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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.
DIY Homemade Sex Toys
Tips for homemade sex toy projects, plus links to the best homemade sex toy sites, books and products.
20 Hollywood Movies That Feature Real Sex Scenes
A list of mainstream movies that apparently contain real sex scenes.
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.
A Personal Map to Your G-Spot
A step by step guide to finding and stimulating your g-spot.
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 How To: A Guide to Nipple Stimulation
Stimulating your partners nipples - there's more to it than you think!
10 Tips for Clitoral Stimulation
A step by step guide to clitoral stimulation, featuring 10 tips to improve your approach and technique.
6 Great Positions for Oral Sex
Whether you're giving or receiving (or both), pleasurable sex starts with a comfortable and versatile position.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Doggy Style or Rear Entry Sex Position
Image of doggy style or rear entry sex position. Page 3.
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.
Woman on Top Sex Position Pictures Gallery
Images of woman on top sex positions
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.
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.
How To Use Rabbit Vibrators
Tips on how to use rabbit vibrators alone or with a partner.
A Guide to Using Penis Rings
A beginner’s guide to using penis rings.
Is Porn Sex Real
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.
Extended Wear Butt Plugs
Is it safety wear a butt plug for an extended period of time?
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. get tips on what to do if your partner’s penis is too big and making sex uncomfortable or painful.
Edge of the Bed Sex Position Pictures Gallery
Images of the edge of the bed sex positions.
Woman on Top Sex Position
Image of the basic woman on top sex position. Page 2.
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?
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.
Missionary Sex Position Pictures
Image of the basic missionary sex position.
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.
Kegel Exercises for Pelvic Floor Health
Step by step instructions on doing kegel exercises to strengthen your PC muscles.
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.
Sex How Tos: Edging
Tips on edging, a sexual activity that involves postponing orgasm.
Do Penis Pumps Work?
Explains how and why penis pumps work the way they do.
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.
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.
The What and Where of the Perineum
Definition of the perineum. Sexuality.
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 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.
Side by Side Facing Sex Position
Image of the basic side by side sex facing position. Page 4.
Missionary Sex Position Pictures Gallery
Images of the doggy style or rear entry sex positions.
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.
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.
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.
Rabbit Vibrators
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.
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.
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 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 Is Pegging?
An explanation of the term pegging, which is used to describe anal penetration in heterosexual couples where the woman penetrates the man.
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.
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.
Reverse Cowgirl Sex Position
Image of the basic reverse cowgirl sex position. Page 8.
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.
Is It Possible to Increase Semen Volume?
Is there a way to increase semen volume, and will having more semen make sex feel better?
Where to Find the Best Online Sex Writing
Links and recommended resources for finding, sharing, and writing sex stories online.
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?
Right Angle Sex Position
Image of the basic right angle sex position. Page 6.
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.
Edge of the Bed Sex Position
Image of the edge of the bed sex position. Page 7.
What Is Tantric Sex?
A basic introduction to Tantra sexual practice and what Tantric sex has come to mean in the west.
Spooning Sex Position
Image of the basic spooning sex position. Page 5.
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.
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.
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.
A Users Guide to Lube
Everything you ever needed to know about personal lubricants to help you find the right lube for you.
How to Use Lubricant
How to use lubricant for solo and partner sex play.
How To Control Premature Ejaculation with the...
A step by step explanation of the start/stop technique of controlling premature ejaculation.
How to Suggest a New Sexual Activity to a Partner
Tips on how to talk with your partner about trying some new sexual activities.
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.
Wall Standing Sex Position
Image of the basic wall standing sex position. Page 9.
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.
Bum Lift Sex Position
Image of the bum lift sex position. Page 10.
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.
How Journalists and Researchers Get Penis Size...
A study of penis size, conducted in India, triggered several terrible reports that are either ignorant, racist, or both.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Interactive Porn
Describes the use of interactive technologies in the delivery of porn and examples of a new kind of porn called interactive porn.
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.
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.
My Kid Is Searching for Porn
Advice to a parent who found pornography on their family computer and isn't sure how to talk with their kids about it.
Sexual Anatomy Tour: The Vagina
Description of the function and anatomy of the vagina with a focus on sexual pleasure.
Cuckold
A definition of the term cuckold.
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.
