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"8 Questions to Ask Before Having Sex with Him" – SHAPE

Are you Friends With Your Ex? The way he talks about past relationships can be revealing, says New York-based psychologist Ben Michaelis, Ph.D., author or Your Next Big Thing: Ten Small Steps to Get Moving and Get Happy. “If he’s respectful when talking about an ex-lover, that’s a good sign that he’ll be respectful of […]

"Is Sex An Obligation In Relationships? Treading The Line Between Relationship Duty And Sexual Coercion" – Medical Daily

A recent study conducted by researchers at the University of Toronto, Mississauga, sought to uncover the best way for couples to navigate the issues of mismatched desires in long-term relationships. The study found that often, relationship disputes or dissatisfaction stem from one partner having a higher sex drive than the other. However, in relationships where the partner […]

The Today Show: Love the One You're With

Dr. Ben Michaelis and Jihan Thompson from O Magazine chat with Kathie Lee and Hoda about keeping your relationship passionate, on The Today Show.

Love Is Just the Entry Fee

Once you have love, there are three main areas that need to be worked through to have a successful romantic relationship. Learn more on