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Get Real! What to Do When Sex Has Only Either Felt Painful or Like Nothing?

It either hurts or feels like nothing. You don't know what to do, or what's wrong, and your partner is handling it really poorly. Here's some information and advice to the rescue.

It either hurts or feels like nothing. You don’t know what to do, or what’s wrong, and your partner is handling it really poorly. Here’s some information and advice to the rescue.

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Sexual Health Roundup: Arousal Helps Us Forget that Sex Can be Gross

A new survey shows women underestimate their risk of pregnancy and don’t know enough about contraception; research out of the Netherlands finds arousal helps us get past the “ickiness” factor in sex; and schools in Texas broaden their approach to sex ed. 

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How to Become an Expatriate of “Ow”-ville

Does vaginal intercourse hurt? Feel like you’re the only one in the whole wide world who doesn’t think it’s the best thing ever? Here’s a reality check and some places to get started to ditch sexual pain and find pleasure instead.

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Sex Addiction: What the Tiger Woods Story Forces Us to Confront

The term “sex addiction” is used to describe a pattern of frequent, progressive, and often secret sexual behavior, even when the behavior jeopardizes a person’s time, employment, financial stability, relationships, and reputation. While often conflated with adultery, sex addiction does not necessarily mean cheating—or even intercourse. Rather, it can manifest as a dependency on pornography, masturbation, phone or Internet sex, and other related behavior.

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Get Real! How Do You Tell When Women Are Done With Sex?

Sex is over when one or both partners don’t want to have it anymore, either because they both feel satisfied or just because one or both are done with the whole works for the time being.

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