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Sex and dating

sex dating

Sex and dating

How to have ‘the sex talk’ with your new partner.

Quirky Cup Day connections

Cup Day connections and reflections on the ‘race of life’

Quirky Cup Day connections

Elizabeth Quinn shares how Cup Day links three generations of woman in her family.

Who’s better at managing money?

Men or women? Report reveals who’s better at managing money

Who’s better at managing money?

Report finds big gaps between perception and reality of managing money.

Aussies prefer travel over sex

Aussies more excited about holidays than having sex

Aussies prefer travel over sex

The thought of having sex or having a holiday? No competition …

Do you need a best friend?

Do you need a best friend? How do you get by without one?

Do you need a best friend?

Billie has never had a best friend and asks psychologist Dr Emmanuella if she has ...

Conditions that can harm sex life

Conditions that can harm sex life

Conditions that can harm sex life

A long-term health problem can take the joy out of sex.

Could marriage stave off dementia?

Could marriage stave off dementia?

Could marriage stave off dementia?

Dementia and marital status could be linked, according to a new study.

Exercises for better sex

Regular physical activity good for your sex life

Exercises for better sex

A stronger libido and better orgasms can be attained through regular exercise.

Could we have handled this better?

Were we remiss in the way we presented our sex podcast?

Could we have handled this better?

We’re asking you if you were happy with the way we handled ‘Episode Sex’.

Biggest turn-ons and turn-offs

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Biggest turn-ons and turn-offs

If you want to play the game of love, you'd better know the rules.

ED linked with heart issues

Men’s problems in the bedroom may be a warning sign

ED linked with heart issues

Men’s problems in the bedroom may be a warning sign for more serious health issues ...

Loneliness: the silent scourge

Loneliness is the silent scourge of older people: poll

Loneliness: the silent scourge

Loneliness affects more than three quarters of older Australians: poll.

Sex keeps getting better: survey

New survey proves that sex doesn’t stop at 50

Sex keeps getting better: survey

A new survey proves that sex doesn’t stop at 50. In fact, it seems, it ...

Does libido decrease with age?

What happens as you age? Debunking ageing and sex myths

Does libido decrease with age?

How many ‘facts’ related to ageing and sex hold up to scrutiny?

Why we crave friendship

Psychologist explains the power of friendships

Why we crave friendship

Friendships fulfil an innate human need, says psychologist Caroline Anderson.

Genes affect marital satisfaction

Genes affect marital satisfaction

Genes affect marital satisfaction

Couples fall in love for many reasons, but their long-term happiness may depend on genetics.

Top trip to rekindle romance

Top trip to rekindle romance

Top trip to rekindle romance

If you are thinking about a holiday this Valentine’s Day, the best trip may surprise ...

Avoiding conflict at Christmas

Avoiding conflict at Christmas

Avoiding conflict at Christmas

Things you can do to help deal with tricky situations this Christmas.

Chocolates, Santa and disputes

It’s just as well that Christmas comes but once a year

Chocolates, Santa and disputes

Sometimes it’s just as well that Christmas comes but once a year.

Doc claims he can revamp sex lives

Doctor claims he can reactivate the female sex drive

Doc claims he can revamp sex lives

The man who invented the vampire facial now claims he can transform your sex life.

Sex and ageing: not done just yet

How important is sex to older Australians?

Sex and ageing: not done just yet

The results are in: older Australians let us know if sex is still important.

Sex and ageing: not done just yet

How important is sex to older Australians?

Sex and ageing: not done just yet

The results are in: older Australians let us know if sex is still important.

Has your ‘hotness’ expired?

Setting the record straight about sex and ageing

Has your ‘hotness’ expired?

Do you still find people your age ‘hot’? Is sex still important to you?

How your birth order affects you

Does your birth order affect the outcome of your life?

How your birth order affects you

We examine studies that proffer opinions on how birth order affects your life.

Internet powering sex drives

More women are having affairs

Internet powering sex drives

Increasing number of cheating women has Australian researchers perplexed.

