• Q&A: Pain From Using A New Vibrator

    Using a new vibrator can be a fun experience, but one reader wonders if they could have injured themselves with the new toy.

  • Q&A: Having Trouble Ejaculating During Sex

    A male reader new to having sex wonders why he hasn't ejaculated during vaginal intercourse and if something might be wrong with him.

  • Q&A: Vagina Hurts Or Burns, Pain After Sex

    A female reader asks if her recent vaginal pain and burning after sex are normal or signs of a more serious problem.

  • Q&A: Dry Vagina During Sex – What Can I Do?

    Dr. Debby Herbenick answers a question from a male reader who is concerned about a lack of vaginal lubrication making sex uncomfortable for his girlfriend.

  • Q&A: Sex During Your Period And Increased Bleeding

    Dr. Debby Herbenick answers a question from a reader about sex during menstruation and the possibility of vaginal intercourse causing more bleeding.

  • Q&A: My Girlfriend’s Vagina Becomes Sensitive After Orgasm

    Whenever I give my girlfriend and orgasm she always tells me to stop because her vagina becomes too sensitive to touch. Is this normal? Should we be concerned?

  • Q&A: Vaginal Tearing and Healing Time

    A reader asks: what causes vaginal cuts or tears and how long do they usually take to heal?

  • Q&A: Why Did My Condom Slip Off?

    Condoms sometimes slip off or break. Occasionally the reasons are clear-cut, but other times the reasons for breakage or slippage are less clear.

  • Q&A: Safe Anal Sex Play And Anal Toys

    Dr. Debby Herbenick answers a question from a reader about using anal toys and how best to engage in safe anal play

  • Q&A: Partner Has A Large Penis, How To Make Sex More Pleasurable

    A female reader asks about how to make sex more pleasurable when her male partner has a large penis.

  • Q&A: Can Condoms Be Used For Sex In The Water?

    Information about using condoms in the water (showers, pools, hot tubs, etc.) and possible safety concerns