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Batteries Not Included: How to Use a Vibrator
A beginner's guide to using vibrators for women. Tips and techniques on using vibrators for external stimulation and penetration.
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.
Bakers Dozen - 13 Tips for a Great Handjob
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.
10 Tips for Clitoral Stimulation
A step by step guide to clitoral stimulation, featuring 10 tips to improve your approach and technique.
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.
Let Your Fingers Do the Talking - 15 Tips for...
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.
A Guide to Using Penis Rings
A beginner’s guide to using penis rings.
Why Erections Leave (When You Want Them To Stay)
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.
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.
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.
What Is Tantric Sex?
A basic introduction to Tantra sexual practice and what Tantric sex has come to mean in the west.
Sex on the Big Screen
A list of mainstream movies that apparently contain real sex scenes.
How Do You Define 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.
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.
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.
Hop To It: A Guide to Using Rabbit Vibrators
Tips on how to use rabbit vibrators alone or with a partner.
Sex How To: 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.
Where to Find the Best Online Sex Writing
Links and recommended resources for finding, sharing, and writing sex stories online.
Is It Possible to Increase Semen Volume?
Six things you should know before buying any product that claims to increase semen volume.
Sex How To: A Guide to Nipple Stimulation
Stimulating your partners nipples - there's more to it than you think!
How Long Can You Wear a Butt Plug For?
Is it safety wear a butt plug for an extended period of time?
10 Tips for Better Orgasms
Orgasms don't come easy for all of us, and whether you're hoping for your first, or 101st, here are ten steps to building better orgasms.
How Much Sex Does the Average Couple Have?
How much sex does an average couple have, and how much sex should we be having to be considered normal or healthy?
A Personal Map to Your G-Spot
A step by step guide to finding and stimulating your g-spot.
6 Great Positions for Oral Sex
Whether you're giving or receiving (or both), pleasurable sex starts with a comfortable and versatile position.
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.
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.
10 Ways to Orgasm Through Intercourse
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.
7 Reasons You Don't Want to Learn About Sex...
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.
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.
How Can I Stop Farting During Orgasm?
A reader writes that they regularly fart when they have an orgasm which is both embarrassing to them and also reduces their pleasure in orgasming.
How to Fix Your Battery Powered Vibrator
A step by step guide to fixing common problems with battery powered vibrators.
Better When Wet: A Guide to Using Personal...
How to use lubricant for solo and partner sex play.
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.
Kegel Exercises for Pelvic Floor Health
Step by step instructions on doing kegel exercises to strengthen your PC muscles.
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.
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.
Sex How Tos: Edging
Tips on edging, a sexual activity that involves postponing orgasm.
Making the First Time More Fun and Less Awkward
Tips on making intercourse for the first time more pleasurable, less awkward, and less painful.
Do Penis Pumps Work?
Explains how and why penis pumps work the way they do.
First Time Orgasm
If you've never had an orgasm and want to change that, here's everything you need to know about first time orgasms.
Doggy Style or Rear Entry Sex Position
Image of doggy style or rear entry sex position. Page 3.
Up and At 'Em: The Whys and Hows of Morning...
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.
Latex vs Non-Latex Condoms
Explains the difference between latex and non latex condoms, and between the different types of non latex condom brands currently available.
Woman on Top Sex Position
Image of the basic woman on top sex position. Page 2.
Your Guide to Penis Rings
Describes the basic penis ring, how it functions, and important safety information regarding the use of penis rings.
The Highs and Lows of Marijuana and Sex
Describes the positive and negative sexual effects of marijuana.
DIY Homemade Sex Toys
Tips for homemade sex toy projects, plus links to the best homemade sex toy sites, books and products.
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.
All About Orgasms
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.
Reverse Cowgirl Sex Position
Image of the basic reverse cowgirl sex position. Page 8.
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.
Did I Just Have 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.
Good Vibrations: Using a Vibrator with Your...
A step-by-step guide to introducing a vibrator to your partner, and using a vibrator with your partner during sex.
What's the Average Penis Size?
Figuring out the average penis size isn't as easy as you'd think. Research offers various answers, and here's a round up of what it says.
Why Can't I Have an Orgasm?
The most common reasons people don't have orgasms aren't always easy to resolve, but fixes are possible.
5 Reasons Most Men Think Their Penis Is Too Small
Worry about penis size isn't entirely in your head. Here are the five reasons why most men think their penis is too small.
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.
Where Do Your Sexual Fantasies Come From?
Tips on developing sexual fantasy ideas and coming up with fantasy scenarios that work for you.
Ejaculation Changing with Age
Answer to a question from a reader about not ejaculating as far as he used to.
Missionary Sex Position Pictures
Image of the basic missionary sex position.