How To Make First-Time Intercourse More...
Tips on making intercourse for the first time more pleasurable, less awkward, and less painful.
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.
What's Your Fantasy?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Oral Sex Quiz
Oral Sex Quiz Test your knowledge of oral sex. Sorry, but this quiz requires that you have javascript
Embarrassing Farts 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.
Does Size Matter?
Does penis size matter? Research on the importance of penis size to men and women.
First Time Sex
Tips on first time sex experiences, including first time intercourse, first orgasm, first time anal sex, and more.
Sex Position Users Manual: Push Up, Push Down...
An explanation of the Push Up/Push Down sex position, which turns the tables on the traditional missionary position.
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.
Sex Toy Review: Hitachi Magic Wand
Review of the iconic Magic Wand Original, formerly known as the Hitachi Magic Wand, and possibly the best selling vibrator of all time.
Raised Kneeling Sex Position
Image of the raised kneeling sex position. Page 11.
What Are the Most Common 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.
Fix a Battery Powered Vibrator
A step by step guide to fixing common problems with battery powered vibrators.
Can You Change Vaginal Taste?
An About.com reader asks if it's possible to change the way her vagina, or vaginal fluids, taste.
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.
Male Sex Toys
Explains the range of male sex toys, how to use male sex toys, and where to buy male sex toys.
Why Does Sex Hurt?
Why does sex hurt? Explains common reasons for painful sex and solutions to reduce pain during sex.
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.
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.
How Long Should Sex Last?
What is the average time sex lasts for, and how long should sex last?
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.
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.
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.
Orgasm Quiz
Orgasm Quiz Test your knowledge of orgasm. Sorry, but this quiz requires that you have javascript turned
What Are G Spot Vibrators?
A review of popular vibrators designed for, or useful for, g spot stimulation.
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 (and Where) are the Labia?
An explanation and description of labia, the external genitalia that are part of the vulva.
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.
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 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.
Aneros Prostate Massager
Review of the Aneros Prostate massager.
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.
Sex Q & A: He Takes Too Long to Finish
A woman is frustrated with how long it takes for her partner to orgasm and is worried it may end their relationship.
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.
Sex Sounds
Only a few brave researchers have ventured into the territory of human sexual sounds. Here’s what we know.
A Guide to Erotic Touch
A step by step guide to exploring sensual touch with a partner.
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.
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.
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.
What Is Mainstream Pornography?
What distinguishes mainstream from independent pornography?
Penis Sleeves and “Male Masturbators”
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.
Scrotum and Testicles
A description of the scrotum and testicles, part of the male reproductive and sexual anatomy.
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.
Edging
Describing the sexual activity edging.
Nipple Clamps
What are nipple clamps, how do they work, and how do you use nipple clamps?
Using Breath to Explore 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.
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.
Sex Toys and Erectile Dysfunction
Review of sex toys that people experiencing erectile dysfunction may want to try. Sex toys are not a treatment for erectile dysfunction but many sex toys, including vibrators, penis rings, pumps, and strap ons, may provide options for people experiencing erectile dysfunction.
Is Sexuality Male or Female?
What do the terms male sexuality or female sexuality really mean in the context of sex education?
Generating scenarios and Sexual Fantasy Ideas
Tips on developing sexual fantasy ideas and coming up with fantasy scenarios that work for you.
Male Vibrator
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.
101 Ways (More or Less) to Have Sex
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Challenging the Sex Addiction Narrative
Two papers released this month, one in the Archives of Sexual Behavior and the other in Current Sexual Health Reports, offer specific and comprehensive
Low Pressure Ejaculation
Answer to a question from a reader about not ejaculating as far as he used to.
A New Way to Learn About Your Sexual Anatomy
Take a personal tour of your sexual anatomy and learn how to draw a map of your own sexual body.
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?
What's the Best Lube to Use with Silicone Sex...
What's the best lubricant to use with silicone sex toys?
Silicone Lubricant Stain Removal
Tips on how to get silicone lubricant stains out of fabric, clothing, and bedding.
Cobra Libre
Review of the Cobra Libre Vibrator for men by Fun Factory.
Erotic Nude Photography Books
A gift guide to nude art photography books. Ten of the best collections of nude art and erotic photography covering a range of photographic and sexual styles.
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