sexual partners

Slept With Many People? 5 Ways To See Where You Rank

It’s a most personal subject: the number of people you’ve slept with. Here are five ways to see if your number of partners is “normal.”
1. Use Slate’s new

Newser | May 29, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Girl Talk: I Lied To My Gynecologist About My Number Of Sexual Partners

I didn’t think I was ashamed of the number of sexual partners I’ve had in the 20 years I’ve been getting it on until I found myself filling in a…

Rachel Kramer Bussel | March 14, 2013 - 1:00 pm

The Top 10 Lies Women Tell Men

Ah, women. So mysterious! So enigmatic! We have more layers than an onion. And men, poor, poor men. Left to figure us out all on their own. Sorry! We don’t…

The Frisky | April 30, 2012 - 11:00 am

Soapbox: What’s Your Number? Here’s Why I Don’t Care

The previews for the Anna Faris vehicle “What’s Your Number?” couldn’t make me want to see that movie any less if they added “Exorcist”-style projectile vomiting. The premise, if you have…

Emily Heist Moss | October 7, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Guy Talk: Why Does It Matter How Many Partners She’s Had?

This piece originally appeared on The Frisky and The Good Men Project in February, but is being republished on both sites as the film “What’s Your Number?” hits theaters nationwide.

Hugo Schwyzer | October 5, 2011 - 11:00 am

Which Names Get Laid The Most?

Beware of guys named Chris, Charles, Dennis, and James. According to a new study from, dudes with names that end in the letter ‘s’ tend to be “players”—their word,…

Kate Torgovnick/ | February 17, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Dear Wendy: “How Many Sex Partners Is Too Many?”

Recently I was talking to my 21-year-old boyfriend about how many sexual partners was considered “too many.” I told him how there was a 21-year-old guy friend who says he’s…

Wendy Atterberry | February 2, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Women Whose Names End In “A” Have More Sex

I don’t need a study to tell me that I was destined to be a hoochie mama, but here one is anyway. According to a French study, women whose names…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 19, 2010 - 1:10 pm

Poll: How Do You Keep Track Of Your Former Lovers?

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Ami Angelowicz | June 15, 2010 - 1:10 pm

7 Sexual Partners That Don’t (Have To) Count

If I were on the witness stand, under oath, and asked, “How many people have you had sexual intercourse with?” my response would be one or two digits higher than…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 7, 2009 - 10:30 am

When It Comes To Sexual Partners, We Are Above Average

Either I am the world’s greatest slut (and need a T-shirt that says that, pronto), or there just isn’t enough love in this world! According to the National Center for…

Simcha | March 13, 2009 - 10:30 am

Mind Of Man: Revenge Of The Number

A couple of years ago, a friend of mine came to me for advice, and I think the advice I gave him was pretty good advice, if I do say…

John DeVore | January 14, 2009 - 6:00 pm