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Thursday, July 30, 2009
This week, I answer a question that I received from a pair of male friends. [We're] new at this. We both were wondering why gay men have oral sex? The two of us are considering doing it [for the first time] and want to know if it is safe. I have tasted my own cum after masturbating, and it tasted salty. Will his also?
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Thursday, July 23, 2009
One of my friends knows a lot of guys who get Prince Alberts (the piercing). He says they all claim that sex with the piercing has been much, much better. Why would that be? Or does that sound like some strange occurrence/claim?
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Thursday, July 16, 2009
Is there a way to strengthen the PC muscle? I answer this question in honor of Tatiata Kozhevnikova, who reclaimed her Guinness Book of World Records­ title of "Strongest Vagina" last week by lifting more than 30 pounds using her PC muscle. While vaginal weight lifting might not be a goal that everyone strives for, a strong PC muscle has its benefits, including preventing incontinence...
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Thursday, July 9, 2009
Our understanding of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is constantly evolving as new research is published. There are more than 100 different strains of HPV, some of which are linked to cervical cancer and some of which cause genital warts. The term "cervical dysplasia" refers to abnormal or precancerous cells on the cervix that are usually caused by HPV. During routine visits to a gynecologist or primary...
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Thursday, July 2, 2009
Threesomes are a mythical beast, fantasized about by many. There are several ways to meet potential partners for a threesome: at social settings like bars, at formal sex-oriented events like swingers' parties, online, or even among your pool of friends. Before you start looking, though, it's important for you and your wife to talk through...
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Thursday, June 25, 2009
I'm glad to print this question, because I think too many women still feel self-conscious about their genitals or worry that their partners don't enjoy going down on them. For you and other cunnilingus connoisseurs, I recommend Rachel Kramer Bussel's new erotica anthology, Tasting Her: Oral Sex Stories, which just won an Independent Publisher Book Award.
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Thursday, June 18, 2009
There are health risks associated with any type of sexual activity that includes skin-to-skin genital contact or exposure to another person's body fluids, since sexually transmitted infections (STIs) can be spread both of these ways. As we all should know by now, the risks for all of the health issues that I discuss below can...
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Thursday, June 11, 2009
Oh, feelings-sometimes they pop up even when we don't want them to. It sounds like you realize that your sense of discomfort may be a tad irrational. Your boyfriend wasn't cheating or lying, and it's common for people to have more than one sexual partner in their lifetimes, so no big deal, right? You don't say whether or not this is the case, but if you or your guy...
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Thursday, June 4, 2009
I'm a 50-year-old man and my wife is 48. We just celebrated our 27th anniversary. About six years ago, my wife was diagnosed with breast cancer. Thankfully, she has made a miraculous recovery. However, because of the treatments and drugs she had to take after her lumpectomy, her desire for sex has all but diminished. I, on the other hand, still have a very strong sex drive and crave the intimacy that intercourse brings to a couple. It's not like we're not having sex...
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Friday, May 29, 2009
This week, I have a question from a reader who has asked for confidentiality, so I will use gender-neutral pronouns (ze/hir/hir instead of she/her/hers or he/him/his) and will not print the actual question that I received in order to protect this reader's privacy. The question concerns a topic that is simultaneously well known and misunderstood: sexual fetishes. While the reader was asking about a specific type...