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Sexuality: Most Popular Articles

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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.
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.
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.
A Personal Map to Your G-Spot
A step by step guide to finding and stimulating your g-spot.
Sex How To: A Guide to Nipple Stimulation
Stimulating your partners nipples - there's more to it than you think!
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.
10 Tips for Clitoral Stimulation
A step by step guide to clitoral stimulation, featuring 10 tips to improve your approach and technique.
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.
DIY Homemade Sex Toys
Tips for homemade sex toy projects, plus links to the best homemade sex toy sites, books and products.
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.
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.
Sex on the Big Screen
A list of mainstream movies that apparently contain real sex scenes.
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.
A Guide to Using Penis Rings
A beginner’s guide to using penis rings.
How Long Can You Wear a Butt Plug For?
Is it safety wear a butt plug for an extended period of time?
Hop To It: A Guide to Using Rabbit Vibrators
Tips on how to use rabbit vibrators alone or with a partner.
6 Great Positions for Oral Sex
Whether you're giving or receiving (or both), pleasurable sex starts with a comfortable and versatile position.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Is It Possible to Increase Semen Volume?
Six things you should know before buying any product that claims to increase semen volume.
Woman on Top Sex Position
Image of the basic woman on top sex position. Page 2.
What Is Tantric Sex?
A basic introduction to Tantra sexual practice and what Tantric sex has come to mean in the west.
Doggy Style or Rear Entry Sex Position
Image of doggy style or rear entry sex position. Page 3.
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.
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.
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.
Kegel Exercises for Pelvic Floor Health
Step by step instructions on doing kegel exercises to strengthen your PC muscles.
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.
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?
Side by Side Facing Sex Position
Image of the basic side by side sex facing position. Page 4.
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.
How Long Should Sex Last?
What is the average time sex lasts for, and how long should sex last?
Better When Wet: A Guide to Using Personal...
How to use lubricant for solo and partner sex play.
Right Angle Sex Position
Image of the basic right angle sex position. Page 6.
Sex How Tos: Edging
Tips on edging, a sexual activity that involves postponing orgasm.
Missionary Sex Position Pictures
Image of the basic missionary sex position.
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.
Edge of the Bed Sex Position
Image of the edge of the bed sex position. Page 7.
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.
Reverse Cowgirl Sex Position
Image of the basic reverse cowgirl sex position. Page 8.
The What and Where of the Perineum
Definition of the perineum. Sexuality.
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.
Spooning Sex Position
Image of the basic spooning sex position. Page 5.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Do Penis Pumps Work?
Explains how and why penis pumps work the way they do.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Japanese Rabbit Vibrators: Accept No Other
Everything you want to know about the original Japanese rabbit vibrator: history, reviews, shopping tips, and how tos.
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.
How to Suggest a New Sexual Activity to a Partner
Tips on how to talk with your partner about trying some new sexual activities.
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.
How to Make First Time Intercourse More Fun and...
Tips on making intercourse for the first time more pleasurable, less awkward, and less painful.
Woman on Top Sex Position Pictures Gallery
Images of woman on top sex positions
Raised Kneeling Sex Position
Image of the raised kneeling sex position. Page 11.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We Both Think My Penis Is Too Small. What Are...
What can you do if you and your fiance think your penis is too small? Suggestions for an About.com reader on dealing with shame and penis size.
A Users Guide to Nipple Clamps
What are nipple clamps, how do they work, and how do you use nipple clamps?
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.
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.
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.
How to Fix Your Battery Powered Vibrator
A step by step guide to fixing common problems with battery powered vibrators.
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.
Does Size Matter?
Does penis size matter? Research on the importance of penis size to men and women.
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.
A Users Guide to Lube
Everything you ever needed to know about personal lubricants to help you find the right lube for you.
Learn to Control Premature Ejaculation
A step by step explanation of the start/stop technique of controlling premature ejaculation.
What You Should Know About First Time Intercourse
Everything you need to know about intercourse before you have it for the first time.
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.
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
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.
A Guide to Erotic Touch
A step by step guide to exploring sensual touch with a partner.
Is Sexuality Male or Female?
What do the terms male sexuality or female sexuality really mean in the context of sex education?
The Highs and Lows of Marijuana and Sex
Describes the positive and negative sexual effects of marijuana.
Edge of the Bed Sex Position Pictures Gallery
Images of the edge of the bed sex positions.
How to Avoid Wedding Night Disappointment
How high expectations for wedding night sex can leave you neither happy nor satisfied, and what you can do about it.
