Genital Fit: The Conversation We Should Be Having About Genital Size

January 17, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

There’s an episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm in which an argument takes place over whether a woman has a “big vagina” or her ex-partner has a “small penis.” While this scene is fictional, it mirrors a lot of real-life talk about genital size: when sex between two people doesn’t feel great, it sometimes gets chalked...

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Genital Fit: The Conversation We Should Be Having About Genital Size
Pro-Tips From a Sex Podcaster
Pro-Tips From a Sex Podcaster

January 12, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

In my previous post, I offered a guide on how to start a podcast. Today, I’ll be sharing some of the pro-tips I’ve learned from running the Sex and Psychology...

Interviews, Potpourri
How To Start A (Sex) Podcast
How To Start A (Sex) Podcast

January 10, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

Since launching the Sex and Psychology Podcast, I’ve received a number of queries from folks who are interested in starting their own shows. Podcasts can be a fantastic educational tool...

Interviews, Potpourri
Happy New Year! Science-Backed Resolutions For Better Sex In 2022
Happy New Year! Science-Backed Resolutions For Better Sex In 2022

January 3, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

Each time a new year rolls around, a lot of us start making resolutions for self-improvement. I suspect more people than usual might be making New Year’s resolutions right now...

Sex Tips
8 Things Science Taught Us About Sex In 2021
8 Things Science Taught Us About Sex In 2021

December 30, 2021 by Justin Lehmiller

2021 has been memorable for a lot of reasons—including what science taught us about sex. Here’s a quick recap of some of the most interesting things we learned about sex...

Sex Ed
The Year in Sex: The 10 Most-Read Articles on Sex and Psychology in 2021
The Year in Sex: The 10 Most-Read Articles on Sex and Psychology in 2021

December 27, 2021 by Justin Lehmiller

2021 was an interesting year to say the least! Our lives and behaviors continued to be altered in a number of ways by the pandemic—one of which was that many...

Potpourri
LoveHoney Sex Toys The Psychology of Hentai Porn
The Psychology of Hentai Porn

December 20, 2021 by Justin Lehmiller

What was the most popular porn search term of 2021? According to Pornhub’s latest report, it was hentai. This term has been near the top of the list for a...

Fantasies, Media & Culture
10 Years of Great Sex: It’s the Tenth Blogiversary of Sex and Psychology!
10 Years of Great Sex: It’s the Tenth Blogiversary of Sex and Psychology!

December 15, 2021 by Justin Lehmiller

Believe it or not, Sex and Psychology turns 10 years old this week! When I first started blogging at the end of 2011, I had no idea where this journey would take me,...

Potpourri, Uncategorized
Lessons From A 107-Year-Old Sex Therapist
Lessons From A 107-Year-Old Sex Therapist

December 13, 2021 by Justin Lehmiller

Sex therapist Dr. Shirley Zussman passed away on December 4, 2021 at the age of 107. She had a remarkably long career in the field, having earned her doctorate in...

Sex Ed, Videos
Future Method Butt and Body Scrub The World’s First Sex Toy For Persons With Disabilities is Here
The World’s First Sex Toy For Persons With Disabilities is Here

December 6, 2021 by Justin Lehmiller

Sex toys can be a great addition to just about anyone’s sex life because they can add an element of novelty, while also introducing you to new sensations. Sex toys...

Interviews, Potpourri
Holiday Shopping Ideas For The Sexy People In Your Life
Holiday Shopping Ideas For The Sexy People In Your Life

November 29, 2021 by Justin Lehmiller

If you haven’t started your holiday shopping yet, now’s the time! With supply chain issues and shipping delays piling up, it’s a good idea to get started a little earlier...

Potpourri
Seven Reasons to be Thankful for Sex Today (and Every Other Day of the Year)
Seven Reasons to be Thankful for Sex Today (and Every Other Day of the Year)

November 25, 2021 by Justin Lehmiller

To all of my readers celebrating Thanksgiving today, don’t forget to be thankful for sex! Research suggests that sex is good for us in a lot of ways, both physically and...

Potpourri
Who is Hookup Culture Helping, and Who is It Hurting?
Who is Hookup Culture Helping, and Who is It Hurting?

November 22, 2021 by Justin Lehmiller

College hookup culture serves the interests of some, but not others. So who is it helping, and who is it hurting? To explore this question, I interviewed Dr. Lisa Wade...

Dating & Relationships, Psychology
Sexy Sounds: The Songs People Hear in Their Sexual Fantasies
Sexy Sounds: The Songs People Hear in Their Sexual Fantasies

November 15, 2021 by Justin Lehmiller

Sexual fantasies can be a multi-sensory experience. They’re not just about what we can see—but also what we can feel, smell, taste, and hear. In this post, we’re going to...

Fantasies, Psychology