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Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010
How do you know when a sexual problem (e.g. lack of desire or premature ejaculation) is a psychological problem or a physical one? In the United States, we tend to view our bodies and our minds as separate entities rather than as a whole. Thus, health problems are often seen as either physical or psychological, not both. However, for...
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Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010
How do I initiate more "knocking the boots" in an eight-year relationship? Sex in a long-term relationship typically has a different pace and feel from sex in a new relationship. During those heady early days with a new partner, levels of sexual desire are high, and everything else in...
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Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010
I've been on a roll for the past few weeks with questions related to anal sex. This situation isn't unique to my column; when I saw Dan Savage speak at Northwestern University a couple of weeks ago, he received so many queries related to butt play that he quipped, "There are a lot of dusty vaginas in this...
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Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010
A while ago, I answered a question about wearing butt plugs for an extended period of time (read this column here). I received the question below as a follow-up to this column: While I understand that 10- to 12-hour use of an anal plug is fine, my concern is with 24-hour use, removing only for defecating and hygienic necessities...
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Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010
I am 60 years old and have been married for 37 years. My wife and I have incorporated anal sex into our lovemaking. We both give and receive. She will use large dildos on me, and she will also use a strap-on (pegging). Usually, once she finishes with me, I am able to maintain an erection...
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Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010
From the "Questions People Ask at the Tool Shed" files: This week, we had a customer query us about the different functions a sponge can perform in the vagina. Yes! In addition to serving as a household cleaning tool, sponges can also prevent pregnancy and take the place of a tampon! However, sponges...
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Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010
I'm over 65 and starting to date. I became aware that I have HPV in 2006 when my gynecologist suggested I have a colposcopy after a Pap smear procedure. I did, and when she later suggested I have a LEEP procedure for this problem, I had that done as well. After my last Pap smear in...
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Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010
I am a self-described nerd. By this I mean that I've always been a little weird, a little quirky, not saying or doing the right thing at the right time. I think that "weird, quirky and not quite right" often illustrates how people feel about their sex lives, especially since we don't have many chances to talk honestly about sexuality. We would benefit from embracing our inner nerd...