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therapy

Psychology’s Short-Lived Experiment With Nude Psychotherapy

Getting naked in therapy sessions was considered part of a search for authenticity.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
4 days ago
Sex

These Are Some of the Most Unusual Ways People Say They've Achieved Orgasm

The answers ranged from swimming to riding a horse to getting a tattoo.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
12.6.18
relationships

The Emotional Impact of Having Sex With an Ex Isn't Always Bad

Hookups between former partners are surprisingly common, according to a new study.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
11.8.18
Sex

Being Good in Bed Is Tied to an Unexpected Personality Trait

People who rate high in conscientiousness have fewer sexual problems and more satisfying sex lives, according to a new study.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
11.6.18
Sex

Young People Don't Want Casual Things Out of Casual Sex

A new study shows that men and women want more out of a one-night stand than the idea suggests.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
10.18.18
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Penises Shrink With Age

And other dick size data you may or may not want to know.
Grant Stoddard
10.1.18
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Most People Want to Change Who Initiates Sex in Their Relationship

These are the most effective ways you or your partner can take the lead.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
9.24.18
Sex

Monogamy May Be Even More Difficult For Women Than it Is For Men

Experts are challenging long-held ideas about gender and fidelity.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
9.19.18
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We Fantasize About Our Romantic Partners More Than Anyone Else

By contrast, fewer than one in ten people say they fantasize frequently about celebrities, porn stars, politicians, or other famous people.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
8.30.18
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One in Five Men Feel Sad After They Have Sex, Study Finds

This phenomenon, known as postcoital dysphoria, has increasingly been discussed by researchers and therapists over the last decade.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
8.16.18
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Married Women Orgasm Less Often Than Their Husbands Think They Do

A new study of 1,700 married couples reveals that if we want to close the orgasm gap, we first need to close the orgasm perception gap.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
8.8.18
Sex

Women With a Stronger Sense of Smell Have More Orgasms

A sensitivity to odors can also predict how both men and women alike experience sex.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
6.1.18
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