Valentine's day

The Interesting Path to Hearts, Chocolate, and Roses

Marked by the heart-shaped balloons in every store and the seemingly endless amount of jewelry commercials, Valentine’s Day is almost here. Many people believe this is a marketing “holiday” invented by greeting card and candy companies, but this celebration’s roots go much deeper than we realize. As a child, you may recall February 14th being St. Valentine’s Day. This day …

Sex & The Pandemic

In times of stress, it’s often the case that our sex drives go up – it’s our bodies’ way to relieve stress. The operative word being often. What’s interesting is that we are coping in different ways. For some, the stress is causing an increase in the desire for physical intimacy For others, the anxiety caused by the pandemic is …