Sex

Orgasms, STDs, and everything in between.

Sex

I Went on a Mission to Make Myself Like Shower Sex

I turned my bathroom from the place in which I poop, floss, and squeeze pimples to something more conducive to sexy time.
Grant Stoddard
9.10.18
Sex

Orgasms Can Relieve Hiccups, Migraines, and Help Men Live Longer

And, shocker, there's scarce research on what they do for women.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
9.10.18
Sex

My Obsession With Feet Can Be Traced Back to a Single Teenage Encounter

A lot of sexual fetishes originate in childhood.
Grant Stoddard
9.7.18
hard data

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
SEX

Going to Sex Parties Made Me Better at One-on-One Sex

Becoming comfortable with witnessing and supporting your partner being sexual with other people feels a bit like acquiring a superpower.
Grant Stoddard
8.29.18
relationships

These Are the Lies People Tell Each Other Most Often on Dating Apps

All of them could be categorized into one of two distinct types.
David Markowitz
8.24.18
STDs

'Flesh-Eating' STI Reportedly Confirmed in the UK

Known as granuloma inguinale or donovanosis, the STI is caused by a bacteria and rarely occurs in the US.
Allison Tierney
8.23.18
hard data

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
hard data

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
Sleep

When You Initiate Sex In Your Sleep, Things Can Get Complicated

Sexsomnia is a sleep disorder in which people have sex—or try to—while unconscious.
Richard Greenhill
7.24.18
Sex

Having Sex Makes You Think Life Is More Meaningful

“Meaning in life often arises when an individual feels their basic need for belonging is met with someone.”
Christian Jarrett
7.24.18
relationships

You Probably Look More Attractive in a Group Than on Your Own

It's been called the "cheerleader effect."
Evita March
7.23.18