Love and sex

The law of a country does not exist in vacuum – it is a codification of the customs, traditions and mores followed in that society and culture. This is the prime reason why because certain laws, as those protecting human life and national security are universal, those governing personal relationships vary widely from one country to another. Thus while in liberal societies sex between two consenting adults is nobody else’s business, in certain countries it can be cause of punitive legal action.

Saudi Arabia

You always knew that there was nothing like an early morning romp between the sheets to prep you up for the day. Now however you can attribute the feel-good effects of sex to actual medical grounds. Health experts and researchers are coming up with more evidence every day which suggests that sex is not only good for your relationship but for your health too. Here are some health benefits of having sex – whether as a long-drawn passion play or even a quickie.

A well-toned body

Even though the mass use of contraception is a late twentieth century phenomena, it always existed in some form or other since the ancient times. though almost all types of birth control are variations of basic methods like barrier, spermicidal action and inducing hormonal change in the woman’s uterus, some seem quite bizarre according to modern standards and it is anybody’s guess as to whether they would have been effective in preventing pregnancies. here are ten unusual contraceptive methods in history that may raise quite a few eyebrows.

  1. Indulge not thyself in the passion of anger; it is whetting a sword to wound thine own breast, or murder thy friend. - Akhenaton, Statesman
     
  2. No one understands my ills, nor the terror that fills my breast, who does not know the heart of a mother. - Marie Antoinette, Royalty
    02-Nov-1755 - 16-Oct-1793

Just like the significance of sexual acts and practices change over time, so too meanings of words associated with sex. One such word is prude which originally comes from old French for honorable woman and is actually the root even of the word prudence, meaning sound judgment in practical affairs.  However in contemporary context, a prude refers to someone who is excessively concerned about whether his/her behavior is proper according to what a particular group of people thinks is “normal” or appropriate according to some standard of modesty.

Originating in India, Yoga is an ancient discipline that seeks to achieve harmony in the physical and mental aspects in the self. And since both the mind and body are crucial to pleasurable sexual experience, yoga offers many ways to boost your performance in bed. Here are only some of the ways that you can use yoga to improve your love life.

Direct impact

Husband fantasizes about other women

Juggling the demands of the workplace, raising kids and doing chores at home can tire out the most romantic of partners, so that eventually all he can think of is crashing for the night. If this is true of your husband and you realize that he is too stressed to make love to you, here are some things that you can keep in mind.

After food, sex is perhaps the next basic need of adult mammals and that includes humans too. And yet the personal nature of the act makes it difficult for everyone to feel the same about it. The mismatch when worsened by poor communication between partners, leads to sexual frustration which initially puts off the frustrated partner and then ruins the entire relationship. If you find your relationship going the same way, here are a few tips on dealing with sexual frustration.

  1. I see myself as sexy. If you are comfortable with it, it can be very classy and appealing. - Aaliyah, Musician
    16-Jan-1979 - 25-Aug-2001
     
  2. I know that people think I'm sexy and I am looked at as that. It is cool with me. It's wonderful to have sexy appeal. If you embrace it, it can be a very beautiful thing. - Aaliyah, Musician
    16-Jan-1979 - 25-Aug-2001

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