The Effectiveness of Tigger Warnings

While watching videos online or reading post on social media you may have come across a trigger warning. A trigger warning is usually a short statement at the beginning of a video or article that alerts the viewer of potentially distressing material. The increase in the use of these of trigger warnings in the past decade has led to a

From Friends to Lovers?

What is the best way to start a relationship? How did you do it? In this digital age many people might assume the best, and most often used, way to start a relationship is online, either through dating apps like tinder or over social media. Research in many journals also tends to focus on strangers and them becoming romantically involved.

Does Wearing A Mask Make You More Attractive?

With COVID-19 taking over our lives, everywhere we go we are wearing mask, coving up our faces. How does this impact how people rate other’s attractiveness? Does it make it worse because we can’t see each other’s faces? In Japan, wearing facemasks was common before the pandemic, if you had to go to go out while feeling under the weather

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