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 Middle-aged women may have better sex Many middle-aged women feel more confident and more comfortable in their own skin as they get older, allowing them to feel more free in the bedroom, according to a small study. Check Are you a sex addict? » Ask Sexologist » Join Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for sex? » SEE: What happens to your body during sex? How porn addiction can affect your sex life A happy spouse may keep you healthy Researchers found that simply having a happy spouse may enhance one's health as much as being happy oneself. Is your partner using sex to manipulate you? Sex can be a dangerous tool of manipulation. Psychotherapist Dr Tanya Robinson offers advice. 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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. 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