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As You Desire: Is Testosterone for Boys AND Girls?

Testosterone has been crowned the king of hormones, estrogen the queen, and DHEA the mother to them both. However, all humans have the same hormones present in varying amounts that determine our female or male characteristics. Hormones can determine what the brain is interested in doing. This is why when the sex hormones are low, your sex drive is low. When the bonding and cuddling hormones are high (oxytocin and prolactin), you are more in tune with the feelings of others and Continue Reading

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As You Desire: The Ins and Outs of Condom Use

Now we get down to the meat and potatoes of condom use. The “why they do” and “why they don’ts” … the ups and downs, ins and outs. OK, enough of that. This is serious business. With consistent and correct use, condoms have an estimated 95% protection rate against the spread of STDs and unplanned pregnancy.

So why is it still so difficult to get people to use them? I asked that exact question in an informal survey with my FB crowd. Here’s what they said: Continue Reading

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Sunday Funny: The Condom-Denominator

Using the wrong size condom is no joke. For more information, see Nancy Sutton Pierce’s latest column: “When it Comes to Condoms, Size Does Matter!“ Phil Fountain is a cartoonist, writer and occasional bed-wetter based in the far reaches of… Continue Reading

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When It Comes to Condoms, Size Does Matter!

Condoms, like people, come in all sizes and colors. The condom movement has become mainstream in the prevention of STDs as well as a way to reduce your risk for pregnancy. As I started my research on this topic I… Continue Reading

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As You Desire: She Said, He Said – What We Wish the Other Knew!

The ongoing battle of the sexes. What keeps us at arm’s length or living with frustration? Is it communication styles? Opposing needs? Physical differences? I recently asked a group of men and women on Facebook to answer some important questions.… Continue Reading