Sex and the Single Parent

A recent survey of sex and single parents produced a surprising finding: Single parents date and have sex as often as childless singles—sometimes more.

Dueling Statistics: How Much of the Internet Is Porn?

Social conservatives say that the Internet is awash in porn. Academic researchers disagree. Who's right?

Childhood Sexual Abuse: How Men Can Help Women Recover

One woman in six has survived child sex abuse. Even years later, men can help them recover. Here's how.

Childhood Sex Abuse: The Long, Hard Road to Sexual Healing

Myth: Child sex abuse ruins victims for life. Truth: Recovery is painful and may take years, but survivors CAN build fulfilling lives and loving, nurturing sexual relationships.

Childhood Sexual Abuse: Sexual Recovery Is Possible

Myth: childhood sexual abuse is so traumatic that it ruins women for life. Truth: recovery is possible, and survivors can create deep, satisfying sexual relationships.

Can Someone Live a Happy Life Without Sex?

"Asexuals," up to 1 percent of adults, never feel sexually attracted to anyone—and feel fine about it.

Kinky Women: How Do They Play?

Women and Kinky Sex: Women into BDSM enjoy a broad range of both vanilla and fringe sexual activities

Would More Sex Truly Make You and Your Partner Happier?

Sex makes most people happy, but a sudden jump in frequency may cause problems.

How Sex Changes During Pregnancy, Nursing, and Parenthood

Pregnancy, nursing, and parenthood have sexual impacts few expectant parents appreciate.

How Much of Porn Depicts Violence Against Women?

One study says 88% of porn videos show violence against women. Another says 2%. What explains this huge difference?

The Latest on Sexual Satisfaction After Prostate Cancer

Erectile dysfunction after prostate cancer treatment is common, but not inevitable.

A New Study Reveals Our Deepest Sexual Insecurities

Google searches of sex subjects reveal the depth of men's and women's sexual insecurities.

The Woman's Erotic Zone

Think you're familiar with the woman's pleasure point? Think again.

Among “Old Married Couples,” Does Sexual Quality Decline?

In long-term relationships, time takes a modest toll on sexual satisfaction. But with a little effort, "old married couples," can rekindle the fire.

Affirmative Consent Doesn’t Prevent Rape But It Enhances Sex

"Affirmative consent" for every sexual escalation plays no role in successful rape-prevetion programs, but it's still a wonderful idea because it enhances the quality of sex.

The Continuing Controversy Over Bisexuality

Despite doubters' claims, the weight of the evidence shows that a significant minority feel erotically attracted to both genders.

Viagra Falls: Older Men Aren’t Very Into Erection Drugs

Viagra Falls: Surprisingly few older men have tried erections drugs, and only half of those who do refill their prescriptions.

The Shocking Truth About Hook-Ups

Myth: Young adults are Tinder-fueled bunnies on steroids. Truth: Twenty-something sex hasn’t changed in 40 years.

Why So Many Women Don’t Have Orgasms

Women don’t have orgasms largely because their lovers don’t provide the clitoral caresses that elicit them.

Evidence Mounts: More Porn, LESS Sexual Assault

Several natural experiments show that as access to porn increases, rates of sexual assault DECLINE.

Penis Pumps: Play With Size. Treat ED.

Useful and fun, you'd think penis pumps would be more popular.

Are Tattooed Women Really More Promiscuous?

Men think that tattoos signal women's sexual availability. Think again.

The Slippery Secret of Sensational Sex

Sexual lubricants are more popular than ever—and for good reasons.

Should Sex Work (Prostitution) Be Decriminalized?

Amnesty International has provoked controversy by advocating the decriminalization of adult sex work.

Myths and Truths About Premature Ejaculation

Many widely-held beliefs about premature ejaculation turn out to be mistaken.

Desire in a Pill for Women with Low Libido?

The newly approved drug for women's low libido, Addyi, works nowhere near as well as safer, cheaper, more empowering alternatives.

Does Circumcision Reduce Men’s Sexual Sensitivity?

The best evidence shows that circumcision doesn't impair men’s sexual function.

Pubic Shaving: Which Women? And Why?

In pubic shaving the new normal?

DON’T Buy Erection Drugs on the Internet

A recent study finds that 77 percent of Internet “Viagra” is fake.

Sex Surveys: Why They Produce Contradictory Findings

To understand sex studies, read the fine print. Critically.

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