Sexuality: Most Popular Articles
Nine ideas about sex that are so pervasive you'll think they are obvious and true. Only they are not.
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.
A step by step guide to finding and stimulating your g-spot.
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.
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.
Stimulating your partners nipples - there's more to it than you think!
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.
What is the average time sex lasts for, and how long should sex last?
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.
Tips for homemade sex toy projects, plus links to the best homemade sex toy sites, books and products.
A list of mainstream movies that apparently contain real sex scenes.
A guide to intercourse including suggestions on positioning, pacing, g-spot and prostate stimulation, and how to have orgasms during intercourse.
A beginner’s guide to using penis rings.
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Is it safety wear a butt plug for an extended period of time?
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.
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.
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.
Whether you're giving or receiving (or both), pleasurable sex starts with a comfortable and versatile position.
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.
Tips on how to use rabbit vibrators alone or with a partner.
Image of doggy style or rear entry sex position. Page 3.
A basic introduction to Tantra sexual practice and what Tantric sex has come to mean in the west.
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.
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.
Six things you should know before buying any product that claims to increase semen volume.
Image of the basic side by side sex facing position. Page 4.
How much sex does an average couple have, and how much sex should we be having to be considered normal or healthy?
Answers and honest responses to nine common myths about sex toys.
Sex is much more than intercourse. Here are some ways of thinking about and exploring sexual intimacy and stimulation that don't involve intercourse.
Step by step instructions on doing kegel exercises to strengthen your PC muscles.
Image of the basic right angle sex position. Page 6.
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.
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.
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.
Image of the edge of the bed sex position. Page 7.
Image of the basic reverse cowgirl sex position. Page 8.
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 bum lift sex position. Page 10.
Tips on edging, a sexual activity that involves postponing orgasm.
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.
Image of the basic spooning sex position. Page 5.
A list of the best movie sex scenes as selected by members of LoveFilm, Europe's largest internet DVD rental service.
Definition of the perineum. Sexuality.
A plain language explanation of penis anatomy including the shaft, glans, frenulum, foreskin, and the internal anatomy of the penis.
Image of the basic wall standing sex position. Page 9.
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.
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.
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.
Explains how and why penis pumps work the way they do.
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.
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.
How to use lubricant for solo and partner sex play.
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.
A guided tour of the basic parts of the female genitals, including the vulva, vagina, clitoris, pc muscle, g-spot, and more.
Worry about penis size isn't entirely in your head. Here are the five reasons why most men think their penis is too small.
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.
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.
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.
If you've never had sex before, how do you know what it will feel like? A description of what sex feels like.
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 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.
Image of the raised kneeling sex position. Page 11.
Images of woman on top sex positions
Rabbit vibrators are a category of dual action vibrator that provide simultaneous clitoral stimulation and vaginal penetration. Made famous by Sex in the City, rabbit vibrators have long had a loyal fan base. They aren’t for everyone, but those who love rabbit vibrators love them a lot.
Does penis size matter? Research on the importance of penis size to men and women.
Description of the function and anatomy of the vagina with a focus on sexual pleasure.
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 about research on average penis size and whether penis size matters to men and women.
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 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.
The woman on top sex position, described and illustrated, with variations, pros, and cons of this position for intercourse.
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.
There are few universal rules to kissing, but here are some basic tips on how to kiss for the anxious and uninitiated.
Offering oral sex tips and techniques plus information on hygiene and safety concerns for performing and receiving oral sex.
What are nipple clamps, how do they work, and how do you use nipple clamps?
A step by step explanation of the start/stop technique of controlling premature ejaculation.
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.
A step by step guide to fixing common problems with battery powered vibrators.
The most common reasons people don't have orgasms aren't always easy to resolve, but fixes are possible.
Everything you ever needed to know about personal lubricants to help you find the right lube for you.
An explanation and description of labia, the external genitalia that are part of the vulva.
What is orgasm, and how is it defined by science and culture? Better than single definitions are multi-dimensional explanations of orgasm.
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.
Tips on how to talk with your partner about trying some new sexual activities.
What do the terms male sexuality or female sexuality really mean in the context of sex education?
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.
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
A step by step guide to exploring sensual touch with a partner.
Explains the difference between latex and non latex condoms, and between the different types of non latex condom brands currently available.
Tips on making intercourse for the first time more pleasurable, less awkward, and less painful.
An explanation of the Push Up/Push Down sex position, which turns the tables on the traditional missionary position.
Why does sex hurt? Explains common reasons for painful sex and solutions to reduce 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.
An About.com reader asks if it's possible to change the way her vagina, or vaginal fluids, taste.
Do people have a right to sexual expression? A debate in France about disability and sexual surrogacy raises many questions and offers few answers.
A review of popular vibrators designed for, or useful for, g spot stimulation.
A research study which examines the way women view erotic material is based on some problematic evolutionary arguments.
A review of the Ride On a multi-purpose penile prosthesis and male strap on from Vixen Creations.
Tips on first time sex experiences, including first time intercourse, first orgasm, first time anal sex, and more.
Getting creative with sex positions to reduce 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.
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.
Links and recommended resources for finding, sharing, and writing sex stories online.
Images of the doggy style or rear entry sex positions.
Describes the positive and negative sexual effects of marijuana.
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 description of the scrotum and testicles, part of the male reproductive and sexual anatomy.
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?
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.
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.
Explains the causes, treatment, and problematic social meaning of a micropenis, which is a clinical term to describe a very small penis.
Description and tips on how to choose and use a butt plug harness.
Basic information about genital herpes including symptoms, prevalence, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of genital herpes.
Review of the iconic Magic Wand Original, formerly known as the Hitachi Magic Wand, and possibly the best selling vibrator of all time.
Review of the Aneros Prostate massager.
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.
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.
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 about Viagra including how Viagra works, dosage, how much Viagra costs, and side effects of Viagra
Only a few brave researchers have ventured into the territory of human sexual sounds. Here’s what we know.
What distinguishes mainstream from independent pornography?
Answers the question, is oral sex safer sex? What are the risks of having unprotected oral sex?
Debunking some of our most common sexual myths.
Explains the range of male sex toys, how to use male sex toys, and where to buy male sex toys.
Research suggests there are several health benefits to regular orgasms. Here are a few.
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.
A definition of the term cuckold.
Everything you need to know about intercourse before you have it for the first time.
Answers to questions about penis size, and other common sexual health questions, with links to research and resources.
The anatomy of intercourse research from Leonardo da Vinci to Masters and Johnson to MRI and 3D ultrasound imaging.
Take a personal tour of your sexual anatomy and learn how to draw a map of your own sexual body.
How do you define great sex? Here's one place to start.
Reviews of new and classic vibrators including pros and cons, who the toy would be recommended for, and who might be disappointed.
Information on dealing with bowel control during sex, bladder control during sex, why loss of bowel or bladder control during sex can feel so embarrassing and shameful, and what you can do to feel differently about loss of bowel or bladder control during sex.
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 makes up the taste of oral sex? An explanation of what oral sex taste is comprised of.
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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.
A complete reference guide to the g spot: the debates, the how tos, the sex toys, and more.