Most common sex injuries

Most common sex injuries

Most common sex injuries

We list the most common sex injuries and how to treat them.

A spoonful of olive oil can fix ED

A spoonful of olive oil can fix ED

A spoonful of olive oil can fix ED

Olive oil could be better than Viagra at boosting a man’s sexual performance.

Can orgasms extend your life?

Can orgasms extend your life?

Can orgasms extend your life?

Orgasms can have huge health benefits, but can they make you live longer?

Men ‘more picky’ than women?

Men ‘more picky’ than women?

Men ‘more picky’ than women?

Study reveals some interesting relationship traits as people get older.

What older women want – in bed

What older women want – in bed

What older women want – in bed

Do women want steamy sex or just a companionable cuddle?

Are caffeine heads better in bed?

Are caffeine heads better in bed?

Are caffeine heads better in bed?

The magic number of cups to combat erectile dysfunction and increase sexual arousal

How to share travel expenses

How to share travel expenses

How to share travel expenses

How to avoid fights over travel expenses when you travel with a friend.

When one spouse retires first

When one spouse retires first

When one spouse retires first

How to avoid the major pitfalls of a mixed-retirement relationship.

Taking a ‘Tinder Tour’

Travel Gadget: Using Tinder to meet people overseas

Taking a ‘Tinder Tour’

Can you use Tinder to meet people overseas?

Everyone loves a lover

Why Kaye says hooray for Harry and Meghan's special day

Everyone loves a lover

Congratulations to Meghan 'Sparkle' Markle and her beau, the charming Prince Harry.

Facebook dating: Login for love

Facebook wants to be more than 'friends'

Facebook dating: Login for love

Facebook is introducing a new 'dating' feature for its 200 million single users.

How to travel with a new partner

Travel SOS: How to travel with a new partner

How to travel with a new partner

No one disputes that it's hard to travel with family, but what about a new ...

Help! I feel like a doormat!

Help! I feel like a doormat!

Help! I feel like a doormat!

Anne asks Jo Lamble for tips on how to stop feeling like a doormat.

Does Barnaby Joyce have to go?

barnaby joyce

Does Barnaby Joyce have to go?

Pressure mounting over Deputy PM’s use of funds and special treatment of lover.

Help! I don’t love my grandson!

Help! I don’t love my grandson!

Help! I don’t love my grandson!

Jill asks Jo Lamble for advice on how to connect with her difficult grandson.

Could divorce ruin your retirement?

Could divorce ruin your retirement?

Could divorce ruin your retirement?

Divorce does not only hurt the heart, but also the wallet.

How your penis changes with age

How your penis changes with age

How your penis changes with age

Your penis goes through a series of changes over your lifetime.

Clever canine captures wedding day

Clever canine captures wedding day

Clever canine captures wedding day

Clever canine captures his owners’ wedding video – and nails it!

How to manage mismatched libidos

How to manage mismatched libidos

How to manage mismatched libidos

Fred would like some advice on how to increase the intimacy in his relationship.

Learning to listen

Learning to listen

Learning to listen

Author and blogger Bernadette Russell offers a simple lesson on learning to listen.

How to be kind to people online

How to be kind to people online

How to be kind to people online

We share author and blogger Bernadette Russell’s tips on how to be kind to people ...

The healthy side effects of sex

The healthy side effects of sex

The healthy side effects of sex

Sex should not only feel good, it can be good for you.

Can marriage save you from dementia?

Can marriage save you from dementia?

Can marriage save you from dementia?

Lifelong singles and widowers seem to be at heightened risk of dementia.

Should I have done more?

Should I have done more?

Should I have done more?

Meg feels as if she should have done more with her life. Is it too ...

Aussies marry later, divorce less

Aussies marry later, divorce less

Aussies marry later, divorce less

Australians are marrying later and divorcing less compared with 20 years ago.

