Marriage

How our blended family overcame their money problems

Tamara is 36 years old; Mark is 40 years old. They have been married for a little over five years but have been together for 13 years. The two had children from previous relationships when they met through an offline dating service called Lifemates. Tamara: I wasn’t actually going to …

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16 truths your wedding planner will never tell you

You are getting married! Congratulations! It’s incredible. I am sure you are going to be very happy together. But now it’s time to plan. The whole process can feel like a series of increasingly obscure customs designed to stress you out and hemorrhage money. It doesn’t have to be that …

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The science of why we have orgasms

Why do we have orgasm? So intuitively it might seem obvious, scientifically it’s not that black and white. What seems true is that orgasms have a very old origin, and have only recently been separated from the basic need to reproduce. In the following article, we’ll explore what we know …

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10 most avant-garde brands for women

As part of International Women’s Day, Dezeen brought together products specially designed for women – covering everything from periods, the education of children and sex. Hairy jewelry by Naama Agassi This fringed jewel from designer Naama Agassi is intended to be worn on areas of the body where hair growth …

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The inventive and illicit thrills of Japanese theater

I fell in Japan by accident. Asian culture had played no role in my childhood in Holland, even though The Hague, my hometown, still had a nostalgic whiff of “the Orient”. People returning from the East Indian colonies would retreat to large 19th century mansions by the sea, complaining about …

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A love story | The New Yorker

Finally, the last reason I can imagine my husband and I are not having sex anymore is almost a relief as it requires very little imagination or elaboration and after thinking about it I can usually fall asleep again. . My husband must be having an affair. I have a …

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