Paradoxical Straightness?

New research has shined more light on a little talked about trend in rural America, straight White men having sex with other straight White men. In the interviews, the men identified as being a “manly” type of man, loving shooting, hunting, fishing, etc. The researcher explains that these men strongly associated with straight culture and identify as straight. They go

Sex and Self-Harm

A common but not so often talked about topic is one of self-harm. About 1 in 7 college students have engaged in it before, usually in the forms of intentional cutting or burning of oneself. These actions are related to low self-esteem and emotional dysregulation, acting as a way to relieve negative feelings or increase positive ones. A recent study

The Link Between Sex and Depression

The link between depression and sex is a complicated one. It is well known that some prescription treatments for depression can lower sexual activity and interest. However, research has found that depression may be linked to higher sexual risk-taking.  It might seem logical that those with a lower severity of depression might be the ones taking more risks, while those

How Much Sex Should We Have?

How much sex in a relationship is too little? Or too much? How much sex should we be having in our relationships? Is there a normal amount!? Concerns about sexual frequency are common in most long-term relationships. One of the reasons behind this is, it is easy to quantify sexual activity. You are able to count the number of times

Yearning For Sex With Your Ex

This has been a long and hard pandemic. With social isolation going on for months, it is not a surprise that many people are feeling lonely. Many people are not able to go out to bars, clubs or even go to work to try to find a potential sexual partner. The general population is having less sexual encounters this year

Men Fall Asleep Faster Than Women After Sex, Right? Right!?

As in our last article, we tackled something that was seemingly thought to be well known to most, though turned out not to be. Here is another look into a commonly held belief, that men fall asleep faster after sex than women. But, do they? Researchers set out to see if this was indeed true, as well as testing a

Do Men Fake Orgasms?

While it seems to be common knowledge and quite popular to make fun of women faking orgasms in pop culture, the questions that tends to come up is, do men? One might think they never would or really can’t because of how their orgasms work. However, men can and in fact do fake orgasms. Of course though, an ejaculation can’t

Differences in Sexual Desire: Trouble?

Do you and your partner share a similar level of sexual desire? Do you feel unsatisfied? Too satisfied? One would assume that when partners share a similar level of sexual desire there aren’t any issues, are there? And what about when there are differences? Differences in sexual desire can lead to many issues in a relationship, frustration, disputes and stress.

Gay Men And Dating Apps

The proliferation of dating apps and sites were aimed at making our love lives a little bit easier. In smaller communities, such as the gay and lesbian communities, these apps could be seen as a god send in finding people to connect with. However, it seem these dating apps might be having a negative effect on the people using them,

#SorryNotSorry

When it comes to men, they really aren’t the best at apologizing, at least from the point of view of women. This begs the question: Why? Starting from childhood men and women learn and grow in different ways. As children, boys generally play in big groups, in competitive games and activities, whereas girls have smaller groups and participate in cooperative