In search of love-infused sex

   “What is love-infused sex like?” A 30-year-old male friend asked me this since he had not experienced it yet. He was single, dating and having sex, but there was an emptiness he couldn’t define. He had met a woman…

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How we stay intimate when the empty nest doesn’t stay empty

   We have one of those bounce-back kids. Due to Darling Son’s school and now work, he was gone, then back, then gone, and now he’s back. So the effect on us has been: empty nest, kid is home, empty…

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I have sex so I don’t forget how

   I was reading a book about sex over 50 and was getting scared. It had been weeks since DH and I last got frisky. I don’t want my mind and body to forget how to have sex. I want…

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Waiting impatiently for bedroom sex

  Darling Husband rarely minces words. To my point is his direct phrase, “So, you you want to fuck?” And my answer–because this request always catches me off guard–is “Uh, yes!” The balance of sexual power, at least in the…

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Why we don’t give up on marriage

   We stood at my apartment door after our first date–dinner at a Chinese restaurant. Surely a kiss was imminent, I thought. But, no, DH explained that he was not going to kiss me because he wanted to “do things…

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I love a good giggle-gasm

   I was waiting for DH in the bedroom, a little tipsy from the red Zinfandel I finished off and buck naked.  I had applied some lube to the area that needed it the most these days. DH entered the…

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