Don’t get hitched to disaster

Don’t get hitched to disaster

Don’t get hitched to disaster

Money talks essential before you tie the knot second time around.

Why it’s okay to have a good cry

Why it’s okay to have a good cry

Why it’s okay to have a good cry

Three reasons why you should have a cry next time you’re sad.

Who can you complain to?

Who can you complain to?

Who can you complain to?

When your whole family is dealing with the same trauma, who should you turn to ...

Jo Lamble: how to forgive and forget

Jo Lamble: how to forgive and forget

Jo Lamble: how to forgive and forget

Jo Lamble offers some advice on how to forgive and forget a friend’s past indiscretion.

How to calm him down

scared wife

How to calm him down

YourLifeChoices’ relationship expert Jo Lamble helps Maria manage her angry husband.

Superannuation and break-ups

fight over super

Superannuation and break-ups

How to carve up super when a relationship breaks down is becoming a big issue.

Is it really wrong not to want sex

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Is it really wrong not to want sex

Sex therapist Bettina Arndt discusses whether it’s really wrong to not want sex.

Happy 90th birthday Betty!

Happy 90th birthday Betty!

Happy 90th birthday Betty!

Kaye’s family celebrates the 90th birthday of an amazing matriarch, Betty.

Loneliness a bigger killer than obesity

Studies reveal that loneliness kills more people than obesity

Loneliness a bigger killer than obesity

Loneliness: a bigger killer than obesity and a major public health hazard.

Older Australians tired of being PC

Older Australians tired of being PC

Older Australians tired of being PC

Older Australians say political correctness and social media obsession is ruining society.

How to get over an ex

How to get over an ex

How to get over an ex

If you had to simplify the process of a break-up, here’s how it would be ...

Why sex matters to men

sexy time

Why sex matters to men

Bettina Arndt discusses what men wish women knew about sex.

Can I get a single Age Pension?

coupleatwar

Can I get a single Age Pension?

How will Centrelink assess two singles living under the same roof?

Can two live as cheaply as one?

middle-aged couple sitting on couch looking at their finances

Can two live as cheaply as one?

What financial issues should you consider before taking the plunge?

Terrified of being alone

Terrified of being alone

Terrified of being alone

Joe is 68 and terrified of being alone. But his marriage is on the rocks. ...

Can a holiday save my marriage?

couple on holiday trying to fix their marriage

Can a holiday save my marriage?

Geraldine wants to know if it’s wise to try a make-or-break holiday to save her ...

Sexy tips to spice up your 2016

Romantic bed with wine and rose petals

Sexy tips to spice up your 2016

The New Year means new life and positive change, so why not carry that into ...

Does sex count as exercise?

older man lifting weights in bed whilst his wife reads a book

Does sex count as exercise?

Sex: it’s fun (while it lasts), but can we really refer to it as exercise? ...

Six sex tips to get you in the mood

Six sex tips to get you in the mood

Six sex tips to get you in the mood

We’ve found six sex tips that may help you get back in the mood for ...

Do sexless marriages survive?

Do sexless marriages survive?

Do sexless marriages survive?

Is sex an essential ingredient for a marriage to survive?

Why women want married men

Why women want married men

Why women want married men

A website for extramarital dating website reveals why single women prefer married men.

Sex secrets of long-term couples

Sex secrets of long-term couples

Sex secrets of long-term couples

Learn the secret to a successful sex life from couples who’ve been together for decades.

Sex-drive supplements for women

Tribulus Terrestris

Sex-drive supplements for women

Hey girls, here are four sex-drive supplements to get your sex life back on track.

Why do people lie?

Man With Long Nose

Why do people lie?

Whether we want to admit it or not, we all lie, but why?

Should we talk more about sex?

Should we talk more about sex?

Should we talk more about sex?

Is it time to break down the walls and admit that we should talk more ...

Nine things women wish men knew

Woman is frustrated by her partner

Nine things women wish men knew

Do you want to know what women want from men?

