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Sexuality: Most Popular Articles

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What's the Buzz? Vibrator Tips for Women
A beginner’s guide to using vibrators for women. Tips and techniques on using vibrators for external stimulation and penetration.
20 Movies That Feature Real Sex Scenes
A list of mainstream movies that apparently contain real sex scenes.
Doggy Style or Rear Entry Sex Position
Image of doggy style or rear entry sex position. Page 3.
12 Tips for Having Sexual Intercourse
A guide to intercourse including suggestions on positioning, pacing, g-spot and prostate stimulation, and how to have orgasms during intercourse.
6 Great Positions for Oral Sex
Whether you're giving or receiving (or both), pleasurable sex starts with a comfortable and versatile position.
Find His Spot: A Guide to the Prostate
Some people call it the male g-spot, others call it (unfortunately) the p-spot. Whatever you call it, here's a a step by step guide to finding and stimulating the prostate.
Woman on Top Sex Position Pictures Gallery
Images of woman on top sex positions
What's the Average Penis Size?
What does scientific research have to say about average penis size? Penis size is measured in terms of both average length and girth of a flaccid penis and average length and girth of an erect penis. There are many problems with determining what the average penis size is.
10 Most Common Questions About Penis Size
Penis size may be the biggest source of worry for men. Learn the facts about average penis size, does penis size matter, the trouble with comparing penis size, and whether or not you can do anything to enlarge your penis.
Woman on Top Sex Position
Image of the basic woman on top sex position. Page 2.
How to Find the Right Position for Your Body...
Finding the right sex position means thinking about yourself. This series of sex tips focuses on finding the most comfortable and versatile physical positions for sex.
Missionary Sex Position Pictures
Image of the basic missionary sex position.
What's the Buzz? A Man's Guide to Vibrator Use
Guys can, and do, use vibrators. Most don't know that it's an option. Here's a step by step guide to use vibrators for men.
Edge of the Bed Sex Position Pictures Gallery
Images of the edge of the bed sex positions.
A Personal Map to Your G-Spot
A step by step guide to finding and stimulating your g-spot.
Inside the Missionary Position
A description and picture of the missionary position where the man is lying on top of his partner. Suggestions for variation on this sex position, as well as pros and cons of the missionary position for penetration sex play.
Let Your Fingers Do the Talking - A Guide to...
A step by step guide on how to give a man a handjob, with tips on anatomy, technique, using props, and communicating with your partner.
How Do You Compare - Average Sexual Frequency...
How much sex does an average couple have, and how much sex should we be having to be considered normal or healthy?
What You Should Know About Basic Doggy Style Sex
Tips, variations, and pros and cons of the rear entry or doggy style sex position. Featuring non-explicit illustrations.
13 Tips for the Best Clitoral Stimulation
Tips and techniques for clitoral stimulation.
The Right Way to Do Kegel Exercises
Step by step instructions on doing kegel exercises to strengthen your PC muscles.
Bring Your Partner to the Edge of Desire
Tips on edging, a sexual activity that involves postponing orgasm.
If It Hurts, Am I Doing It Wrong?
Does anal sex always hurt a little? The short answer is that it doesn’t hurt if you’re doing it right. For the longer answer, read on.
Side by Side Facing Sex Position
Image of the basic side by side sex facing position. Page 4.
Lovefilm's Top Sex Scenes in Hollywood Movies
A list of the best movie sex scenes as selected by members of LoveFilm, Europe's largest internet DVD rental service.
Missionary Sex Position Pictures Gallery
Images of the doggy style or rear entry sex positions.
What Is Tantric Sex?
A basic introduction to Tantra sexual practice and what Tantric sex has come to mean in the west.
A Different Kind of Oral Sex: Learn to Talk...
Tips on how to introduce dirty talk to your relationship, with suggestions on expanding your vocabulary of sex words, getting comfortable with dirty talk, and recommendations for more reading.
10 Tips for Reaching Unforgettable Orgasms...
Orgasms don't come easily through intercourse. But that doesn't mean they don't come at all. Here are some tips on having orgasms through intercourse.
