| Jun 18, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Q: If we teach safe sex to our daughter and she decides to have sex in high school, is this OK? If not, why not?
A: You seem to have made some assumptions that I don't agree with. The first is that there is such a thing as safe sex.
There's safer sex,...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 12:10 PM
Q: I'm single and 53. I became very good friends with a man through work. I met his family, and we spent a lot of time together. His wife started telling me about how she was so tired of sex with him, and I told her how lucky she was to have a good man....
| Jul 1, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Q: Can a man and a woman who are attracted to each other be just friends?
A: I have to answer with a question, which is: Why would they want to stay just friends and not become lovers?
Of course, if one or both are married, that's another story. My...
| Sep 19, 2012
Q: My boyfriend and I are in our early 20s and have been living together for more than a year.
At the beginning of our relationship, we had sex every day, and then it dropped down to several times a week, which was perfect.
However, in the past...
| Sep 26, 2012
Q: My boyfriend of three years is the love of my life. He makes me feel wanted, sexy, safe, beautiful. He is always telling me how sexy I am and what a great body I have. We have great sex five to six times per week, depending on our work schedules....
| Aug 7, 2012
| 12:59 PM
Q: I get cold sores/fever blisters once in a blue moon. I understand it to be herpes type 2. I'm a virgin and have never engaged in any sexual activity. (My mom often got cold sores, so I think it came from her, just being motherly.)
But when the time...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 12:58 PM
Q: I'm a breast cancer survivor. Unfortunately, my cancer was progestin- and estrogen-positive, and the medication I opted for calls for the removal of ovaries and fallopian tubes, so I'm in menopause with no sex drive. Doctors say no hormones. Some...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 12:43 PM
Q: I have been seeing someone for four months. He's only the second man I have ever made love to. Making love can be very intense, and there is a lot of passion between us. Lying in each other's arms afterward for what seems like forever is wonderful.
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:30 PM
It's July. Time for some theater day trips by the water where it's cool.
The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, a stone's skip from New London, has shifted from National Playwright Conference mode to its National Music Theater Conference. Three...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Q: I am a 19-year-old male. How much do I need to know about sex? Is a sex book like reading porn?
A: Everyone should learn as much about sex as possible, and certainly reading a book written to educate people about sex is not porn. The more you know...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Q: My husband's mind wanders, and he starts thinking about things during sex, and when he does, he goes soft. He gets upset about it. Do you have any advice on how to get him to focus on me?
A: The answer might not be to focus on you, but rather on some...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Q: Throughout my childhood, I had a growth problem. I was always two to three years behind everyone else in development. When I was 7, I looked like I was 5. When I was 14, I looked like I was 11, etc.
Because I was the smallest boy (smallest child,...