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Sex Myths

3 Married Sex Myths You've Been Buying Into

BRIDES | Posted 01.08.2016 | Weddings

With our without knowing it, it's likely you've bought into a few marriage myths. The good news is you no longer have to believe the them -- sex therapist Sari Cooper is here to bust three.

3 Of The Biggest Myths About Female Orgasms, Debunked

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 10.29.2015 | Women

Jenny Block just busted a few myths about female orgasms. Block, sex expert and author of the new book O Wow, sat down with HuffPost Live's Caroline M...

Men Are Misinformed About Sex - Here Are 5 Myths, Debunked | Posted 06.04.2016 | Healthy Living

(Photo: Getty Images) Let's face it: Sex is on our minds all the time. We live it, breathe it and will do almost anything to get it. A man's sex driv...

Busted! 5 Myths About Sex After 50

Pamela Madsen | Posted 06.04.2016 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

The over-50, midlife, baby boomer sexual being has arrived. And what they want is support and information around how to expand their sexuality with changing bodies.

The G-Spot Isn't The Only 'Spot' You Should Be Thinking About

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.26.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

You've heard of the "G-spot," but what about the "A-spot"? Or the "P-spot"? There are a million nicknames for various parts of our bodies that are app...

6 Crazy Things People Used To Believe About Vaginas

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 12.14.2014 | Women

Vaginas are an unfair source of widespread confusion and embarrassment: Plenty of us don't know how they work or what they look like. But it's not jus...

There's A Reason You Can't Find Your G-Spot

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 10.14.2014 | Women

The struggle to find the G-spot and achieve the mythical "vaginal orgasm" is real. Books have been written on it; sex therapists have explained how to...

6 Old-School Myths About Women And Sex, Busted

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 09.04.2014 | Women

Women are the fairer sex. They love weddings and are just way better at being monogamous. Really good orgasms make them fall in love! Er. Not quite...

9 Sex Myths That Could Seriously Hurt Your Marriage

Posted 09.04.2014 | Divorce

Written by Adriana Velez on CafeMom’s blog, The Stir No one wants to admit that they're doing it wrong. You know what I'm talking about: sex. By...

27 Sex Myths You Need To Stop Believing | Posted 08.25.2014 | Comedy

Whether it came from idiot friends, awkward parents, or copious amounts of farm porn, we all have just bad information about sex burned into our brain...

What Women Think About Sex vs. The Reality

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 10.17.2014 | Women
Samantha Rodman PhD

You would be surprised how painful sexual rejection is for men. Often, I see couples in which the man still remembers and is hurt by a sexual rejection occurring even years ago, at the start of the relationship.

11 Things Men Think About Sex -- And The Reality

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 10.09.2014 | Women
Samantha Rodman PhD

If I had a nickel for every time I heard a man say that "unlike most guys," he "really likes" to go down on women, I would have enough nickels to build a life size statue of a man going down on a woman. And then I would auction it off on eBay, because I have children, for God's sake.

BUSTED: 20 Myths About Sex That People Actually Still Believe | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living

As much as people love sex, you'd think we'd know better!...

The Truth About Men, Women And Libido

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 09.23.2014 | Women
Nikki Gloudeman

Some men want sex all the time; some don't. Some women want sex all the time; some don't. And there are myriad reasons why each gender may not be interested, and many reasons this desire may be fluid over time.

20 Sex Myths, Debunked

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 07.31.2014 | Women

Apparently, big shoes on a guy really only mean one thing: big socks. Mental Floss recruited health researcher Dr. Aaron Carroll to debunk some mis...

Popular Sex Myth Debunked

OWN | Posted 08.06.2014 | OWN

It's a common belief that having sex can help you lose weight. You're working up a sweat and burning tons of calories, right? In reality, sex is not t...

6 Insane Sex Myths (That Are Actually True) | Posted 05.05.2014 | Comedy

When that one kid back in high school told us that he'd heard that you could get pregnant from blow jobs or that the chlorine in hot tubs means you ca...

11 Ways Porn Misleads Women About Sex

Posted 03.13.2014 | Women

Anyone who has watched even a few minutes of porn may end up with some very particular ideas about what real-world sex entails. Porn -- at least, ...

Women's Low Sexual Desire Is No Medical Myth

Anita H. Clayton, MD | Posted 02.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Anita H. Clayton, MD

Most women think it's natural for their sex lives to wane over time, and going from having sex several times a week to just a couple of times a month (if you're feeling lucky) is no big deal. The reality is: It is a big deal.

18 Things Every Woman Should Have Been Told About Sex, But Probably Wasn't

Posted 07.31.2014 | Women

Talking about sex during your formative years can be incredibly awkward -- even squirm-inducing. But whether you experience formal sex ed, awkward "bi...

5 Myths About Women And Sex That People Still Believe

Kristen Mark | Posted 07.09.2013 | Women
Kristen Mark

Women's sexual desire (and men's, too) is far from simple -- it is more like a complicated puzzle, the pieces of which the pieces we are still trying to put together. Having pervasive sex-negative myths isn't helping anyone.

Do Men And Women Want The Same Thing From Sex?

Huff/Post50 | Debra Ollivier | Posted 07.05.2012 | Fifty

When people have an affair they say it was because they wanted to feel alive. And when people lack sex ... what they talk about is a sense of deadness. More than anything else, across all cultures, people want to feel alive.

Surprising Masturbation Myths

Mels van Driel | Posted 07.31.2012 | Books
Mels van Driel

Does everyone do it? Or has everyone done it? The answer is yes! For some people, masturbation is actually the high point of their day. The celebrated gynecologist Hector Treub put it succinctly: 'We've all masturbated and those who say they've never done it are still doing it!'

7 Sex Myths Debunked

Agustín Fuentes | Posted 07.14.2012 | Books
Agustín Fuentes

Gender is a powerful reality; it is the perception and expectation of differences between males and females and it shapes both our bodies and our society. Gender differences are real and important, but they are not hard wired or even static. So let's bust some of those myths.

5 Sex Myths Debunked

Kayt Sukel | Posted 03.20.2012 | Books
Kayt Sukel

We hold hard and fast to a lot of ideas when it comes to love and sexual behaviors. But does science actually back them up? Neuroscience, the study of brains and behavior, is offering us a new lens to view love, sex and parenting.