Friendship, cuddling, trust, prioritizing — while these may not sound so sexy, they can help keep the fire burning in a long-term relationship, according to sex educator Emily Nagoski.

Women are slowly moving towards parity in the boardroom, but not in the bedroom. Why are straight women having less satisfying sex than men? And what can we do about it?

Today, it’s not enough to have one birds-and-the-bees talk; it needs to be an open, ongoing conversation. Author and activist Christa Desir explains why and how to do it.

Confidence and joy in your own body are the keys to healthy intimacy, says educator and author Emily Nagoski.

When Michelangelo’s ambitious paintings premiered in the sixteenth century, they touched off a very modern-sounding social media scandal, says art historian Elizabeth Lev.

Philosopher Yann Dall’Aglio argues that the quest to be the perfect lover is a distinctly modern delusion — and that it erodes the very relationships we seek to strengthen. Here’s why we should forget about performance and instead seek a less than perfect union.

The state of affairs: Cheating in the age of transparency | ideas.ted.com

Esther Perel explains why she wants to introduce a new conversation about affairs, to examine why they happen, what they mean, and what can be done once they are exposed.