The real secret to living longer

Group of friends enjoying a social event a secret to living a long life is a good social network

The real secret to living longer

Want to know how to live longer? Here’s the answer.

Seven exercises for better sex

happy older couple kissing in a pool

Seven exercises for better sex

Exercises to help you mentally, physically and, hopefully, sexually.

Could fairytales be banned?

Could fairytales soon become a thing of the past in Australian schools?

Could fairytales be banned?

The Respectful Relationships program aims to address gender stereotypes.

Should I have an affair?

Man caught out

Should I have an affair?

George can’t stop thinking about having sex with someone else.

How do you join the mile-high club?

If joining the mile-high club is on your bucket list, here’s how to do it

How do you join the mile-high club?

Have you ever wanted to know how to join the mile-high club?

Perfectly Coordinated Couple

japanese couple matching

Perfectly Coordinated Couple

Style may be in the eye of the beholder, but this couple have it in ...

Is ED a certainty?

Is erectile dysfunction an inevitable part of ageing?

Is ED a certainty?

Does ageing make it inevitable? Are there ways that you can avoid the dreaded droop?

My dad is Twitter mad

Old gray haired man using Twitter on Apple iPad

My dad is Twitter mad

Jo Lamble helps Carol navigate the social media minefield with her father.

How sex can help you lose weight

How sex can help you lose weight

How sex can help you lose weight

These three ‘old-favourite’ sexual positions can also help you to lose weight.

Getting back into the dating game

Getting back into the dating game

Getting back into the dating game

Are you single and looking to get back into the dating game, but are unsure ...

Is my marriage doomed?

Irene is worried that her marriage is doomed

Is my marriage doomed?

With the nest now empty, Irene is worried that her marriage is in trouble.

How to identify a liar

How to identify a liar

How to identify a liar

When you suspect a lie, here are three ways to help uncover the truth.

Is she drinking too much?

Mature couple enjoying smell of wine

Is she drinking too much?

John is happy in his new relationship, until his partner has a drink that is.

Six sexiest songs of all time

couple dancing to a sexy song

Six sexiest songs of all time

We've had a go at naming the sexiest songs of all time. Which ones get ...

Does your family really know you?

Ten things my family doesn’t know about me

Does your family really know you?

Sometimes what makes us so special are the things people don’t know about us.

Five best websites to make friends

Five best websites to make friends

Five best websites to make friends

Five websites for meeting new people and staying connected.

Family travels – or ‘travails’?

Family travels – or should we say ‘travails’?

Family travels – or ‘travails’?

Tom Neal Tacker shares some hilarious tales about travelling with family.

Five sexiest songs of all time

Five sexiest songs of all time

Five sexiest songs of all time

We've had a go at naming the sexiest songs of all time. Which ones get ...

Your kids don’t want you!

Don’t expect your children to let you live with them

Your kids don’t want you!

Australian parents are more willing to let their adult children move home than mum or ...

How to handle boomerang kids

Mature woman and grown son discussing serious matter

How to handle boomerang kids

Turning your adult kids away can be hard, but is often the right thing.

Are you still ‘sexually active’?

Are you still ‘sexually active’?

Are you still ‘sexually active’?

What does it really mean to be ‘sexually active’?

There’s no expiration date on sex

Attrative older couple kissing in swimming pool

There’s no expiration date on sex

According to US sexpert Joan Price “there’s no expiration date on sex”.

Why you should be using Snapchat

Man's hand using Snapchat on iPad

Why you should be using Snapchat

Should you give Snapchat a go? Here are seven reasons why it might be fun ...

Five things you should never say

Fist of woman and man bumping together

Five things you should never say

Five things to avoid saying in an argument to preserve your relationship.

Five ways to keep the love alive

Mature couple laughing and running along the beach

Five ways to keep the love alive

Showing someone you care shouldn't be restricted to birthdays and anniversaries.

How to resolve an argument

Two wooden men shaking hands

How to resolve an argument

Anger affects us all in different ways and dealing with it is important.

Are you addicted to love?

