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Whether you're seeking to solve a problem, learn a new technique or simply improve your skills, you'll find the information and advice you need to take your sex life to the next level: get advice from our experts, explore our free reference library, read our original research, or purchase from our catalog of eBooks.

Advice from the Experts

Common Myths About Sex Toys

Posted by Kate McCombs, MPH

Sex toys are often branded as a boyfriend substitute when, in fact, they can serve as a valuable component of couple play. So what's really holding people back from reaping the benefits of a well-placed vibrator or dildo?


First of all, there is that fear among heterosexual women that their partners will be threatened by the introduction of a toy into the bedroom. What's interesting, though, is that the vast majority of men are not actually nervous or threatened by sex toys. A tidal change has happened in our culture.


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Good in Bed Guides

Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Anal Pleasuring
Anal Pleasuring
Cupid & Psyche
Cupid & Psyche
Penelope & Odysseus
Penelope & Odysseus
The Cliterate Male: Primer on Pleasuring Women
The Cliterate Male: Primer on Pleasuring Women
A Scientific Guide to Successful Relationships
A Scientific Guide to Successful Relationships
A Man's Guide to Male Sexual Issues
A Man's Guide to Male Sexual Issues
Sexual Adventure
Sexual Adventure
Sex and the Baby Years
Sex and the Baby Years
Female Orgasms
Female Orgasms
52 Weeks of Amazing Sex
52 Weeks of Amazing Sex
A Scientific Guide to Successful Dating
A Scientific Guide to Successful Dating
Overcoming Premature Ejaculation
Overcoming Premature Ejaculation
A Woman's Guide to Male Sexual Issues
A Woman's Guide to Male Sexual Issues
Orally Pleasuring a Man
Orally Pleasuring a Man
Sexy Ever After: Intimacy Post-Cancer
Sexy Ever After: Intimacy Post-Cancer
How To Get Your Wife To Have Sex With You
How To Get Your Wife To Have Sex With You
Persephone & Hades
Persephone & Hades
The Mount Method: A Master Class in Orally Pleasuring A Woman
The Mount Method: A Master Class in Orally Pleasuring A Woman

featured ebook

Sexual Adventure

by Kristen Mark, Ph.D.

This guidebook can help you introduce some spice into your intimate life. Covering many common thrills and sexual adventures, we'll give you pointers on how to dream big, and then tell you how to bring these new activities into the bedroom while keeping everyone safe--both physically and emotionally. By the time you finish reading this book, you'll have all the tools necessary to liven up your love life.


Advice from the Experts

Common Myths About Sex Toys

Posted by Kate McCombs, MPH

Sex toys are often branded as a boyfriend substitute when, in fact, they can serve as a valuable component of couple play. So what's really holding people back from reaping the benefits of a well-placed vibrator or dildo? First of all, there is that fear among heterosexual women that their...

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How many women "never" orgasm?

Posted by Emily Nagoski, Ph.D.

As I was researching my epic g-spot piece, I reread Elisabeth Lloyd's excellent Case of the Female Orgasm: Bias in the science of evolution, and I had one of those "HOLY CRAP," moments.It came in Chapter 1, when I was reading these data: This is basically how Dr. Lloyd summarizes 32 studies conducted over 70+ years,...

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No age-limit on Great Sex

Posted by Ian Kerner, Ph.D., LMFT

Contrary to the recent musings of Miley Cyrus that sex goes kaput once you hit 40, there's research to support that older people are right to have "great sexpectations." But research has shown that as people age, they don't necessarily forget how to have a good time in the bedroom....

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research from good in bed

The Good in Bed Survey on Penis Perceptions

  • 25% of men report masturbating almost every day compared to 8.7% of women
  • 23.2% of respondents have never masturbated with a partner. Among those who have, it is an infrequent occurrence; once or twice in life (16.6%), a few times per year (21.6%), or once per month (15.2%)
  • 35.5% of respondents receive oral sex from a partner once or more a week

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