The Year in Sex: The 10 Most-Read Articles on Sex and Psychology in 2017

December 29, 2017 by Justin Lehmiller

As 2017 winds down, let’s take a look back at this year’s ten most read articles on Sex and Psychology. The following posts represent an incredibly diverse range of content and, combined, have been read nearly a half-million times! There were quite a few similarities to last year’s list–in fact, the top four articles from last year appeared somewhere on the list again this year. Also, as you’ll see, articles related to orgasms, pornography, and anal sex were especially popular this year, as were articles that addressed questions submitted by readers of the blog (in fact, six of the top ten articles were Q&As!).

Here’s the countdown of Sex and Psychology’s ten most-read articles in 2017:

10. 11 Scientific Facts About The Female Orgasm (This was the #3 entry on the list last year)

9. Sex Question Friday: Do Women Enjoy Anal Sex? (This was the #7 entry on the list last year)

8. Sex Question Friday: Is It Possible For A Woman To Become A Virgin Again?

7. Sex Question Friday: I Want To Watch My Wife Sleep With Someone Else. Is That Normal? (This was the #4 entry on the list last year. It has also made the top 10 for four years running.)

6. Sex Question Friday: Why Are So Many Straight Men Into Transsexual Porn? (This was the #6 entry on the list last year, too. Additionally, it has now made the top 10 for four years running.)

5. Sex Question Friday: Is “Rimming” Safe? (This was the #2 entry on the list last year, and #1 in 2015.)

4. Sex Question Friday: How Deep Is The Average Vagina?

3. Almost Everything And Everyone Seems More Attractive When You’re Sexually Aroused

2.“Injaculation”: Is It Dangerous For Guys To Prevent Ejaculation During Orgasm? (This was the #1 entry on the list last year.)

1. What Do Men and Women Focus On When They Watch Porn? The Answer Will Probably Surprise You

Thanks for reading, and here’s to a safe, healthy, happy, and very sexy 2018!

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Dr. Justin Lehmiller is a social psychologist and Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute. He runs the Sex and Psychology blog and podcast and is author of the popular book Tell Me What You Want. Dr. Lehmiller is an award-winning educator, and a prolific researcher who has published more than 50 academic works.

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