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Keeping an Erection During Oral Sex
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Keeping an Erection During Oral Sex

Question: The last time I was getting oral sex I lost my erection and now it happens often. Why does this happen and what can I do to stop it? This can be a very common experience. As rapidly as blood engorges your penis to make it erect, the blood can just as quickly drain away leaving you limp. In fact, many men also lose their erections during sexual intercourse.

Why Do People Have Pubic Hair?
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Why Do People Have Pubic Hair?

Have you ever thought about why do humans have pubic hair? What is its purpose? It seems no one (at least under 30) is letting his or her bush sprout. Instead everyone is talking about what to do with their pubes. Should I shave them? Dye them? Trim them down to a runway strip? Experts aren’t exactly sure why we have pubic hair, but there are a few theories which seem to make a lot of sense.

HPV Shot: Promoting Protection or Promiscuity?
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HPV Shot: Promoting Protection or Promiscuity?

It was a disturbing phone call. Usually cool, calm and collected, my friend was in tears and on the verge of losing it. “I just came from my OBGYN…I need to get my uterus removed. How is it going to affect my sexuality?” Good question and something she should be concerned about. A few days later my friend told me the entire story. She contracted HPV and ended up with high grade cervical cancer cells which, eventually, let to a hysterectomy.

What about the man's sexual needs?
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What about the man's sexual needs?

Men think—from their porno-sex-ed and general socialization— pleasing a woman means: (1) a big penis; (2) lasting a long time during intercourse; (3) making her orgasm. These things are probably NOT what the average gal is looking for in the sexual experience. In fact, she’s probably craves something very different.

Why is his vasectomy my responsibility?
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Why is his vasectomy my responsibility?

As I limped ‘blue balled’ to read a book in bed, I said to my husband in frustration, “You know if you were fixed, we could be having sex right now.” Equally as frustrated he replied, “What’s wrong with using a condom?” “I’m ovulating today and I don’t want to take any chances. The condom could break.”

Sex talk at a mom's book club
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Sex talk at a mom's book club

I was invited to a mom’s book club who were (bless them) reviewing my book, Till Sex Do Us Part: Make Your Married Sex Irresistible. It was a range of moms who had babies up to 20 year-old kids. Inevitably the conversation went to girl’s sexuality.

Kegel Your Way To Better Sex
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Kegel Your Way To Better Sex

Don't bother with the many fine how-to books on having a more fulfilling orgasm. The quick, easy and zero-cost answer to a more satisfying and intense orgasm is… drum roll please… daily Kegels. They are the best two minutes a day you could ever spend on the road to better sex.

When does trolling for chicks become creepy?
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When does trolling for chicks become creepy?

I turned to my husband and said, “Do you think he’s trolling for women at the Farmer’s Market?” In the banding together men do when it comes to all-things-trolling my husband stuck up for him, “There’s a lot of nice, wholesome—and good looking—women who work here. It’s a great place to meet someone.”

Nudity on TV Shouldn't be Taboo
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Nudity on TV Shouldn't be Taboo

You can imagine my surprise when the camera showed the reporter whipping out his penis and urinating on the metal plate. I sat in immobile disbelief, staring at his penis, thinking, “There’s his penis. There’s his penis peeing, and it is on primetime British TV.”