Category Archives: Relationship Issues

Exploring Sexual Frequency and Satisfaction

How often do Americans have sex?

Most people wonder at some point how often other couples, or singles, are having sex. This interest is driven from a desire to establish what is perceived as sexual normalcy. While it seems like the college singles are having the most sex, a recent study tells a different story.

Contrary to popular belief, college students are having less sex than we may have been led to believe. A recent study finds that millennials are having less sex than older generations. So, if the college students aren’t having as much sex, maybe it’s young adult singles, one may wonder. Surprisingly, it is committed married couples who enjoy the most sex.

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Healthy is sexy: exploring health benefits of satisfying sex

Satisfying sex has a much greater impact than just the pleasure it provides; sex has an abundance of lasting mental and physical health benefits which means that a good romp in the sheets is actually good for you!

Physical health benefits

While only 63% of Americans agree that sex is beneficial for your general health, a whopping 91% of Brazilians share this sentiment. Coincidentally, Brazilians have the longest romps in the world, averaging thirty minutes each session. It may be because they realize that sex is exercise, and exercising makes for better sex, and a healthier life!

Sex is arguably the most enjoyable form of cardio, burning an average of 5 calories per minute while working multiple muscle groups. Cardio, as the name implies, strengthens our cardiovascular system, which can lower blood pressure, and even reduce the risk of heart disease.

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Premarital Counseling: 4 Crucial Topics We Cover To Make Your Marriage A Success

pre-martial counseling

Marriage​ ​is​ ​a​ ​wonderful​ ​opportunity​ ​for​ ​two​ ​people​ ​to​ ​join​ ​their​ ​lives​ ​together,​ ​and​ ​many​ ​young couples​ ​are​ ​starry-eyed​ ​in​ ​love​ ​as​ ​they​ ​imagine​ ​their​ ​future​ ​together.​ ​However,​ ​each​ ​person brings​ ​a​ ​unique​ ​experience​ ​and​ ​background​ ​to​ ​the​ ​marriage,​ ​and​ ​while​ ​these​ ​can​ ​enrich​ ​the relationship,​ ​they​ ​can​ ​also​ ​bring​ ​about​ ​unexpected​ ​problems.

Premarital​ ​counseling​ ​is​ ​an​ ​important​ ​step​ ​that​ ​helps​ ​couples​ ​resolve​ ​issues,​ ​anticipate​ ​common concerns,​ ​and​ ​be​ ​solution-minded​ ​to​ ​help​ ​them​ ​better​ ​guarantee​ ​a​ ​successful​ ​future​ ​together. Here​ ​are​ ​4​ ​crucial​ ​topics​ ​we​ ​cover​ ​in​ ​premarital​ ​counseling:

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Sexual addiction: Understanding, diagnosing, and treating hypersexuality

SEXUAL ADDICTION: UNDERSTANDING, DIAGNOSING, AND TREATING HYPERSEXUALITY

Their names are all over the news and their deeds have led countless individuals to shed light on a problem our society is currently facing, and has been facing for some time now. The list of esteemed men now being ousted for their sexual exploits continues to grow daily, exposing the unfortunate impact of an oversexualized and undereducated society.

In the western world, sexual education is a heavily politicized topic and more often than not, our youth are sheltered from the topic of sex. What is problematic is that while taught so little about sex, it is depicted everywhere in society. Sex and innuendos run rampant throughout the media, in television shows and movies, and even in magazines geared towards adults and adolescents alike.

This causes our youth to develop into adults with a skewed idea of sexuality, which can inevitably lead to a variety of sexual disfunction disorders, the most currently publicized being sexual addiction. The good news is that understanding and addressing sexual addiction can lead to a better tomorrow with proper treatment.

 

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