Summer Is the Friskiest Time of the Year

“Summer lovin’ had me a blast. Summer lovin’ happened so fast.” As John Travolta and Olivia Newton John sang to us in Grease, summer is the time for getting it on. Now scientists are backing up what every teenager seems to get by osmosis: there is a seasonality to sex, with summer the hottest time…

Couch Potato Sex

Two good friends recently confided that their men love to fool around while they are watching TV. In one case, the preferred activity is a hand job. In the other, a blowjob is the desired action. For both men, the thrill seems to reference their teenage days, when they were just discovering sex. Back then,…

Female Viagra Nears Approval: What It Means for Your Libido

The big news last week in sexual health was a Federal Drug Administration committee vote to approve the launch of Flibanserin, a drug that may boost a woman’s interest in having sex. The effort to get to this point for the drug – the recommendation of an advisory committee tends to translate to formal FDA…

When Love Hurts Break Out The Lube

A few women I know who love sex have started to dread it a little bit. With fewer hormones flowing, their vaginas feel tighter and dryer, and penetration can be uncomfortable. “I never expected that it would hurt,” says a good friend who just turned 50. While there are many remedies for vaginal dryness, the…

Sex Quickie: Why You Should Masturbate

In the last few years, the world has finally acknowledged that, yes, women do masturbate. (Loud cheering.) And we should. Often. There are many reasons why masturbation is beneficial to us. Here are some of my favorites: Masturbation feels good. Falls in to the use it or lose it campaign of anti-aging. Keep those vaginal…

The Importance of Kissing

How often do you kiss your partner? And I don’t mean just a peck on the cheek or a brief meeting of the lips in passing. I mean a moment in time when your lips meet and for a few seconds, that’s all that you’re focused on. Taking in the closeness of your bodies. Getting…

13 Aphrodisiacs You Can Eat

Indulge your appetite for some fine foods in order to whet your appetite for some great sex. Here at MiddleSexy, this is what we call a win-win situation. Aphrodisiacs stimulate sexual desire, working on brain and body to get us hot and bothered. They flirt with our hormone levels, whispering the kind of sweet nothings…

Do Happily Married Women Have More Sex?

Research from psychotherapist M. Gary Neuman suggests that, on average, happily married women have sex 11 times per month. That’s almost three times a week. And his research says that it is all about the quantity versus the quality. I consider myself happily married but Hubs and I tend to go in spurts with our…

Product Review: We-Vibe 4 Plus

There’s a little sibling rivalry going on in my sex toy box these days because one of my favorite toys, the We-Vibe 3, has some friendly family competition. I’d like for you to meet the We-Vibe 4 Plus. The changes that have been made to the We-Vibe are, for lack of a better word, orgasmic.…