A study by Johns Hopkins University on 5,000 Ugandan men has revealed that there is no appreciable drop-off in sexual satisfaction for circumcised versus uncircumcised men. The hope is compile enough similar evidence that men will start getting this procedure done to help protect against the AIDS virus.
A study by Monmouth University in New Jersey shows that male residents of that state have more sexual partners than the women. And that they want sex more often. While the numbers probably don't add up, this is an interesting window into the psyche of the Garden State.
Sure everyone can purchase a mug that says ‘#1 Dad,’ but it takes a lot of nerve to claim that someone is the best parent. We’ve noticed that celebrities and those around them have been throwing up these superlatives about their childrearing skills all year. We have the boldest parenting claims (and a couple of other crazy parent stories) from 2007.
According to Reuters, sex tourism isn't just for men any more. Kenya has experienced a massive boom in sex tourism by women from Europe. These women are looking for younger men to romance and sex them. Is someone being exploited? Or Stella just getting her groove back?
A recent study came out in the UK suggesting that children actually make couples less happy. How is this possible? We were always told that having kids can solve all problems and is the best thing to do if a relationship is starting to waver. Thank goodness someone finally put that theory to a test.
The good people at Newsweek ran a special on six interesting benefits from having regular sex. They are sort of surprising. Thanks for cluing us in, Newsweek.
In an anonymous (and frank) essay, a UK divorce tells how she satisfies her carnal needs without bringing a bunch of stranger 'round her kids. She pays for it. Very interesting.
A new book, the Orgasmic Diet, claims to be able to increase sexual pleasure through diet. Their number one recommendation? Dark chocolate. Sounds reasonable to us.
From NewsMax Sex is supposed to be enjoyable, but for countless women suffering from vulvodynia, that’s not the case. Characterized by pain or discomfort with sexual intercourse, rawness, stinging, itching and burning in the vagina or vulva, vulvodynia is a common condition, but it is often undiagnosed or misdiagnosed. “The symptoms of vulvodynia mimic those of other, common vulvovaginal infections,” explains Christin Veasley, associate executive director of the National Vulvodynia Association in Silver Spring, Md. “Women are routinely and incorrectly told that they have a yeast or bacterial infection over and over again.”
From MSNBC.com By Brian Alexander Hello. My name is Brian and I am a sex addict. It never occurred to me that I might be addicted to love. But then Marty Klein, a sex therapist in Palo Alto, Calif., and author of the book "America’s War on Sex," asked me to take a Web screening test created by Patrick Carnes, the best-known popularizer of the "sex addict" idea.