Dreams

Q & A: Is This Dream A Turning Point For My Sexuality?

Men and women both show genital arousal at regular intervals during sleep. Dreams don’t have to change who you are and what kind of partner you want while you’re awake. Many people have sexual dreams about people they don’t want to have sex with in waking life.

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Q&A: How Do I “Get Into It” After Forced Sexual Experiences?

“Tuning out” from sex is a survival response to non-consensual sex. It becomes kind of an automatic response so that later, even when you’re having sex with someone who you actually want to have sex with and consent to have sex with, it can be easy to slip into that same pattern and not really be present.

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Q & A: Will I Outgrow Premature Ejaculation?

Premature Ejaculation is particularly common among young men who are relatively new to sex. It can take time to become familiar with one’s own sexual response. Men and women both need time to understand how their body responds to sexual arousal and how they experience orgasm. Most men are able to find ways to delay ejaculation or to come to peace with understanding that this is just how their body works (and doesn’t necessarily need to be changed).