- July 1st, 2013
Can you remember a time in your life when you thought your heart was going to break? Can you remember feeling that sensation often referred to as “heartache”? It may have felt as if an elephant were sitting on your chest, or that you couldn’t breathe.Breaking down the wall around your heartBy Bradley Nelson, DC
- May 1st, 2013
There’s an old adage that, when it comes to sex, men are like a microwave and women are like a crockpot. The crock-pot analogy works insofar as it goes: a crock-pot takes a while to warm up and start cooking, whereas a microwave can get there in a minute flat.Eating to enhance the physiology of sexBy Robert Fried, PhD
- February 1st, 2013
A few years ago on Valentine’s Day, I went out with three girlfriends dressed to the nines. We were headed to a Singles Society event. Within three feet of walking into the Flamingo Resort in Santa Rosa, we saw that there were only ten people there, all over the age of 60, and only one male. I left the premises depressed as we headed toward Petaluma.Learning to be content in each season of relationshipsBy Shiroko Sokitch, MD
- February 1st, 2013
February is all about the heart! Love is in the air and this month has been set aside by the American Heart Association to promote education on how to reduce your risk for cardiovascular disease.How hormones, happiness, and love promote cardiovascular healthBy Laurie Heap, MD
- January 1st, 2013
A recent study says that those who wait longer to have their first sexual experience may have more satisfying romantic relationships in adulthood.
- September 1st, 2009
It’s hard to believe that after those lofty vows of marriage, a relationship could break up because of something as mundane as dishes left in the sink or the protocols of reading in bed. Yet even the most evolved relationships get snagged in the pettiest of disputes.
- October 1st, 2008
One sunny Friday in August, my wife called me at work. She’d just had a mammogram, and a no-nonsense radiologist told her, “Sure looks like cancer to me.” Here’s what I should have said: “Honey, you must be terrified. I’m coming home right now. We’ll get through this together.”
A relationship can be put to the test after diagnosis and through treatment. How one man learned to stop "fixing" and start listening.By Marc Silver