Popular media portrays a range of after sex activities – some partners cuddle, drift off to sleep, spend hours talking, smoke a cigarette, or, in some cases, rush out the door after sex. But, what do we really know about after sex behaviors? As we have discussed in previous … [Read more...] about The Importance of What Happens After Sex
People have a lot of questions when they learn that I study sex and relationships. One of the most common questions people ask is how often couples typically have sex. This question generally comes from the person’s desire to learn if they are on par with other couples’ sexual … [Read more...] about The Ins and Outs of Sexual Frequency
Spring break season is upon us, and as I discussed in a previous post, one thing that people associate with spring break is casual sex (what happens on spring break stays on spring break!).1 According to a recent study, however, casual sex relationships may not be so casual after … [Read more...] about Are You a Booty Call or a Friend with Benefits?
Research1 suggests that women who wear sexy clothing and show cleavage alienate other women. While waiting to participate in what they thought was a study of conflict, pairs of women witnessed an attractive woman in sexy clothing enter the room and talk to a research assistant … [Read more...] about Too Sexy for Your Peers: Women’s Indirect Aggression Towards Other Women
According to the superstition, the person you kissed at midnight on New Year’s Eve is the one you’ll share your love and affection with in the upcoming year. An NYE kiss allegedly brings good luck for the future of your relationship with the person on the other end of your … [Read more...] about Can a Kiss Predict the Future?