Reverse Cowgirl Sex Position
Image of the basic reverse cowgirl sex position. Page 8.
15 Tips for Giving the Best Handjob to a Women
A step by step guide on how to give a woman a handjob, with tips on anatomy, technique, using props, and communicating with your partner about handjobs.
Right Angle Sex Position
Image of the basic right angle sex position. Page 6.
Here He Comes - Acheiving Male Multiple Orgasms
With practice and patience many men can experience multiple, non-ejaculatory orgasms. Here's a step by step instructions on how men can experience multiple orgasms.
What Exactly Is Sex?
What is sex? How does sex differ from sexuality? Learn about defining sex and sexuality for yourself in a way that can help you explore more of your sexual potential and increase your sexual health.
A Beginner's Guide to Sex Fantasy Role Play
Whether you’re an expert at swinging from the ceiling vines or a nervous newcomer to the idea of dressing up and getting down, these 9 sex tips will open up a world of sexual possibilities.
Is Impotence Still a Thing?
Impotence, or erectile dysfunction, is a common sexual problem experienced by as many as 1 in 5 men. All men experience occasional difficulty getting an erection, but what if it happens most of the time, and for months or years?
Spooning Sex Position
Image of the basic spooning sex position. Page 5.
Bigger Isn't Always Better - Making Sex...
It can seem like a joke, but having a penis that's too big can be a serious problem. get tips on what to do if your partner’s penis is too big and making sex uncomfortable or painful.
The Pros and Cons of the Woman on Top Sex...
The woman on top sex position, described and illustrated, with variations, pros, and cons of this position for intercourse.
Cuckold
A definition of the term cuckold.
6 Reasons You May Not Be Having Orgasms
The most common reasons people don't have orgasms aren't always easy to resolve, but fixes are possible.
How to Suggest a New Sexual Activity to a Partner
Tips on how to talk with your partner about trying some new sexual activities.
Your Guide to Pegging
Tips on pegging or the act of male anal penetration by a female partner. Includes ideas on talking about pegging, toys to choose for pegging, and safer sex considerations.
Bum Lift Sex Position
Image of the bum lift sex position. Page 10.
Wall Standing Sex Position
Image of the basic wall standing sex position. Page 9.
What Is Pegging?
An explanation of the term pegging, which is used to describe anal penetration in heterosexual couples where the woman penetrates the man.
How Many Types of Orgasms Are There?
The messy truth is that an orgasm is something that defies simple explanation. Here are some popular categorizations explained.
DIY Homemade Sex Toys
Tips for homemade sex toy projects, plus links to the best homemade sex toy sites, books and products.
Better Sex
Suggestions on how to think about what better sex is for you, in order to figure out how to have better sex.
Your Guide to Nipple Stimulation
Stimulating your partners nipples - there's more to it than you think!
Causes of Painful Sex
Describes both physical and psychological causes of pain during sex.
Edge of the Bed Sex Position
Image of the edge of the bed sex position. Page 7.
Where to Find the Best Online Sex Writing
Links and recommended resources for finding, sharing, and writing sex stories online.
Vagina
Description of the function and anatomy of the vagina with a focus on sexual pleasure.
A User's Guide to Male Sexual Anatomy
A plain language explanation of penis anatomy including the shaft, glans, frenulum, foreskin, and the internal anatomy of the penis.
A Basic Tour of the Female Genital Anatomy
A guided tour of the basic parts of the female genitals, including the vulva, vagina, clitoris, pc muscle, g-spot, and more.
Penis Size Illusions
Worry about penis size isn't entirely in your head. Five common reasons why most men think their penis is too small.
Can You Change Vaginal Taste?
An About.com reader asks if it's possible to change the way her vagina, or vaginal fluids, taste.
A Guide to Using Penis Rings
A beginner’s guide to using penis rings.
How to Have Sex
Sex how tos, sex tips, and step-by-step sex instruction on everything from sex toys and positions to erotic role play and how to light a room for sex.
