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Why Do People Have Sex?

Psychologists have identified three reasons why people have sex: procreation, sexual pleasure, and to strengthen the bonds of relationships. But University of Texas at Austin researchers have discovered more reasons—234 more. Psychologists Cindy Meston and…

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My husband and I have been together for 15 years. We’re soulmates and still very much in love. He still flirts with me and I know he’s attracted to me, but we don’t make love…

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Disappointed husband

Over the last dozen years or so, my wife of 22 years has slowly withdrawn from sex. We used to do it twice a week. Now we’re down to once every few months. I can’t…

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Young man watching porn in bed on laptop

Marie Silva and her husband, Jack, both act in pornographic videos. Marie has made a modest name for herself, appearing in two dozen productions, among them: Sex Across America 5, Anal Addicts 2, and Nasty…

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Young couple hugging while lying in bed in the morning

Hello Michael, I’m wondering if there’s any advice you have for me. I’m a 28-year-old women dating at 33 year-old-man. He’s the kindest most partner-like boyfriend I have had. Except when it comes to sex….

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Love couple in bed

Read Part 1 here and Part 2 here. In alleged “sex addiction,” the real issues are usually guilt and shame about being sexual. Sex comes in three varieties: procreative, relationship-affirming, and recreational. Humans have always…

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Loving affectionate couple in bed

Everyone is sexually unique. This bears repeating. Everyone is sexually unique. From the 1960s through the millennium, sexologists believed that the human sexual response cycle was a fixed, universal, four-phase process. But starting around 2000,…

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Couple drinking on the bed in bedroom

Combining sex and alcohol produces some benefits—and many possible risks. The most succinct summary of alcohol’s impact on sex was penned 400 years ago by William Shakespeare in Macbeth: “It provokes the desire, but takes…

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Couple in bed

If I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard sex educators say that a happy sexual relationship is all about “communication,” I’d be rich. Yes, of course, good communication is essential. But as tongues…