Sex

Orgasms, STDs, and everything in between.

hard data
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
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
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
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
relationships
relationships

This Is Why People Cheat

Here’s where to start if you’re dealing with infidelity.
Gery Karantzas
7.18.18
Sex
Sex

Why People Have Sex With Animals

In a new study, researchers surveyed nearly 1,000 zoophiles about frequency of sex with animals, beliefs about zoophilia, and their sexual preferences and practices.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
7.17.18
STDs
STDs

The STD Mycoplasma Genitalium Is Becoming a Problem

Doctors warn that it's already showing resistance to antibiotics.
Jesse Hicks
7.11.18
Sex
Sex

How to Stop Feeling Guilty About What You Want in Bed

Repressing your sexual desires is bad for your sex life.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
7.6.18
Sex
Sex

What Your Personality Says About Your Sex Life

Extroverts tend to have more sex than everyone else.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
7.6.18
pipe dreams
pipe dreams

People Are Injecting Stem Cells Into Their Penises

It's clearly not the best bet for male enhancement.
Mark Hay
7.6.18
Sex
Sex

I Spent 4 Hours Trying to Achieve a Full-Body Orgasm

My quest for the transcendent climaxes I hear about from women and the occasional dude.
Grant Stoddard
6.22.18
body
body

We Looked Into Whether Having Sex Affects Your Athletic Performance

Some coaches tell their athletes to avoid having sex before a big game.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
6.21.18