Psychology & Psychiatry

Passion trumps love for sex in relationships

Men initiate sex more than three times as often as women do in a long-term, heterosexual relationship. However, previous research shows that sex happens far more often whenever the woman takes the initiative, suggesting that ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Strong sense of self? You're more open to casual sex

From what we pick from the menu to what gadget we buy, how we see ourselves influences many of our daily choices. But could sense of self also sway how quickly we'll jump into bed with someone?

Psychology & Psychiatry

Using Tinder doesn't result in more casual sex

Users of picture-based mobile dating apps like Tinder are generally more open to short-term, casual sexual relationships than the average person.

Health

Picking up where the sexual revolution left off: The orgasm gap

At the core of the 1960s sexual revolution was "female sexual empowerment." It fell short of this goal. Specifically, while the revolution made women having intercourse before marriage acceptable, it didn't lead women to ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Women regret sex less when they take the initiative

In general, women regret short-term sexual encounters like one-night stands more than men do. But various factors determine whether and how much they regret them. "The factor that clearly distinguishes women from men is the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How the shape and size of your face relates to your sexuality

Men and women with shorter, wider faces tend to be more sexually motivated and to have a stronger sex drive than those with faces of other dimensions. These are the findings from a study led by Steven Arnocky of Nipissing ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

When society isn't judging, women's sex drive rivals men's

Men just want sex more than women. I'm sure you've heard that one. Stephen Fry even went as far as suggesting in 2010 that straight women only went to bed with men because sex was "the price they are willing to pay for a ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Gonorrhoea and syphilis in Norway in 2014

Reported cases of gonorrhea continue to increase in Norway, both among men who have sex with men (MSM) and among heterosexuals. The increase of gonorrhea among heterosexual women was particularly significant. Reported cases ...

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