• Q&A: Virginity And Overcoming Uncomfortable Sex

    A female reader asks about having sex for the first time with some uncomfortable results. What can she do to overcome the anxiety around having sex?

  • Q&A: Vaginal Tearing During Intercourse, Fingering

    It is indeed possible to experience vaginal bleeding from either fingering or penile penetration.

  • Am I Ready for Sex? How Do I Know?

    Are you ready for sex? Here are some important questions to ask yourself before becoming sexually active with another person.

  • Q&A: Overcoming Common Sex Myths And Bad First Sexual Experiences

    A male reader asks about how a bad first sexual experience can impact future relationships and even cause fear around sex, and we dispel some common sex myths

  • Q&A: The Role And Importance Of Sex In Healthy Relationships

    Dr. Debby Herbenick answers a question from a gay male reader about the role sex plays in health relationships (relevant for heterosexual couples as well)