Sexual Health

Understanding sexual health is the first step toward sexual well-being. Learn how to increase your libido and sex drive, and practice safe sex.

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I Tried a Home STD Testing Kit: Here’s What Happened

The day has finally come where you can get an at-home STD test—without a trip to your gyno. Should you give it a try?

14 Things You Should Never, Ever Do in Bed

Whether you’re with a new partner or the love of your life, stopping these sex mistakes will keep you happier,...


15 Surprising Reasons Your Partner Doesn’t Want Sex

If your spouse is rarely in the mood for sex, there might be something more going on than you'd expect....


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Every Sex Toy Sale You Don’t Want To Miss Before Valentine’s Day

For the already-adventurous and the juuust curious, our roundup of the best sex toy sales presents the perfect moment...


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How’s Your Sexual Hygiene? A Doctor Says This Habit Is a Must (for Singles, Too)

Plus, wise up on six outdated myths about down-there self-care, and shop our list of vetted sexual hygiene products...

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The One Item a Sex Expert Recommends Buying for Better Orgasms

Not only is the Le Wand Arch massager the perfect size and weight, but its stainless steel construction adds plenty...


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Vaginal Odor: What’s Normal and What’s Not

Despite countless products marketed to mask it, vaginal odor is rarely cause for concern. Here, experts explain which aromas are...

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Give the Gift of Better Sex With These 20 Adult Gifts and Toys

Pretend you're the orgasm fairy by doling out these adult toys and gifts to everyone on your nice list—and your...


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Is Bleeding After Sex Normal? 16 Things to Know

A wide variety of behavioral and medical causes can lead to post-coital bleeding. Here are the most common reasons, as...


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Are There Different Types of Orgasms? What Sex Experts Say

Some sexual health experts say yes, there are at least nine different types of orgasms, others ask "does it really...


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How to Increase Your Libido—And 8 Reasons It May Be Low

Experts share the meaning of the word libido, what can cause low sex drive, and the treatments and lifestyle changes...

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Here’s What a G-Spot Is and How to Find It

Where is the G-spot? Many people say that stimulating this area in the vagina can lead to better orgasms....


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14 Ways to Spice Up Your Sex Life According to Sex Therapists

For a deeper connection, more pleasure, or to try something new—follow these expert tips to spice up your sex...


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How Long Should Sex Last? Here’s What Sex Therapists Say

Sex can be complicated, but how long it should last doesn't have to be. Here's why sex therapists say...


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13 Reasons Why Sex Is Good For Your Health

There are health benefits of sex—it can help you feel happier, calmer, and more bonded to your partner.


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Is Masturbation Addiction Real? What Experts Want You to Know

Masturbation can be a healthy part of your solo or partnered sex life. But are there times it's a...

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13 Affordable Sex Toys Worth Trying

Keep your sex life spicy and your bank account happy: This selection of expert-approved sex toys run $65 or less.


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6 Healthy Reasons to Masturbate

A little self-love could be the cure to what ails you. Here, an expert shares how masturbation can help your...


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Do You Need an STD Testing Subscription?

Current is a new STD test subscription service that offers at-home tests for infections like chlamydia and gonorrhea. Who...


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Not Having Sex? Why Covid-19 Is Killing Your Libido

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting every area of life—including your libido. If you've seen a downturn in your


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14 Ways to Enjoy Better Sex as You Age

Can your sex life use a little reboot? We've got expert-advice so you can have better sex tonight (and every...


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Why You Can’t Orgasm During Sex

Are you able to orgasm on your own but not during intercourse? You're not alone. Cheryl Fraser, a sex and...


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20 Ways to Improve Your Sex Life In Just One Day

Revitalizing your sex life with these methods is possible in as little as 24 hours.


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45 Simple Ways to Improve Your Sex Life

Whether your sex drive took a total nose dive or an innocent catnap, these science- and expert-approved tips and tricks...

This Is the Worst Time of Day to Have Sex

Uh oh—it also happens to be the most popular time.


This Is What Happens to Your Brain When You Have Sex

Here's why the brain is the most powerful sex organ.


16 Things Sex Therapists Wish You Learned in School

Vaginas aren't supposed to taste like candy, and other information you need to know.


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7 Things That Cause Abdominal Pain And Cramping After Sex

Our medical experts share some common reasons why women may experience abdominal pain and cramps after sex, from bowel issues...


I Got HPV at Age 53—Here’s What I Wish I’d Known Earlier

After being newly divorced, Sue Linden (not her real name) was thrilled to have sex again. However, she soon learned...


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14 Men’s Health Symptoms to Never Ignore

Unfortunately, many men ignore symptoms that they should take more seriously. Here are the ones that can be really dangerous.