Mature couple back to back not talking

Are you addicted to love?

Jo Lamble discusses the problems that can arise from love addiction.

Wedding woes: partner not invited

Delicate wedding invitation with flowers on a table

Wedding woes: partner not invited

Harry is experiencing some wedding woes, so Jo Lamble helps him out.

Discussing a previous marriage

Happy mature couple having coffee together in the kitchen

Discussing a previous marriage

Should you be honest about your previous marriage?

Danger of dating a younger woman

Should men date and marry women closer to their own age?

Danger of dating a younger woman

With his eighth child on the way, is it time for Mick Jagger to act ...

How to cope with painful sex

senior woman lies awake in bed after painful sex

How to cope with painful sex

Everything you wanted to know about painful sex ... but were too embarrassed to ask.

Aged care and the sexual revolution

Older Australians fight for their right to have their sexual needs met

Aged care and the sexual revolution

Sexual intimacy in aged care is a basic human right that’s currently being neglected.

How far would you go for love?

How far would you go for love?

How far would you go for love?

Man hospitalised after waiting 10 days at airport to meet his online girlfriend.

Spotting relationship warning signs

Couple with relationship troubles sit apart from each other on a couch

Spotting relationship warning signs

Would you be able to spot the warning signs that your relationships in trouble?

12 foods to get you in the mood

Picture of a woman eating a cherry foods to get you in the mood

12 foods to get you in the mood

Food can play an essential role in creating the right mood – in more ways ...

How to flirt without saying a word

Couple flirting at a bar

How to flirt without saying a word

Not everyone has a way with words. Here’s how to flirt without saying anything.

Share housework, have more sex

Share housework, have more sex

Share housework, have more sex

Research reveals the secrets of couples who have more sex.

The world’s sexiest places

The world’s sexiest places

The world’s sexiest places

Discover the world’s sexiest countries according to Instagram.

What does it mean to be creepy?

creepy looking man with greasy hair and a weird smile

What does it mean to be creepy?

Researchers have discovered the characteristics that make a person ‘creepy’.

The pitfalls of using ED meds

The pitfalls of using ED meds

The pitfalls of using ED meds

We take a look at the pitfalls of ED meds and why they won’t magically ...

How to pick the right travel buddy

How to pick the right travel buddy

How to pick the right travel buddy

Here’s what to look for when choosing the right travel companion.

Want to be liked? Use Aussie slang

a group of friends talking using aussie slang and being liked

Want to be liked? Use Aussie slang

An ANU study reveals that using Aussie slang makes you more likeable.

Avoiding relationship money woes

couple having relationship trouble due to money worries

Avoiding relationship money woes

When it comes to relationships, finances and friendships don’t always mix.

When online dating goes wrong

tinder goes wrong web

When online dating goes wrong

We take a look at what happens when online dating goes wrong.

Do you get frustrated by strangers too?

This is what happens when you get angry at a stranger

Do you get frustrated by strangers too?

Why do the actions of others make us feel so annoyed?

Cleo’s demise signals the end of an era

German publisher announces shutdown of Cleo after 44 years

Cleo’s demise signals the end of an era

German publisher confirms Cleo’s closure after 44 years of publication.

Small acts for a happy marriage

Mature couple in a happy marriage holding hands

Small acts for a happy marriage

It’s the small, everyday acts that strengthen a relationship.

The dangers of online dating

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The dangers of online dating

Online dating can be fun, but beware of the scams.

Seven tips for surviving Christmas

Two family members holding hands with coffee and Christmas gifts in background

Seven tips for surviving Christmas

Here are seven simple tips for surviving Christmas with your relatives.

Making friends in a new city

Making friends in a new city

Making friends in a new city

Harnessing the power of the internet could open up a whole new social scene.

Facebook to help you ditch your ex

Facebook to help you ditch your ex

Facebook to help you ditch your ex

Facebook has plans to help you to obliterate your ex from your social media.