Morning Erections
Morning erections can be a source of confusion and embarrassment for young men, and concern for older men who may have fewer or find them gone altogether.
10 Tips for a Better Orgasm
Ten tips on building better orgasms. Ways to expand your orgasmic potential through movement and breath, through fantasy and sex toys, and by improving your sexual health.
How Can I Tell If I've Had an Orgasm?
How can you be sure that you're having orgasms? Is there such a thing as an orgasm test? Information on what defines orgasm and how to focus more on pleasure and less on the question.
Raised Kneeling Sex Position
Image of the raised kneeling sex position. Page 11.
The What and Where of the Perineum
Definition of the perineum. Sexuality.
Why You Shouldn't Trust Research on Average...
A study of penis size, conducted in India, triggered several terrible reports that are either ignorant, racist, or both.
Why Does Sex Hurt?
Why does sex hurt? Explains common reasons for painful sex and solutions to reduce pain during sex.
Oral Sex Quiz
Oral Sex Quiz Test your knowledge of oral sex. Sorry, but this quiz requires that you have javascript
A Different Type of Missionary Sex You Can Try
An explanation of the Push Up/Push Down sex position, which turns the tables on the traditional missionary position.
How To Kiss
There are few universal rules to kissing, but here are some basic tips on how to kiss for the anxious and uninitiated.
How Long Should Sex Last?
What is the average time sex lasts for, and how long should sex last?
Know the Differences Between Latex and...
Explains the difference between latex and non latex condoms, and between the different types of non latex condom brands currently available.
What You Need to Know About Viagra
Information about Viagra including how Viagra works, dosage, how much Viagra costs, and side effects of Viagra
Top Tips and Techniques for Safe and Enjoyable...
Offering oral sex tips and techniques plus information on hygiene and safety concerns for performing and receiving oral sex.
How To Use Rabbit Vibrators
Tips on how to use rabbit vibrators alone or with a partner.
8 Ways to Play with a Soft Penis
One of the great lies we're told about sex is that it must involve an erection. There are lots of ways to have great sex with a soft penis.
Your Quick Guide to the Male Sexual Anatomy
A guided tour of the basic parts of male genitalia including the penis, scrotum, prostate gland, frenulum, perineum, and anus.
A Users Guide to Lube
Everything you ever needed to know about personal lubricants to help you find the right lube for you.
How to Use Lubricant
How to use lubricant for solo and partner sex play.
How to Try the Spooning Side by Side Sex Position
The spooning side-by-side sex position, described and illustrated, with pros and cons and tips on varying this position to make it work for you.
What's Your Fantasy?
Information about the origins of sexual fantasies, the most common sexual fantasies, how healthy it is to have sexual fantasies, and ideas for more sexual fantasies.
I'm Not In the Mood for Sex (But My Partner Is)
What are your options when one of you is in the mood for sex and one of you isn't?
Is the Leapfrog Sex Position Difficult to...
The leapfrog sex position is a variation on the rear entry position, and it can be good for people during pregnancy. See an illustration and learn the pros and cons of the leapfrog.
What Is the PC Muscle and Where You Can Find...
Simple instructions on how to find your pubococcygeus or PC muscles. With links to information on how to do Kegel exercises to strengthen the PC muscles.
Learn About the History of Research on Sexual...
The anatomy of intercourse research from Leonardo da Vinci to Masters and Johnson to MRI and 3D ultrasound imaging.
Can You Tell When a Man Is Ready to Ejaculate?
Sometimes knowing what is about to happen can really help! Learn the signs that ejaculation is imminent.
Does Penis Size Matter for Good Sex?
Does penis size matter? Research on the importance of penis size to men and women.
What Is an Orgasm?
What is orgasm, and how is it defined by science and culture? Better than single definitions are multi-dimensional explanations of orgasm.
First Time Sex
Tips on first time sex experiences, including first time intercourse, first orgasm, first time anal sex, and more.
How To Control Premature Ejaculation with the...
A step by step explanation of the start/stop technique of controlling premature ejaculation.
What Are the Most Common Sexual Fantasies?
