Does the Regular Use of Vibrators Make Manual, Oral or Penetration Orgasms Harder?

Will a person become dependent on using a vibrator? Will they still be able to orgasm from, let's say, oral sex or vaginal sex? If that's your concern, then rest assured that there is nothing about vibrator use per se that will deny a person the ability to have orgasms any other way. I've worked on a number of research studies related to the use of vibrators and other sex toys and many women and men experience orgasm in a variety of ways. Read More >>

Should I Be Concerned That We Need Lube Every Time We Have Sex?

Not necessarily. According to data from our 2009 National Survey of Sexual Health and Behaviour  about 30 per cent of women ages 18 to 59 experienced difficulty with vaginal lubrication during the most recent time they had sex. Read More >>

Why Does the Idea of Seeing My Partner Having Sex With Another Person Excite Me?

Do you find your partner attractive? And are you turned on by watching sex? And, in your fantasy world where you have this idea, you get to decide who the person is so you can choose someone who's not threatening to you and/or your partner isn't running off and leaving you for that person? Then it makes a lot of sense that the idea might be arousing. Read More >>

Can STIs Be Transferred From Oral Sex?

Yes. Pretty much anything you can pass during intercourse can also be passed during oral sex. Herpes? Yes. Chalmydia and gonorrhea? Yes. (They're both bacterial and can be cured with antibiotics, but there are more and more cases of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea so you don't want to mess with it). Read More >>

Are There Any Substances That Turn People On?

No. People sometimes use the word "aphrodisiac" to refer to a substance that enhances sexual function in any way and in that sense there certainly are substances – including prescription medications (e.g., Viagra, Cialis, Levitra) and substances sold as supplements (e.g., Yohimbine and Koren red ginseng). However, the latter are not often recommended as treatment for erectile dysfunction due to concerns about safety, effectiveness, and the wide variability of quality among different supplement brands. Substances like Spanish Fly and Maca have their own share of problems with health risks (and haven't been shown to boost sexual desire/interest anyway). Read More >>

Are There Any Side Effects of Masturbation?

The most common "side effects" of masturbation are ejaculation (mostly among men, but sometimes among women); relief of boredom; fun; pleasure; relief of tension; easier time falling asleep; relaxation; and general happiness. No, you are not going to go blind. Read More >>

Are There Any Scientifically Proven Methods to Enlarge Your Penis?

No, there are not. And while some of you may think this is common knowledge, rest assured that it is not. Men have spent hundreds of millions of pounds on penile enlargement products in the hope that they actually work. However, there are two scientifically-tested ,non-miracle methods actually work. Read More >>

Would Some Specific Foods Affect the Flavour of My Sexual Juices?

We don't know. In spite of people's curiosity about the topic, there has never been an experimentally controlled study conducted to answer the question. Read More >>

Can I Get a Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) From Peeing In a Public Toilet?

No. The chances of getting an STI from peeing in a public bathroom are in the incredibly low-to-no range. Could the organisms that cause chlamydia and gonorrhea infections be present in people's urine that's splattered on the seat? Yes. But are those organisms going to find their way into your urethra or vagina? Not unless you rub the tip of your urethra (or vaginal entrance) on a contaminated toilet seat. Who does that? Read More >>


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