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Alarming New Facts About The “Does Size Matter” Debate

Every day I counsel men and women who are concerned about improving their sex lives. The sad truth is that most of us are very poorly educated about sexuality despite the plethora of media attention on it.

One of the questions men (and women) often ask about is penis size. Most males, at some time… More »


Chlamydia & Gonorrhea Are On the Rise

Here’s some unsettling news: Chlamydia and gonorrhea, both which can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease and infertility in women, are on the rise and both are more prevalent in women than men. According to the the 2011 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Surveillance report released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention yesterday, certain groups, including young people… More »


Happy Best Babymaking Day Of The Year!

Hi there. I’m not sure what you had planned, but FYI, today, December 11, is statistically the most fertile day of the year. According to new research, the most popular birthday in the UK is September 16. This means that most of those babies were conceived on … today, the day of babymaking. Researchers attribute… More »


A Confusing Study About Having Sex Too Soon

Brigham Young University has delivered a questionable study about the effects of having sex early on in a relationship. The study asked 11,000 unmarried people in steady or serious relationships to rate their relationships in the areas of satisfaction, communication and stability. Those couples who had sex within the first few weeks of dating rated… More »


Porn Stars Have Higher Self-Esteem Than You

Just when you thought you’ve heard everything, a new study published in the Journal of Sex Research finds that adult film actresses report higher levels of confidence and self-esteem than your average woman. If this news seems a little hard to swallow (sorry, we went there), it’s because it is.

Until now, it’s been a pretty widely… More »


6 Things Men Do To Get Laid That Science Says Turn Women Off

As we mentioned in this article, attracting a woman can be so easy you don’t even realize you’re doing it. Of course, most of the methods are totally outside of your control and can only be done on accident.

Unfortunately, it turns out there are just as many things you’re doing to repel women,… More »


5 Ways Sex Makes Us Smarter

Here’s one major reason I studied communications as an undergraduate and not the sciences: Research seems to always contradict itself.

Of course, the fact that I find science impossibly difficulty is at the top of the list, but still. It seems just yesterday I was reading that just the sight of a sexy… More »


Only 1 In 6 Cuddle Sessions Lead To Sex

Horndogs looking for a quick cuddle-and-run, listen up. A new study from really smart scientists has found that the chances of a cuddle session leading to sex are only one in six.

Researchers at the University of Michigan looked at the methods, motivations and eventual outcomes of the average couple’s cuddling sessions, and the results show it… More »


We Don’t Want To Break Up, We’re Just Ovulating

A new study done at UCLA explored women’s changes in behavior toward their mates during ovulation. As you may guess, it was erratic, because lots of bizarre things happen to us when we’re ovulating. Like, we’re better at spotting snakes.

“A woman evaluates her relationship differently at different times in her cycle, and… More »


10 Surprising Health Benefits Of … Semen?

A study recently published by Dutch psychologists showed that when women are sexually aroused, their disgust tolerance increases — not just regarding sex, but across the board.

In the study, the aroused group of women were less disgusted when asked to touch a “bloody” bone (actually it was red ink) or put their hands… More »


What We Missed: The Frisky Staff Discusses The Connection Between Arousal And Disgust

In this episode of our new weekly web series, “What We Missed,” Ami, Jessica, Rachel and I discuss whether or not a new study, which claims that our “disgust sensitivity” is diminished during arousal, is bullshit. We also gab about Patti Stanger’s suggestion that Amy Poehler’s success led to her split from Will Arnett; RalphMore »


Week In Sex: Grandma Finds A Kinky Way To Get Drivers To Slow Down

We can think of a few uses for a sex doll, but this grandma sure came up with a new one… [Huffington Post]
Apparently. shit goes down during the Olympic games — especially when the athletes are done competing in their events and spend the rest of the time partying … with each… More »


Saturday Night Really Is Ladies’ Night

Very important news here in the world of the female sex drive. A new survey conducted by Women’s Health found that ladies are most in the mood for sex on Saturday night around 11 p.m. Hardly shocking. For most of us, Saturday is our first day off of the week and it’s also the only… More »


Women Are Turned On By The Eiffel Tower, Men By The White House

Fun with data about sexual fantasies! A new survey found that 33 percent of American women have had a sexual fantasy which took place at the Eiffel Tower. Can you blame them? It’s a sexy structure. Fun fact: Some woman was so taken with the the Eiffel Tower that she married it. Her name is… More »


How Guys Fake Orgasms Remains A Mystery

According to a new study published in the Journal of Sex Research, 28 percent of  male college students admitted to faking orgasms during intercourse, oral sex and manual stimulation. The reasons guys pretended to orgasm were similar to those cited by the females — they wanted sex to be over, they wanted to please their… More »


Researcher Claims He Has Found The G-Spot: “A Blue, Grape-Like Structure”

G-spot, in my open letter to you, I warned that if you decided to pop up, you’d better be staying for good. And here you go showing up again, trying to steal all of the attention as always, without making any real commitment to hang around.

Some dude researcher, Dr. Adam Ostrzenski, claims… More »


Do Smart Ladies Really Have Mediocre Sex Lives?

Ladies, put down those books and pick up … well, don’t pick anything up. Just lay down. A recent study by a German lifestyle website found that smart chicks are less likely to enjoy sex! Sixty-two percent of women with university or higher education degrees reported difficulties achieving orgasm, compared with just 34 percent of… More »


“Beer Goggles” Explained By Science

We are all familiar with “beer goggles,” otherwise known as the only reason anything happens on “Jersey Shore” ever. Recently, scientists with too much time on their hands have discovered just how “beer googles” work and how they’re harder on lady drinkers. Haha, very funny, Mother Nature. … More »


10 Dumb Sex & Relationships Studies

Members of the scientific community constantly conduct relationship studies in an attempt to make broad, sweeping generalizations about the ways of the heart. Never mind that every relationship is a unique snowflake covered in diamonds and wrapped up in a copy of the first appearance of Superman. People want easy answers for why that jerk won’t… More »


Oops! Men Only Think About Sex 19 Times A Day, Not 8,000

Just kidding! There was a slight miscalculation. Men don’t actually think about sex every seven seconds. I always thought that 8,000 sexual thoughts a day seemed like an oppressive estimate.  New research says that men are not the wild, hyper-sexualized beasts science made them out to be. Men’s sexual notions happen more like once every… More »