While every list of top sexual fantasies differs slightly there are less than ten themes that consistently appear on surveys of top sexual fantasies.
Edging
Describing the sexual activity edging.
Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About...
Orgasms are the most sought after and most misunderstood part of our sexuality. Learn about different types of orgasms, the real definition of orgasm, fake orgasms, orgasm problems, and the best books about orgasms available.
Is Sex Without Intercourse Real Sex?
Sex is much more than intercourse. Here are some ways of thinking about and exploring sexual intimacy and stimulation that don't involve intercourse.
6 Ways to Get More of What You Want in the...
Tips on dealing with a spouse or partner who wants a lot more or a lot sex than you do.
The Right Way to Put on a Male Condom
A step by step explanation on how to put on and take off a condom, with links to illustrations on how to properly put on a condom.
What Is a Micropenis?
Explains the causes, treatment, and problematic social meaning of a micropenis, which is a clinical term to describe a very small penis.
Quick Facts on Teens' Sexual Behavior
A compilation of statistics on teen sexual behaviors in the U.S. and Canada.
Can You Get an STD From Having Oral Sex?
Just how risky is oral sex when it comes to sexually transmitted diseases? The answer depends on a lot of things, find out what impacts risk and how you can have safer oral sex.
Do Penis Pumps Permanently Enlarge Your Penis?
Explains that penis pumps do not work to permanently enlarge your penis.
What You Should Know About First Time Intercourse
Information for people who are planning on having intercourse for the first time. With links to information on techniques and safety concerns related to first time intercourse.
Not Interested in Being a Cuckold’s Wife
A reader asks about about her husband who wants her to have sex with other men and then tell him about it. She isn’t interested and wants him to get past this desire to be a cuckold.
What to Expect from Wedding Night Sex
How high expectations for wedding night sex can leave you neither happy nor satisfied, and what you can do about it.
Orgasm Quiz
Orgasm Quiz Test your knowledge of orgasm. Sorry, but this quiz requires that you have javascript turned
Generating scenarios and Sexual Fantasy Ideas
Tips on developing sexual fantasy ideas and coming up with fantasy scenarios that work for you.
BDSM
A definition for the term BDSM which is an umbrella term to describe a wide range of sexual activities, and emotional and spiritual interactions.
Bend Over, Boyfriend
Information, tips, and resources for straight couples interested in exploring male anal play and strap on sex. Includes shopping tips, safer sex tips, and information about gender and role play.
A Guide to Erotic Touch
A step by step guide to exploring sensual touch with a partner.
Male Sex Toys
Explains the range of male sex toys, how to use male sex toys, and where to buy male sex toys.
Basic Edge of the Bed Sex Position
Picture of the basic edge of the bed sex position.
How To Put on a Female Condom
Instructions on how to put on and remove the female condom.
Semen Allergy
Semen allergy is a relatively rare allergic reaction that includes symptoms such as burning and irritation following unprotected sexual intercourse.
Why You Shouldn't Try to Measure up to Porn Stars
Answers to questions about penis size, and other common sexual health questions, with links to research and resources.
Basic Woman on Top Sexual Position
Image of the basic woman on top sex position
What Are G Spot Vibrators?
A review of popular vibrators designed for, or useful for, g spot stimulation.
What's the Deal with Penis Size?
Answers to commonly asked sexual health questions. Includes an answer to questions about the importance of penis size, what is the average penis size, does penis size matter, does it matter more to women or men, and whether length or girth is more important.
What Is Mainstream Pornography?
What distinguishes mainstream from independent pornography?
Are Orgasms Good for Health?
What are the health benefits of orgasms?
Sex and Urinary Tract Infections
Explains the connection between urinary tract infections and sex and what you can do to reduce the risk of getting a urinary tract infection after sex.
Sitting Sex Position
Describes the basic sitting sex position with suggestions for variations on this position, as well as pros and cons of the sitting sex position for penetration sex play.
All About the G Spot
A complete reference guide to the g spot, with information on the g spot debate, the history of research into the g spot, how to find your g spot, and what the g spot is and isn’t, as well as reviews of books about the g spot, and g spot vibrators.
