Relationships / Sex

‘Slutpage’ sharing, revenge porn may be a common problem on U.S. college campuses

Revenge porn is the distribution of sexually explicit images or videos of individuals without their consent. The sexually explicit images or video may be made by a partner in an intimate relationship with the knowledge and consent of the subject at the time, or it may...

I love you: Men usually say it quicker – and have serious feelings sooner?

You must be kidding...A man is more likely to get hooked before his female partner in a heterosexual relationship? According to a 2010 study based on responses from 172 college students, men not only tend to fall in love with their dating partners / girlfriends first,...

The science behind aphrodisiacs

As it turns out, they do. Nutrition experts say that aphrodisiacs do have some science to them, although that doesn't mean that there are foods which automatically heighten sexual desire. "Food can act as an aphrodisiac in several ways," Dr. Lauri Wright, spokesperson for the US...

Cannabis and Sexuality: How Consumption May Enhance Your Sex Life

Jointly is a cannabis wellness app that launched in April 2020. Jointly’s mission is to help people discover purposeful cannabis consumption. Purposeful cannabis consumption starts with the question: why do you use cannabis? Although cannabis has a long tradition as an aphrodisiac, many people are just now...

The Best Cannabis Strains for 8 Different Types of Sex and Sensation

Set aside the chocolate and oysters, there’s a new aphrodisiac in town that can help take your sexual pleasure to another level. Yep, we’re talking about cannabis. Though research continues into cannabis and its benefits in and out of the bedroom, 68.5 percent of people in one study said...

Americans — Especially Married Folks — Having Less Sex Than In Years Past: Study

Despite the perception that online dating has liberalized sexual encounters, a new study finds that Americans are actually having sex less. Researchers at San Diego State University looked at data from the General Social Survey (GSS), a commonly-referenced sociological survey. The researchers found the GSS useful in that...

Sexual consent app (to combat rape) launches in Denmark; Lovers can give permission ‘for one intercourse, valid for 24 hours.’

A new sexual consent app in Denmark allows lovers to grant permission from their smartphones - after the country toughened its rape laws to require explicit consent.  The press of a button on the iConsent app gives permission for 'one intercourse' which is valid for 24...

American couples in 2020: More political talk, less sex

The most common activity couples claim is doing nice things for one another. They talk about their finances, go out together, pray with each other and have a serious argument at about the rate that they have in the past. During a tumultuous year, American couples...

Oral sex with more than 10 partners raises throat cancer risk by over four times, study suggests

The link between the number of sexual partners a person has had and their risk of developing throat cancer has been reaffirmed by new research. Mouth and throat tumours are sometimes linked to “high-risk” variants of the human papillomavirus (HPV), which can spread via oral sex. The...