Why It’s Time To End The Dating “Slow Fade”

You think you like someone, go on a few dates, get excited about where things could be going and then… they gradually trickle out of your life — without explanation. We’ve all been the victim of it, and most of us have done it to others: “The Slow Fade,” also known as “Ghosting.” Read More Why It’s Time To End The Dating “Slow Fade”

Lover Of Unreason: On Convincing, Or Really, Not At All

Q. I’m in a monogamous, heterosexual relationship, and I don’t always (or often) orgasm from intercourse. It really seems to bother my partner. I don’t fake it, because that seems pointless, and he always gets me off before we get to the “main act,” but I can tell he thinks he’s failing somehow. How do I convince him that I’m still really enjoying myself, even if I don’t orgasm during p-i-v intercourse? Read More Lover Of Unreason: On Convincing, Or Really, Not At All

What Would Occam Do? Asking For What You Want During Sex

Q. I can’t seem to orgasm when me and my partner are having intercourse, but when I involve my hands, I can. I want to have my partner do this to me, and not just have me having to do this to myself all the time. What can I do? Read More What Would Occam Do? Asking For What You Want During Sex

Communication in Friendships

Ever had an email or chat conversation with a friend, talking about meeting up only to have the other disappear into thin air when you go into the details? And not because they suddenly decide they don’t want to see you, but just… I don’t know why. I wish I knew.

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Speak Now: Talking About Sexual Needs

Q. My sex drive is bigger than my man’s. When we have sex, I always initiate first and if he gets off first, he’s done and I am left feeling horny, angry, and sad that he doesn’t seem to care enough to help me out or want to satisfy me. I want sexual attention back just like I give him. I ain’t going to beg and I’m sick of doing it myself. It doesn’t bother him one bit to not finish the job after I just gave him 100% and satisfaction. What am I to do? Read More Speak Now: Talking About Sexual Needs

Anal Is As Anal Does: What To Do When You Carry Someone’s Load

Q. My husband and I have had anal sex many times and each time we do, I find myself singing to myself, “I can’t get no satisfaction,” because this helps me to relax and, quite frankly, I can’t get any satisfaction out of this. It hurts so bad. Are there any other tips you can give me that will help me to relax more. Also, will butt plugs actually stretch the ass so it will be more comfortable? He loves doing this, and is a great and caring lover. I really want to please my husband and also be able to enjoy what he loves to do. HELP”¦ Read More Anal Is As Anal Does: What To Do When You Carry Someone’s Load

Italian Seismologists Found Guilty of Manslaughter

On April 6, 2009, an earthquake occurred near L’Aquila, the capital of Italy’s Abruzzo region. Around 300 people died, with many more injured or left homeless. The earthquake destroyed the town, and its effects are still starkly visible today. On October 22nd, six scientists and a government official were sentenced to six years in prison for manslaughter, more than the four year sentence requested by the prosecution, for their failures in handling the earthquake. The scientific community responded with outrage. Read More Italian Seismologists Found Guilty of Manslaughter