The sexual behavioral system evolved to motivate reproductive acts. The primary strategy for achieving this goal is to approach a potentially fertile partner, convince him or her to have sex, and engage in genital intercourse. However, human offspring are vulnerable throughout an … [Read more...] about Unleash the Tongue: The Effect of Sex on Self-Disclosure
We usually associate sexual dysfunction with men and women as they age. Most studies of sexual dysfunctions examine older adults,1,2 but studies rarely ask young people, “Does everything work as you think it should?” “Does it feel good when you have sex?” or “Is sex as good as … [Read more...] about Problems with Sexual Functioning Cramping Your Style?
Consider the following (probably fictional) scenario, described in detail by pop culture writer Chuck Klosterman1 and paraphrased here: Jack and Jane are in a happy romantic relationship for 2 years. One day Jack receives an invitation from another woman living in his building to … [Read more...] about Moral Boundaries in Relationships: Relationship Matters Podcast 41
Are you satisfied with “vanilla” sex? Or do you seek the thrill of kink in the bedroom with your own list of “hard limits?” In order to be sexually satisfied, you might think that you and your partner need to be on the same page of Fifty Shades of Grey. Aside from the … [Read more...] about Sexual Satisfaction: Do You and Your Partner Have to be the SAME Shade of Grey?
Are you a sexual person? (This is not a trick question.) Let me ask it a different way: What kind of sexual person are you? Or, put another way, why do you enjoy sex? A recently published paper1 including data from 18 different samples (from Israel and America) suggests that … [Read more...] about What Kind of Sexual Personality Do You Have?