Sexuality: Most Popular Articles
A beginner's guide to using vibrators for women. Tips and techniques on using vibrators for external stimulation and penetration.
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.
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 step by step guide to finding and stimulating your g-spot.
Stimulating your partners nipples - there's more to it than you think!
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.
A step by step guide to clitoral stimulation, featuring 10 tips to improve your approach and technique.
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.
Tips for homemade sex toy projects, plus links to the best homemade sex toy sites, books and products.
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.
A guide to intercourse including suggestions on positioning, pacing, g-spot and prostate stimulation, and how to have orgasms during intercourse.
A list of mainstream movies that apparently contain real sex scenes.
Explains the causes, treatment, and problematic social meaning of a micropenis, which is a clinical term to describe a very small penis.
A beginner’s guide to using penis rings.
Is it safety wear a butt plug for an extended period of time?
Tips on how to use rabbit vibrators alone or with a partner.
Whether you're giving or receiving (or both), pleasurable sex starts with a comfortable and versatile position.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Six things you should know before buying any product that claims to increase semen volume.
Image of the basic woman on top sex position. Page 2.
A basic introduction to Tantra sexual practice and what Tantric sex has come to mean in the west.
Image of doggy style or rear entry sex position. Page 3.
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.
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.
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.
Step by step instructions on doing kegel exercises to strengthen your PC muscles.
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 an average couple have, and how much sex should we be having to be considered normal or healthy?
Image of the basic side by side sex facing position. Page 4.
If you've never had sex before, how do you know what it will feel like? A description of what sex feels like.
What is the average time sex lasts for, and how long should sex last?
How to use lubricant for solo and partner sex play.
Image of the basic right angle sex position. Page 6.
Tips on edging, a sexual activity that involves postponing orgasm.
Image of the basic missionary sex position.
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.
Image of the edge of the bed sex position. Page 7.
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.
Image of the basic reverse cowgirl sex position. Page 8.
Definition of the perineum. Sexuality.
Image of the bum lift sex position. Page 10.
Image of the basic wall standing sex position. Page 9.
Image of the basic spooning sex position. Page 5.
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.
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.
Sometimes knowing what is about to happen can really help! Learn the signs that ejaculation is imminent.
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 plain language explanation of penis anatomy including the shaft, glans, frenulum, foreskin, and the internal anatomy of the penis.
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.
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.
An explanation of the term pegging, which is used to describe anal penetration in heterosexual couples where the woman penetrates the man.
Explains how and why penis pumps work the way they do.
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.
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.
Worry about penis size isn't entirely in your head. Here are the five reasons why most men think their penis is too small.
All about penis pumps. Explains how penis pumps work, whether penis pumps are effective, and how safe it is to use a penis pump.
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.
A guided tour of the basic parts of male genitalia including the penis, scrotum, prostate gland, frenulum, perineum, and anus.
The messy truth is that an orgasm is something that defies simple explanation. Here are some popular categorizations explained.
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.
Everything you want to know about the original Japanese rabbit vibrator: history, reviews, shopping tips, and how tos.
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.
Tips on how to talk with your partner about trying some new sexual activities.
A list of the best movie sex scenes as selected by members of LoveFilm, Europe's largest internet DVD rental service.
Tips on making intercourse for the first time more pleasurable, less awkward, and less painful.
Images of woman on top sex positions
Image of the raised kneeling sex position. Page 11.
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.
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 guided tour of the basic parts of the female genitals, including the vulva, vagina, clitoris, pc muscle, g-spot, and more.
Sex is much more than intercourse. Here are some ways of thinking about and exploring sexual intimacy and stimulation that don't involve intercourse.
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.
What are nipple clamps, how do they work, and how do you use nipple clamps?
The most common reasons people don't have orgasms aren't always easy to resolve, but fixes are possible.
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 woman on top sex position, described and illustrated, with variations, pros, and cons of this position for intercourse.
A step by step guide to fixing common problems with battery powered vibrators.
What is orgasm, and how is it defined by science and culture? Better than single definitions are multi-dimensional explanations of orgasm.
Does penis size matter? Research on the importance of penis size to men and women.
There are few universal rules to kissing, but here are some basic tips on how to kiss for the anxious and uninitiated.
Everything you ever needed to know about personal lubricants to help you find the right lube for you.
A step by step explanation of the start/stop technique of controlling premature ejaculation.
Everything you need to know about intercourse before you have it for the first time.
Explains the difference between latex and non latex condoms, and between the different types of non latex condom brands currently available.
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
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 step by step guide to exploring sensual touch with a partner.
What do the terms male sexuality or female sexuality really mean in the context of sex education?
Describes the positive and negative sexual effects of marijuana.
Images of the edge of the bed sex positions.
How high expectations for wedding night sex can leave you neither happy nor satisfied, and what you can do about it.
Links and recommended resources for finding, sharing, and writing sex stories online.
Description of the function and anatomy of the vagina with a focus on sexual pleasure.
A review of popular vibrators designed for, or useful for, g spot stimulation.
Offering oral sex tips and techniques plus information on hygiene and safety concerns for performing and receiving oral 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.
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.
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.
An explanation and description of labia, the external genitalia that are part of the vulva.
A review of the Ride On a multi-purpose penile prosthesis and male strap on from Vixen Creations.
Why does sex hurt? Explains common reasons for painful sex and solutions to reduce pain during sex.
Description and tips on how to choose and use a butt plug harness.
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.
Images of the doggy style or rear entry sex positions.
Tips on first time sex experiences, including first time intercourse, first orgasm, first time anal sex, and more.
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.
If you're looking for better sex you need to know what better means to you. Here are six questions to guide your exploration.
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.
Review of the Aneros Prostate massager.
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 distinguishes mainstream from independent pornography?
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?
A description of the scrotum and testicles, part of the male reproductive and sexual anatomy.
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A beginner’s guide to taking erotic photographs from Chris Ablett.
Nine ideas about sex that are so pervasive you'll think they are obvious and true. Only they are not.
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.
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.
Answers to questions about penis size, and other common sexual health questions, with links to research and resources.
What are the sex effects of Ecstasy (also called MDMA)? Subjective reports and laboratory research explain the negative and positive sex effects of Ecstasy.
Information about Viagra including how Viagra works, dosage, how much Viagra costs, and side effects of Viagra
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.
A definition of the term cuckold.
Explains the range of male sex toys, how to use male sex toys, and where to buy male 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.
Read an explantion of edging, a sexual practice that involves playing with space, time, and excitement.
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.
Instructions on how to put on and remove the female condom.
Describes the basic penis ring, how it functions, and important safety information regarding the use of penis rings.
Research suggests there are several health benefits to regular orgasms. Here are a few.
Reviews of new and classic vibrators including pros and cons, who the toy would be recommended for, and who might be disappointed.
A complete reference guide to the g spot: the debates, the how tos, the sex toys, and more.
What does oral sex taste like, and what are the elements that go into creating that taste?
An About.com reader asks if it's possible to change the way her vagina, or vaginal fluids, taste.
Tips on developing sexual fantasy ideas and coming up with fantasy scenarios that work for you.
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.
The anatomy of intercourse research from Leonardo da Vinci to Masters and Johnson to MRI and 3D ultrasound imaging.
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 orgasms different from female orgasms? There are a lot of ways to answer that question, here are a few.
Tips on changing the taste of oral sex for men and women performing both fellatio and cunnilingus.
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.
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.
A step-by-step guide to introducing a vibrator to your partner, and using a vibrator with your partner during sex.