Home > Sex > Relationships Relationships All sections in Sex » Great Sex » Safe sex » Problems » Relationships » Sexual Diversity » Sex News » Tools and quizzes » Great Sex Guides » Sex tips Is your partner using sex to manipulate you? Sex can be a dangerous tool of manipulation. Psychotherapist Dr Tanya Robinson offers advice. Check Are you a sex addict? » Ask Sexologist » Join Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for sex? » How porn addiction can affect your sex life Fun facts on STIs Beware of STD dating sites There are numerous niche online dating sites for people who have an STI (sexually transmitted infection), which sounds reasonable at first glance. But be warned, these sites are run by unscrupulous people who are only after your data. Being single – a happy place for many Being single doesn't mean being sad. A study shows that some people deliberately avoid relationships and enthusiastically opt for the single life. Weekly sex enough to boost couples' happiness How often couples have sex is critical to their happiness, and yet they don't need to go at it like rabbits. The individuals who have intercourse once a week are happiest, according to latest research. Three relationship destroyers – our readers speak out Relationships aren't always easy, and everyday occurrences can put strain on even the strongest love ties. Health24 readers share their relationship qualms and get expert advice. Our users speak out on those Liberated women give lazy men the boot In countries like Australia, women still get the short end of the stick and 'Sheilas' often struggle to find a husband who is willing to help out around the house. Missing your ex? Find yourself tempted to call up your ex? You are not alone. Check out what CyberShrink has to say about this. Who are SA's biggest cheaters? Would you consider it cheating if your partner was sending flirtatious texts to someone else? Apparently thousands of South Africans using their cellphones to cheat, don't see a problem with it! The do's and don'ts of Valentine's presents So what to buy your beloved for Valentine's Day? What do you want to say with your present? Break-up survival kit Getting dumped must be one of the worst experiences out there. Here's how you can get through it step by step. Holiday romances So you're on holiday and there's a hunk on the horizon. Why not? But just keep your eyes wide open. Could your cellphone be harming your love life? According to a survey, partners find it a turnoff if you take calls or send texts when you're spending time together. Couples who share child care duties have better sex A study shows that when when couples share the workload of child care, it produces higher quality solid relationships, less conflict, better communication and more sex. Brain link to true love Scientists at University College London believe they’ve found the parts of the brain linked to true love. Help! I don’t like my child’s partner Your darling daughter has brought home the man she’s been talking about in glowing terms for the last three months – and you hated him. Cheating online: what SA's up to! Would you consider it cheating if your partner sent flirtatious texts to someone else? Find out what South Africans think of online infidelity. Divorce more likely when wives get sick In a study, divorce rates did not increase when husbands were in poor health, but the divorce rate was 6 percent higher in marriages where wives were sick. Cheaters' identities revealed in Ashley Madison hack The first unlucky user of Ashley Madison, the dating site for married people, has been publicly identified after the website's security was compromised. How to handle conflict around sex Conflict around intimacy isn’t always easy to resolve, and talking about sex can be difficult. Psychotherapist Dr Tanya Robinson offers advice. People choose spouses with similar DNA People tend to choose spouses who have similar DNA, according to scientists who reported the results of a study exploring the genetic resemblance of married couples. Why marriages fail The latest divorce rate in South Africa shows a significant increase in failed marriages – Health24 readers tell all . . . Holiday companions from hell Go on holiday with freeloading Fred or boozing Billy and you'll wish you rather stayed at home. So who do you recognise in the descriptions below? Are you addicted to your relationship? In a relationship it can be difficult to differentiate healthy concern from obsessive behaviour. Identifying co-dependency can be difficult but addressing it will help to get your relationship back on track. Jealousy may drive people to drink Researchers say that people whose feelings of self-worth depend on the success of their relationships are at greater risk of abusing alcohol when they are jealous. Heart health on Valentine's Day It's St Valentine's Day and what better time to think of your heart health? The Heart Foundation of Southern Africa compiled the following tips. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Otrivin Menthol relieves sinus congestion Innovative hearing aids can now interact online Second Healthcare Innovation Summit set for Johannesburg Salomon introduces Speedcross 4 Live healthier Nutrition crisis! » Good nutrition on the job will give you the edge Nutrition labels on food encourage healthy choices Nutrition may be as big a challenge today as HIV/Aids was 15 years ago Many people in a large number of low and middle income countries now experience a 'double burden' of malnutrition. 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