Help! I Can't Orgasm Without My Vibrator.
Response to a reader who can only orgasm when using a vibrator, and wants to be able to orgasm during sex with a partner.
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.
Sex S.O.S. - My Partner Is Too Big for Me
It can seem like a joke, but having a penis that's too big can be a serious problem. Tips on sex with a big penis.
Should I Be Worried if my Partner Is Having...
Should I be worried if my partner is having problems getting and keeping an erection? Is it a sign that there are bigger problems in our relationship?
What Does a Penis Pump Do?
All about penis pumps. Explains how penis pumps work, whether penis pumps are effective, and how safe it is to use a penis pump.
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.
Japanese Rabbit Vibrators: Accept No Other
Everything you want to know about the original Japanese rabbit vibrator: history, reviews, shopping tips, and how tos.
Wall Standing Sex Position
Image of the basic wall standing sex position. Page 9.
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.
The What and Where of the Perineum
Definition of the perineum. Sexuality.
Right Angle Sex Position
Image of the basic right angle sex position. Page 6.
A Users Guide to Lube
Everything you ever needed to know about personal lubricants to help you find the right lube for you.
What Is Edging?
Read an explantion of edging, a sexual practice that involves playing with space, time, and excitement.
Edge of the Bed Sex Position
Image of the edge of the bed sex position. Page 7.
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.
Bum Lift Sex Position
Image of the bum lift sex position. Page 10.
Spooning Sex Position
Image of the basic spooning sex position. Page 5.
Side by Side Facing Sex Position
Image of the basic side by side sex facing position. Page 4.
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 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
Woman on Top Sex Position Pictures Gallery
Images of woman on top sex positions
Ecstatic Sex? How MDMA Affects Sexual Function...
What are the sex effects of Ecstasy (also called MDMA)? Subjective reports and laboratory research explain the negative and positive sex effects of Ecstasy.
Brush Up: Your Complete Guide to Oral Sex
Offering oral sex tips and techniques plus information on hygiene and safety concerns for performing and receiving oral sex.
What You Should Know About First Time Intercourse
Everything you need to know about intercourse before you have it for the first time.
Raised Kneeling Sex Position
Image of the raised kneeling sex position. Page 11.
Is My Porn Habit Ruining Sex With My Boyfriend?
Answer to a woman asking about how her porn watching may or may not be getting in the way of sex with her boyfriend.
Your Guide to Female Ejaculation
Background information on the female ejaculation debate, plus tips on how to experiment with female ejaculation and g-spot stimulation, and where to find more information.
Why Tantric Sex Is Harder Than It Looks
The author Kenneth Ray Stubbs explains four common obstacles people in the West experience when exploring Tantric sexuality.
A Guide to Erotic Touch
A step by step guide to exploring sensual touch with a partner.
Spot the Difference: Ejaculation and Orgasm
Ejaculation and orgasm are separate events in the body and distinct but connected experiences. Learn more about how to spot the difference.
Function Over Form: What's Wrong with Porn Star...
Taking sex advice from porn stars is a little like taking emotional advice from Hollywood actors. In other words, not recommended. Here are some tips on avoiding the porn star sex position trap.
Position Yourself: The Side by Side Spooning...
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.
Oral Sex Quiz
Oral Sex Quiz Test your knowledge of oral sex. Sorry, but this quiz requires that you have javascript
Can I Get Rid of My Fetish?
I have a fetish and it's ruining my life. Is it possible to get rid of it?
Erectile Dysfunction and Sex Toys
Sex toys are not a treatment for erectile dysfunction but toys can expand pleasure giving and receiving options. Here's how.
How Long Should Sex Last?
What is the average time sex lasts for, and how long should sex last?
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.
Toys for Boys: Penis Sleeves
Learn about the different types of penis sleeves and male masturbators for men. Find out the pros and cons of these male sex toys, how to choose the right one and where to buy them.
Your Guide to Sex Toys for Men
Explains the range of male sex toys, how to use male sex toys, and where to buy male sex toys.
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.
Does Sex Always Mean Intercourse?
Sex is much more than intercourse. Here are some ways of thinking about and exploring sexual intimacy and stimulation that don't involve intercourse.
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.
9 Ways to Make Sex More Spontaneous
Nine things you can do to try and increase sexual spontaneity in a long term relationship.
Bullet Vibrator
Information on the bullet vibrator, pros and cons of using a bullet vibrator, what to look for when choosing one and where to buy a bullet vibrator. Page 11.
Why We Feel Shame About Sex
What's the connection between sex and shame?
Does Size Matter?
Does penis size matter? Research on the importance of penis size to men and women.
What You Need to Know About Viagra
Information about Viagra including how Viagra works, dosage, how much Viagra costs, and side effects of Viagra
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.
