Do guys REALLY care if you aren’t waxed or shaved down there? — Razor Ready, Virginia Beach, VA
I think women’s vaginas are like men’s faces. You’ve basically got three options: The clean-shaven, the week’s worth of stubble, or the mountain-man variety. At the end of the day, it’s all about preference. You might like your man with a baby-smooth face. He might want you to look like a tumble weed and call him mommy during sex. The bottom line is, everybody is different.
Whatever option you go with, I think it’s safe to say your landscaping habits are not going to prevent guys from having sex with you. As long as a guy doesn’t need a degree in bushwhacking to date you, I’m pretty sure you’ll get lucky.
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For the week of March 10-16, 2008
Pisces (February 20-March 20)
The planets are continually moving into positions made to suit you. So, with the world in the palm of your hand, do with it what you will — make everyone lick your boots and believe the sun sets and rises out of your booty. Seriously, it’s aspects like this that’ll make even your most ridiculous dreams come true. Don’t hold back the demands. Keep reading »
Um, give this band a Grammy, stat! Thanks to Glamour.com for pointing out the stupendous song and accompanying video for “Walk of Shame”, a tune penned by Shayna Ferm & The Upper Deckers. We’ve all been there (well, we have) and some of the memories make us cringe and laugh — but now they’ll make us dance. But all that got us thinking…what’s your worst/funniest/most awkward walk of shame story? On Halloween about five years ago, I actually went as “The Walk Of Shame” (man’s button-down, high heels, smeared lipstick, phone number on my hand, bedhead, etc.), then ended up going home with a fellow (he was dressed as a chicken, if you were curious) and had to do the walk of the shame the next morning in my walk of shame costume. Oh, and I broke a heel running down a flight of stairs. Beat that! Share your stories, in the comments. Keep reading »
Is it possible for a woman to have a vaginal-only orgasm — no clitoral stimulation at all? — Wondering About The Big O, Dallas, TX
Well, the answer is SOME women can. A vaginal orgasm is triggered by stimulation of the infamous “G-spot,” located on the upper/front vaginal wall, behind the urethra (think of it as facing the stomach). Up until recently, it was thought that all women might have one. Now, the debate seems to be settled. With the help of ultrasounds, researchers recently found that not all women possess this magical spot. In a group study, the G-spot area was significantly thicker in women who claimed to have vaginal orgasms, and invisible in women who did not.
So, the cause of this? Well, it seems to be genetics. So blame (or thank) your Mom for your lack of vaginal orgasm, not your boyfriend.
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Hey, you know Gardasil? The vaccine that is given in three doses to women up to age 26 which protects against certain strains of the Human Papilloma Virus, the number one cause of cervical cancer? Which by the way can be transmitted even if you use a condom? Well, as our Catherine discovered, many gynos don’t actually carry Gardasil in stock and it’s up to the patient to fill a prescription for the vaccine and bring it to their doc for injection. And as our Emily also discovered, most insurance providers don’t cover the $160 price tag because they don’t think the vaccine is “necessary”. Even though it’s an extremely effective preventative measure against a virus that can cause the kind of cancer that will kill nearly 4,000 women in the U.S. this year. Though, in the insurance companies’ defense, we suppose paying for the failed treatment for those 4,000 women may end up being cheaper. Anyway, we urge you to get the HPV-vaccine if you’re under the age of 26 and if your insurance doesn’t cover it, get on the horn and totally make it clear that your cervix is gonna be healthy and pissed. Keep reading »
What is the deal with HPV? Can guys get it? How can I prevent getting the infection? Does it ever go away? — Curious Hypochondriac in Chicago, IL
The Human Papilloma Virus is basically a group of viruses that include different strains and types. Roughly 30 of these viruses are sexually transmitted, and can infect the genital area of men and women.
Some stats, after the jump…
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