The Science of Sexual Arousal

January 16, 2014  |  Psychology  |  No Comments

We’ve all heard the stereotype: men want sex constantly, while women need rose petals, scented candles and romance to get in the mood.

This myth has been debunked several times over as we learn more about both male and female sexual arousal. But the idea that the two genders experience sexual…

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Fake Orgasms Never Lead to Real Ones

Fake Orgasms Never Lead to Real Ones

January 9, 2014  |  Healthy Habits  |  No Comments

Be honest: have you ever faked it in bed?

If you are a woman, the chances are good that you answered yes to this question.  Decades of study on this subject have revealed that on average, 53% – 67% of women fake orgasms.

That’s as many as two in every three women…

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Can BDSM Improve Mental Health?

Can BDSM Improve Mental Health?

December 1, 2013  |  Psychology  |  No Comments

BDSM has long been a sticking point in our popular views on sex and sexual health. What is it really? Why do people practise it? Who practises it? Once heavily stigmatized, it has begun to make more frequent appearances on the pop culture scene.

Yet many misconceptions still exist – one of…

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Embracing Pleasure

Embracing Pleasure

October 3, 2013  |  Guest Author  |  No Comments

Our guest blogger this week is Dr. Robin Milhausen, Associate Professor of Family Relations and Human Sexuality at the University of Guelph. 

It’s a new age, and a great time to be alive sexually.  Condoms are over 90% effective at protecting against unwanted pregnancy and STI’s, tests for bacterial STI’s are…

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Sex vs. Love

Sex vs. Love

September 25, 2013  |  Psychology  |  No Comments

Dr. Helen Fisher explores what happens in our brains when we fall in love and the difference between lusty sex and love.

Discover more in this video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wK6d7vrN17U

Get Frisky and Be Healthy

Get Frisky and Be Healthy

September 4, 2013  |  Healthy Habits, Sexual Health  |  No Comments

Ian Kerner says it best, “Your sexual health is a reflection of your overall health. If you’re not feeling sexual, that’s usually an indication that something else is going on in your life. You could be depressed, out of shape, you might not be eating right, you might be stressed out.”

Here…

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

August 28, 2013  |  Psychology  |  No Comments

Becky Knight is a sexologist based in Charlotte and she gets A LOT of questions about sex.

Here are the top three most common questions men ask Becky about sex:

“How long is the average penis?

Short answer: The average flaccid penis is 3-4 inches and the average erect penis is 5-7 inches….

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Vibrators Treat Common Menopause Symptoms

Vibrators Treat Common Menopause Symptoms

August 21, 2013  |  Healthy Habits  |  No Comments

We have good news! Leading gynaecologist, Dr. Mary Jane Minkin, recommends vibrators as an effective treatment for common menopause symptoms.

Find out what Dr. Minkin has to say below.

How can a vibrator help with common menopause symptoms?

Vibrators improve reproductive and pelvic health help by stimulating pelvic blood flow, which increases vaginal…

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Top 5 Myths about Female Orgasms

Top 5 Myths about Female Orgasms

August 15, 2013  |  Sexual Health  |  No Comments

Last week we discussed the top myths about sex over forty. This week we thought we would discuss the 5 top myths surrounding female orgasm.

Women can only reach orgasm through vaginal intercourse.

In reality only one in three women can achieve orgasm through vaginal intercourse alone. Most women need some type…

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Sex after 40

Sex after 40

August 7, 2013  |  Sexual Health  |  No Comments

If you only paid attention to advertising, TV and movies you’d likely be inclined to believe that sex is reserved for the young and beautiful. If that were true there would be a very seldom number of people having sex.

Maureen McGrath, RN, sex-health educator and radio hosts happily debunks the…

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