other, did you discuss both of your financial situations? Many of us don’t, but you’re better off in the long run if you air out your financial issues now rather than...


Clear the air with honesty
12/29/2008

I have been seeing a man who had lost his wife after a 37-year happy marriage. From this casual encounter a deep friendship evolved. During the first three months Ben often talked about his relati...


Can your relationship survive an affair?
12/1/2008

Clive had seen “the other woman” for months. Their meetings took place during his regular business trips to her city. When his wife, Cheryl, discovered the awful truth she was devastated, angry,...


Should in-laws be outlawed?
10/31/2008

"I simply can’t win. My in-laws find fault with me no matter what I say or do, especially my mother-in law. She constantly compares me to the first wife my husband divorced. They still maintain a rela...


How to spot a ‘player’
9/18/2008

Jennie B. was divorced in her fifties. Ten years later, still single and looking for an enduring relationship, she met Mr. Dreamboat. He looked fifty but was sixty-six. He was in great shape, smart, c...


Opposites attract, but can they stay together?
8/29/2008

They had telephoned and e-mailed for several months and gotten to know each quite well. When they met for the first time, it was like an encounter between friends – comfortable, warm and, yes, there w...


7 ways to keep off the pounds
7/25/2008

The latest research confirms that only 5 to 10 percent of all dieters are able to lose weight and keep it off. Most dieters are weary of the weight loss battles. Having invested in various “scientific...


Is divorce the answer?
6/17/2008

My parents are getting divorced after 32 years. I had no idea they were unhappy. Have you ever heard anything so absurd?” asked my devastated friend. Indeed I have, and the statistics tell the story....


Tips for a stronger marriage
6/1/2008

Divorce coach Jennifer Coleman, MS/ Ed.S. NCC says since June is the most popular month for marriages, it’s also the most popular month for anniversaries. From her work at Rosen helping couples throug...


Alone doesn’t have to be lonely
5/23/2008

More than 23 million people in the U.S. live alone. Some of them have made a choice to be alone and are quite happy and fulfilled and feel complete without a partner. Others sense a profound lonelines...


Battling the green-eyed monster
5/1/2008

Most everybody has felt jealousy at one time or another. Sometimes the feeling is justified, but often it is not. Ultimately jealousy is based on fear – fear of abandonment, fear of losing one’s love,...


Older women, younger men - does it work?
4/1/2008

A stunning poll by AARP states that just about one third of women between the ages of forty and sixty-nine are dating younger men. Younger, in this survey, is defined as 10 or more years younger. The ...


Can hormones make us more trusting?
3/1/2008

Trust is a fundamental requirement in friendship and love; it is also an underlying essential to commercial interaction between trading partners and equally important in the relationships among nation...


10 secrets to a long-lasting marriage
2/1/2008

Sunrise Senior Living, one of the largest providers of senior living services with more than 450 communities worldwide, shared the results of a recent survey conducted among couples who have been marr...


Don’t let false expectations undermine your life
2/1/2008

You’re single because your long-time marriage partner passed away. Maybe you’re on your own again because your second marriage, like the first, ended in divorce. Or, tired of the single life, you sett...


Recapture the joy of being
1/1/2008

What if you could decree that in some miraculous way the whole world would agree to a week of peace? Everyone would put down their arms, everyone would let go of anger, stop fighting and embrace peace...


Heart versus Brain – which wins?
12/1/2007

It can happen at any age, and when it does, the fabulous, dizzying feeling of falling in love has no equal. Nothing in life produces such a heady high. When it first happens, we want to believe that t...


Getting older doesn't mean an end to sex
11/1/2007

A recently published study from the University of Chicago has focused on the sexual behaviors and sexual function of aging Americans. It completely destroys the myth that older generations are either ...


Changing your partner won’t work
9/1/2007

Suzanne has been engaged to Carl for five years. She respects and adores him and desperately wants to get married. Suzanne is the only woman Carl has ever truly loved. He is completely devoted to her ...


3 steps to a revved up sex life
8/1/2007

3 steps to a revved up sex life There are multiple reasons that our sexual desire wanes as we age: For women, lower estrogen levels result in vaginal dryness and uncomfortable intimacy. So...


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