Health

There’s a 14-Year Age Gap Between Bachelor Arie and Contestant Bekah M. Experts Weigh in on Whether It Can Work

There’s a 14-Year Age Gap Between Bachelor Arie and Contestant Bekah M. Experts Weigh in on Whether It Can Work

                    http://www.health.com/relationships/the-bachelor-arie-luyendyk-bekah-age-gap Is dating someone way younger or older a recipe for relationship problems? (Health.com) During last night’s episode of ABC’s The Bachelor, Bekah Martinez (you know her as the coquettish, pixie cut–rocking “Bekah M.”) finally revealed her age to this season’s star, Arie Luyendyk Jr. The revelation? Martinez is 22, making her 14 years younger than the 36-year-old race-car driver. But while fans may have been squirming on their couches, Luyendyk Jr. didn’t appear to stay in shock for too long, and he decided to “proceed with caution” and see where […]

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6 Resolutions Every Couple Needs to Make, According to Relationship Experts

6 Resolutions Every Couple Needs to Make, According to Relationship Experts

                  http://www.health.com/relationships/best-love-and-relationship-goals Whether you only just became exclusive or have been with your S.O. for years, chances are your relationship could benefit from a January reboot. Of course, every couple is different–but we asked relationship experts to reveal the top New Year’s resolutions they think most duos could tap to make their connections stronger. Read on for six ways you and your partner can make your relationship even better in 2018. Because who doesn’t want to be #relationshipgoals? Ask more questions This year, stop assuming you know everything about your S.O., says Holly Richmond, PhD, a […]

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Here’s Why Having Sex Right Before Bed Will Help You Sleep

Here’s Why Having Sex Right Before Bed Will Help You Sleep

http://www.health.com/sleep/sex-benefits-sleep-study You’ve tried a white noise machine, sleep mask, and blackout curtains. But if you still can’t seem to drift off at night, here’s a much more appealing option: having sex. New research suggests that a sex session right before bedtime might be the key to falling and staying asleep. The findings come from a study conducted at CQUniversity in Australia. Researchers polled 460 adults between ages 18 and 70, and they reported that 64% of the respondents said sex helped them sleep better. It wasn’t just any kind of sex that did the trick but sex that resulted in an orgasm. No partner at the moment? No problem. Fifty percent of those […]

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What to Do When Everything in Your Relationship Is Great—Except the Sex

Maybe the sex was all rockets and fireworks when you first met, but it’s been a while since you’ve felt sparks. Or you’re in a newish romance which is promising in every way, except that you just don’t feel sexually in sync. Is it you—or him? And is your otherwise great relationship doomed just because you can’t build heat between the sheets? No, say the experts. “It takes some work, but it’s usually solvable,” says Holly Richmond, PhD, psychologist and certified sex therapist in Southern California. Here’s how to turn things around so you rock your relationship in and out of the bedroom. Rule out a health problem […]

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