sex

The 7 Health Benefits of Orgasm

Whatever you call it—peaking, climaxing, or coming—having an orgasm either with yourself or with a partner can heighten sexual pleasure and may have a few added health benefits, like easing stress or relieving pain. However, research into the perks of orgasms is limited, especially since the experience is different for …

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Being Sex Positive Can Be Good for Your Health-Here's Why

If you've been watching The Bachelorette at all this season, there's a term you've likely heard over and over again: sex positive. Several of the men competing on the show have used "sex positive" to describe the current bachelorette, 30-year-old Katie Thurston, who is known for being super comfortable talking …

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11 Reasons Why it Might Hurt to Have Sex

Sex is supposed to be enjoyable, full stop—but unfortunately, painful sex is an issue that many women and those who were assigned female at birth continue to deal with. "Sex isn't supposed to be painful, yet painful sex is pretty common," June Gupta, WHNP, director of medical standards at Planned …

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Why You Might Want to Try Rough Sex, According to Experts

Lots of sex-related activities and habits are controversial, including rough sex. But not everybody wants it slow and sensual all the time. And what's commonly referred to as "rough sex" can include a whole range of things, depending on your particular turn-ons. What rough sex means "When folks talk about …

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3 Things That Could Explain Why You're Always Horny

Sexual turn-ons and libido vary widely from person to person. But if you're finding yourself horny all the time, you might be concerned if this is normal and okay, or if it's a sign of a bigger issue. Here's what sex experts had to say about what's normal, what's not, …

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