Better Sex Fast—Using Just One Word, YES

When tongues are dancing, do you find yourself suddenly tongue-tied? Many lovers do. It’s often difficult to say anything in the throes of passion, let alone ask for changes in the way your partner makes love. If you say anything critical, your lover might feel offended. Or think you’re weird. As a result, many people who would like to speak up while lying down can’t find the words. But clamming up when things aren’t quite right means that your pleasure suffers and your partner remains in the dark about what you really want. More »»

Fifty Shades of Penis Size

I recently read all 1,625 pagesof the wildly popular, mega-bestselling Fifty Shades trilogy: Fifty Shades of Gray, Fifty Shades Darker, and Fifty Shades Free. I’m the only man I know who’s read any of them, let alone all three. Fifty Shades is romance fiction, a genre that’s almost exclusively the domain of women, just as pornography, romances’ opposite number, is almost exclusively the domain of men. Why did I devour literature as foreign to my gender identity as tampons?

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Menopause and Women’s Sexuality: What Really Happens

Here’s the conventional wisdom on sex and menopause: During and after menopause, most women’s libidos decline (though this may sometimes be reversed using androgen hormone replacement). Most older women experience vaginal dryness (though this may be minimized using a sexual lubricant. Most older women’s frequency of intercourse declines in part because of reduced libido, and […]