When it comes to your sex life, sticking with what works—tried-and-true pleasure moves that you know will get you and your partner off—can be satisfying. Still, it pays to extend your comfort zone and play sexual adventurer. A more out-there or experimental way to get it on can be a thrill, leaving you feeling sexy and confident. Experimenting with new sex styles can also lead to feeling a tighter connection to your significant other. “Pushing boundaries can add a new spark…"The 5 Best Sex Positions to Help You Get Out of a Rut"
Nothing brings quite the sense of relief as that moment when you sit down on the toilet, unclench your bladder muscles, and pee after holding it in for hours. But is that relief so amazing, it’s actually orgasmic? That’s what some people online are claiming, and they’ve even dubbed it a “peegasm”—a shivery sensation running up their spine as they finally empty their very full bladder. Urinating after a long wait might feel good, sure. But it isn’t an…"4 Weird Ways That You Can Orgasm"
Feeling sad after a bed session is so common, there’s actually a name for it. Sex has lots of proven body benefits: It can help reduce pain, make it easier to sleep, and strengthen your immune system. But it also may have an unexpected effect on your mood, leaving you feeling sad and blue after the action is over—so much so that you might finding yourself crying. This sadness has a name: post-coital dysphoria (PCD). Ian Kerner, a New York City–based sex therapist, describes…"Why You’re Crying and Emotional After Sex"
Do you ever think about having sex on the beach during your summer vacation? Sure. Getting more than just handsy with your significant other on the dark corner of a dance floor? Absolutely. What about pulling off the highway and finding a discreet place to park, because you and your partner are just feeling it mid-road trip? You get the picture. Hooking up in public may not have society’s stamp of approval. But taking part in any act that feels forbidden has a serious way…"Why Hooking Up In Public Is Exciting"
This shouldn’t feel like a confession, but it does: When I have sex, I do not insist on having an orgasm. Because I don’t climax. Or at least, I never have. I’m not alone in being sexually active yet not reaching the O-zone. “Anorgasmia, or delayed orgasm, is something that 10% to 15% of women suffer from,” says Courtney Cleman, co-founder of The V. Club, a sexual wellness center in New York City. RELATED: Yes, There Are 11 Different…"‘I’ve Never Had an Orgasm—but I Love My Sex Life’"
Summertime sex has a lot going for it. When temperatures rise, clothes come off, and all that skin you see can be pretty damn arousing. No wonder people get it on more in July than in any other month of the year, according to a survey from sex toy retailer Lovehoney. An Australian study also showed that people have (slightly) more sexual partners in the summer. RELATED: 5 Women Reveal the Sex Positions That Always Make Them Orgasm…"7 Ways to Have Sex When It’s Hot as Hell Out"
“Fake it till you make it” isn’t the best motto when it comes to sex. But if you’ve ever gone through the theatrics of pretending to have an orgasm, you’re certainly not alone. One study found that 67% of heterosexual women admitted to occasionally faking climax in bed, a number that’s nothing to scoff at. Why do so many women put on an enthusiastic yet ingenuous performance for a partner? The persistent myth that sex isn’t any good if a woman fails…"Is Faking an Orgasm Ever a Good Idea?"
this video, sex therapist and Health contributing editor Gail Saltz shares the top reasons that sex, either on one’s own or with a supportive partner, can help improve your physical and mental wellbeing. From burning calories and strengthening your vaginal walls, to reducing stress and helping you sleep, sex offers a range of health benefits. Watch the video to learn all about it. In case you needed another reason to get busy, we’re here to…"Health Benefits of Sex – Health"
Having lots of good sex can do many things: relieve stress, help you sleep, and maybe give your immune system a boost. But one of the best benefits of all that bedroom action is that it helps you feel super connected to your partner. And that can make your relationship tighter, deeper, and better. Science backs this up. One new study in Psychological Science found that couples feel higher levels of sexual satisfaction even two days after sex. This afterglow…"5 Sex Moves You Need To Do During Sex for a Healthy Relationship"
I sat cross-legged and topless in a humid hall with a thatched roof, surrounded by 30 other women in Koh Phangan, Thailand. We all smiled and stared at each other. “Today’s workshop is about connecting to your fellow sisters,” said the beaming woman with the microphone. I tried to focus on her kind eyes, the tiny wrinkles that formed as she smiled, the beads of sweat that glistened between her brows. Focus had become a…"At 30 Years Old, I Finally Admitted I Was a Sex and Porn Addict"