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Relationships

How to Have a Sex Life With RA

Rheumatoid arthritis can really complicate your sex life. Here's why honest communication with your partner is so important.

“Gender isn’t always easy to understand. Add in illness or disability and it gets even trickier.”
Lifestyle

Gender Identity and Chronic Illness

A powerful story about dealing with chronic illness in a genderfluid world.

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Lifestyle

Dating Over 50: What Online Profiles Reveal

How do people describe themselves on online dating sites? And which qualities are they seeking in a potential partner? Here’s what the latest research shows.

Dating Over 50: What Women Really Want
Lifestyle

Dating Over 50: What Women Really Want

Emerging research is providing some surprising insights about how women age 50 and up feel about sex, dating, and long-term relationships.

Dating Over 50: Where Matches Are Made
Lifestyle

Dating Over 50: Where Matches Are Made

Dating websites are a popular way for people 50 and up to find romantic partners, but that doesn’t mean the old-fashioned ways of finding love no longer work.

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Chronic Life

Sex With Chronic Illness: What to Expect

Is your chronic illness getting in the way of your sex life? Here are some sex-life solutions for 5 common chronic conditions.

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Living With

How to Avoid Online Dating Scams

The most common targets for online dating scams are women over 40 who are divorced, widowed, or disabled. Here’s how to protect yourself.

Fine-Tune Your Flirting Style After 50
Lifestyle

Fine-Tune Your Flirting Style After 50

When someone is flirting with you and you don’t recognize it, he or she may assume you are not interested—even though that may not be the case.

Lifestyle

Is Dating an Old Friend a Good Idea?

While there are various ways you might cross paths with a love from long ago, living in today’s digital world increases the likelihood of that happening.

Does Diabetes Affect Your Sex Life?

Your intimate relationships can suffer when you have diabetes. But it’s not inevitable. Challenges to sexual performance remain a taboo subject for many people, even as our culture has become increasingly sex-obsessed. Consequently, you may be reluct...