Where to Find the Best Online Sex Writing
Links and recommended resources for finding, sharing, and writing sex stories online.
Sexual Anatomy Tour: The Vagina
Description of the function and anatomy of the vagina with a focus on sexual pleasure.
Your Guide to G Spot Vibrators
A review of popular vibrators designed for, or useful for, g spot stimulation.
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 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.
The Fleshlight
Product review of The Fleshlight. Includes pros and cons of The Fleshlight, suggestions of who it would and would not be good for, and recommended places to buy The Fleshlight.
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.
What (and Where) are the Labia?
An explanation and description of labia, the external genitalia that are part of the vulva.
Ride On Penile Prosthesis/Male Strap On
A review of the Ride On a multi-purpose penile prosthesis and male strap on from Vixen Creations.
Orgasm Quiz
Orgasm Quiz Test your knowledge of orgasm. Sorry, but this quiz requires that you have javascript turned
Why Does Sex Hurt?
Why does sex hurt? Explains common reasons for painful sex and solutions to reduce pain during sex.
Butt Plug Harness
Description and tips on how to choose and use a butt plug harness.
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 Gallery
Images of the doggy style or rear entry sex positions.
Your First Time
Tips on first time sex experiences, including first time intercourse, first orgasm, first time anal sex, and more.
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.
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.
First Time 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.
Toy Review: Aneros Prostate Massager
Review of the Aneros Prostate massager.
Are Vibrators Made for Men?
Explanation of the category of male vibrator, with links to information on male sex toys, how to use vibrators for men, and top men's sex toys.
What Is Mainstream Pornography?
What distinguishes mainstream from independent pornography?
What Is Impotence?
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?
Male Sexual Anatomy Guide - Scrotum and Testicles
A description of the scrotum and testicles, part of the male reproductive and sexual anatomy.
101 Ways (More or Less) to Have Sex
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A Beginner's Guide to Erotic Photography
A beginner’s guide to taking erotic photographs from Chris Ablett.
9 Lies We're Told About Sex
Nine ideas about sex that are so pervasive you'll think they are obvious and true. Only they are not.
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.
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.
Porn Star Penis Worries
Answers to questions about penis size, and other common sexual health questions, with links to research and resources.
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.
What You Need to Know About Viagra
Information about Viagra including how Viagra works, dosage, how much Viagra costs, and side effects of Viagra
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 a Cuckold?
A definition of the term cuckold.
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.
Scary Sex Toys
A photo gallery of some of the scariest sex toys from the past and present. These scary sex toys are frightful either because of their concept, their construction, or both.
What Is Edging?
Read an explantion of edging, a sexual practice that involves playing with space, time, and excitement.
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.
How to Use a Female Condom
Instructions on how to put on and remove the female condom.
Your Guide to Penis Rings
Describes the basic penis ring, how it functions, and important safety information regarding the use of penis rings.
Are Orgasms Good for Your Health?
Research suggests there are several health benefits to regular orgasms. Here are a few.
Vibrator Reviews
Reviews of new and classic vibrators including pros and cons, who the toy would be recommended for, and who might be disappointed.
All About the G Spot
A complete reference guide to the g spot: the debates, the how tos, the sex toys, and more.
Oral Sex Quiz
Oral Sex Quiz Test your knowledge of oral sex. Sorry, but this quiz requires that you have javascript
What Does Oral Sex Taste Like?
What does oral sex taste like, and what are the elements that go into creating that taste?
Can You Change Vaginal Taste?
An About.com reader asks if it's possible to change the way her vagina, or vaginal fluids, taste.
Where Do Your Sexual Fantasies Come From?
Tips on developing sexual fantasy ideas and coming up with fantasy scenarios that work for you.
Breath Your Way to Better Sex
Conscious breathing techniques can be used to increase awareness and understanding of our sexual thoughts, feelings, and physical responses. Simple tips on using conscious breathing for sexual exploration.
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.
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.
Are Male and Female Orgasms Different?
Are male orgasms different from female orgasms? There are a lot of ways to answer that question, here are a few.
Worried About the Taste of Oral Sex?
Tips on changing the taste of oral sex for men and women performing both fellatio and cunnilingus.
Unexpected Orgasms
There are several types of orgasms that fall outside of standard textbook descriptions of an orgasm in terms of when, where, and how they occur. These orgasms can be considered unexpected orgasms.
Position Yourself: The Raised Kneeling Sex...
Describes raised kneeling sex positions. Suggestions for variation on this position, as well as pros and cons of the raised kneeling sex position for penetration sex play.
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.
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