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Dr. Laurie Steelsmith & Alex Steelsmith Sexual lubricants can be a vital accessory in a couple’s bedroom. By moistening a woman’s sensitive tissues, simulating and augmenting her body’s natural lubrication, they promote relatively friction-free, more comfortable sex. Even if vaginal dryness isn’t an issue, they can enhance pleasure for both partners, making sex appreciably more enjoyable. Not all sexual lubricants, […]

Chauntelle Tibbals, PhD

Wondering whether your sex drive will plummet as your age increases? New research published in JAMA Internal Medicine showed that how you perceive sex could play a bigger role than chronology. In the study, researchers examined the sexual beliefs and activity of 605 women age 40 to 65 for eight years. Women who deemed sex important were three times as […]

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As people become more intimately acquainted with their body and its capacity for pleasure, their natural curiosity becomes engaged. They begin to explore ways to enhance and build on the sensations. A 2009 study published by the Journal of Sexual Medicine found that more than 52% of women in the United States have used a vibrator. “The study about women’s […]

Responsible for everything from physical attraction to orgasm intensity, the brain is undoubtedly your most important sexual organ. While many people buy in to the notion that a man “thinks with his penis,” naturally valuing and desiring sex far more than women, accumulating evidence suggests that there is no such thing as a male versus female brain and that female […]

Contrary to what many people learn in sex ed., there is far more to sexual anatomy than intercourse and sexually-transmitted disease. Pleasure serves a vital purpose, too. “The thrill of physically touching and being touched by another warm body, the mounting excitement toward sexual release, the climactic ecstasy of orgasm, and the pulsating, peaceful afterglow of relaxation following orgasm,” said […]