Myths About Masturbation

People have been creating weird myths about masturbating for centuries. Did you know masturbating will make you go blind? If that Victorian myth were real, we’d need a lot of Seeing Eye dogs, especially if the myth that ninety-eight percent of people masturbate was...

Education to Avoid Unintended Pregnancy

A shocking fifty percent of all pregnancies in the United States are unintended. This is a health problem because women who did not intend to become pregnant do not receive the prenatal care pregnant mothers should. They may also not have made important lifestyle...

How Not to Cheat

Adultery is an ancient idea referring to the husband or wife having sexual relations with someone outside of marriage. Most married people do not intend to be unfaithful to their spouse, but inadvertently get into situations where they find themselves tempted....

Bedroom Fantasies, Dirty or Spicy?

Have you ever been afraid to share your sexual fantasies with your partner? Fantasies are often erotic to us because of their taboo nature, but what if your partner found your sexual fantasy immoral or dirty? These are common worries, but keeping too much to yourself...

Why the Female Orgasm?

Like the male nipple, the female orgasm exists because it is so necessary in one sex that it appears in the other. Biological traits often come into being as a result of natural selection: those traits that help an organism to survive and reproduce get passed along to...

Dangerous Sex

Fredric Neuman, director of the Anxiety and Phobia Center at White Plains Hospital, shares a based-on-real-life story: Felicia and Fernando speak with the gynecologist at the Woman’s Health Center and the staff psychiatrist. Neither has been unfaithful during their...

PMS: It’s All About The Hormones, Right?

PMS is great for selling products, telling vaguely sexist jokes, or even constructing legal arguments. Well, take a seat and get ready to be shocked: PMS is not a scientifically recognized biological phenomenon. Shifts in hormone levels are not tied to a woman’s...

How-To Tips for Changing Your Sex Life

It’s natural that people feel frustrated when they’ve been asking for change in their sex life and haven’t been able to get their partner to act upon their requests. How can you make this happen? Looking at your own part might be a good start. Maybe you haven’t been...

Sex Therapy: Clearing Up Some Confusions

Sex therapy can be confusing and intimidating for some people because they’re not sure what it entails. There is a common misconception that in involves physical contact, which is not true. Sex therapists strongly advise patients to see a physician if their problems...

Sex in the Nursing Home?

Despite all the sex that pervades our culture, we are expected to stop being sexual beings about the time that AARP card comes in the mail. Actually, despite a cultural belief that sex is only for the young, over fifty percent of people between the ages of 65 and 74...