How to travel as a couple

How to travel as a couple

How to travel as a couple

So, you’ve decided to travel with your lover. What now?

Millions of men have no friends

Millions of men have no friends

Millions of men have no friends

Research shows that millions of men are without close friends they can turn to in ...

Paying your way

Paying your way

Paying your way

Denise’s daughter never offers to pay or contribute when they go out. What can she ...

My house, my rules

My house, my rules

My house, my rules

How can May reinforce ‘my house, my rules’ when her grandchildren are running riot?

Money habits for happy couples

Money habits for happy couples

Money habits for happy couples

Our seven habits for managing money will make for happier couples and better bottom lines.

Let's talk about sex over 60

Let's talk about sex over 60

Let's talk about sex over 60

Are you happy to talk about sex, romance, relationships and sexual health?

Five little ways to show love

Five little ways to show love

Five little ways to show love

These small acts of daily love are more important than any grand romantic gesture.

When the going gets tough

When the going gets tough

When the going gets tough

Bettina Arndt explains what’s required to make a successful connection when online dating.

Not for the faint-hearted

Not for the faint-hearted

Not for the faint-hearted

Online dating is not for the faint-hearted – you have to stick with it to ...

Top 10 relationship dilemmas

Top 10 relationship dilemmas

Top 10 relationship dilemmas

Our selection of the top 10 YOURLifeChoices members daily dilemmas.

Top five first date ideas

Top five first date ideas

Top five first date ideas

To help you enjoy a successful first date, we share our top five first date ...

Just the two of us

Just the two of us

Just the two of us

Some simple guidelines may ensure you don’t regret your decision to spend more time with ...

Could online dating work for you?

Could online dating work for you?

Could online dating work for you?

Online dating is a great way to meet people, and don’t be put off by ...

Whose trust do I break?

Whose trust do I break?

Whose trust do I break?

Bill feels uncomfortable lying to his daughter, but doesn’t want to break his wife’s trust. ...

Undeserved council complaints

Undeserved council complaints

Undeserved council complaints

Does the council take malicious complainers into account?

Spice up a long-time relationship

Spice up a long-time relationship

Spice up a long-time relationship

These six simple steps can help you to regain your intimacy.

Rent a friend

Rent a friend

Rent a friend

A new Australian-based website allows you to hire a platonic friend for a fee.

It’s never too late to date

It’s never too late to date

It’s never too late to date

Discover the pitfalls of dating after 50 for both men and women.

49 per cent of adults send sexts

49 per cent of adults send sexts

49 per cent of adults send sexts

A new survey shows that half of adults are sexting.

Is he being unfair?

Is he being unfair?

Is he being unfair?

Sarah’s dad has been struggling since his wife went into aged care.

Five best family websites

Five best family websites

Five best family websites

Family is an important part of most people’s lives.

Taking the leap

Taking the leap

Taking the leap

Jo Lamble has some advice for Bruce who wants to meet his online sweetheart

Life after divorce

Life after divorce

Life after divorce

Life after divorce, whether by choice or not, can be difficult to come to terms ...

Detoxing your emotions

Detoxing your emotions

Detoxing your emotions

Starting the New Year with a clean slate is the perfect way to get ...

Separated under one roof

Relationships, Separated under one roof, single, partnered, age pension, centrelink, australia, seniors

Separated under one roof

YOURLifeChoices subscriber Pam is her husband’s carer but they are married in name only. She ...

Should I leave him?

Should I leave him?

Should I leave him?

Relationship expert Jo Lamble answers many prickly questions. This week she has answered member Jane’s ...

Protect your mental health

Protect your mental health

Protect your mental health

Mental and emotional health is a vital part of wellbeing.

Back in the saddle

Back in the saddle Dating

Back in the saddle

If you’ve been single for a while you can get set in your ways ...

Online dating - staying safe

Staying Safe, Online Dating, Singles, Australia, Steps to take, Relationships

Online dating - staying safe

Whether you're entering the dating scene after a relationship break up, or have just ...

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