A flirter’s dilemma: subtlety vs. success

Flirting comes in many forms: a casual gaze that lingers a half second longer than necessary, a light touch, an amorous expression, an overenthusiastic...

Social media can damage body image – here’s how to counteract it

Social media is a wonderful way to connect with others, share experiences and opinions and express ideas. But it can have a dark side...

Is social media making people depressed?

Anyone who regularly uses social media will have had the experience of feeling envious of the fun their friends all seem to be having....

How the desire for masculinity might drive some disadvantaged young men to substance abuse

Males make up two-thirds of people accessing alcohol and other drug services; 75% of them have been involved in the justice system. Those with...

Why the clitoris doesn’t get the attention it deserves – and why this matters

Did you know the clitoris is a large and complex organ? If not, it’s probably not your fault: in anatomical textbooks, few words and...

Psychologist on dating: there are no rules of attraction when it comes to meeting your match

Some time ago, I found myself single again (shock, horror!) and decided to get back into the world of dating. One thing that struck...

Health Check: what controls our sex drive? When and why do we feel like sex?

Sexual desire can change from moment to moment. One minute you’re feeling frisky, and the next you just feel like a cup of tea...

What happens to men who stay abstinent until marriage?

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and his girlfriend, the singer Ciara, recently announced plans to remain sexually abstinent until marriage. It was a vow...

BDSM vs Abuse: The Checklist That Shows You The Difference

So many people are terribly misinformed about what true BDSM looks like. There are many clear and significant differences between BDSM and abuse, which...

5 Things You MUST Do as a Submissive in a BDSM Relationship

Whether you’re new to BDSM or already in the scene, use these tips to have the best play possible! So maybe you’ve never been...