Are you wondering how women think about men in and out of bed? Following are some common questions with some surprising answers. 1. Do women like sex as much as men? We have been led to believe that men enjoy sex at any time of the day with any woman, while women need … [Read more...] about The Truth About How Women Think About Sex and Dating
Taking advantage of a large-scale study in which 14- to 17-year-old adolescent women completed 84 successive days of brief surveys (i.e., “daily diaries”), researchers identified 41 women who reported having sex for the first time during the diary period. The research team … [Read more...] about Female Adolescents’ First Coitus: Gaining Sexual Experience, Not Just “Losing” Virginity
When it comes to making same-sex friends, we tend to like others who are similar to us. For example, we’re more likely to be friends with people who share our personalities, values, and interests. But what about sexual history? When evaluating potential friends, we … [Read more...] about Making Friends: Do Their Sexual Experiences Matter?
I’m a huge fan of Slate Magazine (I read it almost daily). But recently they ran a piece that portrayed sexual fluidity in a way that was less than accurate, and perhaps ideologically biased. In the interest of scientific accuracy, I wanted to set the record straight. What is … [Read more...] about Debunking Myths About Sexual Fluidity
A reader asked: Is it true that girls who have more guy friends than girl friends are less likely to have anxiety and depression? What does research say about girls who have more guy friends than girl friends? Interesting question. Before I respond in more detail, I’ll cut to … [Read more...] about Cross-Sex Friendships: Hazardous to Your Mental Health?