Psychology & Psychiatry

Is your inner critic ruining your love life?

(HealthDay)—Many people are plagued by self-criticism, that inner voice that questions every decision and every move. It can keep you from reaching goals and erode self-confidence. And when it happens during intimacy, it ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Are you sabotaging your sex life?

(HealthDay)—Research confirms that a good sex life is a key to strong feelings of intimacy and satisfaction for both partners in a relationship.

Other

The bromance is blossoming, says study

After winning Olympic gold in the men's synchronised three-metre springboard last year, British diver Jack Laugher ran, in only Speedos, to his diving partner and housemate, Chris Mears, for a heartwarming victory cuddle. ...

Health

It's time to end the taboo of sex and intimacy in care homes

Imagine living in an aged care home. Now imagine your needs for touch and intimacy being overlooked. More than 500,000 individuals aged 65+ (double the population of Cardiff) live in care homes in Britain. Many could be missing ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Men's pornography use and its impact on intimacy

The more frequently men use pornography the less sexually intimate they are with their partners, latest University of Otago, Christchurch, research shows.

HIV & AIDS

Intimacy a strong motivator for PrEP HIV prevention

Men in steady same-sex relationships where both partners are HIV negative will often forgo condoms out of a desire to preserve intimacy, even if they also have sex outside the relationship. But the risk of HIV still lurks. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Chronic migraine has a substantial impact on marriage and parenting

A web-based study of 994 men and women with chronic migraine found that the condition significantly impacts family relationships and activities, including cancelled vacation plans and reduced quality time with partners and ...

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