How to tell your family you’re not coming home for Thanksgiving

Confronting loved ones like your parents can be difficult, especially if it involves breaking tradition or differing views about coronavirus-pandemic safety measures. Psychologists told Insider the best way to break the news is to come prepared with clear boundaries and express them. You could also come with suggestions for alternative ways to celebrate. Expect emotional responses from your loved ones, […]

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4 myths about BDSM you need to stop believing, according to kink experts

BDSM, short for bondage-discipline, dominance-submission, and sadism-masochism, is a consensual sexual dynamic in which people play with power through different sexual acts.  While classic representations of BDSM often feature dominatrixes and submissive leather-clad men, BDSM is an umbrella term that covers a numbers of kinks and fetishes.  People engaging in BDSM have been framed as freaks, deviants, and sexually perverted […]

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What November's Aquarius Horoscope Predictions Mean for You

Read what your sign's 2020 horoscope predictions have in store for you or check out the Aquarius personality profile.  Welcome to November, Aquarius! You're the humanitarian of the zodiac, so this year has been a stressful time for you. The month of October likely saw you stepping into a leadership position, either in your community or your professional life, and you may be […]

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How to ask for what you want in your sex life

Telling your partner you want to switch things up in the bedroom or try something new can be an intimidating experience if you're unsure where to start. Therapist Rachel Wright suggested asking yourself what you want first, then creating a safe space for you and your partner to discuss your sex life in a judgment-free way. Checking in at least […]

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The body language tell that reveals a lot about your relationship

How strong is your relationship these days? This question may not be easy to answer, especially if you’re past the initial infatuation stage of your courtship. Sure, some days, you might feel like no one in the world loves or understands you more; but others, you want to know why you’re the only one who remembers to walk the dog, […]

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I don’t find men or women attractive, and have never enjoyed sex. Am I asexual?

Samantha Lee/Insider Anyone can have a low sex drive, regardless of their sexuality, but not all asexual people have a low sex drive, according to therapist Rachel Wright. Consider whether previous trauma or abuse, in romantic, friend, or family relationships, influenced your lack of interest in sex. If you were taught that sex is shameful, that can also create a […]

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Working out with your partner could make your relationship happier

Working out as a couple could be the secret to a long and happy relationship, according to a new study. A survey of more than 7,600 UK adults published by Decathlon in the Decathlon Activity Index, revealed 43% of those surveyed have exercised with their partner – with more than half (66%) saying that working out together has improved their relationship. 51% of those surveyed […]

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