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6 Messed-Up Myths About Women Who Have A Lot Of Sex

Marrie Lobel | Posted 04.07.2014 | Women
Marrie Lobel

Myths about women's sexuality are continually refurbished and bought by the masses; old morays sold as shiny new tools to be hurled as weapons of control. It's time to expose reality by shattering outdated perceptions of women who have a lot of sex.

I Didn't Have Sex For A Year, And I'm Still Married

Natalie Singer-Velush | Posted 02.27.2014 | Parents
Natalie Singer-Velush

Once you have children and a mortgage and a puppy that just had to come home with you for Christmas and jobs and a bottomless fridge that is never well-enough stocked no matter how many times you go to the grocery store, marriage changes.

Apparently, Size May Matter -- For Women

Posted 02.21.2014 | Women

By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer Published: 02/21/2014 07:26 AM EST on LiveScience The clitoris is a woman's most sensitive body zone. And as it t...

The FDA, Sexual Dysfunction and Gender Inequality

Anita H. Clayton, MD | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Anita H. Clayton, MD

Sexual desire is not valued because it is not necessary for a woman to have desire in order to participate in partnered sexual activity. And if sex can occur without desire, the thought that follows is that lack of desire must not be a serious problem.

'Covering' Female Sexual Desires

Jacqueline Bishop | Posted 02.09.2014 | Women
Jacqueline Bishop

It started to dawn on me that what might have caused the problem was the self-contained world that the women inhabit; how the girls reference each other for an understanding of their bodies and their sexuality.

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.

3 Ways to Get Excited During Sex

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

Women, do you know what men do so much better than us overall? They shut out the rest of the world when it is time for sex! We women, on the other hand, can get very distracted during sex, which is one of the reasons that we don't get aroused or have orgasms as easily.

8 Things People Would Choose Over Sex

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 10.08.2013 | Women

An orgasm or a caffeine fix? According to a recent survey, the majority of people would choose the latter. When Le Meridien Hotels asked guests acr...

The Truth About This Common Label

Stefanie Williams | Posted 10.16.2013 | Women
Stefanie Williams

We all fear this label. And the ironic part is, most of us do the slutty slut stuff. We take pics. We sext. We sleep with our boyfriends. Husbands. We get naked. We have vaginas. We use them. Some of us, sometimes, even enjoy using them.

Want To Know If You're Good In Bed? There's An App For That.

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 08.13.2013 | Women

It's hard for any of us to get through a day without technology, but it seems to be increasingly difficult to get through the night without it, either...

LOOK: This Is America's First Sex Manual

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 08.20.2013 | Women

On the internet, there are seemingly endless resources for information about sex -- for better and for worse. But where did Americans get their sex ed...

7 Things That Can Happen During Sex (That Are Totally Normal)

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.28.2013 | Women

Gone are the days when people thought women were inherently squeamish about sex. And good riddance. It's so obvious, it seems silly to even say it, bu...

Sex, Lies and the New York Times

Stacey Gill | Posted 09.18.2013 | Women
Stacey Gill

I'm not saying women don't want sex or enjoy sex, but nobody wants bad sex, and sloppy hook-ups late at night after the bar closes generally qualifies as pretty bad sex.

How Reddit Can Help Your Sex Life

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.03.2013 | Women

Can Reddit be good for your sex life? You might not think so, if you've followed the story of the controversial and ultimately banned r/jailbait fo...

10 Things You May Not Know About Lady Parts

Posted 05.22.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul This area is gorgeously complicated and full of surprises. Here are just a few. 1. During arousal, your lady parts act like his...

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.

Is Achieving Orgasm As Simple As It Sounds?

Vanessa Pinto | Posted 04.18.2013 | TED Weekends
Vanessa Pinto

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideoOrgasm is something that is so unique to each person, it is a process of trial and error for countless women to figure out exactly how that works for them.

Shame Has No Place In The Bedroom

Jill Di Donato | Posted 04.17.2013 | TED Weekends
Jill Di Donato

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideoTaboos change with the times. And though they might bring excitement, they may come with shame. Shame has no place in the bedroom.

The 35 Best And Worst Moments For Sex In 2012

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 12.27.2012 | Women

Sex scandals, movies about vibrators and phone sex lines, ignorant politicians, sugar daddies, Ryan Lochte's penchant for one-night stands... 2012...

I Only Had One Type Of Sex In My 20s -- And It Was Amazing

Rachel Hollis | Posted 02.02.2013 | Women
Rachel Hollis

There's only one kind of sex you need to look for, and you don't need to have suffered through bad sex to know it's good when you find it.

Let's Give Them Something to Talk About!

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 12.22.2012 | Women
Rachel Braun Scherl

It doesn't much matter to me if Vagina is a good book, a stupid book, a book based in science or a figment of the author's imagination. It is more important that a productive, respectful conversation about female sexual satisfaction is actually taking place.

Why Do We Still Teach Girls That It Goes Like This?

Melissa Tapper Goldman | Posted 12.14.2012 | Women
Melissa Tapper Goldman

Based on my main inputs of TV and movies, it was pretty clear what guys were supposed to want. But what were girls and women supposed to want? What were we allowed to want? And separate from all that, what did we want?

Is Monogamy Natural?

Stefanie Iris Weiss | Posted 12.05.2012 | Women
Stefanie Iris Weiss

After five, seven, or seventeen years, rest assured your wandering eye does not make you a bad person. It makes you human -- it makes you a woman.

What You Need to Know about Naomi Wolf and Vagina

Jane Czyzselska | Posted 11.25.2012 | Women
Jane Czyzselska

Since Naomi Wolf released Vagina: A New Biography, we've seen an endless number of personal attacks masquerading as critique and a denigration of the author's work, mental health and intelligence -- critiques no man would dare to make, lest he be accused of misogyny.

Catherine Pearson

The Surprising Things Turned-On Women Will Do

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.17.2012 | Women

Sex may be one of life's great pleasures, but it also involves a lot that normally might gross people out -- sweat, bodily fluids and body odor, for s...