8 Tips for Getting Over a Breakup from the Inside Out

Reader Sam said the following in response to our post, “How to Get Over a Breakup (in 10 Easy Steps)”: I’m going through an awful breakup — years of addictive patterning, back and forth etc etc. I think tackling it as a physical, spiritual and emotional issue works best. 1) Immediately find a grief and […]

Who’s the Least Sexy Republican Presidential Candidate?

We thought about asking who the sexiest Republican presidential candidate was, but that seemed like an unanswerable question. “Least sexy” seems much more do-able…and more competitive. At last count, there were over 30(!) declared Republican candidates. We’ve narrowed them down to the biggest players. Polldaddy wouldn’t allow more than 11 options, so we had to […]

The Pill May Be Killing Your Orgasms

The following comment by reader “Maddy” came in response to the post “How Do You Round the Final Bend When Sex Feels Amazing But You Don’t Orgasm?“ This was true for me for years — and I was afraid too. I was experiencing pleasure and feeling a build but right when I felt close to […]

How Meditation Can Help You Achieve an Orgasm

Reader Alex said the following in response to our post, “How Do You Round the Final Bend When Sex Feels Amazing But You Don’t Orgasm?” I also have this problem. I believe that it has to do with how well you can “release” your mind. I have a really hard time just mentally letting go, […]

Bigger Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Better

Reader LuckyGirl recently responded to My New Boyfriend Has a Small Penis…At Least, It’s Small to Me with the kind of comment more men need to hear. One important caveat to her otherwise sound response: 5.5 inches is not small, it’s average. Ok, I’d been with my husband for 25 years before he passed away. I considered him […]

How to Take the Pressure Off Your Orgasm

Reader Matt said the following in response to our post, “How to Round the Final Bend When Sex Feels Amazing But You Don’t Orgasm”: Are you on any anti-despressants? I once dated someone who was able to have orgasms readily, but after going on Prozac, was suddenly unable to. It’s worth considering if any medications […]

Why Online Dating Is Much Rougher on Men Than Women

MVP reader Johnny said the following in response to our post, “New App: Online Dating Protection” (he was responding in particular to a concern we voiced that, rather than protect women, this app would just make it harder for jerk guys to disappear): Ahem. I have to disagree with your math on who’s going to […]

The Pros & Cons of a Wife Bonus

It’s the topic that just keeps on giving! First, we wrote about the new book, “The Primates of Park Avenue” (actually, we imagined several responses to the book about rich men giving their wives bonuses for “good performances” in poem form). Then we had to feature The Best of #WifeBonus on Twitter — because it […]

Personal Essays
I Fell for an Online Con Artist…And It Still Feels Like Love

by Dori Hartley for YourTango I fell so deeply in love with the character she pretended to be that I lost myself. Once upon a time there was a lonely woman named Teresa Carter who lived in a small town in Southeastern Kentucky. She was an imaginative person and not without a brain; however, she […]

Why a Wife Bonus Isn’t As Bad As You Think

MVP commenter Johnny wrote the following in response to our post “The Best of #WifeBonus on Twitter”: Is there not just a touch of sour grapes about all this? Because I’ll tell you my main feeling on the matter: envy. Green, ugly envy. I wish I had as much money as those people. I wish […]