4 things we really need to stop saying (and believing) about depression and sex

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By JoEllen Notte for Metro.co.uk I always say that sex and depression is the intersection of two taboo topics. It’s especially hard to talk about the two together because, frankly, it can be hard to talk about either topic separately. Today, we’re going to look at some commonly held (and oft-repeated) beliefs that really need …

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Senior citizens are having more sex and enjoying it more than younger people

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Those age 70 and up are having more sex and enjoying it more than younger people. But they don’t kiss and tell. By Kevyn Burger [G]ray-haired customers sometimes sidle up to Smitten Kitten owner Jennifer Pritchett and say with a smile, “Bet you don’t get someone my age in here often.” The owner of the …

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Women with HIV, after years of isolation, coming out of shadows

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By Erin Allday Anita Schools wakes at dawn most days, though she usually lazes in bed, watching videos on her phone, until she has to get up to take the HIV meds that keep her alive. The morning solitude ends abruptly when her granddaughter bursts in and they curl up, bonding over graham crackers. Schools, …

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Expert Shares Tips for Talking Sexual Health With Cancer Survivors

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by KATIE KOSKO Sexual health can be an uncomfortable or embarrassing topic to discuss for many people, and for patients with cancer and survivors it can feel even more awkward. Nevertheless, sex ranks among the top 5 unmet needs of survivors, and the good news is, proactive oncology practitioners can help fill that void. Sixty …

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Trust a Scientist: Sex Addiction Is a Myth

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By Jim Pfaus A psychologist explains why sex addiction therapy is more about faith than facts, as told to Tierney Finster Self-labeled sex addicts often speak about their identities very clinically, as if they’re paralyzed by a scientific condition that functions the same way as drug and alcohol addiction. But sex and porn “addiction” are …

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Down, but not out

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Name: Roger Gender: Male Age: 70s Location: Saugatuck Michigan Hi– linked to your very interesting site via Allkink. My question: last year I underwent radiation on my prostate; it was enlarged and had cancer cells. Apparently it did the job, since my PSA is way down and the Dr. says I’ve shrunk, and am healthy …

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