How Does ADHD Affect Orgasm?

October 18, 2021 by Justin Lehmiller

A reader recently asked the following question: “I often have a hard time orgasming. I have heard that having trouble orgasming can be related to having ADHD. To be clear, the orgasmic potential is there, it’s just that I get so distracted that I sometimes cannot actually come. I would be super interested to see what the research...

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How Does ADHD Affect Orgasm?
The Difference Between a Sexual Fantasy and a Sexual Desire
The Difference Between a Sexual Fantasy and a Sexual Desire

April 7, 2021 by Justin Lehmiller

A reader recently asked the following question:“My wife and I have been discussing fantasies. She believes fantasies are something that may turn you on but you don’t want to actually...

Sex Q&A
Sex Question Friday: Can I Change My Sexual Fantasies?
Sex Question Friday: Can I Change My Sexual Fantasies?

January 8, 2021 by Justin Lehmiller

I recently received a long letter from a reader who asked, “Can I (or should I) try to change my sexual fantasies in order to reduce conflict in my marriage?”...

Sex Ed, Sex Q&A
If Having Sex is Healthy, is Not Having Sex Unhealthy?
If Having Sex is Healthy, is Not Having Sex Unhealthy?

January 7, 2021 by Justin Lehmiller

A reader submitted the following question:“It is known that having sex has positive effects on both our mental and physical health. But what do we know about the consequences of...

Sex Q&A
The Top 10 Most-Read Questions and Answers on Sex and Psychology
The Top 10 Most-Read Questions and Answers on Sex and Psychology

December 4, 2020 by Justin Lehmiller

What do people want to know about sex?Here's are the ten most read question-and-answer features of all time on the blog. These questions (all submitted by readers of Sex and...

Sex Q&A
How Common are Fantasies About Eating (or Being Eaten by) Someone Else?
How Common are Fantasies About Eating (or Being Eaten by) Someone Else?

September 25, 2020 by Justin Lehmiller

A reader asked:“How common are vorarephilia fantasies?”For those who aren’t familiar, vorarephilia (also known as vore for short) refers to a sexual interest that revolves around consuming or being consumed...

Kink & BDSM, Sex Q&A
Talk Dirty To Me: The Psychology of Dirty Talk
Talk Dirty To Me: The Psychology of Dirty Talk

August 21, 2020 by Justin Lehmiller

A reader sent the following question:How many people are into dirty talk? What turns people on about it?There’s a lot of research out there on sexual communication, but surprisingly little...

Sex Ed, Sex Q&A
What’s the Difference Between a Kink and a Fetish?
What’s the Difference Between a Kink and a Fetish?

July 10, 2020 by Justin Lehmiller

A reader asked the following question:“I hear the terms kink and fetish being used in a pretty interchangeable way most of the time. However, I feel like they are two...

Kink & BDSM, Sex Q&A
I’m a Straight Man Who Fantasizes About Other Men: Is That Normal?
I’m a Straight Man Who Fantasizes About Other Men: Is That Normal?

May 15, 2020 by Justin Lehmiller

A reader submitted the following question:“I am a straight and happily married man, but lately I have had fantasies about other men. Some of them are just about me and...

LGBTQIA+, Sex Q&A
I’m a Cisgender Woman and My Husband Watches Trans Porn: Does That Mean He’s Not Into Me?
I’m a Cisgender Woman and My Husband Watches Trans Porn: Does That Mean He’s Not Into Me?

April 24, 2020 by Justin Lehmiller

A reader submitted the following question:“I recently discovered that my husband is attracted to transsexuals (MTF - non op). This is the only type of porn that he looks at....

Sex Q&A, Sex Tips
The Top 10 Most-Read Questions and Answers on Sex and Psychology
The Top 10 Most-Read Questions and Answers on Sex and Psychology

March 13, 2020 by Justin Lehmiller

What do people want to know about sex?Here are the ten most read question-and-answer articles of all time on the blog. These questions (all submitted by readers of Sex and...

Sex Q&A
Bisexual Versus Pansexual: What’s the Difference?
Bisexual Versus Pansexual: What’s the Difference?

February 28, 2020 by Justin Lehmiller

I’ve been getting a lot of questions lately about the difference between being bisexual versus being pansexual. There seems to be a lot of confusion about what these terms really...

LGBTQIA+, Sex Q&A
Does Your First Sexual Experience Shape Later Sexual Preferences?
Does Your First Sexual Experience Shape Later Sexual Preferences?

February 12, 2020 by Justin Lehmiller

A female reader recently asked the following question:“One of my first experiences in the bedroom was anal. This was about 3 years ago and it was a rather good experience....

Sex Q&A
I Fantasize About Getting Shrunken Down and Eaten by Another Man: What Does It Mean?
I Fantasize About Getting Shrunken Down and Eaten by Another Man: What Does It Mean?

January 31, 2020 by Justin Lehmiller

A reader recently wrote to ask me a question about their biggest sexual fantasy. He said:“I have always had a sexual fantasy about getting shrunken down and eaten by a...

Kink & BDSM, Sex Q&A
The Ten Most-Read Questions and Answers on Sex and Psychology
The Ten Most-Read Questions and Answers on Sex and Psychology

August 15, 2019 by Justin Lehmiller

Here's an updated list of the ten most read question-and-answer features of all time on the blog. These questions (all submitted by readers of Sex and Psychology) span a very...

Sex Q&A
How Does Marijuana Affect Men’s Sexual Health and Performance?
How Does Marijuana Affect Men’s Sexual Health and Performance?

July 8, 2019 by Justin Lehmiller

How does marijuana affect men in the bedroom? Dozens of scientific studies have been published on the topic, and here’s what we’ve learned so far. Marijuana affects the subjective experience...

Sex Q&A

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