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Sexual Touch: The Two-Way Street of Making Love

When we touch a lover with a lingering hand, emotions flow through our fingers like warm silken sand. The sense of touch is the two-way street of making love. We feel the one we touch as they lounge in the pleasure of that touch. Fingertips, like lips, have complex nerve endings that when developed allow […]

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Retirement-Age Baby Boomers Experience High Divorce Rate

As baby boomers reach retirement-age, there is an accompanying high divorce rate. In fact, this phenomenon has been named ‘gray divorce,’ characterized by couples divorcing over the age of 50. The increased divorce rate in seniors is based on a number of factors. Baby boomers have always had a higher divorce rate that previous generations. […]

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Mounting the Denouement

Conquering the end is the reason for the beginning. We were sitting along the seawall with the bright winter sun on our faces. Cheeks are flushed in radiance, and the brilliance of sunlight refracted through tiny cresting waves is blinding. With eyes shut tight the sun creates an intensity that forces the mind away from […]

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Six Warnings of Troubled Marriage In Retirement

Retirement is supposed to be a time of marital bliss for a couple. But,the first few years in retirement can put a strain on a troubled marriage. Most couples will agree that retirement is a significant transition. Here are the warning signs that your marriage is in jeopardy. Loss of communication is the biggest challenge […]

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Lights of Change

Inside the Confessional

Let us ramble on with wintery thoughts of deflecting guilt: The unforgiving force of guilt that hides the mind’s reality inside promise of change. Two years ago we bought a coupe on the Dealer’s promise that the car was designed for European cities. There is a sense of insanity in the narrow, cobblestoned, potholed lanes […]

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The Death of Originality

The death of originality is the slow death: The original death of the mind that needs the time to stop and think: “My world is mine”. When we define our space within the limits of Hero-worship and copy and act as these glossy-heroes act, think what we imagine they think in their efforts to sell […]

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Is Marriage One of the Secrets to Longevity?

As baby boomers look for the secrets to longevity, many myths have surfaced. The good news there is some ‘hard’ evidence about what creates a longer life span. Many people believe that marriage is the ticket to living longer. The longevity project was started in 1921 to follow the lives of 1500 individuals to find […]

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King and Queen

The Hard and Soft of Sexual Dysfunction Part Five

Part Five: Dysfunctional Departure Part One: The Hard and Soft of Sexual Dysfunction Read Part Two: Communication vs. Erectile Dysfunction Read Part Three: Self Communication or Self Deception of Erectile DysfunctionPart Four: Erectile Dysfunction Finds Compassion in Menopause These five articles have been shaped around Erectile Dysfunction. Not because we believe the major source of […]

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The Goddess

The Hard and Soft of Sexual Dysfunction Part Four

Part Four: Erectile Dysfunction Finds Compassion in Menopause Read Part One: The Hard and Soft of Sexual Dysfunction Read Part Two: Communication vs. Erectile Dysfunction Read Part Three: Self Communication or Self Deception of Erectile Dysfunction Reading, listening to others, breaking down rigid moral structures, applying learned techniques and practicing them: All these concepts form […]

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Help My Husband Who Retired

Have you had the following lament, “Help my husband who retired AND he’s driving me crazy.” A retired husband can rock a relationship and many couples struggle to make the transition. Many men struggle to find their way in retirement, despite the myths to the contrary. We’ve had a bit of fun at their expense […]

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