Matty Silver

Matty Silver

Getting the passion back

How to reignite your sex life

Matty Silver Men and women often think they have lost their sexual desire and libido, but it often turns out that the sex they are having lacks passion.

Rekindling your sex life after cancer

After cancer treatment many women are left with sexual changes and concerns that, if not attended to, can become long-term problems.

Matty Silver After cancer treatment many women are left with sexual changes and concerns that, if not attended to, can become long-term problems

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Making relationships last

Sexual desire often fades in relationships

What do you do when the honeymoon period is over?

Matty Silver Most people believe the excitement of those early months and years will last forever, but unfortunately this doesn’t happen that often.

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50 Shades of Grey may create a run on whips and handcuffs but does it gives BDSM a bad name?

 <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> may have done good things for female sexuality  but BDSM should never be exploitative.

Matty Silver Matty Silver | The popularity of Fifty Shades of Grey goes some way to normalise what used to be a fringe sexual practice but many BDSM practitioners say the book and now the movie give the practice...

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Daniel Bergner reveals surprising information about women, sex and lust

The majority still believe a man should make the first move when it comes to sex.

Matty Silver There is evidence that women are much more like men when it comes to sex.

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New Year's resolution: have better sex more often

Matty Silver Health and money might be high on your list of things to change this year, but what about sex?

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Worry and sex

How to overcome sexual hang-ups

Matty Silver Sexual hang-ups are common but if you leave them unchecked, they can affect your sex life.

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Libido boost

Will testosterone make women happier?

Jane Fonda says testosterone has improved her sex life.

Matty Silver Evidence that women can also become testosterone-deficient is largely ignored.

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Can't pray away

The dangers of gay conversion therapy

It's only natural: gay conversion therapy is no 'cure'.

Matty Silver It’s probably difficult to believe there are still people and organisations in Australia and around the world, who believe they can “cure” gay people who struggle with same-sex...

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Booming industry

Having fun with sex toys

Kat Pfister from love roughe  giving a demonstration at a Vibrator party hosted by Laura Attuell. photo taken on the 4th of may 2012.
Photo: Jacky Ghossein

Matty Silver Even during economic recessions, sales of sex toys have skyrocketed and the sex-toy business has turned into a multibillion-dollar industry.

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Should you have a sex contract?

Sex contracts: Covering all bases?

Matty Silver I am always amazed how often couples marry or settle down without first discussing what to expect from their relationship.

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Tricky subject?

How to talk to your children about sex


Matty Silver Young people are curious and they should have the right to accurate and comprehensive information about sexual health in order to make well-informed choices in sexuality and relationships, when they...

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Sexual fantasies

What to do when sex feels like a chore

Josh Lawson and Bojana Novakovic in The Little Death.

Matty Silver Sexual fantasies and role play can help add playfulness and more fun in the bedroom.

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The history of the sex doll

Sex dolls have come a long, long way


Matty Silver Sex dolls have come a long way from the vinyl inflatable constructions that had only a passing resemblance to reality.

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Why is it so difficult to talk about sex?

Let's talk about sex: why is it so difficult?

Matty Silver Sex is something that's difficult to ignore in our lives because it's everywhere in our culture; it's reflected in magazine and TV advertising, fashion, music, TV series and movies.

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Sexercise: an exciting alternative to the gym


Matty Silver Sex should be considered a significant exercise for burning calories – that’s the happy conclusion reached in a study.

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Moving on

Sex after divorce

Libido, sex, couple, bed, bored, boredom.

Matty Silver As time passes it’s tempting to go back into the dating scene - after all, sex makes us feel wanted, accepted and reassured.

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Sex and obesity

Lose weight for better sex


Matty Silver With obesity rates on the rise, the effects of being overweight have attracted increasing attention, but one aspect of this problem is too often overlooked - the impact on male sexual dysfunction.

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Sex happens

Sex happens: why there's nothing wrong with getting into bed on the first date


Matty Silver It's quite amazing that in this day and age we still have a double standard when it comes to having sex on a first date.

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'The fourth sexual orientation'

Asexuality: Don't be too hasty with labels


Matty Silver The asexual community believes that unlike celibacy, which is a choice, asexuality is not and they want asexuality to be recognised as the fourth sexual orientation.

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