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Anal Play — Without Pain

What exactly is anal sex? In pornography, it means just one thing—penis-anus intercourse. But according to San Francisco sex therapist Jack Morin, Ph.D., author of Anal Pleasure and Health, a highly regarded guide to anal…

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elderly black couple

In many men, sexual myths contribute to normal middle-age erection balkiness and to more serious erectile dysfunction (ED). Here are the most erection-deflating myths—and the truth about these issues: Myth: Erection is something men “achieve.”…

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The sex-addiction industry says the affliction causes great harm. Does it? Part 1 of this series shows that “sex addiction” does not meet standard criteria for real addictions. Proponents of sex-addiction understand this, but don’t want…

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This is the weird, improbable story of vaginal orgasms. More than a century ago, a famous physician postulated their existence. Sixty years later, the first scientific sex researchers declared them nonsense. Finally, over the past…

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Happy young couple in underwear having fun in bed.

In both genders, orgasm difficulties are fairly common—and almost always curable In partner sex, some people—both men and women—take quite a while to work their way up to orgasm. Sometimes, it’s situational. If you’re drunk,…

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confused couple

Drugs to treat PE help only a minority of men last as long as they’d like Rapid, involuntary “premature” ejaculation (PE) is men’s #1 sex problem. Erectile dysfunction gets much more publicity, but few men…

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Young man masturbating to adult content on his laptop in bed

Most alleged sex addicts aren’t compulsive or addicted, just misinformed. Sexual compulsivity or out-of-control sexual behavior has been documented. So has being sexually turned on by bees—melissaphilia. Like melissaphilia, true sexual compulsivity is rare. It…

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young black couple in bed

Anal sex recipients should start solo, use lube, and carefully coach inserters If you feel revolted by anal sex, don’t do it. No one should ever feel pressured to be sexual in ways they’d rather…

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man under sheets giving oral sex to woman

Oral sex is ubiquitous in pornography—especially fellatio. Porn actors—both men and women—can’t get enough of giving head, and receiving it. As a result, pornography has introduced many people to oral sex, shown them the basics…