Youngsters are, on average, 16 years old and sober when they make their sexual debut with somebody they have known for a while. However, condoms feature in just half of sexual encounters with new or casual partners, reveals a major survey on the sexual habits, attitudes and knowledge of young people carried out by the …∞
The authors assessed sexual functioning among treatment-seeking obese men (n = 91) and women (n = 134) using the comprehensive validated Sexual Functioning Questionnaire. Scores were lower for women than for men, indicating reduced sexual functioning. Men’s scores fell between those of a group of cancer survivors and a general population group, whereas women generally …∞
Sex therapists agree that the most satisfying, most deeply erotic lovemaking involves slow sex–leisurely, playful, massage-inspired, whole-body sensual touch all over.
Research shows that information conveyed by a kiss can have profound consequences for romantic relationships, and can even be a major factor in ending one. Recent research reveals that many college students have found themselves attracted to someone, only to discover after they kissed them for the first time that they were no longer interested. …∞
Dismiss the stigma attached to masturbation. People in early recovery from alcoholism, addiction and codependency are often advised to avoid new relationships that involve emotional ups and downs. These people may also be fearful of masturbation to relieve the natural urges and processes of being human. This article puts to rest some of the guilt …∞