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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.
6 Great Positions for Oral Sex
Whether you're giving or receiving (or both), pleasurable sex starts with a comfortable and versatile position.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Woman on Top Sex Position
Image of the basic woman on top sex position. Page 2.
Edge of the Bed Sex Position Pictures Gallery
Images of the edge of the bed sex positions.
Missionary Sex Position Pictures
Image of the basic missionary sex position.
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.
A Personal Map to Your G-Spot
A step by step guide to finding and stimulating your g-spot.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Missionary Sex Position Pictures Gallery
Images of the doggy style or rear entry sex positions.
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.
What Is Tantric Sex?
A basic introduction to Tantra sexual practice and what Tantric sex has come to mean in the west.
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.
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.
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.
Right Angle Sex Position
Image of the basic right angle sex position. Page 6.
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.
Spooning Sex Position
Image of the basic spooning sex position. Page 5.
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 To Explore Fantasy Sexual Role Play
Information and ideas on sexual fantasy role play, creating scenarios, developing characters, finding costumes and props, and setting ground rules for safe and fun sexual fantasy role play.
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.
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?
Bum Lift Sex Position
Image of the bum lift sex position. Page 10.
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.
How to Suggest a New Sexual Activity to a Partner
Tips on how to talk with your partner about trying some new sexual activities.
Edge of the Bed Sex Position
Image of the edge of the bed sex position. Page 7.
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.
Your Guide to Nipple Stimulation
Stimulating your partners nipples - there's more to it than you think!
Vagina
Description of the function and anatomy of the vagina with a focus on sexual pleasure.
Better Sex
Suggestions on how to think about what better sex is for you, in order to figure out how to have better sex.
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.
Wall Standing Sex Position
Image of the basic wall standing sex position. Page 9.
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.
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.
Causes of Painful Sex
Describes both physical and psychological causes of pain during sex.
A Guide to Using Penis Rings
A beginner’s guide to using penis rings.
Where to Find the Best Online Sex Writing
Links and recommended resources for finding, sharing, and writing sex stories online.
DIY Homemade Sex Toys
Tips for homemade sex toy projects, plus links to the best homemade sex toy sites, books and products.
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.
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.
The What and Where of the Perineum
Definition of the perineum. Sexuality.
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.
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.
Raised Kneeling Sex Position
Image of the raised kneeling sex position. Page 11.
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 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.
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.
How to Use Lubricant
How to use lubricant for solo and partner sex play.
Can You Change Vaginal Taste?
An About.com reader asks if it's possible to change the way her vagina, or vaginal fluids, taste.
Oral Sex Quiz
Oral Sex Quiz Test your knowledge of oral sex. Sorry, but this quiz requires that you have javascript
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.
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.
A Users Guide to Lube
Everything you ever needed to know about personal lubricants to help you find the right lube for you.
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.
Why Does Sex Hurt?
Why does sex hurt? Explains common reasons for painful sex and solutions to reduce pain during sex.
How Long Should Sex Last?
What is the average time sex lasts for, and how long should sex last?
Edging
Describing the sexual activity edging.
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.
Does Penis Size Matter for Good Sex?
Does penis size matter? Research on the importance of penis size to men and women.
All About Sexual Fantasies
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.
How To Control Premature Ejaculation with the...
A step by step explanation of the start/stop technique of controlling premature ejaculation.
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.
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.
How To Use Rabbit Vibrators
Tips on how to use rabbit vibrators alone or with a partner.
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.
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.
What You Need to Know About Viagra
Information about Viagra including how Viagra works, dosage, how much Viagra costs, and side effects of Viagra
First Time Sex
Tips on first time sex experiences, including first time intercourse, first orgasm, first time anal sex, and more.
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 Reasons Your Sex Life Changes During Pregnancy
Six common ways that sex and sexuality change during pregnancy, and what you can do about it.
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.
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.
Orgasm Quiz
Orgasm Quiz Test your knowledge of orgasm. Sorry, but this quiz requires that you have javascript turned
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.
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.
Do Penis Pumps Permanently Enlarge Your Penis?
Explains that penis pumps do not work to permanently enlarge your penis.
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.
Generating scenarios and Sexual Fantasy Ideas
Tips on developing sexual fantasy ideas and coming up with fantasy scenarios that work for you.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Common Themes in Top 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.
Quick Facts on Teens' Sexual Behavior
A compilation of statistics on teen sexual behaviors in the U.S. and Canada.
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.
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
Semen Allergy
Semen allergy is a relatively rare allergic reaction that includes symptoms such as burning and irritation following unprotected sexual intercourse.
101 Ways (More or Less) to Have Sex
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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.
Basic Edge of the Bed Sex Position
Picture of the basic edge of the bed sex position.
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.
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.
The Pill - Oral Contraception
Product Description of the Birth Control Pill: “The Pill” is the term most often used to describe oral
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.
What Are G Spot Vibrators?
A review of popular vibrators designed for, or useful for, g spot stimulation.
What Is Mainstream Pornography?
What distinguishes mainstream from independent pornography?
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.
A Guide to Erotic Touch
A step by step guide to exploring sensual touch with a partner.
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 Put on a Female Condom
Instructions on how to put on and remove the female condom.
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.
Extended Wear Butt Plugs
Is it safety wear a butt plug for an extended period of time?
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.
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.
Is oral sex risky?
Answers the question, is oral sex safer sex? What are the risks of having unprotected oral sex?
Are Orgasms Good for Health?
What are the health benefits of orgasms?
Basic Woman on Top Sexual Position
Image of the basic woman on top sex position
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.
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.
Male Sex Toys
Explains the range of male sex toys, how to use male sex toys, and where to buy male sex toys.
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.
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.
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 To Make First-Time Intercourse More...
Tips on making intercourse for the first time more pleasurable, less awkward, and less painful.
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.
Sex Toy Quiz
Sex Toy Quiz How much do you know about sex toys? Sorry, but this quiz requires that you have javascript
Sex Sounds
Only a few brave researchers have ventured into the territory of human sexual sounds. Here’s what we know.
Fix a Battery Powered Vibrator
A step by step guide to fixing common problems with battery powered vibrators.
What Exactly Is a G Spot?
An explanation of what the G spot is thought to be, the function of the G spot, and the reasons the G spot may provide sexual excitement.
Sex Statistics - What's in a Number?
A summary of statistics about sexual activities, with links to further data on sexual behavior in the U.S.
How Many People Use Vibrators?
Research on vibrator use including how many people use vibrators, and the demographics of vibrator users.
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.
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 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.
5 Tips for Talking About Sex During Pregnancy
Feeling stuck and unsure how to start a conversation with your partner or spouse about sex during pregnancy? Here's a five point plan to get you started.
Anus
Description of the anus and rectum, and the part they play in sexual anatomy and response.
Scrotum and Testicles
A description of the scrotum and testicles, part of the male reproductive and sexual anatomy.
Edge of the Bed Sex Position Variation with...
Image of the edge of the bed sex position. . Page 2.
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