How Advances in Sex Toy Technology Can Enhance Men’s Sexual Performance

May 23, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

**Note: This post is sponsored by The Handy More than 4 in 10 men report having experienced at least one sexual difficulty in the past year. Experiencing difficulties during sex can be very distressing, and they can sometimes even lead men to avoid sex entirely due to feelings of shame and embarrassment. Fortunately, most difficulties...

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How Advances in Sex Toy Technology Can Enhance Men’s Sexual Performance
What’s the Most Effective Way to Reduce Abortion? Better Sex Ed and No-Cost Contraception
What’s the Most Effective Way to Reduce Abortion? Better Sex Ed and No-Cost Contraception

May 16, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

The leak of a draft decision from the Supreme Court to reverse Roe v. Wade has reinvigorated public discourse on abortion in a way I haven’t previously seen in my...

Sex Ed
A New Way of Thinking About Sexual Orientation
A New Way of Thinking About Sexual Orientation

May 9, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

Sexual fantasy, pornography use, and in-person sexual behavior each tell us something unique about our sexuality, which means we can’t just assume that sexual interests in one context, transcend other...

Interviews, LGBTQIA+, Psychology
Masturbation May and the Science of Self-Pleasure
Masturbation May and the Science of Self-Pleasure

May 2, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

It’s May, and that means it’s Masturbation Month yet again! So let’s talk about self-pleasure. The origins of Masturbation Month date back to 1995, when US Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders...

Sex Ed, Videos
In the Mood for Food: Sexual Fantasies About Food
In the Mood for Food: Sexual Fantasies About Food

April 25, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

There’s a famous scene in the film 9 and 1/2 Weeks in which Mickey Rourke erotically feeds Kim Basinger a variety of foods including Jell-O, cherries, and tomatoes in front...

Fantasies
Marijuana Use is Linked to More Sex and Better Orgasms
Marijuana Use is Linked to More Sex and Better Orgasms

April 18, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

April 20th is popularly known as 4/20 Day. It’s an unofficial (for now!) holiday that celebrates all things marijuana. This is going to be a hot topic of conversation this...

Sex Ed
LoveHoney Sex Toys Can Your Sex Drive Be Too High?
Can Your Sex Drive Be Too High?

April 4, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

I’ve heard from many readers over the years who think they have a sex drive that is “too high.” So when does a high sex drive become a problem? It’s...

Sex Q&A, Uncategorized
Why Bridgerton and Historical Sex Turn Us On
Why Bridgerton and Historical Sex Turn Us On

March 28, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

The new season of Bridgerton is out and it already has people hot and bothered. The first season was famous for its steamy sex scenes, which helped it to become...

Books & Films, Fantasies
How Many Calories Do You Burn During Sex?
How Many Calories Do You Burn During Sex?

March 21, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

At a broad level, exercise is defined as any activity requiring physical effort that either helps you maintain or enhance your overall health. Through this lens, sex certainly counts as...

Potpourri
Future Method Butt and Body Scrub The 7 Biggest Relationship Dealbreakers
The 7 Biggest Relationship Dealbreakers

March 9, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

Decades of psychological research on attraction has revealed which traits people tend to desire in a romantic partner. Intelligence, honesty, and sense of humor pretty reliably come in toward the...

Dating & Relationships
The Relationship Status of LGBTQ Americans
The Relationship Status of LGBTQ Americans

February 28, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

Same-sex marriage has been legal throughout the United States since 2015. So what percentage of the LGBT population is currently married now that marriage is no longer restricted based on...

Dating & Relationships, LGBTQIA+
10 Things You Should Know About Condoms for National Condom Month
10 Things You Should Know About Condoms for National Condom Month

February 21, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

The American Sexual Health Association (ASHA) recognizes February as National Condom Month. Condom awareness and education are always important, but it seems especially timely right now given that rates of...

Safe Sex
How Would You Feel If Someone Said “I Love You” On The First Date?
How Would You Feel If Someone Said “I Love You” On The First Date?

February 14, 2022 by Justin Lehmiller

A lot of people seem to believe in the idea of “love at first sight.” For example, in studies of people who are currently in relationships, as many as 1...

Dating & Relationships, Gender
Falling in Love with a Friend is More Common Than You Think
Falling in Love with a Friend is More Common Than You Think

February 7, 2022 by Katie Adams

In the famous movie When Harry Met Sally, there’s a scene where Harry claims that “men and women can’t be friends because the sex part always gets in the way.”...

Dating & Relationships