Tag Archives: libido

The 9 Best Positions For Mind-Blowing Oral Sex (Beyond Just 69)

[ad_1] Oral sex is the act of using the mouth, lips, or tongue to stimulate a partner’s genitals. Cunnilingus, anilingus, and fellatio are all types of oral sex, referring respectively to the stimulation of a vagina or clitoris, anus, or penis via licking or sucking.  Regardless of your genital anatomy, feminist counselor and psychotherapist Ashley […]

Study Finds There’s A Link Between Gratitude & Better Sex

[ad_1] A team of researchers wanted to see if gratitude could improve something called sexual communal strength, which is the degree to which a person is motivated to meet their partner’s sexual needs. People high in sexual communal strength genuinely care about their partner’s pleasure and meeting their partner’s needs, and past research has shown […]

Do You Only Want Sex Once There’s An Emotional Connection? This May Be Why

[ad_1] Since demisexuals require an emotional connection, there’s a common misconception that these individuals won’t have sex until they’re “in love.” However, Queen says this isn’t always the case. “Many demisexuals can and do have sex without this connection—but lots of people wind up having sex without much attraction, because we, demisexuals included, have sex […]

This Sex Position Makes It Way Easier For Women To Orgasm

[ad_1] So, how different can a variation be? Not terribly so, but there’s enough of a twist to help you and your partner experience pleasure in a new way.  According to Marla Renee Stewart, M.A., sexologist and expert for sexual wellness brand and retailer Lovers, the main difference between the coital alignment technique and the […]

What Does It Really Mean To “Make Love” To Someone?

[ad_1] Making love is another way of saying having sex, though there is usually an implication that making love involves a type of sex that’s more intimate, romantic, or even spiritual. When two people make love, the physical acts are seen as an expression of love between them, explains sex and dating coach Myisha Battle, […]

Here’s Exactly How To Make A Threesome Happen, From People Who’ve Had Them

[ad_1] So you’ve woken up from a few nights in a row of hot, sweaty, threesome sex dreams, and now you can’t wait to try it out in reality. But you’re in a monogamous relationship currently, and you need your partner to also be on board. How do you bring up the idea of a […]

From Romantic To Raunchy, 23 Games To Play With Your Significant Other

[ad_1] First things first: Bringing play into your relationship is so valuable. As AASECT-certified sex therapist De-Andrea Blaylock-Johnson, LCSW, CST, “I think a lot of times people underestimate the power of play within their relationship.” It’s easy to take ourselves too seriously, she notes, so incorporating elements of play and giving yourself space for imagination can […]

A Full Guide To Male Nipple Play, In Case You’re Curious

[ad_1] Male nipples are often overlooked when it comes to sex, with their female counterparts hogging the limelight. Why is this? It may have something to do with the fact that thanks to misogyny, women’s bodies are more heavily and readily sexualized than men’s bodies, ergo women’s nipples are never seen as simply a functional […]

Study Finds 4 Techniques Many Women Use To Make Sex Feel Better

[ad_1] Since the odds of reaching orgasm through penetration alone are pretty low, it’s important for women to know there are a handful of techniques that can make the act more pleasurable for them. The researchers behind the study also emphasized the importance of just having concrete language to describe these techniques. “This information can help […]

The No. 1 Barrier To Good Sex For Women Over 50—And How To Overcome It

[ad_1] Women worry about whether their bodies are good enough from a young age. Many continue to beat themselves up about not being perfect throughout their lives. I interviewed hundreds of women for my recent book, Great Sex Starts at 50, and asked them how they felt about their bodies. It was a rare woman […]

Feel Like Getting Horny? Here’s 15 Surefire Ways To Turn Yourself On

[ad_1] For many people, it takes a little longer to get in the mood, and that’s OK. Humans process sensual and sexual experiences through a series of interactions between their sexual response system’s so-called “accelerator” and “brakes,” also known as the dual control model of sexual response. The simplest way to think about it: the […]

21 Women Explain What Sex Feels Like For Them, In Case You’re Curious

[ad_1] “Sex feels like I’m united with me; like every part of me, which are all me but which usually never interact, are suddenly connected in new crazy connections which only ever exist during sex. Like: my nipple is sucked, and I feel an explosion-like sensation in that nipple, which makes sense, but at the […]

Can Masturbation Support Better Immunity? Here’s What We Know

[ad_1] There isn’t sufficient evidence to confirm whether or not masturbation meaningfully affects immunity, but some preliminary research suggests there may be some positive effects. One small 2004 study found men had a higher white blood cell count following orgasm from masturbation, compared to their white blood cell count before orgasm. White blood cells (also […]

This Is One Of The Most Common Excuses For Skipping Out On Sex

[ad_1] Early on in my career, I had the opportunity to meet with Robert Meadows, Ph.D., a sociologist from the University of Surrey, who was doing some fascinating work on the shared nature of sleep. In one study, in which he measured couples’ sleep using actigraphy, he and his colleagues showed that “one-third of the […]