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Michael Castleman M.A.
Quick, easy ways to coach lovers' sexual moves. Few do this, but if you do, you'll enjoy much more satisfying sex.
For the 20 million American adults with osteoarthritis, the pain and stiffness can be controlled with the help of frequent lovemaking.
PornHub is the world's most popular porn site. Who visits? When? What do they watch? On which devices? And for how long per visit?
Are you a woman troubled by pain during intercourse? A female physical therapist’s self-help book just might cure you.
Throughout the lifespan, men and women tend to develop their most daunting sex problems at different time, often making couples feel out of synch.
When a lover turns up with a sexually transmitted infection, the person may have been unfaithful, but not necessarily.
For more intense, more pleasurable orgasms—guaranteed!—try quick, easy, private Kegel exercises.
Do you or your lover have difficulty working up to orgasm? In both genders, orgasm difficulties are fairly common—and almost always curable
Sexologists still don't know the true prevalence of ED. But as time passes, the proportion of men who admit it keeps growing.
Teen sex has decreased, but casual adult sex is on the rise. Acceptance of premarital sex is up, but acceptance of affairs is down. What’s going on?
It's not that difficult to enjoy great sex. Just incorporate these nine elements into lovemaking.
Sexual assault leaves survivors traumatized. How men can help them cope and recover.
Child and teen sex education resources contain misinformation and emphasize procreation over pleasure. Here's how to correct them.
Recent studies suggest that sexual lubricants may damage genital cells and increase sexual infection risk. But if this is true, there are easy ways around the problem.
Nursing homes are slowly moving from a policy of “don’t” to “do not disturb.”
Today's couples increasingly use vibrators together during partner sex. But many men are unclear about how best to use them on women. Some suggestions.
While making love with your honey, do you have erotic fantasies of other lovers? If not, you're unusual.
Many women say men fixate on intercourse, but one study shows that both genders value foreplay equally. Meanwhile, men who engage in extended foreplay suffer fewer sex problems.
Does sex during late pregnancy pose a risk of premature delivery? Most studies say no, but a few say yes. What should expectant parents do?
Does pornography contribute to sexual assault. Retrospective trials says yes, but prospective trials say no. Prospective trials are much more credible. So, more porn, less rape.
Masturbation is easy, but partner sex is more challenging. When young lovers move from the former to the latter, their "performance anxiety" is often transition anxiety.
An increasingly large majority of American women (84 percent) and men (51 percent) now trim, shape, or completely shave their public hair. What, if anything, does this mean?
Independent of health, maintaining an active, regular sex life appears to extend longevity. Sex put life into your years and years into your life.
Some coupled women object to their men masturbating, believing they should meet all their partners' sexual needs. But a marriage license confers no right to prohibit solo sex.
Recent research clarifies how diabetes often harms women sexually. While diabetic women are not fated to develop sex problems, many do.
By 65, most erections are history, but with semi-firm or even completely flaccid penises, older men can still enjoy great, orgasmic sex.
The number of teen pregnancies has plummeted by more than half in a generation. But a new analysis shows that school-based sex education classes don't work. How is this possible?
Whenever a man has hetero sex, a woman does, too. Yet men consistently report more sex with more partners. How could this be?
Adding to a growing research literature, a recent Korean study shows that yoga improves sex for women.
In most states, the "age of consent," the age when adolescents can legally have sex, is 16. It used to be considerably younger.
Michael Castleman, M.A., is a San Francisco-based journalist. He has written about sexuality for 36 years.
My background is in journalism, reporting on sex research, which I've done for more than 3 decades. As a result, my blog tends to focus on research results and their implications for enhancing lovemaking.