Love

How to Maintain Your Libido When You’re Single

Whether you hate the show or love it, there’s a particular scene during season two of Grey’s Anatomy that every single woman in a dry spell can relate to. When Katherine Heigl’s character, Izzie, finally has sex after a long unintentional bout of celibacy, she finds she’s now hornier than ever. When trying to explain the feeling to another character, George, she asks him, “You know when you don’t have sex for a while, you sorta forget how good it is, and you don’t really need it as much?” He responds with a no, saying that doesn’t happen to guys. Izzie then tells him that now that she’s remembered how great sex is, her libido has gone into overdrive. “It’s like a beast,” she says, “A beast that was asleep, for a long, LONG time, and now the beast is WIDE awake and wants to be fed and the f...

Caring for a Dying Loved One: Understanding the Dying Process

In generations past, caring for dying loved ones at home was a natural family event. Due to modern technology, as well as nursing homes and hospitals, many people in today’s society have been insulated from watching their loved ones go through the dying process. This means most people are not aware of the signs and symptoms of the dying process. How to care for a dying loved one Given the choice, most people would choose to die a natural death at home surrounded by friends and family versus dying in a facility and being cared for by professionals. Over the past two decades there has been a rise in the number of families who are choosing to care for their dying loved ones at home. This resurgence and return to the ‘old ways’ means it is crucial for home caregivers to learn the signs and sym...

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