Where to Begin Your Quest for Better Sex
If you're looking for better sex you need to know what better means to you. Here are six questions to guide your exploration.
10 Ways to Ruin Your Sex Life
Here are ten things you can do to practically guarantee you'll have bad sex. Invert them and you may find a few ideas on how to have some, or more, of the sex you actually want.
What You Need to Know About Male Multiple Orgasms
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.
101 Ways (More or Less) to Have Sex
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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.
10 Things You Probably Don't Know About Male...
Have you ever been told that men are easy when it comes to sex? Male sexuality is complicated, here are 10 things everyone should know about men and sex.
What's Your Number?
Statistics regarding the average number of sex partners a person has in their lifetime, and suggestions on what these numbers mean, and whether or not you should ever tell someone your number.
Your First Time
Tips on first time sex experiences, including first time intercourse, first orgasm, first time anal sex, and more.
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.
Learn to Control Premature Ejaculation
A step by step explanation of the start/stop technique of controlling premature ejaculation.
Your Guide to Water Based Lubricants
Explaining the difference between water based personal lubricants, including consistency, ingredients, and how long different water based lubricants last. With links to reviews of water based lubricants.
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.
Sex Tip: Stop and Go Sex Play
This sex tip is for two people and offers a way to playfully communicate about what you like and don’t like in sexual touch and activities.
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.
Erection Problems
Definitions, causes, and treatments for erections problems.
How to Suggest a New Sexual Activity to a Partner
Tips on how to talk with your partner about trying some new sexual activities.
Sexual Anatomy Tour: The Vagina
Description of the function and anatomy of the vagina with a focus on sexual pleasure.
Erectile Dysfunction Pump
Effectiveness, safety, and side effects of using an erectile dysfunction pump, or vacuum pump, for treatment of erectile dysfunction.
A Users Guide to Nipple Clamps
What are nipple clamps, how do they work, and how do you use nipple clamps?
Does Loving My Butt Make Me Gay?
If I’m a guy, does wanting anal sex make me gay? Find out how many ways the answer to that question is no.
Battery Vibrators
Explains the benefits and drawbacks of battery vibrators and the different styles of battery vibrators including dual action battery vibrators, g spot battery vibrators, wearable and remote control vibrators, and more.
What Causes Pain During Sex?
Pain during sex is surprisingly common, but still many of us don't talk about it. Learn about some of the common causes of pain during sex.
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.
What Lube Should I Use With My Silicone Toys?
What's the best lubricant to use with silicone sex toys?
Mapping Your Own Sexual Anatomy
Take a personal tour of your sexual anatomy and learn how to draw a map of your own sexual body.
Can You Change Vaginal Taste?
An About.com reader asks if it's possible to change the way her vagina, or vaginal fluids, taste.
How Can I Tell Him I Don't Need an Orgasm?
Does sex always have to end in orgasm? An About.com reader asks about talking with her boyfriend who refuses to have sex unless she orgasms.
What Can I Do to Get Sensation Back After...
An About.com reader writes to ask about the effect of nipple piercing on nipple sensation, and whether or not she should have her nipples re-pierced.
Can Breastfeeding Trigger an Orgasm?
Many women experience arousal and even orgasm while breastfeeding. This is the result of the hormone oxytocin and is a completely healthy response.
Male Sexual Anatomy Guide - Scrotum and Testicles
A description of the scrotum and testicles, part of the male reproductive and sexual anatomy.
What Is 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.
What Is Interactive Porn?
Describes the use of interactive technologies in the delivery of porn and examples of a new kind of porn called interactive porn.
Quickie Reviews of Silicone Based Lubricant...
Reviews of the most popular silicone lubricants, with tips on how to tell the difference and find the lube that's right for you.
Position Yourself: Knees on Chest Sex Position
Describes knees on chest sex positions. Suggestions for variation on this position, as well as pros and cons of knees on chest sex positions for penetration sex play.
What Is Mainstream Pornography?
What distinguishes mainstream from independent pornography?
Before You Buy Your First Sex Toy
Tips on choosing your first sex toy plus links to the best sex shops to buy sex toys.
How Your Mind Gets in the Way of Your Orgasm
Learn about the many ways that your thoughts and feelings can prevent you from having an orgasm.
Sexual Expression
What exactly do we mean when we talk about sexual expression? What's included in a definition of sexual expression?
Missionary Sex Position Pictures Gallery
Images of the doggy style or rear entry sex positions.
Vibrating Rings
Learn about the different types of vibrating rings and the various ways both men and women can use vibrating rings as part of their sex play.
The Sounds of Sex
Only a few brave researchers have ventured into the territory of human sexual sounds. Here's what we know.

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