Monthly Archives: November 2014

What if my boyfriend forgets my birthday?

First of all, happy birthday, girl! Sounds like you needed SOMEONE to wish you a happy birthday since clearly your man is asleep at the wheel here. Ok, so it is (or was recently) your birthday and your main man totally forgot. I bet you’re wondering what that means about how he feels about you, where your relationship going and how you should handle this. Well, Mama Patti is here to help. So, just sit back, relax and read on, birthday girl! Oh, and get some cake. Everyone deserves cake on their birthday! Read more

How to Rock At ‘Woman On Top’

Too many sexual partners in the bedroom

Q: Dear Emily,

I like to consider myself a fairly sexually educated girl, but I have NO idea what to do when it comes to being on top during sex. The few times I have tried it, I felt so awkward that it ended up killing the mood. Now I’m worried that my inexperience will be obvious to my next partner.. Are there any tips you can give me to help me get better at girl-on-top?

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What To Do When Your Partner Wants More Sex

Reader Usual Problem writes: Hi, I've been following your "Functional Couple Friday" articles (I'm always curious to find out what other couples do to maintain their relationships) and I've noticed that a lot of the couples who seem the happiest, have similar levels of sex drive. This is not the case with me (32) and my partner (23) of two years. When we met we were instantly drawn and attracted to each other. In the beginning we had sex at least 4 times a week, often more. As we settled in to the relationship, my sexual appetite became less. My mood is easily affected by external factors, such as financial issues, health issues, and small annoyances. I get the strong sense that he is convinced that my sex drive is below average. I know it's important for (many) women to invest time and effort into sexual activity and I'm trying to do that but I also often feel quite pressured. I know if it was up to him, we'd be having sex every day and somehow that knowledge is always in the back of my mind, pressuring me. Read more
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