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Dr Jess on Sex

Introducing the world of sex technology in Toronto

Many local and GTA-based companies are at the forefront of this emerging industry.
August 08, 2018

Sex ed for grown-ups — what you should know

July 05, 2018

A beginner’s guide to the naturist movement

June 21, 2018

Consensual Non-Monogamy — it’s more popular than you think

May 29, 2018

Dr. Jess on Sex: Making everyday interactions erotic

If you’re happy in your relationship but find that the erotic connection has faded with time, consider these simple strategies.
April 16, 2018

Dr. Jess on Sex: Ghosting, catfishing and other dating traps

March 08, 2018

Dr. Jess on Sex: Reinvigorate relationship passion with exhilarating activities

When you first fall in love, passion naturally rushes through your veins. You can’t get enough of your new partner. But then … you get to know him or her.
February 20, 2018

Dr. Jess on Sex: Relationship resolutions

If your goals for 2018 relate to diet, exercise, sleep, overall health, finances or time management, working on your relationship might be just what the doctor ordered. Research reveals that a happy relationship is positively correlated with better sleep, improved diet, greater income, lower stress levels and other positive health outcomes.
January 04, 2018

Dr. Jess on Sex: Explaining your vulnerable emotions and crafting loving responses are the keys

Intimacy arises when one person feels vulnerable and expresses that vulnerability in a constructive manner and the other person responds with love and support.
December 14, 2017

Dr. Jess on Sex: How writing your partner’s dating profile can be a rewarding experience

Each participant (and even the two Czech translators) struggled to contain their tears as they read the article and made a list of their partner’s best qualities. When they were done, they reported feeling more present, grateful, in love and intimate with their partners.
November 16, 2017

Dr. Jess on Sex: Tech can help couples keep the spark alive

Toronto couple Alex and Dee insist that technology is the glue that keeps their relationship hot. They use an app to schedule dates/sex (In the Mood), another to expand their sexual horizons (iKamasutra) and even one to control their sex toys (We-Connect).
October 17, 2017

How to have a happy relationship

September 15, 2017

Dr. Jess: How your four-legged friend can be hurting or helping your relationship

Some couples, like my husband and me, view dog ownership as a relationship enhancer. While I’m travelling for work, Lido, our Pomeranian, keeps Brandon company, and we see our love for her as yet another shared passion that enhances our bond.
August 08, 2017

Dr. Jess on Sex: Why happy couples fight

Happy couples fight. Sometimes they even go to bed angry. Research suggests that fighting is a normal part of healthy relationships. By engaging in conflict with truthful outbursts, you relieve relationship tension, assuage frustrations and foster a deeper bond by communicating your needs, boundaries and expectations.
July 11, 2017

Dr. Jess on Sex: Sexy summer outings

June 14, 2017

Dr. Jess on Sex: Think of sex as food

A good meal sets off similar chemical reactions as a romp between the sheets
May 29, 2017

Dr. Jess on Sex: Torontonians put a spring in their step with al fresco liaisons

According to a national survey’s data, over half of Canadians have had sex in the great outdoors, and 62 per cent fantasize about doing the deed in public.
April 25, 2017

Dr. Jess on Sex: Toronto researcher tackles the “Are you getting enough?” question

Studies suggest that couples who have sex more frequently are happier, but Amy Muise (PhD), now an assistant professor at York University, and her team found that this associated happiness maxes out at once per week. Muise explains that weekly sex seems to be enough to maintain the connection, and the happiness boost is really about prioritizing intimacy and sex — not about keeping score.
March 23, 2017

Dr. Jess on Sex: Straight from the heart this Valentine’s Day

Drop the clichéd plans and try a new way to celebrate love, and then do it all year long.
February 14, 2017

University of Toronto researchers say your attitude toward sex is the key to happiness

Researchers at the University of Toronto believe they’ve uncovered the key to a lasting, happy relationship: it’s all about your attitude toward sex.
January 20, 2017