Is there a more romantic way to spend a wedding anniversary than at the AVN Awards? Initially, I saw a conflict between covering the annual Las Vegas porn extravaganza and celebrating my 11th anniversary, which fell on the same weekend. Then, I realized that I could combine the two, and use the opportunity to have porn stars offer us some marital guidance.After 11 years, our sex has—how should I put this?—reached something of an ecstasy plateau. And porn stars are people who fake ecstasy for a living. (Except for the guys. Learn more about The Unsexy Truth about Porn Actors.)What could possibly go wrong?An answer arrived the night before the awards, during a mad 10:30 p.m. dash through Kohl's because my wife insisted that she had nothing to wear. Whenever "What do you think of this?" is asked in a dressing room, the husband must always pop his eyes open and scream: "Amazing!" I knew this rule well. Yet, when I opened the door to find her modeling an old-woman dress, … [Read more...] about Can Taking Your Wife to the Porn Awards Actually Be Good for Your Marriage?
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When it comes to relationships, do you find yourself constantly saying the wrong thing at the wrong time? Science now has your solution: Just shut up.According to new research from Emory University, meditating can help you appear more understanding and calm her down. Best of all: You don't need to cross your knees, raise your arms, and say "om" to make it work.The trick is zipping your lips and focusing on her body language. Meditation increases activity in the part of your brain responsible for empathy by releasing oxytocin, or "the love hormone," and looking at her body language also does the trick. She'll perceive your focus as empathetic interest—and that could be just the thing to calm her nerves.Here are three ways to win her over without saying a single word. (And for more must-have sex and relationship advice delivered to your inbox every week, sign up for our Girl Next Door Newsletter—it's FREE!)1. Stare at Her (Without Being a Creep)Every woman … [Read more...] about The Silent Trick to Understanding Your Girlfriend
Twenty-five years old is the apparently the “right age” for couples to start getting married, says a recent study published in The Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. Or at least that's the number the researchers received when they asked 536 college students their opinion on the perfect age to tie the knot.Of course, this huge decision shouldn't be based on some survey results. If you want to know if she's jonesing for an engagement ring, she's probably already telling you. “Women often drop subtle hints when they’re thinking about getting engaged,” Tracey Steinberg, an NYC-based dating and flirting expert, tells MensHealth.com. “And usually their sole purpose is to figure out where you stand on the matter.”If you're curious whether or not she’s got her eye on a rock, here are four common scenarios to look out for.Clue 1: All of her friends are getting married, and it’s the best thing ever! Wedding season can bring out the … [Read more...] about The Perfect Age to Get Married
Want to turn her on? Head to Home Depot. Surveys have shown that the way to a women's bed, er, heart is through her honey-do list. In fact, 12 percent of women prefer their men be good at do-it-yourself projects rather than skilled between the sheets, according to a new survey from LocalTraders.com.Of course, most women want more than just a helping hand around the house. So we asked our friends at Women's Health to pick the (dirty) minds of their million-plus Twitter followers and get the lowdown on the traits that ladies look for in a guy. (To learn even more about her secret sexual desires, discover What Every Woman Wants.)Here are some of the top responses we received when we asked for Women's Health readers' #GuyMustHaves:Make Her Laugh. She may not expect you to be as hilarious as Louis C.K., but women love guys who can bring a smile to their face. In a Men's Health survey of more than 1,000 American women ages 21 to 54, 77 percent of women ranked a sense of … [Read more...] about 6 Traits She Secretly Wants You to Have
Most couples aren't very adventurous in the bedroom. When it comes time to get down in between the sheets, few are bold enough to venture away from traditional standbys like missionary, cowgirl, spooning, doggy style. It doesn't have to be this way. There are plenty of inventive sex positions that can result in better orgasms for you and your partner, and they don't (all) involve contorting your body into a pretzel. We have a few suggestions—45 of them, to be exact. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below We know 45 is a lot, but don't be intimidated. Treat this list like a menu. If you’re feeling limber, go ahead and give The Butter Churner a shot. If you don’t like it, move on down the list. Not every position is going to work for every couple. Just because the Wheelbarrow or Heir to the Throne aren't blowing your minds doesn't mean Gift Wrapped won't do the trick. There's something here for everyone. (If you do happen to stumble upon that magical alignment, find … [Read more...] about 45 Best Sex Positions Every Couple Should Try