Say what? This headline likely caught your attention because it challenges our predominant stereotypes about gender and heterosexual relationships. The media would have us believe that men look for unemotional, no-strings-attached sex whereas women have sex primarily for the … [Read more...] about Men Want Cuddles, Women Want Sex
Let’s start with the basics: What is cybersex? Researchers at the University of New Brunswick found that people actually have varied ideas of what activities fit into the term cybersex. Based on their findings, they propose that we can broadly define cybersex as “a sexual … [Read more...] about Can Cybersex be Good for Your Relationship?
I will be celebrating my 30th birthday this year, and to put a positive spin on a milestone that can be met with some angst, my friend and fellow sex researcher recently began promoting 30 as the "XXX" birthday (30 in Roman numerals, a.k.a., "triple-X"). Although this was meant … [Read more...] about Is 30 Really a Women’s “XXX” Birthday?
In an effort to manage my snacking while dissertation writing I recently downloaded an app to my iPhone called LoseIt!, which is essentially a food diary that keeps track of your caloric intake for the day. You can increase the amount of calories you can eat in a day by entering … [Read more...] about What Are the Health Benefits of Sex? There’s an App for That (Sort of)