• Q&A: Will Daily Sex Affect My Sperm Count?

    Having sex every day is neither good nor bad.

  • So, What Does It Mean To “Hook Up”?

    Across college campuses, more students are hooking up, a vaguely defined set of sexual practices that typically occur outside of dating or a relationship.

  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Among The Sexually Inactive?

    A new study has found that a sizable number of young adults who tested positive for an STI report being sexually inactive in the past year.

  • The Joys of Lube! A New Study On Lubricant Use Among Adult Women

    In a new study of women, there is a clear benefit for sexual pleasure and sexual satisfaction when using either water- or silicon-based lube.

  • Facts About Chlamydia: Everything You Always Wanted to Know

    A few facts about one of the most common sexually transmitted infections: chlamydia.

  • Q&A: Can Having Sex Help To Alleviate Menstrual Cramps?

    A reader asks about having sex during her period and how it might be able to help relieve the discomfort of menstrual cramps.

  • 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: Virgins Having Trouble With Vaginal Intercourse

    Two virgins ask about having trouble with vaginal intercourse including erectile difficulties and shame about talking to someone about the problems.

  • Q&A: Mutual Masturbation Pregnancy Risk

    Q&A about the risk of pregnancy after engaging in mutual masturbation with a partner.

  • Q&A: Can You Get Pregnant From Pre-Cum?

    While it is possible to get pregnant from pre-ejaculate sperm, your specific situation makes it seem unlikely. Here's why: