Published every Monday, Live Wire is a look around the web at all things love, romance, sex and intimacy.
Tinder Just Made a Huge Update to Help You Find an Actual Boyfriend – Lane Moore, Cosmopolitan – Tinder’s making some changes that they say could lead to an actual connection.
The Secret to Desire in a Long-term Relationship – Esther Perel, Ted Talk – In long-term relationships, we often expect our beloved to be both best friend and erotic partner. But as Esther Perel argues, good and committed sex draws on two conflicting needs: our need for security and our need for surprise. So how do you sustain desire? With wit and eloquence, Perel lets us in on the mystery of erotic intelligence.
What the Stock Market Can Teach You About Love – Joshua Krist, Men’s Health – Whether you’re investing in love or stocks, the wisdom is often the same.
8 Things Men Think While Going Down on You – Clint Carter, Women’s Health – The high-functioning part of a man’s brain basically shuts down the minute your pants come off. It’s not that we don’t think; our thoughts just become, well, simple. Naked woman. Must touch.