9 Lies We're Told About Sex
The major lies we're told about sex include: sex is completely genetic, sex is simple and natural, great sex is all about technique, and more.
Penis Goes Soft
If you or someone you are sleeping with is losing erections during sex, it may not mean what you think it means. Here are the most common reasons why a penis might go soft, and tips on what you can do about it.
How Real Is the Sex You See in Pornography?
Pornography may be many things, but it isn't usually a very accurate depiction of sex. Learn how to spot the ways that porn fakes sex.
Scrotum and Testicles
A description of the scrotum and testicles, part of the male reproductive and sexual anatomy.
Altering the Taste of Oral Sex
Tips on changing the taste of oral sex for men and women performing both fellatio and cunnilingus.
How to Choose a Vibrator
Tips on buying a vibrator, how to choose a vibrator for you and your partner, different materials for vibrators, and how to find a vibrator that will work for you
Everything You Need to Know About Vibrators
Vibrators are the most popular selling sex toy in the world. This guide offers tips on choosing the right vibrator, buying a vibrator without being ripped off, and ways of using vibrators for men, women, and couples.
What Does Sex Feel Like?
If you've never had sex before, how do you know what it will feel like? A description of what sex feels like.
Extended Wear Butt Plugs
Is it safety wear a butt plug for an extended period of time?
A Male Multiple Orgasm Primer
Basic information about male multiple orgasm. Where the teachings began, what research has been done on the topic, and the basic ideas behind male multiple orgasms are discussed.
How To Make First-Time Intercourse More...
Tips on making intercourse for the first time more pleasurable, less awkward, and less painful.
101 Ways (More or Less) to Have Sex
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Sex and Marijuana
Describes the positive and negative sex effects of marijuana. While many people, women in particular, find marijuana has positive effects on sexual arousal and behavior, if taken in larger amounts marijuana can severely dampen sex.
How To Find the Best Condom
Tips on finding the best condom to increase sensitivity and sexual pleasure.
Non Latex Condoms
Latex free condoms, non latex condoms, nonlatex condoms, non-latex condoms, latex allergies, avanti, Trojan supra, reality female condom,
Penis Pumps
All about penis pumps. Explains how penis pumps work, whether penis pumps are effective, and how safe it is to use a penis pump.
Sizes and Reviews of Small Condoms
Size information and reviews of small condoms.
Never Had an Orgasm?
Information for people who haven’t had an orgasm before and want to have their first time orgasm. With links to information for people who can’t orgasm, and anyone who wants to learn how to have more orgasms.
Sex and Ecstasy
What are the sex effects of Ecstasy (also called MDMA)? Subjective reports and laboratory research explain the negative and positive sex effects of Ecstasy.
Is oral sex risky?
Answers the question, is oral sex safer sex? What are the risks of having unprotected oral sex?
The Joys of Toys
Explains the basics of sex toys including different kinds of sex toys, tips on shopping for sex toys, where to find the best sex toys, sex toy safety, and sex toy quizzes.
Fix a Battery Powered Vibrator
A step by step guide to fixing common problems with battery powered vibrators.
Is Watching Porn Okay?
Includes a discussion of the health of watching adult videos in a relationship and ways to talk with your partner about your concerns.
Sex Sounds
Only a few brave researchers have ventured into the territory of human sexual sounds. Here’s what we know.
Anus
Description of the anus and rectum, and the part they play in sexual anatomy and response.
How to Talk About Sex Problems
Tips on how to bring up a sexual complaint or concern to your partner or spouse while minimizing your own, and their, defensiveness.
Sex Books for Couples
Deepen your sexual connection with your partner with this list of new and classic sexual exploration books for couples. From tips and techniques to delving deep into each other's erotic psyches.
Sex Toy Quiz
Sex Toy Quiz How much do you know about sex toys? Sorry, but this quiz requires that you have javascript
Oral Sex Taste
What makes up the taste of oral sex? An explanation of what oral sex taste is comprised of.
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